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Address: Place Wilson, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
Phone Number:
+33 4 93 76 65 65
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Since 1992, the company AMV makes you share unforgettable moments during...

Since 1992, the company AMV makes you share unforgettable moments during which you will discover a fabulous universe: that of the sea Many boat trips are possible, each starting from Villefranche-sur-Mer.Boat trip to Monaco,Boat trip to St Jean Cap Ferrat,Boat trip in the baie of Villefranche,Boat trip to see the fireworks of Monaco,And the famous Whale Watching

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My daughter booked me this trip for my birthday and it was an amazing experience. First off you don't just sail coast side but actually get to go into the sea which I absolutely... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We did the 4 hour dolphin tour (last one for season) and would have been happy with the views from the ocean! Saw oodles of dolphins. Good size boat, didn't feel crowded. Having an aero plane help locate dolphin groups is brilliant!

1 Thank Alwxa
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81 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

My daughter booked me this trip for my birthday and it was an amazing experience. First off you don't just sail coast side but actually get to go into the sea which I absolutely loved. No land in sight for 4 hours. The information given throughout the trip was very informative and I actually learned quite a lot from what... More 

1 Thank Christie9
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

We went out with them on a trip today for a morning of dolphin and whale watching. We encountered a group of dolphin mothers and babies, which was great. The company is nice, but I would have liked some more information about the animals we could see. They gave information once we encounterede the dolphins which was very educative. It... More 

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Reviewed 6 September 2015

we reserved the tour via phone one day before. In the morning, when we arrived, they sait it was canceled due to the wind. To me it sounded like an excuse, as there was no wind at all at this day. It seemed that they didn't have enough people to run the tour. It was very disappointing, as we arranged... More 

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AMVVillefranche, Public Relations Manager at Affretement Maritime Villefranchois, responded to this review

Hi, I received your message, and maybe from the ground there isn't not a lot of wind, but to see the animals we go really far away, and if we cancelled because of the weather is not because we don't have any people. Believe me we have people. But is just because we value your safety and this day your... More 

Borehamwood, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

My mum, husband and 15yr old daughter went on the 4 hr dolphin/whale watching trip. I couldn't go as I get sea sick :-( They said it was fantastic and well organised. The video and photos that they came back with were amazing!! Pods of dolphins following the boat and 2 sightings of whales. They have a plane in the... More 

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37 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

A great way to spend the afternoon on the water. Tour along the coast to Monaco and back with a nice travelogue in English and French and Italian. Nice crew on board.

1 Thank Crisquayle
Gouda, The Netherlands
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

After spending some time in the lovely town I selected the 2 hour long boat excursion along the coast towards Monaco and was not disappointed. Okay the English descriptions given are very brief and in Franglais, but the views amazing and the short detour into the Monaco harbour good fun. The highlight for me though was the trip back at... More 

1 Thank DutchLassie70
Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

We are often staying in Villefranche sur mer, but have never tried the whale trip. Today We did, and We had a great time. The whole family (two adults and two kids - 6 & 10) where lucky to get seats at the upper deck - do remember sunblock, hats and lots of Water. After about an hour we saw... More 

2 Thank AsbjoernVestphal
Rahway, New Jersey
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110 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2013

This is where you come out from the cruise ship. They dock out in the sea and you will have to be tendered to the dock. Upon arrival there are some ladies there to assist with a map of the city. There are many shops in village center. It is only about 10 minutes walk to the train station and... More 

3 Thank Aleceia B
Forney, Texas
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2013

We used this company to go whale watching. It seemed from the info we had that you were almost guarnteed to see whales. They use an airplane to find the whales and send to coordinates to the boat captian. The ride on the day we went was very nice. You really want to sit on top of the boat if... More 

7 Thank crisbennett

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