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Dolphins Driven

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Marina de Albufeira, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
+351 913 113 094
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fantastic

One of the few boats that offers covered deck area as well as open area if you don't want to get... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2017
Peter K
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Oxfordshire
Disappointing

Good things: warm jackets; fantastic views of coast & inside caves; some friendly commentary while... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2017
Jen O
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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 Algarve's coastline and rich sea life.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Marina de Albufeira, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

One of the few boats that offers covered deck area as well as open area if you don't want to get roasted on a 3 hour trip, and the staff all lovely , all though on our trip they could not find the dolphins, they...More

Thank Peter K
Dolphins D, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphins Driven, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Dear Peter K Thank you for your review. We are very happy to read your feedback specially when your trip was not fortunate enough to experience seeing wild dolphins in their natural habitat. We try to offer an experience that is more than dolphin watching...More

Reviewed September 16, 2017

Good things: warm jackets; fantastic views of coast & inside caves; some friendly commentary while exploring the coastline; skipper really tried hard to find us dolphins – no-one’s fault there weren’t any! Not expected: not a single piece of info about dolphins from our marine...More

Thank Jen O
Dolphins D, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphins Driven, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Dear Jen O Thank you for your feedback. We are sadden you found your trip with us to be disappointing. We always try our utmost to provide our guests with a great experience. The tour you embarked on was a Dolphins and Caves program. Although...More

Reviewed September 14, 2017

Have been to watch dolphins in many places, but have never been on a speed boat to see them. The experience was fantastic and the boats were very manoeuvrable so as to keep up with the dolphins. After the dolphins we were taken down the...More

Thank MAZIAN
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Everything about this trip was great. Not too many passengers, so it didn't feel crowded, and there was a nice atmosphere about it. Views of the coast, with all the caves and rock formations were stunning. It was a nice touch to give us the...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Omg what a treat up close and personal with Dolphins, went on Dolphin Driven tour booked through Thomas Cook was not disappointed went out quite far to sea in a speedboat which in itself was a treat to get right out to sea to be...More

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

After a disappointing boat trip in 2013 in Vilamoura I wasn't too sure about this but how wrong I was. Unlike the last boat trip (drinking and smoking and pumping music on board) this was 10 people on board a speed boat at 930am, a...More

Thank VeronicaCDaly
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic morning group of 12 to a boat. Very secure and fast boat ride around the coast of albufera. Saw several dolphin pods very close to the boat, followed by trip through some of the rock formations and caves along the coast. Highly recommended 3...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Booked this excursion on Thursday 31st August for Fri 1st Sept. Booked at travel shop right beside "tunnel" on way to beach at old town. Girl was very informative and helpful. Was given receipt and ticket and told to be at Dolphins Driven office at...More

Thank DJjoe
Dolphins D, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphins Driven, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

Dear DJjoe Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed seeing wild dolphins in their natural habitat and found the trip to be excellent. We can only apologise for the misunderstanding between the ticket office and reservation department. At Dolphins Driven we pride...More

Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Experienced the dolphins and caves trip with our 8 year old son and had a memorable day out. Unfortunately I was queasy throughout the day from the effects of the sea so didn't get to enjoy the full experience but for me personally seeing dolphins...More

Thank Mandy S
Dolphins D, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphins Driven, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

Dear Mandy Thank you for your review. We are glad you had a memorable day out and experienced watching wild dolphins in their natural habitat. With regards to your note on the smoking on board we appreciate your feedback on this delicate matter. We will...More

Reviewed September 4, 2017

Well worth it as a one off experience. More information posters about dolpins would be useful on board and perhaps subtitles/written information on TV screen. Lots to see coastline and cave plus many common dolpins swimming very close to boat.

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Angel-i83
September 25, 2017|
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Response from deborah34walker | Reviewed this property |
Hi tickets can be bought in advance at their kiosk. The staff are very helpful and answer questions. We visited a couple of days to beforehand whilst deciding which trip to take then again to buy tickets.
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dandandoodles
May 29, 2017|
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Response from squash48 | Reviewed this property |
there was a stop past the caves for a swim
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