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Ocean Quest

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Edificio Vilamarina | Vilamoura Marina - 1B.2.1 E 1.B.2.2, Bloco B - Loja 29, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-409, Portugal
+351 938 482 068
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Amazing Boat Trip

Being on holiday with 3 teenagers is never easy and we had the most amazing time with Ocean Quest... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paulajf1
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Toppesfield, United Kingdom
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Great friendly and professional trip

We did the dolphin watching trip. Very easy to book and well organised. We had to travel an hour to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Double0D
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London
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Welcome to Ocean Quest! Discover the hidden wonders of the Algarve Coastline aboard our custom built motor catamaran which has been built with your safety and comfort in mind, we have ladies and mens toilets, a fully stocked bar, music system, and a fabulous crew that will look after you from start to finish. Enjoy our different tours departing daily from Vilamoura Marina, suitable for all ages in a family and friendly ambience. Our professional and experienced team and crew are here to make your holiday to the Algarve a fantastic one with special memories to take home. The Algarve is Europes most famous secret……Share it!
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Edificio Vilamarina | Vilamoura Marina - 1B.2.1 E 1.B.2.2, Bloco B - Loja 29, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-409, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Being on holiday with 3 teenagers is never easy and we had the most amazing time with Ocean Quest today - the staff were fantastic and friendly, the boat large and clean and we saw dolphins!!!! We followed the dolphins for a couple of hours...More

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Sarah S, Owner at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks Paula for your lovely review and positive comments we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us . Kindest Regards From us all here at Ocean Quest

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the dolphin watching trip. Very easy to book and well organised. We had to travel an hour to see 3 dolphins but the crew kept us informed and it's such a nice boat that wasn't overcrowded so just the trip itself was nice....More

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Sarah S, Owner at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your lovely comments, we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Kind Regards Ocean Quest Team

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the boat to see the caves at Benagril. This surpassed all our expectations. The staff on board the boat are the best ever - nothing is too much trouble and it is clear that they care that the customers have the best experience....More

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Sarah S, Owner at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Fiona :) For your lovely comments and positive feedback. We are glad you had a great time on board. Kind Regards Ocean Quest Team

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff and an easy booking system. We did a morning Dolphin trip which exceeded all our expectations and was one of the highlights of our holiday.

Thank Jamie73
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Sarah S, Owner at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Jamie for your great comments, we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Kindest Regards Ocean Quest Team

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked to see the dolphins. The organisation was excellent, the brand new boat was lovely and the crew were all friendly and knowledgable. We found the dolphins straight away and got lots of opportunity to watch them and take photos. It was such a...More

Thank Rachel M
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Sarah S, Owner at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review Rachel, we are glad you had a great time with us was our pleasure to have you on board and we hope to welcome you on board in the future. Kind Regards Ocean Quest Team

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the cave tour with our teenagers. A lovely welcome and a helping hand from the crew to board, a small glass of wine or fruit juice to start the journey. The crew are amazing, they talk to you about what you can see...More

Thank Juliewall60
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Sarah S, Owner at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Julie for your lovely review we are glad you enjoyed your time with us on board was a pleasure to have you. Kind Regads Ocean Quest Team

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to take a trip on the sea and ocean quest was advertising in the marina. What a great choice! Lovely big boat and fantastic crew that told you all about the coastline you were travelling on. They spend around 15mins to let you...More

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Sarah S, Owner at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Phil for your lovely comments we are glad you enjoyed your afternoon aboard with us. Kindest Regards Ocean Quest Team

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the dolphin trip with Ocean Quest without 15 year old daughter. Couldn't fault it. Every one was very helpful from booking to the actual trip. Saw loads of dolphins in their natural setting. Sara was very friendly when taking our booking and all...More

Thank MH1610
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Sarah S, Owner at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your lovely comments regarding your experience with us here at Ocean Quest. It is very important to us to respect the rules and regulations on observing the dolphins in the wild and it is wonderful to know that our clients notice this...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to finish our holiday with a boat trip, and after a bit of research on TA we decided on Ocean Quest. - Correct choice. Great afternoon going to the caves, crew were brilliant, very friendly and came round individually to chat and explain...More

Thank nandkroberts
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Sarah S, Owner at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review we are glad you enjoyed your trip with us and finished your holiday with a boat trip :) Kindest Regards from us all here at Ocean Quest

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did 2 trips with them. The first to see the caves and shoreline, trying local treats and liquors, the second to see wild dolphins, which is one of the most wonderful experiences. The crew found a pod of 20+ which stayed around our boat...More

Thank Mark L
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Sarah S, Owner at Ocean Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Mark for your lovely comments we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us, we hope to welcome you aboard in the future. Kind Regards Ocean Quest Team

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Christine B
August 9, 2018|
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Response from Sarah S | Property representative |
Dear Christine Many thanks for your question. It has been awful with the forest fires, far away from Vilamoura but we have seen the smoke, over this area, I believe it is now all ok :) Our Dolphin Quest is suitable for your... More
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stampk2016
June 2, 2018|
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Response from Sarah S | Property representative |
Hi, My apologies I did not get a notification regarding your message, we were our Sunday & today, next one will be Friday possibly Thursday depending on this very unstable weather. Kindest Regards ocean Quest
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Baldnerd
May 22, 2018|
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The best place in Portugal for Whale watching is in the Azores, we do see often common & bottle nose dolphins in the waters along the Algarve coast. At the moment there are possibilities to see Sei Whales, Mink Whale... More
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