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Address: Molo Umberto I, 16034 Portofino, Italy
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+39 338 316 8058
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We are operating starting mid March until the end of October. During this...

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.

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Andrea can't be beat

I made this reservation just days before our arrival in portofino and Andrea was still able to accommodate us! It was the off season so I can't guarantee the same results in the... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 April 2016
etnicho
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Geneva, Switzerland

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bangkok
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Andrea is good. We like our boat trip to portofino. I just feel that the boat is a bit small for 10 people and also a bit insecure.

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andrea v, Direttore at Portofino Taxi Boat, responded to this review

Thanks so much for having reviewed our business. Your opinion is very important for me and for sure I will treasure all the words and criticisms that will be written to do the best. Small boat for 10 peoples? Maybe yes, but not insecure I personally guarantee the safety of our boats. The controls that we have every year guarantee... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

I made this reservation just days before our arrival in portofino and Andrea was still able to accommodate us! It was the off season so I can't guarantee the same results in the busier months. Andrea was incredibly charming and knowledgeable. This activity absolutely deserves to be the top rated thing to do in Portofino. I can't suggest Andrea enough.

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andrea v, Proprietario at Portofino Taxi Boat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all the nice words. Now I start crying !!! I'm joking! Everything you wrote is very nice. See you again in Portofino More 

New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Andrea was wonderful! He took 4 of us out on a tour, with pick up near hotel in Rapallo and drop off at Portofino where we could enjoy lunch. His boat was perfect and clean and his Knowledge of the area and recommendations were wonderful too! Thank you Andrea.

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andrea v, Proprietario at Portofino Taxi Boat, responded to this review

wow! too kind! I'll wait again for another tour. thanks a lot Best regards Andrea More 

Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

It can be hard to incorporate a tour that caters to both husband, wife as well as 13 year old son but our tour with Andrea - did just all this. From the moment we boarded the immaculate boat we were made to feel welcome and comfortable. Andrea was informative and knowledgeable in all aspects of Portofino (and surrounds). As... More 

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andrea v, Proprietario at Portofino Taxi Boat, responded to this review

how many wonderful words. I'm really glad to have left a good memory. see you again! Sinceraly Andrea More 

Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

we were for our honeymoon in Portofino at August 2015, and we booked with Andrea with trip advisor and it was totally worth it. the 2 hours trip was excellent , and we would do it every single time we visit Portofino or Santa Margharita ... Thank you Andrea !!

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Stunningly chic, gorgeous cafes and restaurants, beautiful friendly people. A real gem- such a sophisticated way to while away a couple of hours, having lunch overlooking the marina with amazing boats moored and beautiful clifftop high class houses that overlook this amazing place

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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Very nice service / tour. Took a 1 hr ride around the coast and saw Portofino from the sea side which is a must while visiting this quaint town. It was reasonably priced and we were able to bring our rose bottle on board.

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Westlake Village, California
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

Late October is not the best time of the year to visit Portofino, but we had a wonderful boat trip along the Italian Riviera with Andrea. Believe all the fabulous reviews on TripAdvisor. Andrea met us as pre-arranged at promptly 11:00 a.m. and we immediately knew we had made the right choice. He was warm, welcoming and happy to share... More 

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Andrea is a true Pro and gentleman. When we woke the day of our reserved Boat trip with Andrea, it was wet, windy and cold. Still we travelled to Portofino and were pleasantly surprised by a call from Andrea on the way. He told us the sea was choppy and suggested we cancel without any charge. It was an easy... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

When things go well, doing the right thing is easy, but when something happens, how someone reacts is a much better show of character. We were on the Oceania Marina, and in mid-October, booking a water taxi is a bit risky. As it turned out the ship was diverted from Portofino to Genoa at the last minute. Sadly, this meant... More 

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