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“dolphin safari”(55 reviews)
“jet boat”(22 reviews)
Welcome to AlgareXcite the Algarves number 1 experiences , with over 25 years at the top. We guarantee a day of fun for all!! We have available Dolphin Watching, Parasailing, Jet Boat , Jet Ski Rental, Family Reef Fishing, Shark Fishing , Big Game...more
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Marina de Vilamoura Cais Q | Office 5, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-409, Portugal
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All reviews dolphin safari jet boat parasailing experience super fun cave tour explained everything dolphin watching an amazing experience wild dolphins reef fishing great company bucket list saw dolphins fantastic trip staff were friendly whole family these guys
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic experience and my 6 year old loved every minute would definitely recommend it was amazing

Thank bexharry
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

65 euros for half hour for two of us on the same jet ski. Only down side was the other two jet skis out. Kept over taking us on dangerous corners making us stop to avoid a crash. If we weren’t as cautious then it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DaniiSobye
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We took off to the sky and it was well run with expert and friendly staff. Looks scarier than it is though they do drop you in the water for few secs to scare you

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kellyjamesrobert
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

A friend hired the Majestic for half a day for her birthday and it proved to be the most memorable day of our holiday. The boat was beautiful, the 2 man crew were very knowlegable about the area and could not do enough for us,...More

Thank kungfoosuze
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We took the cave/ dolphin tour at 10 am. The weather was very good. Not much wind and not too cold. We enjoyed the boat trip. Unfortunately we did not see any dolphins. We saw a few seagulls and two birds in the sky from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank mgoldstoff
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Went on the caves and dolphin trip. The caves were impressive and the “secret” beach but Ifwant to go on it it’s advise to canoe out to it. We then went to see some dolphins to no avail which is understandable as it’s wild and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Katie121154
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The biggest adrenaline buzz I've ever had. With a huge range of watersports on offer in Albufeira, the UFO Boat just stood out. The reception staff, safety staff and drivers are so friendly. Three of us booked onto it and just as soon as we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brendan H
BestBoatCharter, Owner at AlgarveXcite, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Hi Brendan We are glad you had fun your right it is not for the faint hearted but is a must ! See you again soon for some more wild fun in the sun Thanks AlgarveXcite

Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We paid €65 for half an hour of fun. You are taken out to the jet-skis on a fast rib. They take you quite far out, there was 3 jet skis tied at the buoys (although they can cater for more) From there you are...More

Thank MP-KJM
BestBoatCharter, Manager at AlgarveXcite, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Thank you, I hope to see you again soon! AlgarveXcite

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

I went deep sea fishing with Paulo (skipper) and Rafael (helper) in a charter boat (Francisco) together with 7 other people. It was great. Real fishing trip, not just a fake-fishing boat ride for tourists. The crew knows about local waters and the fishing gear...More

Thank MiguelC_Portugal
BestBoatCharter, Owner at AlgarveXcite, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you for your review, we are glad you had a REEL adventure day at sea with us , see you again soon! AlgarveXcite

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Me and my 12 year old nephew hired a jet ski for 30 minuets which was great fun,we was the only ones out there which was a bonus,we have used algarve xcite now for the past two years and never had a problem

Thank Pathfinder801783
BestBoatCharter, Owner at AlgarveXcite, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you its always nice to have return clients ! See you next year. Thanks Algarvexcite

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28 January 2018|
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Response from leedylan1998 | Reviewed this property |
They are open all year round however some activities will be limited due to visitor numbers. Best to contact them through their booking form online.
georgie h
10 September 2017|
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Response from Bruce G | Reviewed this property |
We rented a condo or villa and it had parking included, I don,t recall a lot of parking restrictions, there was parking down at the harbour and most streets had parking.