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Jonian Dolphin Conservation

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I’m usually a bit suspicious of tourist boat operators claiming to be science driven, but we were... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018

It was an extraordinary and emotional experience, we were lucky and we saw around 200 dolphins and... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Alessandro T
Province of Pavia, Italy
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Viale Virgilio 102, 74121, Taranto, Italy
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

I’m usually a bit suspicious of tourist boat operators claiming to be science driven, but we were accompanied by a knowledgeable marine biologist from the University at Lecce and they did appear to be collecting data on the dolphin sightings in order to try to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JenLUK
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

It was an extraordinary and emotional experience, we were lucky and we saw around 200 dolphins and several new birth. The crew was gentle and carefull and very knowledgeable. During the trip it has been served some appetizers and fruits with an excellent quality (enough...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Alessandro T
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

2 types of Dolphin and a Sperm whale in one boat trip was just an amazing sight that I never thought I would have experienced in the Mediterranean. Just stunning to see beautiful mammals in their natural environment. Don't go to Seaworld or other unatural...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank OJRVerwood
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

If you visit Puglia, this is a trip you definately don't want to miss. Perfectly organized with detail for all the safety precautions on board. We were very lucky; after only 30 min we already could spot the first school of dolphins. The concept is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank KarelV351
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

These guys are passionate about conservation and the whole set up is extremely professional yet friendly. Be aware that Taranto is not a big tourist area and most of the info on board about the dolphins is in Italian, but despite our poor Italian they...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Luisa A
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing day loved it. Informative, friendly and a great pleasure to see Dolphins in there natural environment

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We were a group of 6 (4 adults and two kids) and spent a day (from 10.30am to 4pm). The staff was super friendly and professional, the boat clean and well maintained, the food high quality and tasty, and above all, following the magical dolphins...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank ArnonDinur
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Spent the day watching amazing dolphins and having a lovely boat ride and food nibbles too. Staff were really helpful and very interesting and told us about all their research. What a fantastic experience and you know you are helping the research project too.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Worldtraveller1948
Reviewed 24 September 2017

If you are looking for a group of smart, professional, dedicated conservationists - this is it! Carmelo and his crew provide an absolutely fantastic day out. Beautiful, clean and safe boat. Attention to details in terms of services offered (great lunch!). Dedication to the appreciation...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jockey64
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Aproximately 6-hour highly recommended sea excursion in Taranto. Professional commander Carmelo, assistant Cristiana and all the staff, safety first, sun, dolphins and other sea animals, snacks and beverage, culture, entertainment for children. Practical Queries, Answers and a Quick Description for you, based on my experience...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank DavideBongustaio
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31 December 2018|
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