Water activity

Lagos: Dolphin Watching with Marine Biologists

Lagos: Dolphin Watching with Marine Biologists

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From US$ 40.72 per person

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Create lasting memories and turn an unforgettable experience into a magical moment on this dolphin watching tour, guided by a marine biologist. Contribute to conservation efforts and learn about these beautiful creatures on a 1.5-hour marine safari.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese


  • Enjoy a marine safari on a comfortable speed boat
  • Marvel at the beauty of the dolphins in their natural environment
  • Learn about these majestic creatures from a professional marine biologists
Full description
Leaving from the Marine de Lagos, you’ll be taken on a thrilling 1.5-hour ride into the Atlantic Ocean in search of wild dolphins. The high success rate and professional crew make this a must-do tour while in Lagos.   Hop on board the boat and then relax on the bench seating. Take advantage of the extra viewing room, and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife. The marine biologist on board will help identify the dolphins and interpret their behavior. They’ll be collecting data while on board for the purpose of preservation and conservation of these beautiful animals, as well as passing their knowledge on to you. Every trip is a meaningful excursion that provides great memories and education, as well as supplying scientific data to help future conservation projects.
  • Life jackets
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • People with back problems
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    Meeting point

    · Check in at the BomDia booking office at the Marina de Lagos. Address: Marina de Lagos 10, 8600-315 Lagos, Portugal. · Please arrive 15 minutes before your trip is due to leave · If outside of the summer season please bring a jumper or jacket

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Warm clothing
    • Jacket

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • Please be aware that due to changing weather or sea conditions, trips can be cancelled or changed with short notice.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 130 reviews

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    Recommended boat tour! Nice guides! We saw some dolphins. The captain went to various spots where they knew dolphins were sighted that day. The guides were very considerate of the animals so as not to stress them. When the boat was standing you could take pictures at the railing without any problems. We got some information about the dolphins during the tour and shortly before the end and the guides were also happy to answer any questions. Also recommended with children!

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    July 31, 2022

    At first I had a few concerns about whether this tour would be worthwhile or whether it would be one of those tourist rip-offs. But none of that. After a 20-minute ride in the very good boat (other providers don't have boats that inspire confidence), we saw the first dolphins. We were slowly driven up to them and were able to watch the 20 or so animals for at least 30 minutes. One had the feeling that the guide really cared about the welfare of the animals and we were told a lot about the species we saw. In the end the dolphins were only about 2 meters away from the boat (we didn't forcefully follow them and we didn't cast any bait either). I actually didn't really expect to see dolphins, but I was disabused. Then we drove along the cliffs back to the port. Definitely pack a sweater with you. Can really only recommend.

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    June 30, 2022

    We had trouble finding the meeting point and they were nice enough to hold the boat a few minutes so that we could find them. Aside from that, we saw tons of dolphins on our trip. It took us over thirty to forty minutes to find them, but once we did, they were everywhere. Definitely an amazing experience and I am so glad we did it.

    June 5, 2022

    Product ID: 303058