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The Waverider RIB Experience

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The Waverider RIB Experience
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“hour trip”(32 reviews)
“doughnuts”(19 reviews)
“fast blast”(19 reviews)
Waverider s objective is to show our clients the natural environment where dolphins and whales live and satisfy them with a fantastic tour on the south-coast of Lanzarote. It has the Blue Flag title for whale watching, authorised by the Tourism...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Avenida Del Varadero | The Old Town Harbour, 35570 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 672 96 98 52
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Us 3 ladies aged 30 and 60's booked a trip with these lovely people The WaveRider is like a fairground ride on water. Arriving at 10 am Marco proceeds to dress you in a lifejacket and although he has a very happy disposition got across...More

7  Thank paxman82
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

I booked this for my partner for a Christmas present so as you can imagine we were very excited. I'm not sure if it was the weather or the description had changed and tour extended from when I booked in December 2014. The trip sounded...More

4  Thank KatStock
MattH798, Manager at The Waverider RIB Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2015

Hi Kat, im so sorry your trip wasn't enjoyable but your quite right the weather was not great that day (unfortunately this is one aspect of our trips we have no control over as I'm sure you can appreciate). After reading your review i viewed...More

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All reviews hour trip doughnuts fast blast marine safari wave rider coastal tour great fun flying fish fantastic trip life jackets adrenaline rush recommend this trip saw dolphins an absolute blast private charter an adventure next year
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the 2.5 hour trip and saw so many dolphins! Really amazing, they swam alongside the boat. The whole trip was fun, especially doing doughnuts and speeding along the waves, and Marco was very funny!

Thank alicemillw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first thing we were told (after a quick safety brief) was that the dolphins are free and they can't ever guarantee you will see them. We were unfortunate in that they didn't come out to play, but the weather was lovely and the staff...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 9 nights in Lanza at beginning of Oct 18. Have been on the Wave Rider 7 or 8 times over the years 😍absolutely fantastic trip, have done ‘fast blast’, marine safari and coastal adventure and each trip has been amazing. Monday 8th was Coastal...More

1  Thank Louise O
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Reluctantly booked this as I was terrified. Not great sea legs or an adrenaline junkie. Marco reassured us and explained everything. The excursion was blooming fantastic, informative and fun. I loved it. Will do it again and recommend this to anyone, even the wimps like...More

Thank KatrinaDDDDDDDD
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Nice people (Marco and Barbara), no effort spared, great fun. Speed, bumpy but lovely and safe. Thank you

Thank _liesvby1
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We went on this trip in July and i'm so glad we booked it!! We weren't lucky enough to see the dolphins but the trip was so much fun and I would go again. The family which run it deserve every bit of praise and...More

Thank nicolekk2018
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Me and my son have just got back from this trip and we both loved it. It's fast and slow and Marco was very informative. Didn't see any dolphins but that just means we will have to try again.

Thank 426Lindylou75426
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We booked this trip as a experience it's not something you would do every time you are away. From the moment you get to the meeting point (which is next to ferry tickets office), your driver is so funny. Once are the safety stuff is...More

Thank Tony K
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We did the waiverider twice in one week it is so good. The first time we did the 1.5 hrs at 530pm searched for dolphins and found them and they certainly gave us a wonderful experience letting us see them then we did doughnuts and...More

1  Thank Jolee250375
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Great day out .Didn't see dolphins but still enjoyed it .Suitable for all ages. You will get wet so be warned

Thank walshmichelle78
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3 June 2018|
Response from Simon B | Reviewed this property |
No I don’t believe there is. :)
1 October 2017|
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
First things first. Shoes are removed and stored on board. The men on our trip wore longish shorts that doubled as swim shorts, and T-shirts. The women wore T-shirts and skirts over swimwear. The only child with us was... More
11 August 2017|
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
Non-swimmers are fine on Waverider. When we were on it, we moored in (I think) papagaya bay for the snorkelling. We were there for no more than 30 minutes. Non-swimmers can stay aboard and enjoy a drink, and if you've... More
3 August 2017|
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Response from Ryankirkwood1 | Reviewed this property |
they also supply cans of juice and beer and water
Jemma S
29 July 2017|
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
Don,t think there's an upper size/weight limit. Two of the guys in our group were 100kg. We also had an 8 year-old girl, who loved it, and Marco and Barbara took really good care of her. So no upper limit as far as I can... More