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Fabulous morning of sun and fun

We had a great trip with Vasco and his first mate. We went far out to sea, saw the amazing shores... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Sarig S
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A fun morning at sea

We had a lovely morning in the sunshine with Vasco and his team. We saw dolphins hunting which was... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Rosie B
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We're a small company offering a range of birdwatching, dolphin watching, wildlife and nature photography tours in Portugal and around Lisbon
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Belem, Portugal
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We had a great trip with Vasco and his first mate. We went far out to sea, saw the amazing shores of Portugal and had a snack on the water. Felt like real sailors!! Unfortunately we did not get to see any Dolphins but Vasco...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely morning in the sunshine with Vasco and his team. We saw dolphins hunting which was amazing, though they hid from us much of the rest of the trip- but that is nature! Vasco has kindly invited me back to try and...More

Thank Rosie B
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Vasco V, Manager at Feathers & Scales, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Thanks Rosie Brown. Soon you’l understand what I feel when heading offshore. See you.

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Great skipper and a excellent host Vasco take us into a incredible journey through the coast of Almada and all it’s wonders. I’ve never would imagine the wild life abundance so close to home. The hundreds of dolphins on the end were the cherry on...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

This was an amazing trip! We set out early from the little fishing village of Cova de Vapor in Costa da Caparica, and went straight to sea. Vasco is an enthusiastic and knowledgable guide, and you can tell that he really loves what he does....More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

All elements came along that day to make it exceptional when we set off with Vasco, a wildlife national photographer, Luis Quinta, my kids and I on board of the zodiac. After a few hours of circulating the high sea, we got our reward. Vasco...More

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Vasco V, Manager at Feathers & Scales, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you very much Nadine Frenette, Albi and Clara, we had a great day indeed. It was a pleasure to have you aboard, in such a perfect day. With a difficult beginning, we finnaly had one of the most beautiful days of the previous months,...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Oh my God, I had know idea that I could see dolphins right on the coast of Lisbon! And not just see them, also play with them while they were swimming alongside the boat. Vasco really knows how to be around them with his boat....More

Thank Penny E
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Vasco V, Manager at Feathers & Scales, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you Penny, it was a pleasure to have you aboard. I asked my self, several times, who’s going to change places first, the dolphins inside the boat or Penny inside the ocean. All the best, Vasco

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing experience boating and seeing dolphins. We had close encounters with multiple dolphin kinda and also sailed by a few of the monuments in Lisbon. Our guides were very knowledgeable about the animals and also eager to show us as much as...More

Thank Lotte S
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

this was an amazing day we met the first group of dolphins after just 5 minutes and from there it just became better all the time Vasco knows a lot about the sea and its inhabitants and share his knowlege freely he also have a...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic time dolphin watching with Vasco. During our trip we saw a few different groups of dolphins and spent a lot of time surrounded by them both stationary as they played around the boat and riding alongside the dolphins as they followed...More

Thank RADeans
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Adventureous boat trip onto the Atlantique ocean. We saw many dolphins, two kinds of species surrounding us and jumping along. A total new and exciting experience, so much wildlife you wouldn´t expect close to the city. Vasco is unique in knowing the secrets of the...More

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