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Address: Zona Ribeirinha de Alvor | Alvor Riverfront, Alvor, Portimao 8500-059, Portugal
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+351 962 091 551
08:00 - 20:00
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Alvor Boat Trips, established 1997 - A Portuguese/Irish family run business...

Alvor Boat Trips, established 1997 - A Portuguese/Irish family run business offering top class eco friendly coastal cruises on board "Alvor Flor do Sol", Portugal's first solar powered cruiser and Fishing & coastal trips on "Novo Alvor" & "Eco Alvor". Certified, comfortable and highly recommended, top class sightseeing boat trips, with the people that care! "We encourage you to leave feedback and if there is anyway we can improve the service and your experience please don't hesitate to ask while you are with us. Our aim is your recommendation" - Owner & Operators Roisin & Luis.

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This was a highlight of our holiday. Amazing staff and so well organised. This is a must do!!! The views are amazing and the relaxed pace is great.

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a highlight of our holiday. Amazing staff and so well organised. This is a must do!!! The views are amazing and the relaxed pace is great.

Thank Brian_dublin33
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and food and drink awesome .…................, rough water - got home safely, pickup and dropoff at drontdoor

Thank Gerrie O
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
59 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took a trip on this catamaran to the caves along the coast by Lagos. The trip took about 3 hours. The boat anchored just off the coast and we took a small motorized dinghy into the caves. The rock formations are spectacular. If you want a quiet and relaxing trip to the caves, this is the... More 

Thank John W
Torfaen, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

A group of 4 of us did the four hour fishing trip with Alvor Boat trips and it was great. Everyone was very friendly they do there best to try and find the best spots to catch the fish and telling you the type of fish you've caught. If the fish is too small to eat they will throw it... More 

1 Thank Jessica_DSC
Saint John, Canada
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

We had three hospitable staff of the boat with 12 prpole on their boat. Excellent hospitality, refreshments on the 1.5 hours to Silves., with dinner served on return with wine, port , sangria, beer, soft drinks in generous proportion. We had two hours in Solves, long enough to get to the wonderful,castle in the town as well as the church... More 

Thank Scarmar
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Alvor Boat Trip is fantastic way to spend a relaxing afternoon on your trip to Alvor. We went on a river cruise to Silves. As promised Louis picked us up at our hotel and took us to the harbour at Portiamao. We boarded the solar powered boat and enjoyed a relaxing sail to Silves Carlos was a fantastic and knowledge... More 

2 Thank jeanettebullen
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Solar powered, comfortable, safe boat with experienced and friendly captain. Because the boat is solar powering an electric motor it's a very quiet and relaxing trip winding your way through the river from Alvor to Silves where you have a chance to explore the town before having lunch on the boat heading back to Alvor. It's got a clean toilet,... More 

1 Thank Chris R
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Booked this trip with Rochine in Alvor harbour who told you us we would be picked up the next day at our hotel at 9.45 am ready to sail at 10am. Tuesday 9.45 the captain of the boat picked us up prompt and we set sail at 10 am as planned on what the Captain said was a slight swell... More 

Thank 1963Richard
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

Solar boat trip with my husband last week was amazing. Luis the perfect host ably assisted by his colleague (Philip I think!) . We had such a relaxing trip up the river to Silves, the boat was so quiet that we got to see lots of wildlife and birds and learn a lot about the local area too. Coffee and... More 

3 Thank Gina L
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

My husband and I and 4 other couples spent a relaxing day on the river with Alvor Boat Trips. The quiet river trip was very peaceful and Luis was a wonderful host. After visiting Silvas, we enjoyed a delicious meal on the boat and Luis went above and beyond in serving a scrumptous birthday cake for one of our group... More 

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