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Dolphin Watching Excursion in Gibraltar

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Dolphin Watching Excursion in Gibraltar
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12:30 Dolphin Watching Cruise
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Sail The Bay and Strait of Gibraltar to see dolphins wild and free. Watch in amazement as these beautiful creatures display total natural behaviour of leaps and splashes.
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14:00 Dolphin Watching Cruise
Sail The Bay and Strait of Gibraltar to see dolphins wild and free. Watch in amazement as these beautiful creatures display total natural behaviour of leaps and splashes.
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17:00 Dolphin Watching Tour
Sail The Bay and Strait of Gibraltar to see dolphins wild and free. Watch in amazement as these beautiful creatures display total natural behaviour of leaps and splashes.
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Overview
Cruise alongside pods of splashing wild dolphins on this 75-minute water safari in the Strait of Gibraltar. Observe these marine mammals on specially designed viewing boats as an experienced crew navigates the waters of the iconic strait. In addition to dolphins, take in magnificent views of Morocco, Spain and the Rock of Gibraltar.
What to Expect
This is simply the best way to see Gibraltar's dolphins, wild and free. Join our experienced, professional, qualified crew to take in the stunning views of The Rock of Gibraltar, Spain and North Africa. Gibraltar is famous the world over for its ever present population of wild dolphins, with transient dolphins visiting the bay and Strait of Gibraltar for food, shelter and to breed in their thousands. Let us take you on an adventure into the world of these enchanting animals. Your Dolphin Adventure captain and crew know best, through years of experience, these dolphin’s favorite playgrounds so you could find yourself among a pod of dolphins as large as 200 or more. You will watch in amazement as they gracefully swim and play around the boat right at your feet in a natural display of acrobatics. Sit back and relax whilst listening to the live commentary on-board our new boats, 'Dolphin Adventurer' and 'Dolphin Adventurer II'. They have been custom built to our own design, and are crammed full with state of the art electronics and safety equipment, with seating for all passengers. They are built to the latest UK safety regulations, giving you peace of mind for yourself and your family. The massive twin hulls give the smoothest of rides and incredible stability. At almost twice the width of most boats, passengers can enjoy a 360° frontline viewing area guaranteed to give all passengers a great view. There is even a raised viewing platform giving superb views of the dolphins. In the summer of 2006 we sighted a lone juvenile bottlenose dolphin in the Bay of Gibraltar in among a small pod of young striped and common dolphin. This is quite out of the ordinary as the bottlenose dolphins tend to stay out in the Strait of Gibraltar, a few miles away. It would appear that Billy has been adopted by this mixed pod of dolphins and he is now a permanent resident in the Bay of Gibraltar. He has clearly become a very trusted member of the group and is often seen babysitting young and even newborn calves, we have been unable to find another case like this anywhere in the world.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amazing tour with great guides

We highly recommend Dolphin Adventure tours. The guide was very knowledgeable, the boat pilot, Shane, was very considerate after I told him I was nervous on boats. We saw lots of dolphins very close up and it was clear the guides knew exactly how to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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DolphinAdventureGib, Front Office Manager at Dolphin Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your recommendation of Dolphin Adventure Gibraltar it sounds like you had a great time . Shane and the crew are appreciative . You are correct , we are not just a commercial enterprise , We actively promote responsible dolphin watching and are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
A fabulous trip

I did this trip with my son who works in Gibraltar. If you are thinking about it - do it! An Amazing experience which enabled us to see the dolphins only a matter of a few metres away from us. They came to the boat...More

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DolphinAdventureGib, Front Office Manager at Dolphin Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Dolphin Adventure the yellow boat , thank you also for your recommendation. Our crews and staff are passionate about the dolphins and the environment in general and are always keen to share their knowledge and anecdotes with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The very best Dophin trip.

I've been with Dolphin Adventure twice in the last month on their Dolphin Watching trip and it's fantastic. The trip went on time, the team were friendly and knowledgeable and helpful. They were respectful of the Dolphins and we saw lots of Dolphins each time....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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DolphinAdventureGib, Front Office Manager at Dolphin Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great review ! Thank you very much . Our success rate in locating dolphins is very high and second to none. We have made arrangements with the restaurants and bars in the area for our clients to receive a 10% discount and most take advantage...More

Reviewed 10 November 2018
Knowledgeable Staff, Great Viewing

We were impressed with this tour particularly given the knowledge staff had about the Straits of Gibraltar and particularly the species of Dolphin to be seen. We liked the fact that this sightseeing excursion showed the utmost respect to the Dolphins environment and for that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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DolphinAdventureGib, Front Office Manager at Dolphin Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for the positive review of Dolphin Adventure Gibraltar . As you pointed out , our organization practices and promotes responsible dolphin watching , never crowding our chasing theses beautiful creatures . Our crews are passionate about the environment and are always...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Wonderful Dolphin Trip

The whole trip was amazing and we saw loads and loads of dolphins that were swimming under the boat and alongside of us and you could almost touch them. Lots of pods jumping up out of the water. The trip was organised very well and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank PamC149
DolphinAdventureGib, Front Office Manager at Dolphin Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great review of Dolphin Adventure , the yellow boat . Thank for taking the time to share your thoughts with your fellow travelers . We hope to see you again one day for a repeat performance .

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Response from Ruthie T | Reviewed this property |
15 minute walk approx. It is in Ocean Village/ Marina Bay. Well worth a walk over. There were people from a cruise liner on our trip.
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I've been on use boat 3 times & haunt seen anyone on board with a wheelchair. If your on Facebook send them a message, they're very helpful * will answer you quickly*.
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