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Alvor Boat Trips

Zona Ribeirinha de Alvor | Alvor Riverfront, Alvor, Portimao 8500-059, Portugal
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Sunset Cruise Cherry on Top

Spent a few days in Alvor on a wellness retreat and we were booked onto a sunset cruise. From being... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Noreen C
via mobile
Lovely day

Just spent a lovely day cruising the river to Silves Luis and Carlos were informative. Excellent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Superjessie12
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Alvor Boat Trips, established 1997 - A Portuguese/Irish family run business offering top class eco friendly coastal cruises on board "Alvor Flor do Sol", Portugal's first solar powered cruiser and Fishing & coastal trips on "Novo Alvor" & "Eco Alvor". Certified, comfortable and highly recommended, top class sightseeing boat trips, with the people that care! "We encourage you to leave feedback and if there is anyway we can improve the service and your experience please don't hesitate to ask while you are with us. Our aim is your recommendation" - Owner & Operators Roisin & Luis.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Zona Ribeirinha de Alvor | Alvor Riverfront, Alvor, Portimao 8500-059, Portugal
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"relaxing trip"
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"lovely lunch"
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"recommend this trip"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a few days in Alvor on a wellness retreat and we were booked onto a sunset cruise. From being transferred to the marina, to the welcome we got on board, the staff couldn’t have been nicer. I’d recommend the trip to anyone looking to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent a lovely day cruising the river to Silves Luis and Carlos were informative. Excellent meal and drinks. Highly recommend this 5 hour trip! We were treated very well

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had a pretty nasty weeks weather in march but the boat trip was a bright spot. the guys on the boat were helpful, and the lunch was very nice. we enjoyed a lovely peaceful day out. worth every penny, we would do it again.

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

My auntie and I were on holiday in alvor for a chilled break and looked into doing something a bit different AND viola - alvor boat trip - snorkelling and fishing trip was amazing! Staff were so lovely and very knowledgeable about the area and...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

A group of us spend time each winter in the Algarve area. A favorite activity involves the Alvor Boat Tours. On one day the men go fishing with these very congenial& knowledgeable men who own and operate the boats. Being " Locals" they know the...More

1  Thank Canary163
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We have done the river trip to Silves for the past 3 years. The crew are very friendly and informative. The food provided is delicious and as an electric boat, the journey is gentle and quiet. Very good value. Make time to take this trip,...More

2  Thank marcelhillside
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We took a boat trip up the river from Portimao to Silves. Fantastic crew and a wonderful way to see the area/wild life. You get a 2 hour stop to look around the town and then a lovely lunch on the way back of chicken...More

1  Thank Louise J
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

What a shame we did not have the sunset it would have made a great trip fantastic but that's the luck of the draw at this time of year. Pedro & Freddy were great hosts very knowledgeable. The strawberries and bubbly were flowing, nice calm...More

1  Thank colin g
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Ok I could rave about how great the trip was , how handsome the skipper is , how exciting it was and how he managed to get in and out of some caves that looked impossible but instead what I'll say is . ARE you...More

2  Thank mobyrne2
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

The full moon had created a huge swell and the tides were low and current strong all combined to make the trip so exciting in rough sea with spectacular cave views. The captain manouvered the boat so skillfully in and out of the caves -...More

1  Thank Lynne S
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Zane S
30 March 2018|
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Response from Canary163 | Reviewed this property |
The first issue would be the size and portability of the wheelchair and the size / age of the person. If you were to inquire in advance, I feel very sure that the boat operators would do everything they could to accommodate... More
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pennysmith761
30 November 2017|
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Response from Joeybos | Reviewed this property |
The trip we took to caves and blue lagoon would definitely entertain a 4 year old. The youngest in our party was 6
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