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Mar Ilimitado

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| Porto da Baleeira de Sagres, Sagres 8650-368, Portugal
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The Dolphins seem to have just waited for us!

On the 16th of April 2018 we spontaniously decided to make a boatride to maybe see some dolphins in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
delfinandra
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Freising, Germany
South coast secrets

Today we went on a boat trip and it was amazing. Mar ilimitado is a great company with respect for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ialwiddershoven
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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We are a team of passionate marine biologists committed to the preservation of the ocean. We offer boat tours and diving experiences with integrated environmental education. Some of the tourism activities contribute to our research and conservation projects.
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| Porto da Baleeira de Sagres, Sagres 8650-368, Portugal
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"fun trip"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

On the 16th of April 2018 we spontaniously decided to make a boatride to maybe see some dolphins in front of Cap Vicente. We were 10 people plus Ines the guide and Sebastiao the skipper. We drove about 10 seamiles - which was very bumpy...More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your kind words! :) We're very glad that you enjoyed both the encounter with the dolphins and the boat trip itself. We were very lucky indeed to find such a big group of common dolphins swimming longside with striped dolphins....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today we went on a boat trip and it was amazing. Mar ilimitado is a great company with respect for wildlife and nature. The guides are all marine biologists and know everything you ask (from birds, to rocks, great beaches, history, landscape: everything) today Sofia...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a worthwhile excursion. We went out on the first trip of this season. On a rib so could see out on either side. Worth it for the exhilarating boat trip, but we were fortunate to see plenty of dolphins swimming really close to the...More

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Reviewed November 27, 2017

Although our visit to Sagres was at the end of the season (November) I managed to get out to sea on two trips (after pestering them on a daily basis to see what the weather was doing!). The staff were brilliant - my thanks to...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2017

In the off-season, I was lucky to catch a ride with four others plus crew. We saw lots of dolphins, several pods of common dolphins including mothers with young ones, and several pods of the far more "shy" Risso (?) dolphins. Very knowledgeable crew that...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

Four of us went out on a tour of the coast , and then out to find Dolphins. Jesus was a great skipper getting close to the rocky shore , then blasting through and upon the waves causing great merriment to us all. A superb...More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2017

Namasté! If you are with Jesus of course it will be great :) We like to mix up things a little, so it's not just a normal dolphin watching experience, no. Besides the introduction to all the species you might see, you can still get...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

A wonderful afternoon with very knowledgeable and passionate guide. We saw common dolphins in abundance - plenty of photos and videos; make sure your phone/camera is fully charged first! Well maintained boat, and safety is taken seriously, very child friendly with appropriate sized lifejackets provided....More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2017

Aloha Andrew! Safety and fun while being respectful towards nature and wildlife is what we are here to do. Together we make possible both your happiness and ours because this way is possible to study the animals we find here as well - that's why...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip on the rib to see dolphins and wildlife. Everything was well organised and informative. The boat trip was exhilarating - though it is bumpy - you are going out to sea. In fact we seemed to go miles out to...More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2017

Hey there Paul, how are you? We don't give up easily so all the sea bumps and all the time we took, in the end, it is worth it because we found the not so common and magestic bottlenose dolphin among so many seabirds (every...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017

It was really cool to see the cliffs and caves from the sea ) Irina is very passionate about what she does and made this trip really special :) Thank you!More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Hello Lena :) Sagres is a really beautiful place, and seeing it all from the sea makes it extra special. All the beaches, all the high cliffs with fishermen, all the holes you can go in to discover, all the climbers trying to get to...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017

Our Mar Ilimitado crew on Friday 20 October, Ines (marine biologist) and Sebastiao (skipper) were very knowledgeable and skilful. After a short friendly, informative briefing about the different types of whales and dolphins likely to be seen we were soon making our way out of...More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2018

Olá :) That's so kind of you, writing such a long and very informative and descriptive text about what we do and how your experience with us felt like. We are so happy that you enjoyed the company of our biologist Inês and had such...More

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RamshornFarm
January 16, 2018|
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Hello RamshornFarm. Sometimes we are lucky to see some turtles during our dolphin watching tours but they are totally ocasional. The best time to see them would be in late spring/early summer (around May-August) and the... More
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Laura L
October 26, 2017|
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Hello Laura, We appreciate your interest! Orcas are not resident in our area they are migratory. They can be seen between the end of June and the beggining of September. However, it is always a surprise, because we never... More
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