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Actual Boat Trips

Lagos, Portugal
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About Actual Boat Trips
When we first founded our company 21 years ago in Lagos, we already had transformed our first wooden ship into the well known “Via Sagres”. We started something unique; we invented the boat trip from the Doca Pesca in Lagos to the harbour of Sagres, showing off a beautiful coastline, only known to fishermen back then. This has been and still is a huge success, as we continue to be the only company doing it. Many thousands of people have seen it and many are coming back each year to visit again. In the meantime our grotto trip to Ponta da Piedade visting the incredible rock formations of Lagos also became very successful. Our business grew and we transformed yet another boat, this time a steel vessel originally from the Netherlands into our famous “Via Atlântica”. We can easily seat about 70 people on each one, which gives us a lot of flexibility, when it comes to groups. Today we also own three small boats seating about 10 people each, so that our guests have the opportunity to experience the astonishing views inside the caves.
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Exploration620768 wrote a review Jul 2020
6 contributions1 helpful vote
The staff was super friendly, the tour was long and really cool! We had a great day and a lot of fun! Can 10/10 recommend!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Lena732 wrote a review Jan 2020
Freehold, New Jersey6 contributions3 helpful votes
you visit caves on a bigger boat then go onto smaller boats to get inside the caves great experience
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Date of experience: July 2019
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carole p wrote a review Sep 2019
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The boat was easy to spot in the dock and the "crew" were friendly and welcoming. The guide presented historical information about the Algarve coast we passed in languages to suit everyone on board. Transfer to small boats for the tour of the caves was carried out with ease and with safety at the forefront. Lunch was great and plentiful with seconds for everyone that wanted it. This was a great tour for meeting new people.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from actualboattrips, Director of Sales at Actual Boat Trips
Responded Sep 26, 2019
Dear Carole P, Thank you very much for your comment. We are very Happy to know that you has a excelente experience with us. Hope to see you again very soon, Best regards Pedro Marreiros
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Brian K wrote a review Aug 2019
4 contributions7 helpful votes
Really great trip Crew were lovely Exellent value for money Got the full 2and half hours Never felt rushed Caves are beautiful Well recommended to all ages
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Date of experience: August 2019
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AlanUK1 wrote a review Aug 2019
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom35 contributions8 helpful votes
Took this trip to see the caves and grottoes. It was fabulous from the start. Welcomed on board and had a lovely cruise to Sagres. There you board a small boat to visit the caves. They were beautiful and well worth seeing. Time to swim in the sea was also given Then we had lunch served on board. Piri-Piri chicken with bread and salad, red wine or water. Then a further hours cruise before returning to port. Well worth the price and a must-see place.
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Response from actualboattrips, Director of Sales at Actual Boat Trips
Responded Aug 23, 2019
Dear AlanUk1, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a positive review about our tour. We always do our Best to provide the best experience to our customers. Hope to see you again soon, Thank you Best regards Pedro Marreiros Actualboattrips.com
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