From Portimão: 2.5-Hour Cruise to Benagil Caves

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From Portimão: 2.5-Hour Cruise to Benagil Caves

From US$ 35.74 per person

Look inside the spectacular rock formations of the Benagil caves on a comfortable 2.5-hour boat cruise along the Algarve coast from Portimão. Stop for a swim at a safe location, and look out for dolphins along the way.

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Duration: 2.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the spectacular Benagil caves by boat
  • Look for dolphins swimming in the Atlantic Ocean
  • Stop for a swim at a beautiful location
Full description
Depart Portimão and cruise along the coast of the Algarve in a comfortable boat. Admire stunning views of the coastline from the water as you make your way towards the Benagil caves.  Upon arrival at the rock formations, enter the caves by boat to explore an amazing natural attraction that can only be accessed from the water. Benefit from the capabilities of a larger and heavier vessel that can directly enter the cave system, and get up close to the rocks for stunning photo opportunities. Document your amazing experience as a keepsake souvenir, and avail of the boat's facilities as you cruise. Make use of the on-board bar serving refreshments as you sail. Look for dolphins swimming in their natural habitat on the return journey, and stop for a swim at a beautiful location selected by your captain.
Includes
  • 2.5-hour cruise
  • Hotel pickup from Portimão and Praia da Rocha
  • Free drink (ice tea)
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • People with back problems
    • People with heart problems
    COVID-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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    Meeting point

    Restaurante Do Cais - Clube Naval De Portimão, 8500-702 Portimão, Portugal

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Face mask or protective covering

    Know before you go

    •  A bar service is available on board the boat
    •  The program is subject to change due to the sea conditions
    • Children between 0 and 10 years old get a 50% discount
    • Swimming stops and return by the dolphin route are subject to weather and sea conditions. Sightings of dolphins cannot be guaranteed
    • There is a toilet on board
    • This activity is not recommended for pregnant women or people with back problems
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.3 / 5

    based on 1765 reviews

    Review summary

    • Service
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    • Organization
      4.2 / 5
    • Value for money
      4.1 / 5
    • Safety
      4.3 / 5
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    The Trip okay good. The Guide walk up and down the boat and told us the name of the beaches and caves. Unfortunately I was not able to see the inside of the Benagil Cave. Like others already mentioned, there is loud music, but luckily not to loud. Overall it was a nice time. One thing I really disliked, they served Nestea in plastic cups, hoped they have paper cups, since we passed so much plastic in the water.

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    September 20, 2020

    Everything was great on the trip. The weather was great and we had lovely company. The skipper went out of his way to make it interesting and entertained us along the way - taking us close up to beaches, stopping a bit to watch kids jumping from the rocks, and generally creating a great atmosphere. He was in no rush and gave us time to take some great photos. I would certainly recommend this trip - it is affordable, a lovely outing for just under three hours, a great way to see the caves.

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    July 21, 2020

    We enjoyed all the views of the caves. The trip was beautiful. Unfortunately, the water was a little rough and it’s was chilly. I was so impressed with the skill of the captain and his ability to fight the waves yet still get us inside the caves. There was no bar or drinks as listed in the info, not was there an offer for hotel pick up as listed. We had a good time though.

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    February 19, 2020

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