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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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Many thanks to previous reviewers taking the time to submit feedback on this company as they are under-stated and brilliant. 😃 Having done my homework on TA, I walked down to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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North Yorkshire, England
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North Yorkshire, England
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42 reviews 42 reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Many thanks to previous reviewers taking the time to submit feedback on this company as they are under-stated and brilliant. 😃 Having done my homework on TA, I walked down to the harbour past touts galore, I walked two full sides of the harbour in blazing sun only to find the Ocean Explorer is on the same stretch as the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Been going for a number of years to Los Gigantes .. crew and staff very friendly and helpful. What I like about them is because the boat is smaller you get closer to the dolphins and whales.. I couldn't recommend them enough 5 star all the way

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Egham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We booked after seeing the many reviews on here and was so glad we did. We saw pilot whales up so close and also experienced dolphins jumping out of the sea within a few metres of us! Little boat which made it more personal. Tip of the day - don't forget to apply sun cream!!

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My partner and I booked on a whale trip only the day before we wanted to go and they still had spaces on the later sailing. But I would recommend booking rather than turning up. It was an amazing experience. We were not crowded on the boat and it was very comfortable. The skipper was very respectful approaching the wales... More 

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Landgraaf
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Nice trip! We have seen a lot of whales and a couple of Dolphins. It's a great experience and they do their almost to let you meet those animals. It's a small boat so you don't get see illness. You can easily reserve by mail. They respond very quickly.

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is a small boat 12 max and as such is brilliant. Nico the captain is dedicated to the wildlife, collecting plastic which is dangerous to the wild life and his enthusiasm rubs off. He knows the different types of whales and dolphins and will tell you all about them. We went out 3 times in the week. He is... More 

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Birmingham
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We booked with Ocean Explorer having read previous reviews and can only agree with them. During the 2 hour trip we ended up seeing three types of dolphins and the resident pilot whales and a small turtle. Nico's enthusiasm came through and you felt that he really wanted you to have a good experience. Apparently the inappropriately named Common dolphin... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We booked our whale watching with the Ocean Explorer as a result of having read about this experience on Trip Advisor. It certainly lived up to expectations. The boat ride alone would have been worth the €20 for an adult and €10 for a child. The boat is small and low and as a result you get a much more... More 

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Hereford, England
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

So glad we chose Ocean Explorer and our pilot Nico who provided an extraordinary experience. I can only say he must have a sixth sense for being able to locate a blue fin whale that had been seen in the area - add to that the dolphins and pilot whales. A great strength of the trip is that you are... More 

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is our 4th trip with this boat. Its a really nice trip out to the whales and dolphins, quick for not uncomfortable. The whales seem to be attracted to the boat which is fab. The whales head further south as the day goes on so the earlier boats are better but they fill up quick as they only take... More 

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