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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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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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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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29 helpful votes 29 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 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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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

A fantastic trip out to sea, saw lots of whales and dolphins really close up. Being in this wee yellow boat you are very low in the water so within a meter or so of the animals and as there are only 12 people, no one gets in the way of a great view. After a good 30 minutes of... More 

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Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We've got this attraction from tripadvisor and it didn't diappoint! Nico was excellent guide and explained in English and French. He did the most to make this trip memorable and great! The only downside was a seasickness me and my wife got, wich made us want to come back ASAP... Anyway, the trip itself was very good and I can... More 

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Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We have searched for whales and dolphins for the last six years and always with this company. I have no doubts about my safety whilst in their care and have seen whales every time I have visited. Looking forward to next year!

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Santa Cruz La Laguna, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Although I am fortunate enough to live in Tenerife, I seldom take advantage of the tourist attractions, so joining family on this little jaunt was quite novel for me. Betty who knows just about everything about whales, their habitat and best locations, is so passionate about the business that you would be forgiven for not realising that she is actually... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Really worth seeking Ocean Exployer out. He gets you close, but not to close to the whales and dolphins. Small and fast boat gets you ahead of the other trips. Knowledgeable and enthusiastic captain. I would definitely recommend.

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