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Mar Ilimitado

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| Porto da Baleeira de Sagres, Sagres 8650-368, Portugal
+351 916 832 625
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Although our visit to Sagres was at the end of the season (November) I managed to get out to sea on... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
BelisariusUK
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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In the off-season, I was lucky to catch a ride with four others plus crew. We saw lots of dolphins... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
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We are a team of passionate marine biologists committed to the preservation of the ocean. We offer boat tours and diving experiences with integrated environmental education. Some of the tourism activities contribute to our research and conservation projects.
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Although our visit to Sagres was at the end of the season (November) I managed to get out to sea on two trips (after pestering them on a daily basis to see what the weather was doing!). The staff were brilliant - my thanks to...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

In the off-season, I was lucky to catch a ride with four others plus crew. We saw lots of dolphins, several pods of common dolphins including mothers with young ones, and several pods of the far more "shy" Risso (?) dolphins. Very knowledgeable crew that...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Four of us went out on a tour of the coast , and then out to find Dolphins. Jesus was a great skipper getting close to the rocky shore , then blasting through and upon the waves causing great merriment to us all. A superb...More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Namasté! If you are with Jesus of course it will be great :) We like to mix up things a little, so it's not just a normal dolphin watching experience, no. Besides the introduction to all the species you might see, you can still get...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

A wonderful afternoon with very knowledgeable and passionate guide. We saw common dolphins in abundance - plenty of photos and videos; make sure your phone/camera is fully charged first! Well maintained boat, and safety is taken seriously, very child friendly with appropriate sized lifejackets provided....More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Aloha Andrew! Safety and fun while being respectful towards nature and wildlife is what we are here to do. Together we make possible both your happiness and ours because this way is possible to study the animals we find here as well - that's why...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip on the rib to see dolphins and wildlife. Everything was well organised and informative. The boat trip was exhilarating - though it is bumpy - you are going out to sea. In fact we seemed to go miles out to...More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Hey there Paul, how are you? We don't give up easily so all the sea bumps and all the time we took, in the end, it is worth it because we found the not so common and magestic bottlenose dolphin among so many seabirds (every...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

It was really cool to see the cliffs and caves from the sea ) Irina is very passionate about what she does and made this trip really special :) Thank you!More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Hello Lena :) Sagres is a really beautiful place, and seeing it all from the sea makes it extra special. All the beaches, all the high cliffs with fishermen, all the holes you can go in to discover, all the climbers trying to get to...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Our Mar Ilimitado crew on Friday 20 October, Ines (marine biologist) and Sebastiao (skipper) were very knowledgeable and skilful. After a short friendly, informative briefing about the different types of whales and dolphins likely to be seen we were soon making our way out of...More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Olá :) That's so kind of you, writing such a long and very informative and descriptive text about what we do and how your experience with us felt like. We are so happy that you enjoyed the company of our biologist Inês and had such...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Exciting tour . A little bumpy (for seniors) but you feel secure and it's O.K.. We saw dolphins and a lot of seabirds. It's a must.More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Hello hello. All the bumps are worth it when you have your dreams come true and seeing wild animals in the wildlife, in their home, it's not everyday. Glad to hear that you enjoyed and that you felt safe. Those are our main goals right...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

It was great to get on the tour which is guided by a knowledgeable biologist.The Dolphin sightings were amazing (apparently it is almost sure that you'll see a bunch of them on your trip), and as special highlight we even saw a whale. You could...More

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Mar I, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha there! Passion in great quantities is what makes us and what we have to give, so we are happy that you felt how special all this experience is. Our job is done. And you were even luckier because on top of dolphins, you saw...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing trip out to see the dolphins. Our guide Sofia was brilliant. Recommend this trip to anyone visiting Sagres!

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RamshornFarm
16 January 2018|
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Response from Mar I | Property representative |
Hello RamshornFarm. Sometimes we are lucky to see some turtles during our dolphin watching tours but they are totally ocasional. The best time to see them would be in late spring/early summer (around May-August) and the... More
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Laura L
26 October 2017|
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Hello Laura, We appreciate your interest! Orcas are not resident in our area they are migratory. They can be seen between the end of June and the beggining of September. However, it is always a surprise, because we never... More
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