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Boat started to smoke and engine failed

Good trip but unfortunately the boat was not reliable. Fortunately we booked with Thomson and got... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2014
Katyella10
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Whitstable, England, United Kingdom
It's ok!

We went on this trip with Thompson and it was interesting but not my cup of tea. Saw a ship wreck... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2014
Jemma J
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

Had an amazing time on this trip with friendly and helpful staff, a brilliant opportunity to see the fish for anyone who doesn't snorkel or scuba dive. Make sure to take a sea sick pill though if you get sea sick, it can be a...More

Thank Pip T
Reviewed 11 December 2015

It's just a waste of money. Not good at all. You need to have the weather with you, and if the waves are big, it's not comfortable. We were under the water two times and both times it was very boring. Nearly no visability and...More

3  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 19 March 2015

We travelled for about two hours altogether on top of the boat which is very slow, for about five minutes viewing an underwater shipwreck with some shoals of pretty fish swimming around it and a further five minutes looking at a statue dimly through dirty...More

Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

Paid 96€ for 2 adults and 2 children (5&7) through Vingresor. Arrived with high hopes of nice trip. Unpleasant to inherit a vomited life vest from previous passengers... Good thing you needed to pass it on to next small group being transfered to the "submarine"...More

Thank Magnus W
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Good trip but unfortunately the boat was not reliable. Fortunately we booked with Thomson and got our money back, which we probably wouldn't have been able to do had we just booked with the locals.

1  Thank Katyella10
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Read the earlier reviews and don't book this trip: a waste of money: I think the onboard Neptunus divers had more fun! Not so good for others; as mentioned earlier windows cloudy, very little information regarding species of fish (2) seen. On a 45 minute...More

1  Thank Cole1954-Hadleigh
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Is not worth the ride. Boat is not clean and hold, crew not helpful. There better alternatives to go on the sea.

1  Thank Manuel C
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Took 45 minutes to get to the location then 10 minutes viewing through dirty unscrubbed windows. Saw more marine variety swimming off the beach by the hotel.

2  Thank John R
Reviewed 3 July 2014

My husband and I booked this trip as part of our 10 night stay at the Riu Garopa. Between us we've been on a number of trips as part of an all inclusive/package holiday and regrettably I have to say that this was the worst...More

2  Thank TheOnlySophNewts
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We went on this trip with Thompson and it was interesting but not my cup of tea. Saw a ship wreck and a Jesus Christ statue and that was about it!

2  Thank Jemma J
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