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Benagil Caves Tour from Portimao provided by Algarve Discovery

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Benagil Caves Tour from Portimao

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 01/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 01/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
With the sun streaming through its sandstone ceiling onto the beach below, Benagil Caves (Algar de Benagil) is one of the Algarve’s most iconic sights—but you can only access the cave from the water. This short tour, with a range of departures throughout the day, uses a small boat so that (conditions permitting) you can enter the cave and take photos.
  • You'll start at
    Clube Naval De Portimão
    8500-702 Portimão, Portugal
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Vale de Centeanes Beach
    Praia de Benagil
    Algar de Benagil
    Praia da Rocha
    Algar Seco
    Praia da Marinha
  • You'll end at
    Clube Naval De Portimão
    8500-702 Portimão, Portugal
    See address & details
  • Experience the sculptural sandstone Benagil Caves (Algar de Benagil)
  • Small boat allows cave access to see the natural arches at their best
  • Choose between different departure times to suit your schedule
  • Veteran driver/guide brings you in as close as possible
Important Information
Departure Point
Clube Naval De Portimão, 8500-702 Portimão, Portugal
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Driver/guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
OWWeijer wrote a review 24 Oct
27 contributions
Very nice tour. Beautiful beaches and caves and the boat tour was great. Guides were friendly, knowledgable and could help out in English, French and Spanish. Recommended.
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Chanty C wrote a review 9 Oct
2 contributions
You cannot go down to the Benagil cave Fantastic landacape The trip was amazing, small boat but very comfortable
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Date of experience: October 2020
Rob P wrote a review 1 Oct
5 contributions1 helpful vote
If you want to experience the beautiful caves around the area , this is the tour you have to take! Guided by two experienced and hilarious drivers we where guided to the most wonderful caves. Each cave has a story and there was plenty of time to take great pictures inside them.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Glenncito wrote a review Sep 2020
Lisbon, Portugal3 contributions
If you have an interest in geology, or simply appreciate unusual landscapes, you will enjoy this tour. You will not be on the water for as long as they say. Our tour started 30 minutes late and ended 20 minutes early.
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#Travelformysoul wrote a review Sep 2020
Union City, California10 contributions
We really enjoyed our tour of Benagil Caves with this company. Looking at TripAdvisor recommendations and other reviewers for what to do in Algarve, one can figure that this is a main highlight. What I was pleasantly surprised by was not only how beautiful Benagil caves was, but
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Date of experience: September 2020
About the operator

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By: Algarve Discovery
Excellent experience!
Highly recommend! Our skippers were very entertaining and informative. Definitely worth spending extra for the priv
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Jayne B
Small comment.
We had an amazing time on a brilliantly comfy rib. The staff were friendly too. My only comment would be for the gi
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Great day
Nice people taking care of us the whole day: Jeep Tour, boat ride (lucky: with dolphins!), extraordinary lunch and
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The guys were really friendly, the driving was amazing and very fun. This definitely made my holidays much more fun
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Beautiful colorful coast
Beautiful colorful coast, many caves and marvelous beaches, many path along the coast. I recomend you to take some
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Deborah S
A Wonderful Morning
We took a private boat tour with Discovery Algarve and had a wonderful morning. Luis was our guide and was informa
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An Amazing experience
What an amazing experience to visit the Algarve region. My friends and I did the full day trip - Jeep and Boat with
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Taruga Tours to Benagil Caves
Went with the above company for tour of the Benagil caves with Asilva as our skipper who was brilliant. Can’t reco
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Nick S
Algarve paradise
We had a private boat tour for approx 2 hours today up the coast including plenty of caves. Andre and Escobar (the
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Great tour of the caves and jeep tour
This was a great tour for 2 hours, they tour director was a lot of fun would highly recommend the water tour. We a
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Kaladin T
Excellent tour of Benagil
Great tour of the coastline and Benagil cave. We embarked on a 2 hour tour from Portimão of Benagil cave and the c
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Brilliant tour
I would definitely recommend booking this if you’re staying in or near Portimao! Brilliant 2 hour tour, stunning sc
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Great trip
We were two adults and two kids aged 5 and 11. Our 5 year old daughter was a bit owerwhelmed and scared at first by
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Wonderful company, thanks for a great day!
Booked the boat and jeep tour (4 hours) on Viator but was informed on the morning of the tour that they would have
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We had a fantastic tour with Algarve Discovery in Portimao but we are slightly confused about it. We arranged it th
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese
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