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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 08/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 08/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Avoid the hassle of renting and navigating a boat in unfamiliar territory on a stress-free dolphin watching cruise from Albufeira. A small, motorized boat grants you access to the hard-to-reach caves and grottoes that line Albufeira's coast, while a guide transports you to places with increased dolphin activity. A great option for families, this experience combines education with entertainment.
Highlights
  • Book online ahead of time to guarantee a spot on this popular guided tour
  • Explore in a small boat that grants access to caves and grottoes 
  • Go to Carvoeiro Beach and cruise the Atlantic Ocean without getting lost 
  • Easy-to-find meeting spot at Albufeira Marina for convenience
What to Expect
Meet at Albufeira Marina a little before your departure time. Check in, hop aboard a small boat, and get ready to cruise the Atlantic Ocean. Once you get out on the water, relax as your guide takes you to areas to see views of the nearby sandstone cliffs. Head toward Carvoeiro Beach, and get the chance to explore the caves. Afterward, your guide knows some of the best places to spot dolphins. A sighting is not 100-percent guaranteed, but you can possibly see two types of dolphins, common dolphins and bottlenose dolphins. If you do spot them, chances are they’ll be swimming close to your boat in their natural habitat. Your guided tour ends when your boat reaches the Albufeira Marina and docks.
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Important Information
Departure Point
R. Marina de Albufeira 5B, 8200 Albufeira, Portugal
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Life jackets
  • Safety Briefing
  • 10% Discount to use @ Gate 4 Café
  • Smiles & Good Times :)
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and Drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Sunscreen, Swimming Gear and Towels
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Dolphin sightings cannot be guaranteed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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segawidow wrote a review 19 Sep
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom347 contributions44 helpful votes
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Fabulous day out, the caves are a sight to behold so you must build it into your vacation itinerary.
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Response from DreamWaveAlgarve, Owner at Caves and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Albufeira
Responded 5 days ago
Hello Fmedawar, Thank-you for your review and your kind words. Makes us happy that you enjoyed the tour. Hope to see you again soon! :-) Kind Regards,
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Geecee18 wrote a review 3 Sep
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom7 contributions4 helpful votes
Amazing experience, I would highly recommend for those travelling to Albufiera! We were lucky and managed to see around 15 dolphins right next to our boat and swimming beneath us. The boat is fast and we were lucky it was a calm day at sea otherwise it would have been rather
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from DreamWaveAlgarve, Owner at Caves and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Albufeira
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello Geecee18, Thank-you for your review and your kind words. Makes us happy that you enjoyed the tour. Hope to see you again soon! :-) Kind Regards,
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Eliana95 wrote a review 2 Sep
Lucerne, Switzerland15 contributions3 helpful votes
Loved every minute of our trip. From the very beginning, we could see that safety was taken very seriously: life jackets were provided to all tourists, face masks were mandatory and everyone had to disinfect their hands before jumping on board. As soon as we departed from the
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from DreamWaveAlgarve, Owner at Caves and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Albufeira
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello Eliana95, Thank-you for your review and your kind words. Makes us happy that you enjoyed the tour. Hope to see you again soon! :-) Kind Regards,
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team-teague wrote a review Aug 2020
Bradley Stoke, United Kingdom28 contributions16 helpful votes
We took this trip with our daughters 8&10 on the 12 person rib. It was great fun powering across the waves in a hot day! Unfortunately we did not see Dolphins after an hour of searching, but we did see the beautiful caves, incl Benagil! You will get a little bit wet but it is
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Response from DreamWaveAlgarve, Owner at Caves and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Albufeira
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello team-teague, Thank-you for your review and your kind words. Makes us happy that you enjoyed the tour. Hope to see you again soon! :-) Kind Regards,
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Danny M wrote a review Aug 2020
Ponte San Nicolo, Italy667 contributions146 helpful votes
The trip was well organized even during Covid. Crew was good but very little time spent at the cave sights and lots at sea where unfortunately we didn't spot dolphins. Benagill a total disaster, far too many people, dangerous too.
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Response from DreamWaveAlgarve, Owner at Caves and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Albufeira
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello OpaPadova, Thank-you for your review and your kind words. Makes us happy that you enjoyed the tour. Hope to see you again soon! :-) Kind Regards,
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fmedawar
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Amuzing but disappointing
Although the trip was really nice, we spend too much time searching for the dolphins. Also, the available time for
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katarzyna p
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Jet experience
Amaizng experience! Adrenaline bursting as fu..!!! Class fun!!! Really enjoyed!!!!! Fantastic time and stuff!!! Hig
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debbiepB8083MG
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Great boat trip
Great fun boat trip. We were very well looked after by the team and the beach bbq was very good! 5 🌟 highly recomm
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Ivica S
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The ultimate things to do in Albufeira
This is one of the ultimate things to do in Albufeira if you love the sea and the speed. One and a half hours of pu
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448stewartr
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Awesome jetsking.
Really proffessional staff. Ricardo was so helpful on booking as I'd made an error. Nothing was too much trouble fo
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Road793976
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Amazing and unforgettable day at the beach.
It was an awesome experience and I strongly believe this is the best way to see one of the most amazing beaches in
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nicolecP1058MA
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First timer
This was my first time going jet skiing, and it was a lot easier than I thought, and super fun :) instructors were
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UKtraveller19880
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Chilled cruise
Went pass this today as part of tour of caves. Also we managed to see some dolphins which was cool. Nice cruise aro
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P4792LZpaulv
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Great trip but cut short due to delays
Covid and police control were blamed but it was disappointing that an hour trip was cut to 30 minutes to catch up w
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Experience800968
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fantasitic for a family
Brilliant. We had a 7 year old with us and it was ideal... the boat was safe and sturdy, the staff knowledgeable an
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Lucie O
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Amazing time
We had some much fun and the staff was really nice with us! I recommend it! Thanks a lot the 3 frenchies :)
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john o
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Pirate BBQ ship.
All I can say is that the whole day was fantastic. The crew on the ship made everyone feel welcome and they were ve
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Q9942AMruthg
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Not to be forgotten
After struggling to book a parasailing experience we ended up with this company (Seabookings.com). We are a family
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Sarah631
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fab trip
This would have had 5 stars as the boat trip was amazing - we saw loads of dolphins and the caves were fantastic. B
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Satish G
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Amazing Rock Formations!
This probably will rate as one of your most memorable boat rides around naturally created rock formations / caves a
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