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Ocean Explorer - CLOSED

Marina Los Gigantes Pontoon 4, Los Gigantes, Tenerife, Spain
+34 687 39 58 56
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Best whale watching

Me and my fiancé went on flipper uno, but we were not satisfied with the number of wales that we... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
Kev H
via mobile
A whale of a time

Fabulous trip. Excellent, from our first contact with Betty by email and phone through Lorenzo's... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2016
Donlau4
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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17 May 2017
“Best whale watching”
15 Oct 2016
“A whale of a time ”
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Marina Los Gigantes Pontoon 4, Los Gigantes, Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Me and my fiancé went on flipper uno, but we were not satisfied with the number of wales that we saw. So we booked to go on this cheaper boat trip and ‭we were so impressed. It was amazing and half the price of flipper...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous trip. Excellent, from our first contact with Betty by email and phone through Lorenzo's careful tour onboard. We were lucky enough to see several pilot whales, tuna and bottle-nosed dolphins. Top value for money. Many thanks.

2  Thank Donlau4
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Reviewed October 9, 2016

We booked our whale watching trip via email (so convenient). Great price, only 15 euro per person and only 10 people on board. We've seen few whales, one was swimming next to our boat for a while :) Amazing experience and very friendly staff. We...More

1  Thank Agnieszka K
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

Having been on the Ocean Explorer twice last year on our visit to Los Gigantes we were extremely keen to head out to sea again on this years visit to LG. It is stil, by some distance the best 15 Euros (per person) you will...More

3  Thank bcblue1878
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Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic trip this was - saw many whales with their babies,some of them swimming really close to the boat, sometimes swimming under! Take your cameras- you won't be disappointed!

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Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic trips with Ocean Explorer! Just as reviews I'd read before visiting los gigantes, you had to book at the harbour and the trips were great. If it's the whales and dolphins you are interested in you don't need the boats with food and drink....More

1  Thank Christine S
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Reviewed September 6, 2016

As everyone has said, great boat, max of 10 people and they found the Dolphins and there were between 10 and twenty. They were jumping and riding the wake of flipper uni and truly provided a spectacle. I have seen dolphins in the wild before,...More

1  Thank Bobbi O
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OceanExplorer_Spain, Owner at Ocean Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2016

Thank you for your nice review -- I'm glad you enjoyed your trip with us. You mentioned not seeing the whales, so I spoke with the captain. He assured me that he's found the pilot whales on every whale watching trip this summer. We think...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

This trip is a must do! It is only €15 and it is worth your money. You go on a boat with other people. They guarantee that you will see whale fish. We have seen about 4-6 whales. Different from big to small. This trip...More

1  Thank Ry V
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Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Recently booked this through an agent. Agent openly admitted that he doesn't normally deal with this company but as we wanted to use them he would call up for us. Called with us in office and agreed a price with man answering the company phone....More

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OceanExplorer_Spain, Owner at Ocean Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2016

We are sorry you had a bad experience, but the problem was not with Ocean Explorer. One of your companions wrote a very similar review (see Corinna L's review) and I tried to explain what actually happened in my response to her. Your travel agent...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We paid a good price with a reputable ticket agency (who we have used for all trips and so gained a good discount with him). We turned up and we're the only ones going out on the boat. I overheard the captain say (didn't think...More

Thank Corinna L
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OceanExplorer_Spain, Owner at Ocean Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2016

We are very sorry you had a bad experience yesterday, but the problem was not with Ocean Explorer. We do not work with travel agencies because there have been too many misunderstandings in the past. When the travel agency called to reserve places with us,...More

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