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Address: Marina Los Gigantes Pontoon 4, Los Gigantes, Tenerife, Spain
Phone Number: (00 34)687 395 856
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Whales and dolphine watching from Los Gigantes

The other reviews say it all. Best value (20 Euros) trip from the many operators in the harbour. Small boat, max. 12 passengers so you see everything. Easy to contact the staff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Carol M
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The other reviews say it all. Best value (20 Euros) trip from the many operators in the harbour. Small boat, max. 12 passengers so you see everything. Easy to contact the staff to book and they will advise you the best time of day to go depending on season - our February trip was moved to the morning as the... More 

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1 Thank Carol M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My partner and I wanted to see the whales and dolphins and had heard of this boat from other holiday makers , were surprised how small the boat was but once on board you are offered a life jacket if you have any worries but once you are out at sea it is very smooth , big plus here is... More 

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2 Thank Colin G
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

I found this attraction through searching on the web prior to our holiday and contacted them to make the booking. Betty was really really helpful, keeping in touch by email, letting us know that he weather forecast was due to be poor for he day we had booked. However when we called on the morning it turned out to be... More 

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3 Thank twazym
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Definitely give this one a go it's small boat but gets you to the whales and dolphins. Sometimes whales further out and not all boats will get you to location

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4 Thank stevenmark17
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

What an amazing trip we had on this boat,yet again. Saw pilot whales including baby's. Dolphins also. The knowledge of Lorenzo,Betty and Nico is second to none. The boys out on the boat and Betty selling at the marina. You must do this trip if you don't do any other.truely amazing time.

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2 Thank Jan F
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

When I emailed about spaces for the following day, Betty emailed straight back. Was given instructions on how to find them, and on the day was greeted by Betty at the pontoon. Wildlife watching can always be a bit hit and miss, so was perfectly prepared to have a pleasant trip on the Atlantic. Was impressed by Nico's handling of... More 

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Thank Michael M
London
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

If you do one thing in Tenerife, do this. The boat is so small that you get right up close to the dolphins, which take your breath away. The staff were really helpful in booking etc, and really friendly on the day.

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2 Thank A1Dan75
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

After reading all the reviews we wanted to go on this boat ride over the others. Turned up and was lucky to get a seat to go dolphin watching. The wife and husband team were fantastic . The boat ride was lovely, however on this occasion we were unlucky and didn't see any dolphins due to the rough seas. Good... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

For only 15 euro's - what does it still pay for these days? - you get approx. one hour and half on the water. We were in a group of 10 people in a small boat, close to the water = close to the wildlife. We've seen about 10-12 different individuals of which newborns with their parents. Excellent value for... More 

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Thank Stevelien
Basel
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

The weather was turning, and the wonderful Betty was great at communicating our options and trip availability. So we went a day early before the storm came in and, as a family of 5 (kids between 10 and 4) we had a remarkable experience. I've never seen a whale before, and neither my wife or kids, so we were pensive... More 

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