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Tenerife boat trips and charters from Puerto Colon, Costa Adeje, Tenerife. Enjoy a comfortable sea life safari on an offshore rib or yacht. Go crowd-free, get closer to the water and so closer to the action... Connect with nature during peaceful...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Puerto Colon | Pantalan 3, 38670, Adeje, Tenerife, Spain
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+34 616 97 16 13
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 November 2011

This was an excellent trip. I have been out to see the whales and dolphins almost every year I have been going to Tenerife and that has been 20 years. This was by far the best i've been on. The captain was very knowledgeable about...More

12  Thank whiskerstish
NeilGoodchild, Owner at Poker Chip Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2011

Hello whiskerstish Just a (belated) note to thank you for going to the trouble to post such a positive review for me. We now have a Trip Advisor 'widget' set up on the feedback page of our website so I hope yours is the first...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 October 2012

Took this 3hr trip with 2 adults 3 children plus another family of 2 adults and 2 children. First thing Neil said was have you got your sea legs on! We had all taken dimenhidrinato 2hrs previously. We were not offered life jackets nor did...More

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NeilGoodchild, Owner at Poker Chip Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2013

Hi jw123Bucks. I'm so sorry you didn't enjoy your trip with us. I was very disappointed for you all. I have edited and re-posted my original response from last October in an effort to make a couple of points more easily understood. Please allow me...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

As Neil is still without a ship in the water, he arranged us a trip with a friend of him called Felix. They picked us up at the hotel. The boat has space for ~ 12 passengers. But We we're only 10. The sea was...More

Thank Flores2870
NeilGoodchild, Owner at Poker Chip Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Hi Flores2870. Thanks for the review - sorry for the lateness of the response. It's actually more than an engine we need now. I am aiming to change the boat to a 10 metre Capelli rib, and will do the same trips as before. In...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Contacted Neil to arrange a trip on his boat but unfortunately it was awaiting a new engine. Instead, Neil booked us the same trip on another boat he deals with called Seaquest. We were picked up at our apartments by the skippers wife and taken...More

Thank welshwizard1975
NeilGoodchild, Owner at Poker Chip Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Hi welshwizard1975. I somehow missed your review; thanks for taking the time. Glad you had a good time despite it being unusually chilly for your trip. A swim may have been a good idea to warm up a bit, it would have been warmer in...More

Reviewed 10 August 2016

We contacted Neil and even though his boat is in the docks, he provide fast feedback and valuable suggestions. In the end we opted for a 28 foot bavaria that could take us to see the dolphins, the whales and the sea turtles. Cost: EUR...More

Thank MAES1191
NeilGoodchild, Owner at Poker Chip Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Hi mddrijver. The Bavaria is probably about the latest addition to Puerto Colón's fleet of commercial boats, and is certainly one of the nicest for a private charter. I'm glad you got to see plenty of sea life too. Sorry to hear about your daughter's...More

Reviewed 29 July 2016

Booked a 3 hour trip through Neil and had Dani as a skipper. Very friendly and we found pilot whales and dolphins then off for a lovely lunch and snorkel before finishing off with a banana boat ride. Everyone loved it and classed it as...More

Thank RichBlakemore
NeilGoodchild, Owner at Poker Chip Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Hi Rich. Thanks for the review. Dani's boat isn't booked as much as some others as it's not obvious how much fun it is; it needs to be experienced before you find out. Thanks to you I can now quote or refer people to your...More

Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

I contacted Poker Chip charter to book a whale watching trip but unfortunately the boat was out of action. Neil, the owner, recommended another company that does a similar trip and promptly sorted out the details for me. Everything including hotel pick up, food and...More

Thank AW73
NeilGoodchild, Owner at Poker Chip Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Hi AW73. Thank you for the detailed review. Glad you go so much out of the trip. I am happy to be able to match people up with what they're looking for on other boats in the meantime. I hope we see you on Poker...More

Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Now my second time in Tenerife I decided to call up Neil Goodchild from Poker chip charter to arrange another trip around the island. He promptly organised a private yacht charter for me and my partner, a pick up and drop off for the hotel,...More

1  Thank Matty S
NeilGoodchild, Owner at Poker Chip Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Hi Matty. Great to see you again and to meet Leanne. Glad the trip was what you were looking for. See you next time. Neil.

Reviewed 1 June 2016

This review isn't about the poker chip charter, but about Neil the skipper who couldn't have done any more to help us out. I tried to book poker chip for a charter, but unfortunately the boat was out of action. Neil didn't just leave it...More

1  Thank Mark0707
NeilGoodchild, Owner at Poker Chip Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2016

Hi Mark. Thanks for the review, glad all was good for you. I'm a better service provider than fund raiser so we're concentrating on the bookings side of the business for now and maybe a crowdfunding campaign sometime soon. I'm building a new website which...More

Reviewed 9 March 2016

Im not a big fan of booking trips where lots of people are present so i found poker chip through a friend who recommended it. The skipper, Neil was always extremely helpful and always at hand, Thats made the experience more personal. Really enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2015

Neil did an amazing job organising a trip for us at fairly short notice. We were enjoying a family holiday to celebrate my husband's 65th and it happened to be his grandson's birthday whilst we were away- the birthday cake and candles were a lovely...More

1  Thank waveykaz
NeilGoodchild, Owner at Poker Chip Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2015

Hi waveykaz. I'm glad I was able to organise a trip for you at such short notice, Also glad it was such a success! Thank you for the review and I hope to see you next time around. Neil.

Reviewed 1 May 2015

First of all, Neil is a great guy! Secondly, he routinely goes above and beyond what can be expected of him as a service provider. You can't go wrong with the Poker chip charter! Johan and MikkelMore

Thank johan emil r
NeilGoodchild, Owner at Poker Chip Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2015

Hi Johan & Mikkel. Thanks for the review. Glad you were happy with the trip I was able to organise for you. I will certainly let you know when we're operating Poker Chip again - so you can try a new experience next time... I...More

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Greg C
25 May 2016|
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Response from Neil G | Property representative |
Hi Greg This is Neil Goodchild from Poker Chip Charter, thanks for getting in touch. Sorry, I have only just seen your question. I don't see notification of questions as quickly as say an email or FB Page message for... More
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Mark0707
21 May 2016|
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Response from Neil G | Property representative |
Hi Mark. The maximum number of passengers on the majority of smaller boats is 11. There is however a small catamaran that would fit the bill for you, their legal maximum being 22 people. I have just checked with them and... More
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