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Dolphins Driven

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Dolphins Driven
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“speed boat”(37 reviews)
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Dolphins Driven has been providing great sea adventures for over 10 years. Working together with preservation projects, we keep records of dolphins and whales sightings. Our guests will have the opportunity to experience the natural beauty of...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Albufeira
Marina de Albufeira, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
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All reviews life jackets speed boat great trip their natural habitat marine biologist rib boat boat trip beautiful coastline amazing experience great fun dolphin watching open sea albufeira marina well worth the money amazing caves cave tour high speed
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

We went on a boat ride to see the caves and the dolphins. The reservation and payment was easy to make online. The location is within/inside the marina. Free parking is available The caves were fantastic and they also stopped for us to swim They...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank andreeas77
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We did not book it with the company above my daughter booked it through a local travel agent near the hotel humbria as they provided transport to an from the hotel its about 20 mins away the crew on the boat were absolutly brilliant especially...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

We booked this trip locally on the "big yellow catamaran" for 25euros for a two and a half hour coastline tour. As it turned out we had a three and a half tour which included sighting a pod of dolphins with babies off Costello beach,...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Went on the dolphins and caves trip today with my boyfriend. We generally love boat trips etc when we go on holiday but today was a total farce. Trip lasted an extra hour and a half longer than advertised - which was bad enough as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Was not expecting the staff to be cold over the phone.. definitely the worst customer service I have had in a while!

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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

The trip was amazing. The tour guides were lovely. Really relaxing and laid back. We met at the spot in the marina in Albufeira and we brought on the boat where we drove out a bit before we went on the kayaks. We had the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jessica123x
Dolphins D, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphins Driven, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Dear Jessica123x Thank you for your comments regarding our tour and our staff! We are so glad you enjoyed your time spent with us :) See you next time Kind regards Dolphins Driven

Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Went on the 10am trip this morning, hosts very helpful and friendly. Views excellent and lots of fun. Definitely recommend

Thank natd1994
Dolphins D, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphins Driven, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Dear natd1994 Thank you for your comments. We are so glad to read that you enjoyed your tour with us. See you next time Kind regards Dolphins Driven

Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Kayaking trip with my girlfriend and it turned out to be with just another couple. Be careful as this trip isn’t to the Benagil caves as mentioned in the description but some caves nearby. The tour guide’s dingy broke so he kayaked with us to...More

1  Thank HaydenPott
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

This defenitly is the best boat trip in Albufeira. Time wise it's perfect to be at sea for 3 hours. The trip goes past the beautiful coastline of the Algarve and the boat goes really close, and sometimes even inside several caves. Halfway the trip...More

Thank stefanh383
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Really recommended for family or just to everyone wanna do a trip of 2h 30m around the algarve's caves, looking for dolphins in their own habitat the Atlant Ocean!! Super!

Date of experience: September 2018
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August 16, 2018|
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Response from Dolphins D | Property representative |
We don´t :) Pods of dolphins (bottlenose and commun dolphins) are sighted with regularity in this shores but they have to be found evryday. most days we are lucky to find them but sometimes we are not. Sightings at this time... More
August 6, 2018|
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Response from Dolphins D | Property representative |
The Dolphins & Costaline tour on the Ocean Spirit Catamaran does stop for a swim whenever the sea allows it and depending on the time spent searching for dolphins which is one of the focus of the tour. Hope this helps