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Ocean Quest

144 reviews
Vilamoura, Portugal
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About Ocean Quest
Welcome to Ocean Quest! Discover the hidden wonders of the Algarve Coastline aboard our custom built motor catamaran which has been built with your safety and comfort in mind, we have ladies and mens toilets, a fully stocked bar, music system, and a fabulous crew that will look after you from start to finish. Enjoy our different tours departing daily from Vilamoura Marina, suitable for all ages in a family and friendly ambience. Our professional and experienced team and crew are here to make your holiday to the Algarve a fantastic one with special memories to take home. The Algarve is Europes most famous secret……Share it!
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13 reviews
Embark on this exclusive cruise with tastings of regional liquors and sweet treats. Heading westwards to explore the beautiful caves and coastline all the way to the famous Benagil cave (also known as the Cathedral and Algar de Benagil), but not missing the other amazing sights, the famous Nossa Senhora da Rocha chapel, Praia da Marinha, Captains Cave , Submarine Rock, Arc de Triomphe and more. Tour includes welcome drink and tastings, swimming stops on time and weather / sea conditions permitting.
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$39.87 per adult
Dolphin Quest
3 reviews
A magnificent adventure to explore these waters to find these wonderful mammals in the wild.
Our fully trained crew will assist in the search, providing expert information on the wonderful marine life found in our waters and along our coastline.
* Dolphins are wild animals we can not guarantee 100% sightings, our 2018 statistics stand at 84%
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$39.87 per adult
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful way to see the beautiful algarve coastline. Excellent value for money. We took a 4 year old and a teenager and both absolutely loved it. The captain and crew were so friendly and knowledgable. Lovely food and drink tasting onboard. All in all a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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SarahS14278, Owner at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks Kelly for your lovely review and we will see you soon! Kind Regards Ocean Quest Team

Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a wonderful trip! The captain provided a save journey, while the crew provided an absolutely enjoyable trip. At the beginning we were greeted with some rose wine. During the trip we were given interesting information about the coastline and we were offered fruits,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Tolan11
SarahS14278, Proprietário at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for your lovely comments, we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Kindest Regards Ocean Quest Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great afternoon spent with Demitri and crew. Everyone felt welcome the whole trip. High class care on modern boat. They even remembered my birthday! Thanks guys, love Maggie 😊

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank maggie P
SarahS14278, Proprietário at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Maggie :) We are glad you enjoyed spending part of your birthday with us and had a great time. Kind Regards Ocean Quest Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As it was our children’s first summer holiday abroad (3 and 4 years old), we wanted them to experience as much as possible whilst in the Algarve so googled boat trips from Vilamoura to find a company and boat that would suit our needs. I’d...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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SarahS14278, Proprietário at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad you and your lovely children enjoyed the experience with us. We hope to welcome you all back on board one day in the future. Kindest Regards from us all here at Ocean Quest

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly company from Emma who met us to the crew on the boat this was a very pleasant day. The trip is a budget trip as our group size was too big for the luxury boats, however we had taken a discount trip on...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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SarahS14278, Proprietário at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Pete for your lovely comments, we are glad you enjoyed your time with us, hope to welcome you on board in the future, Kind Regards Ocean Quest Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great tour! I wish we would have done this our first day because the local knowledge the crew provided was spot on. The crew was engaged throughout the entire cruise, the captain was skilled and got us up in the caves with...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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SarahS14278, Proprietário at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely comments and we are please you enjoyed the local knowledge, liquores and tastings :) Kindest Regards Ocean Quest Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Review of: Dolphin Quest

Myself and my family (with the exception of my 17 year old son whom found out he ain’t got no sea legs) really enjoyed this boat trip it was informative the staff are fantastic and really friendly if you’ve got a question they will and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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SarahS14278, Proprietário at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time out to leave us a lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Kind Regards from us all here at Ocean Quest

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic experience. Thanks so much to the entire crew, we had a fabulous time. We will definitely come again.

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SarahS14278, Gestor at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Mr Kini was a pleasure to have you and your family on board, we hope to see you again. Kind Regards Ocean Quest Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Review of: Dolphin Quest

Exceeded all expectations and was the perfect end to a holiday celebrating our sons 30th birthday ! The Captain and crew were absolutely brilliant and we enjoyed loads of memorable time with the dolphins. Lucky enough to have a marine biologist on board which made...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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SarahS14278, Proprietário at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks Kathy for your lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your trip with us. Kind Regards from all of us here at Ocean Quest

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the boat tour of the Algarve Coastline in April and it was amazing. The guides on the tour were very knowledgeable, friendly and very nice. We would definitely recommend this tour. Great value and lots of fun. They welcomed us with a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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SarahS14278, Proprietário at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Kind Regards Ocean Quest Team

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Christine B
August 9, 2018|
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Response from SarahS14278 | Property representative |
Dear Christine Many thanks for your question. It has been awful with the forest fires, far away from Vilamoura but we have seen the smoke, over this area, I believe it is now all ok :) Our Dolphin Quest is suitable for your... More
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stampk2016
June 2, 2018|
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Hi, My apologies I did not get a notification regarding your message, we were our Sunday & today, next one will be Friday possibly Thursday depending on this very unstable weather. Kindest Regards ocean Quest
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Baldnerd
May 22, 2018|
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The best place in Portugal for Whale watching is in the Azores, we do see often common & bottle nose dolphins in the waters along the Algarve coast. At the moment there are possibilities to see Sei Whales, Mink Whale... More
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