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Cap John Boat Tours Olhao

Olhao 8700-491, Portugal
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Great afternoon trip

What a lovely delightful trip with Captain John round 4 different islands departing Olhão today... read more

Reviewed yesterday
TrinaandBill
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We had a wonderful day with Carlos .... visited a beautiful little island for lunch ( forgot the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Laura M
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Do something different during your holidays! Boat Tours in the Natural Park Of Ria Formosa!
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Olhao 8700-491, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a lovely delightful trip with Captain John round 4 different islands departing Olhão today. He’s the best, what a guy he looks after you all the whole day and nothing is too much trouble. He deserves 5stars. Can’t say enough how much we enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful day with Carlos .... visited a beautiful little island for lunch ( forgot the name as was too busy taking in the scenery) Went to a lovely little cafe just off the beach and the food was delicious and very reasonable....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, wasn't I the fortunate one to eventually turn down a 2 hour tour for 20 euros (booked online but not paid) leaving from in front of Hotel Real Marina... I meandered on the boardwalk past the market and came upon charming Carla who was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful afternoon taking a short boat ride to Culatra skippered by the very entertaining Carlos. He was the perfect guide full of humour and local information. He also booked a table at a charming restaurant on the island where we all enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The four of us spent a great half-day with Carlos of Captain John Boat Tours. His skill in handling the boat, assistance with our on-board needs, help with selecting fresh fish for our very nice lunch on Culatra, and charming over-all presence made for a...More

1  Thank Dave H
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João Saias K, Proprietário at Cap John Boat Tours Olhao, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my sixth tour with Captain John within one year. I very much anjoy the familiar atmosphere with the crew (Skipers Carla, Philip and Carlos and Claudia selling the rickets at the sea side promenade). Detailed explanations of the environmental details of the flora...More

1  Thank FANAUAO
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João Saias K, Proprietário at Cap John Boat Tours Olhao, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Thank you very much Best regards

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We really enjoyed our boat tour to Culatra and Armona. We took the four hour trip and Carlos was an exceptional guide, pointing out the fish and plant life. He was courteous, amusing and extremely professional!

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Thank you for the most wonderful day , recommendations and safe sailing through a little stormy Ria Formosa. It was an relaxing day and you were caring and funny even when the boat was rocking a little against the waves. Looking forward to our next...More

1  Thank Maria B
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Went to Olhao in April in the low season and found this tour without any advance booking. We were so lucky to have the trip starting immediately and with only the 2 of us with a nice tour leader, Carlos. He showed us around not...More

1  Thank Annamária N
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

The boat trip was wonderful. Carla was very well informed about all the birds, in three languages, and showed us the fishermen at their business. She is passionate about the subject, and was keen to emphasise the importance of marine conservation: any fish that are...More

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