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Sesimbra: Eco-friendly Dolphin Watching Tour

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Sesimbra: Eco-friendly Dolphin Watching Tour

From US$ 50.86 per person

Observe dolphins in their natural habitat and help collect the harmful plastic in the oceans of the Arrábida Natural Park.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 2 hours
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  • Discover dolphins in their natural habitat
  • Create a positive environmental impact by helping to collect plastic floating in the ocean
  • Learn about dolphin conservation
  • Enjoy beautiful views of the coastline of the Arrábida Natural Park
Full description
Enjoy a unique experience as you observe dolphins in their natural habitat and help locate and collect the harmful plastic which pollutes the waters. Learn more about the importance of environmental conservation and protection. Depart by boat from Sesimbra and search for species of dolphin that inhabit the coastline. Try to spot both common and bottlenose dolphins, as well as a variety of other marine species with your expert marine ecologist guide. Explore the entire coastline of the Arrábida Natural Park up to the Sado River. Discover the estuary which is a point of prime importance for dolphins conservation. Dolphins live here all year round, one of the few locations of its kind in Europe.
  • Insurance
  • Marine Ecologist responsible for the activity
  • Lifejacket
  • Water
  • A taste of the region’s typical cake (farinha torrada)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Littering
  • Touching marine life

Know before you go

  • The dolphins you will be watching during this tour, including the bottlenose dolphins living the Sado River Estuary, are wild animals in their natural habitat, therefore it cannot be 100% guaranteed that you will see them
  • The local partner has a very high success rate (about 98%) of spotting these species
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 4 reviews

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August 27, 2021


Bom passeio, apesar de não termos visto os golfinhos

August 18, 2021


August 17, 2020

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