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Unique boat & opportunity to sea under the waves

Unique experience on unique boat. Great staff - very informative about fish, marine life, geology... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2016
M J
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
Lovely Team, Great Boat, Fantastic Trip - Unique!

We had two trips on the OceanEye the first aborted due to a trim issue, they were really apologetic... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2016
julianlb
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 Aug 2018
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10 Sep 2016
“Unique boat & opportunity to sea under the waves”
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Cais de Santa Cruz, Horta, Faial Island 9900-172, Portugal
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

We really wanted to do this coastal boat tour rather than a whale watch, but during the 5 days we were there, it was impossible to make contact. Twice we went to the booth down by the harbor: both times it was closed with no...More

Thank athenaed
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Unique experience on unique boat. Great staff - very informative about fish, marine life, geology etc. Amazingly clear view of various areas around the coastline including a cave, lava flows etc. Very enjoyable morning. Thank you.

1  Thank M J
Reviewed August 3, 2016

We had two trips on the OceanEye the first aborted due to a trim issue, they were really apologetic and very flexible about when we could reorganise the trip. Second time out we had 2 hours out that just flew by! We were unlucky that...More

Thank julianlb
Reviewed June 30, 2016

I really recommend this trip for anyone interested in what's going on below the surface of the ocean. The boat is unlike any that I've ever been on before and every boat goes out with a marine biologist to explain what you're seeing. This trip...More

Thank nlaguilera
Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Marco was both pleasant and knowledgable. We very much enjoyed learning about marine biology and geology of the region. The boat ride was fun and very comfortable. Great time...

Thank TandC78
Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

We had a fantastic tour with the ocean eye both the skipper and the guide were marine biologist. We were given lots of information of both the geology of Faial and the marine life. The high light of our trip was seeing bottle noses Dolphins...More

Thank Tina A
Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

No doubt a wonderful experience to have when you're by yourself and especially with kids. A very nice and integrating crew! A beautiful day at sea.

Thank Rui T
Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is a great trip out. There is the opportunity to swim in the warmer water near some undersea vents, but for us the highlight was drifting along looking at Parrot fish, various rays and listening to the very knowledgable marine biologists explain it all...More

1  Thank Fangthewonderdog
Reviewed August 17, 2013

We experienced this tour and we found it interesting. Above all the guides who are very passionate and properly explained in a simple way about the sealife and local natural phenomena. Strongly recommended especially for non-snorklying people and families with kids.

4  Thank Naimar
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Knowledgeable staff and unique boat. Saw many sea creatures and enjoyed the trip to the Monte da Guia. We stopped for thoses who wanted to swim. Would definitely recommend.

3  Thank c0rita
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