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Address: Cais de Santa Cruz, Horta, Faial Island 9900-172, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 966 140 608
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Unique boat & opportunity to sea under the waves

Unique experience on unique boat. Great staff - very informative about fish, marine life, geology etc. Amazingly clear view of various areas around the coastline including a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 September 2016
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Unique experience on unique boat. Great staff - very informative about fish, marine life, geology etc. Amazingly clear view of various areas around the coastline including a cave, lava flows etc. Very enjoyable morning. Thank you.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We had two trips on the OceanEye the first aborted due to a trim issue, they were really apologetic and very flexible about when we could reorganise the trip. Second time out we had 2 hours out that just flew by! We were unlucky that day not to see any Dolphins but the caves along the Algarve coast were fascinating... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

I really recommend this trip for anyone interested in what's going on below the surface of the ocean. The boat is unlike any that I've ever been on before and every boat goes out with a marine biologist to explain what you're seeing. This trip would be especially great for anyone that doesn't like to snorkel or dive so that... More 

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Marco was both pleasant and knowledgable. We very much enjoyed learning about marine biology and geology of the region. The boat ride was fun and very comfortable. Great time...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We had a fantastic tour with the ocean eye both the skipper and the guide were marine biologist. We were given lots of information of both the geology of Faial and the marine life. The high light of our trip was seeing bottle noses Dolphins and false killer whales swim along side the boat amazing! :) :)

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Thank Tina A
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

No doubt a wonderful experience to have when you're by yourself and especially with kids. A very nice and integrating crew! A beautiful day at sea.

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Newbury, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

This is a great trip out. There is the opportunity to swim in the warmer water near some undersea vents, but for us the highlight was drifting along looking at Parrot fish, various rays and listening to the very knowledgable marine biologists explain it all and point out things you wouldn't otherwise have spotted yourself. Two hours went very fast.... More 

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Monterosso Al Mare
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

We experienced this tour and we found it interesting. Above all the guides who are very passionate and properly explained in a simple way about the sealife and local natural phenomena. Strongly recommended especially for non-snorklying people and families with kids.

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Horta, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

Knowledgeable staff and unique boat. Saw many sea creatures and enjoyed the trip to the Monte da Guia. We stopped for thoses who wanted to swim. Would definitely recommend.

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Horta, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2013

It's a really nice trip, where you will see the bottom of the sea next to the Island of Faial. They have (i think) two diferent trips. In ours, we went to see a cave in Monte da Guia, where they enter with the boat, and then we went to the other side of the bay, near the beach of... More 

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