Albufeira: Benagil Caves & Dolphin Watching Speed Boat Tour
- Small group
- Duration: 2.5 hours
Enjoy a guided boat trip between Albufeira and Benagil Caves on a tour that combines nature and adventure. Discover the Algarve coastline's most iconic landscapes and keep your eyes open for playful dolphins on the way. Start your journey at the meeting point, where you will be welcomed by the crew. Skip the line at the check-in kiosk and benefit from a special welcome package. Have a coffee or some water at the coffee lounge while you wait to board the boat. After priority boarding, start your tour by cruising along the beautiful, 18km-long Algarve coastline. Listen to your knowledgeable guide and learn all about the sights you pass by. Feel the relaxing sea breeze and be amazed by the coastal view. Head inside the famous Benagil caves to admire this rock formation. Take amazing pictures of the caves and capture the light entering them. Spot São Rafael and Marinha beaches, among the ...
Everything was good but we saw dolphins for only 2 minutes. I was hoping it would take longer.
Depart from Portimão and pass by the pretty fishing village of Ferragudo and the historic castle that overlooks the beach. Cruise at ease towards the east and don’t forget your camera to capture the beautiful coastal scenery along the way. Head towards the grottoes at Benagil, where on small boats the tour will take you into different grottoes. Marvel at the natural rock formations and be transported to the beach, where you can soak in the sun. In the meantime, the crew prepares a delicious BBQ for you on the beach with bread, salad, mixed grill, red or white wine, water, orangeade. Travel back while passing by some of the beautiful, secluded cove beaches around Carvoeiro. Enjoy the beautiful views and create a holiday memory that you won’t forget.
Amazing day! The tour of the caves was excellent, the beach we stopped at for the bbq was spectacular and the food was delicious! We will be going on this tour again when we’re back in Portimao, couldn’t recommend it enough and great value for money
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This experience is a must to discover the most beautiful part of the Algarve coast. We saw dolphins very closely, entered caves and saw amazing sights, all in a very good atmosphere thanks to Marco who was very knowledgeable on top of being very nice and funny. Thank you for a great afternoon!
Very good trip , we didn’t get to see dolphins but the guys brought us to where there was a whale sighting and saw that instead and was breathtaking. We then went to the cave we’re the guides we’re very knowledgeable we also stopped for a swim before heading back.
The guides were great. The speedboat ride was just plain fun. And the caves & cliffs were really beautiful. We saw so much in such a short time including the dolphins. Again any time! Thank you!
Very easy to book online and also received discount code when I signed up ,easy to find ,excellent host and great value trip
Very nice excursion for caves and dolphins and very nice guide