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Dolphin Watching Tour by Catamaran from Lisbon

Dolphin Watching Tour by Catamaran from Lisbon

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per adult (price varies by group size)
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Ages 0-99, max of 18 per group
Duration: 6h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Meets animal welfare guidelines
Live guide: German, Portuguese, English, Spanish

  • Pick-up and drop off, meeting point in Lisbon;
  • Catamaran cruise fees & tickets with dolphin watching;
  • Transportation by air-conditioned car/van;
  • Professional guide for your group;
  • Guaranteed to skip ticket lines.
  • Entry/Admission - Reserva Natural do Estuario do Sado
  • Entry/Admission - Forte de São Filipe
What's not included
  • Lunch and any other items not mentioned in the program

  • HF Fénix Lisboa, Praça Marquês de Pombal 8, 1269-133 Lisboa, Portugal
    We will pick-up all travelers in Lisbon at the "Marques de Pombal" Square, at the Metro Station exit, in front of the HF Fenix Hotel.
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 11392P8

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • The tour might be cancelled if unsafe/severe weather conditions occur
    • The sequence of the mentioned places can be changed according to weather conditions
    • Dolphin watching has a very high probability (95%), however it is not guaranteed they will be seen, as they are wild animals, not trained
    • You must bring: comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and warm clothing. Even in summer bring a pullover or jacket
    • Note: we will be a maximum of 30 minutes close to the dolphins, as they are protected by law.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers

    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 11392P8

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    Now this ia the name of the game on the Ocean I guess, but if you are prone to motion sickness, dont go! we saw dolphins, but for the duration of this trip it was a short sighting. the staff were very friendly nothing to complain about there and the trip back along the coast was breathtaking. would I go again? No I would not.
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    Haha. You are right, motion sickness can be part of the tour. A rare happening, but it might happen... Regarding the "short sighting", as it´s explained in the tour description, we can only be near the dolphins for 30 minutes (by law). And this is a very good rule, because we are "invading" the dolphins territory. This allows us to be with them, but giving them their freedom. Also there is no guaranty that we will even see the dolphins. We can also not feed them, nobody can touch them, not swim with them and only three ships at any given time can be near them (for a maximum of 30 minutes). We hoped that travellers would actually appreciate that, as we are respecting nature as much as possible. For this reason we have the biggest resident dolphin family in Europe. See them, appreciate them, but leave them to their lives in nature. Sometimes it takes 30 minutes for us to find them; sometimes 2 hours... We don´t know... You go with nature. We obviously accept your feedback, but we are not able to change anything in our tour/program regarding the "time spend near the dolphins" issue. Warmest Regards and thank you anyway, Joao Dickmann
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