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Arrabida Sea Ventures

53 reviews
Sesimbra, Portugal
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About Arrabida Sea Ventures
Just 30 minutes south of Lisbon, there is a unique hidden paradise that most are unaware of. With 25km of rugged sea cliffs towering out of the shallow turquoise blue, Arrábida is home to the most amazing dolphin community that sometimes love to chase the waves behind our boat. If you are looking for the perfect activity near Lisbon and you love the ocean, Arrábida Sea Ventures has you covered. We specialize in both Coastline and Dolphin watching boat tours along the Arrábida coast and marine sanctuary. Our crew prides themselves on creating the best experience possible for you and your group. Come and enjoy a unique day in the paradise of Arrábida with Arrábida Sea Ventures.
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Dolphin Watching Tour
4 reviews
Explore the Sado Estuary and learn about its resident dolphin population on this tour from Setubal. With an expert marine guide to accompany you, you'll listen to in-depth commentary about the local environment as well as the dolphins' biology and behavior. Take time for swimming and snorkeling, as well as a stop at Praia de Galapos, reputed to be one of the world's best beaches.
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$56.96 per adult
Arrábida Wine & Sunset
2 reviews
A tour at sunset with an incredible wine tasting.
You and the ones that you love the most, a great wine and a desert paradise to explore in the Natural Park of Arrábida. Moments like these stay forever.
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$45.57 per adult
12 reviews
Explore the Arrabida Coast, between Setubal and Cabo Espichel, with a guide on this half-day tour. Visit the hidden beaches and sea caves that are only accessible by water on a boat; jump off to dive and swim among the local marine life. Listen to guided commentary about the local environment, history, flora, and fauna as you travel.
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$77.46 per adult
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You really made my day Edgar. It was one of the best trip in my life. I appreciate your passion in your interpretation, I felt that you love your work and country. The coast and dolphins are beatiful. I absolutely recomend this trip and hope...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Tomáš K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't thank Edgar enough for letting us book literally last minute and accommodating our requests to see dolphins. He was so kind and you can tell he absolutely LOVES his city. His passion for the place added to our experience. We saw many dolphins...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Erin P
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Epic. We had so much luck, it was unbelievable. We saw all 2 typs of Dolfins. And than Edgar the owner was showing us 3 absolutly hot spots along the coast. Best Tour. Great. Very friendly, good explanations, fantastic know how. If you are interested...More

Thank m8eleven
Edgar F, Proprietário at Arrabida Sea Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Hey Eleven, So nice to hear from you, and to know that you really enjoyed, that´s everything for me! Hope to see you one day here again. Kind Regards

Reviewed September 16, 2018

As a weeding anniversary present, I booked the Arrabida Coast boat ride. We were very lucky with the weather - no wind, calm sea and 18/19ºC on the water. The tour lasted from 10am to 02pm and was worth the 50€/pax paid. The scenery is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Edgar F, Proprietário at Arrabida Sea Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Hey Paulo, Thank you for your feedback! I must say you were really lucky to see dolphins on 2 spots, but truth is, it only can happen to the people who come :) Hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards

Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

You will love it! we went on a ARRÁBIDA WINE & DESERT BEACH trip. It was a gift for my dad's birthday, he was very pleased! I recommend it especially because visiting from the water side can be not only relaxing, but also exciting and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Edgar F, Proprietário at Arrabida Sea Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Thank you so much Natalia for your feedback. It was a pleasure to have you here and be part of your special day. All the best!

Reviewed August 25, 2018

This was by far one of the highlights of my life. The coast was absolutely beautiful. Our guide, Edgar was remarkable. He treated my husband and me with such kindness and respect. He went out of his way to make sure we were happy to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Edgar F, Proprietário at Arrabida Sea Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hello Debra and Howard, Some times i fell i have the best job in the world, just because of the extraordinary people i meet, and have the pleasure of spennding some time with. I am proud to have the honor of receiving you here and...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018

This trip was fun and very refreshing. It's a great way to blow away cobwebs and experience nature at it's most awesome. This is made all the more possible by Edgar the tour guide who is clearly inspired by all his trips and his freshness...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Edgar F, Proprietário at Arrabida Sea Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hello Jane, So happy to hear from you. The goal of the tour is to make you feel Arrábida not just show it to you, and hearing that it´s actually working and it´s not just a fantasy of my mind makes me feel really accomplished!...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We went on both trips because Edgar was so good. It's not often you meet someone who is genuinely passionate about their work, but Edgar clearly loves this part of the world and the local geology and seascapes. He is chilled and engaging, and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank karendobres
Edgar F, Proprietário at Arrabida Sea Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Hello Karen, It was also a pleasure for me to receive you here, and i am really happy to know you enjoyed. Usually i say "see you soon" but i don´t beleive that will happen easily Not your case, Portugal will see you again for...More

Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We had a boat tour with ASV and we loved it. The owner really took the time to show us the beauty of the place and had a lot of knowledge. He listened to our requests and made our experience amazing. I can recommend this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Edgar F, Proprietário at Arrabida Sea Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Thanks Carla, The beauty of our work is that we share but we also receive, hope to see u soon! Regards, ASV

Reviewed July 3, 2018

I am so happy I decided to go on this tour with my family. We were a bundle of two families: 4 adults and 5 kids. I picked up Edgar as a captain based on the number of reviews on tripadviser and I didn't regret...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Edgar F, Proprietário at Arrabida Sea Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Thanks Inga! I always love to receive family´s, yours were great because you were here not only to see but also to enjoy :) I know you live "far" but i would love to receive you here again for another adventure. Regards for you and...More

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