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Horta, Faial Island, Portugal

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Reviewed 3 August 2018

We really wanted to do this coastal boat tour rather than a whale watch, but during the 5 days we were there, it was impossible to make contact. Twice we went to the booth down by the harbor: both times it was closed with no...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank athenaed
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.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank M J
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...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank julianlb
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...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank nlaguilera
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...

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank TandC78
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...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Tina A
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.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Rui T
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...More

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank Fangthewonderdog
Reviewed 17 August 2013

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.

Date of experience: August 2013
4  Thank Naimar
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.

Date of experience: July 2013
3  Thank c0rita
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