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Albufeira: 2.5-Hour Dolphin Watching and Caves Cruise

Activity provider: XRide Algarve

Albufeira: 2.5-Hour Dolphin Watching and Caves Cruise

Activity provider: XRide Algarve
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From US$ 32.31 per person

Experience the Algarve from a new perspective on a cruise along the coast. Depart from Albufeira to encounter stunning sea caves and rock formations. Look out for dolphins playing in the ocean along the way.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese, Dutch
Private group available


  • Experience the Algarve from a different perspective on a cruise along the coast
  • Go inside sea caves and see stunning rock formations
  • Marvel at the contrast in colors between the rocky cliffs and native flora
  • Swim next to one of the Algarve's many beautiful beaches
Full description

Look for dolphins and other marine life off the coast of the Algarve on a 2.5-hour cruise by boat. Explore sea caves, look for close ocean animal encounters, and swim next to beautiful beaches.

Depart from the Marina de Albufeira and head towards Carvoeiro Beach enjoying the breathtaking landscapes, pleasant weather and crystal clear waters of Portugal's southern shore along the way. Marvel at the contrast of colors between the rocky cliffs and caves, the blue of the sea and the indigenous flora and fauna.

Get a safety briefing to ensure you are comfortable once on board the boat, and enjoy the services of an experienced captain throughout the journey. Benefit from life jackets and raincoats to keep you safe and dry on the trip. Explore a selection of sea caves along the coast of the Algarve, looking for dolphins and other animals on your adventure. Enter the caves for up-close encounters, and swim next to beautiful beaches to make this an experience to remember for a lifetime.

  • 2.5-hour cruise
  • Dolphin watching
  • Sea caves cruise
  • Safety briefing
  • Lifejackets and raincoats
  • Services of an experienced captain
  • Swimming stops
  • Meals and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Glass objects
  • Drinks

Know before you go

  • Please bring sun block and a hat
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 1298 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Value for money
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Pedro is a very experienced guide with beautiful stories and a lot of information about the trip. Also a joke every now and then. We spotted a huge group of dolphins and a nice tour along the caves. You can also take a dip in the sea along the way. For those who find it important, there is a toilet on board and soft drinks and water can be bought. This trip is definitely worth the money!

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July 3, 2022

The experience was great from start to finish. The captain Pedro and his colleagues were brilliant - really informative and funny and make the effort to make it a memorable experience. Visiting the caves was really fun and we were really lucky and saw several dolphins. It was the perfect balance between the two aspects of the trip and was a really fun experience!

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June 30, 2022

The very nice crew and everything super controlled both in placement according to the needs of pregnant women, children and other passengers, very clean and very attentive. Only one complaint but not their fault, that we did not see dolphins which was what my little daughter wanted, otherwise everything was fine. Perhaps they should make a discount for large families, we are 5 and it is expensive. Thank you

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June 27, 2022

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