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Portofino Taxi Boat

Molo Umberto I, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 338 316 8058
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Awesome private boat tour!

Andrea V. was our guide, spoke incredibly good English and as a result we had wonderful... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
SBH62
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Mashpee, Massachusetts
worth the boat ride

It's very busy boat get quite full but it's worth the boat ride. It's a good ride to enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
robertpannell
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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We are operating starting mid March until the end of October. During this time you can rent our boats with or without driver, for various kinds of tours, ranging from 1 hour (minimum) to a full day. The tours can be planned according to clients' requirements, even sailing from a different place. During our tours the following services are at your disposal: mini-bar, towels, fresh water shower, snorkelling masks and much more.
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Molo Umberto I, 16034 Portofino, Italy
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Andrea V. was our guide, spoke incredibly good English and as a result we had wonderful conversation about the history and culture of beautiful Italy. We worked with Andrea in advance to book a 2 hour boat ride through Portofino, Camogli, Santa Margherita and S....More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

It's very busy boat get quite full but it's worth the boat ride. It's a good ride to enjoy the coastal scenery, sit back and enjoy .Watch out because it ports at a few locations along the coast make sure it's going to your destination...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

We had a stunning cruise with Andrea around the headland of Portofino, past the lighthouse and around to the sunken Christ statue at San Fruttuoso. The water is crystal clear and the statue can be clearly seen from the surface. It is 17 metres deep...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Staying at Portofino we decided to take the taxi boat to visit places along the coast. It was on time and ran regularly. We went to s.fruttuoso which was really quiet and beautiful and then s. Margarita which is more seasidey. An enjoyable day out.

1  Thank Paula A
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had the pleasure of an afternoon with Andrea on one of his boats... seeing Portofino, San Fruttuoso and Camolgia. Andrea provided interesting info about the houses, the sites, the history and the people of the area. We swam at several spots and truly enjoyed...More

Thank Barbara B
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We hikes from San Margerita to Portofino along the sea shore. The last 1.5 miles were uphill to get to the top of Portofino. We then hiked to San Frutuoso (2.5 hours) and took the boat back. On a beautiful day, this is a spectacular...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We did the 3 hour tour with Andrea leaving Santa Margherita, stopping at San Fruttuoso to swim above the Jesus of the Abyss statue, Portofino and finally Camogli. It couldn't have been a more beautiful day; Andrea was a fantastic and knowledgable tour guide. The...More

Thank Sasha P
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andrea v, Proprietario at Portofino Taxi Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

hello Sasha, thanks for the nice words. I am very happy to have left a good memory on our tour. I hope see you again. sincerely Andrea

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

I booked the 90-minute sunset private cruise for my partner's birthday, and it was a wonderful experience. Andreas was a brilliant guide - giving us lots of interesting facts about the amazing sights we were seeing, but then also leaving us alone at times to...More

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andrea v, Proprietario at Portofino Taxi Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Hi Nick, the sunset tour is a great alternative to our traditional tours. I am very happy to have given you a moment of joy during your vacation. All the best Andrea

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Thanks to tripadvisor, i stumbled upon portofino taxi boat and so glad that I did because this is a must-do in Portofino! They offer one hour, two hour or longer tours; yes it is a bit expensive but what an experience! We really felt that...More

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andrea v, Proprietario at Portofino Taxi Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

dear customer, I bring a special thanks from Graziano. I'm glad you spent two nice hours with us. we look forward to it again. regards Andrea

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

The mark of a good businessman is how they handle a situation that doesn't go to plan, and the way Andrea Viacava of Portofino Taxi Boat handled the poor weather forecast on the day we were scheduled to do a half-day tour showed that he...More

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andrea v, Proprietario at Portofino Taxi Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

reading a positive review, always makes a lot of pleasure. reading such a detailed review makes me very proud. your words give me a positive energy to do even better. thank you very much for choosing portofino taxi boat. See you next time Andrea

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MarilynG61
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Response from Paula A | Reviewed this property |
No need to book. If you’ve only a day there on your cruise then just stay in Portofino and don’t waste your time going to the other nearby towns - they are not as nice as Portofino. The trip to the monastery on the boat is... More
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Contact Portofino Taxi boat Andrea Viacava will explain all possible boat tours. He will customise your tour of the Portofino, Cinque Terre & this region to suit you & your family & it will be exceptional.
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