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Alvor Boat Trips

Zona Ribeirinha de Alvor | Alvor Riverfront, Alvor, Portimao 8500-059, Portugal
+351 962 091 551
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Bengal caves

Down at the harbour there is huts that sells tickets for boat trips. We chose a speed boat very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
R R
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Nice 2 hour trip along coast to Bengali cave

We booked the Bengali cave tour in January 2018 for 15th August 2018, I checked recommendations on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jean J
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Ellesmere, United Kingdom
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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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  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Zona Ribeirinha de Alvor | Alvor Riverfront, Alvor, Portimao 8500-059, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Down at the harbour there is huts that sells tickets for boat trips. We chose a speed boat very reasonable as there was 8 of us. What a fun day out saw all the coastline and was given alot of information about the caves. The...More

Thank R R
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked the Bengali cave tour in January 2018 for 15th August 2018, I checked recommendations on the company and booking in advance was very easy and we could pay cash on excursion day. Reading one of the reviews which was posted about lady being...More

Thank Jean J
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked two trips with Alvor Boat trips and thoroughly enjoyed them both. The first was the Luxury Coastal cruise that involved a stop for swimming and refreshments including sangria. The second was the sunset cruise; a beautiful cruise with plenty of champagne and strawberries....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After all the years coming to Alvor finally booked Alvor Boat Champagne Sunset Cruise & so glad me & the girls did, from booking with Róisín & brilliant hosts on the trip Carlos & Fernando we had a fantastic time & well looked after. Great...More

2  Thank Caz H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Almost a year to the day of a horrendous boat trip on board the boat called Roisin. Booked a trip for my two young boys 6 & 11 along with my father and my brother for a tour of the caves. Having read some reviews...More

19  Thank Bolanzi
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Rovla, Front Office Manager at Alvor Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Stephen, we don’t think this should be discussed on trip advisor but we definitely feel like we should defend ourselves. The incident that happened last year was dealt with professionally with all of the authorities and our business cooperated with them thoroughly. A lot...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great comfort on the boat with bar, great tour of the coastline and Benagil. the private beach for the bbq is amazing

1  Thank Bryan C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are just back from a fabulous trip to silves , the trip was so professional from booking it to dropping us off afterwards. The boat trip itself was great ,Fernando and Carlos were brilliant hosts with lots of chat and knowledge about the area...More

1  Thank dmulraney2015
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of using Alvor Boat Trips recently for a 2.5h sea cruise and it was very enjoyable. Booking was fast via an email and we were picked up and returned to our accommodation at the times specified and without issue. We paid...More

1  Thank brianknows
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose to see the Benagil cave with Alvor Boat Trips after seeing the Irish flag flying on their information hut in Alvor. We always love to support Irish abroad. We were transferred from Alvor to the boat in Portimao and met our tour guide...More

2  Thank savvyavvy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed this trip in 2017 so we did it again in 2018, a lovely way to spend a morning and food on the return cruise was excellent, really enjoyable but Silves at the moment appears to be a bit of a building site so will...More

2  Thank KevinHSwindon
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Jasonc488
20 July 2018|
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Response from Rovla | Property representative |
Hi Jason I replied to you email on 13/07/18 at 10:14 regarding the trip on the 22nd August, not sure why you didn’t receive it, maybe check the spam folder on you email? We still have plenty availability for that date anyway... More
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944karimh
6 July 2018|
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Response from Viking_F87 | Reviewed this property |
You will be helped on and off the boat and I would consider this accessible for the majority of ability levels. We did not embark/disembark the boat any other time apart from the start and end of the tour.
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starchypig
21 June 2018|
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Response from g0shgirlie | Reviewed this property |
Hi. No you can't.
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