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Address: Zona Ribeirinha de Alvor | Alvor Riverfront, Alvor, Portimao 8500-059, Portugal
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+351 962 091 551
08:00 - 20:00
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Alvor Boat Trips, established 1997 - A Portuguese/Irish family run business...

Alvor Boat Trips, established 1997 - A Portuguese/Irish family run business offering top class eco friendly coastal cruises on board "Alvor Flor do Sol", Portugal's first solar powered cruiser and Fishing & coastal trips on "Novo Alvor" & "Eco Alvor". Certified, comfortable and highly recommended, top class sightseeing boat trips, with the people that care! "We encourage you to leave feedback and if there is anyway we can improve the service and your experience please don't hesitate to ask while you are with us. Our aim is your recommendation" - Owner & Operators Roisin & Luis.

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Wonderful day out

Solar boat trip with my husband last week was amazing. Luis the perfect host ably assisted by his colleague (Philip I think!) . We had such a relaxing trip up the river to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 November 2016
Gina L
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Solar boat trip with my husband last week was amazing. Luis the perfect host ably assisted by his colleague (Philip I think!) . We had such a relaxing trip up the river to Silves, the boat was so quiet that we got to see lots of wildlife and birds and learn a lot about the local area too. Coffee and... More 

Thank Gina L
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

My husband and I and 4 other couples spent a relaxing day on the river with Alvor Boat Trips. The quiet river trip was very peaceful and Luis was a wonderful host. After visiting Silvas, we enjoyed a delicious meal on the boat and Luis went above and beyond in serving a scrumptous birthday cake for one of our group... More 

Thank Ann G
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We took the 5-hour cruise to Silvesh with the kids. Can't add much more to the already glowing reviews. Lovely boat, wonderful crew who really looked after us, cold beer, good food, nice wine, beautiful day. A real highlight of our trip, worth every penny, highly recommend it.

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Swords, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We had the pleasure of heading on the coastal cruise to view the fabulous caves of the Portugueese coast,amazing views!

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Northern England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I have never been sea fishing before,so decided to go for the 2 1/2 hour fishing,for younger people or beginners. I suppose,that it's not really true fishing if you're a novice,as the really helpful crew,put the bait on the hooks,show you how to put it in the water,all You have to do,is catch a fish! I managed 3,which I thought... More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We travelled with a baby so were looking for a boat trip that didn't last all day. We picked a 2.5hr trip along the coast and back. It was a lovely relaxing afternoon.

Thank ljwynard
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We took the river cruise option to Silves on the solar powered boat. To say this was value for money is an understatement. The crew were terrific throughout and were very informative and cheery.during the journey. The food was excellent, 3 courses with the main being a whole Peri Peri chicken between two of us. Beer and wine were also... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Second time we had used this companies attractions. The 2.5hr Costal trip we took this time was a worthwhile experience relaxing with good views of the coast line cliffs and caves. Chance to swim or snorkel if you wish to do so.

Thank Alan B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

lovely relaxing trip with refreshments and lunch included. Silver worth a wee visit as the view from the castle is beautiful. A browse around the cathedral rounded off the visit nicely. Refreshments on way back too! 100 euro for a couple.....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Luis, (The skipper), and his crew worked hard all day to ensure that all our party caught fish. We are a group of friends that sea fish in the uk. This trip would put many uk "fishing trips" to shame. We caught at least 12 "Golden Bream" over 2 kilos, 6 or more conger eels, skate and numerous other smaller... More 

Thank Steve S

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