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17 Aug 2017
24 May 2015
“Loads of SHARKS”
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Marina De Albufeira, Albufeira, Portugal
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Paid 174 euros for two of us to go big game fishing, I understand that you can go fishing and not catch a thing as I have experienced it many times being a fisherman myself. As regards to this I would avoid at all costs...More

4  Thank zain-mccarron
Reviewed 24 May 2015

I cannot believe some of these reviews on here, fishing is always a waiting game and sometimes in life you don't catch anything. BUT today we had 5 sharks 4 blue sharks and one mako, the mako was like a great white with attitude.......Paulo and...More

6  Thank Tracey A
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Great fun although it was a bit choppy out there!!! Caught loads of mackerel....they were jumping in the boat at one point!!! No sharks caught but the crew knew what they were doing. Shame that none of the 12 rods got a big bite but...More

6  Thank Grimblybear
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Booked a reef fishing trip for two, paid 70 euros + 6 for fishing permits. Staff was rude and aggresive. When my husband refused to fish with their antic gear and rusty, torn off hooks, he was being threaten with a huge hook by his...More

22  Thank Simona_and_friends
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Booked this for myself and 10YO son without first checking TA reviews. €60 plus €3 fishing licence. I did however read the reviews before we went on the trip, so didn't have very high hopes of a fun day out, oh dear! Small boat, 8...More

4  Thank Eric R
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Fishing on May 2013. Went for shark fishing, and actually, one poor small blue shark taken. Only 6 rods for 10 persons; and the fishing was not 'active' only lines with dead fishs. So, if you picked number 10, you have to wait for 10...More

6  Thank christophe g
Reviewed 13 September 2012

Total waste on time and money.At no time did anyone shark fishing hold a rod.Pirates on board do all the fishing.As for the captain he must be the most ignorant man in portugal.Save your money o not use these guys if you want to catch...More

9  Thank RAYMOND L
Reviewed 14 July 2012

I did go out with big reel fishing for a half a day reef fishing. I enjoy my day, the boat was good and the crew was helpful and friendly. we did catch mackerels and some poison fish that they call spider fish! over all...More

2  Thank SKYWALKER22
Reviewed 9 September 2011

We were given the impression that the trip was to an exciting day out and suitable for Children at a rate of 40 Euros for a child , 70 euros for adults. We sat on the boat for 6 hours in rough seas and none...More

11  Thank JanFree
Reviewed 8 August 2011

I went reef fishing twice - caught a fair few fish both times - crew are competent and helpful. I also went big-game fishing which was 70 euro's. May sound expensive but you can pay 10 times that amount in other parts of the world....More

4  Thank hawksey
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