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“Fantastic tour of the area”

Portofino Taxi Boat
Ranked #1 of 17 things to do in Portofino
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: We are operating starting mid March until the end of October. During this time you can rent our boats with or without driver, for various kinds of tours, ranging from 1 hour (minimum) to a full day. The tours can be planned according to clients' requirements, even sailing from a different place. During our tours the following services are at your disposal: mini-bar, towels, fresh water shower, snorkelling masks and much more.
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We reserved a 3 hour tour through their official website. Upon reaching the boat, we were greeted by Andrea and introduced to our skipper (Graziano), who was very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. He took us to three different areas and provided plenty of time to enjoy some snorkeling while we were on the tour. Highly recommended if you are visiting Portofino.

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andrea v, Proprietario at Portofino Taxi Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Dear Josh
a special thanks from Graziano and above all, thank you for choosing our company.
Andrea and the staff of the portofino taxi boat are very happy to read such a nice review.
best regards
Andrea

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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

They would probably look like this.

UBER eat your heart out.

Our boatman was a real gentleman and his depth of local
Knowledge and passion for his Town and Country was creditworthy a pleasant distraction from food paradise

1  Thank Scott A
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andrea v, Proprietario at Portofino Taxi Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Too Kind Scott
I'll be here waiting for you for another boat tour
All the best
Andrea

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Andrea MADE this day in Portofino and Camogli amazing! Booking was a breeze online, he was there waiting for us right on time, and the boat was perfect for our private tour. We enjoyed a beautiful local bottle of wine and focaccia bread which he provided and was just lovely. Andrea's knowledge of the entire area was such a plus, who knew Dolce and Gabbana owned so many homes there! We stopped to snorkel and he jumped in the water to make sure we were OK! Do not miss Camogli, that may have been our favorite town of any stop on the entire cruise. Loved the ride back, t'was magical!

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andrea v, Proprietario at Portofino Taxi Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

dear guest, your words are really important to me. your happiness is my success. I wait you again for another tour.
thank you so much for choosing my company and Thank you from me and from the staff of portofinotaxiboat.
Regards
Andrea

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We booked with several months in advanced and reconfirmed one week ago and one day ago... but, we know... we are humans and make mistakes. It seems Andrea forgot our booking and didn't appear at the time agreed. We talked with a very kind man in the Portofino's port who actually called him to clarify the situation... but apparently he said we didn't book for that day... Finally we were able to make the boat trip with Cesare Charter for two hours only. It was a terrific experience and we enjoyed a lot.

However, we are still waiting for any apologies from Andrea. At least he gave to the other company the part we transfered to guarantee the booking in advance. It's a pity.

1  Thank Angelica M
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andrea v, Proprietario at Portofino Taxi Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

dear Angelica,
you're absolutely right.
I missed your November 2017 reservation.
I'm really sorry for what happened. I have no words to apologize. the next time you will be my guests for a tour totally offered by me. something like that never happened to me. unfortunately, as you said, we are human and sometimes it can happen. endless excuses.
Sorry again
Andrea

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

They drive according to occupants so in our case slow and friendly, telling us about the area and residents

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andrea v, Proprietario at Portofino Taxi Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

thank you very much for your review.
Best wishes
Andrea

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