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Trigana Boat Trips

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Address: | Zona Ribeirinha de Alvor, Alvor, Portimao 8500-000, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 912 105 757
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Trigana Boat Trips is a sailing trip company that consists of two classic...

Trigana Boat Trips is a sailing trip company that consists of two classic

Portuguese sailing cargo vessels that have been adapted to serve the tourist industry.

We pride ourselves in sailing the boats without engines whenever possible.

We have been running for over 13 years now and provide personalised high quality trips. We usually offer 3 trips per day in the high season and are open from April 1st till 31st October.

Our new official video is viewable on you tube Trigana sailing.Worth a look!

We have a ticket booth in Alvor harbour.

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Alvor to Lagos on the Formosa

I took a day trip from Alvor to Lagos with Trigana, the boat was as depicted in their advert, a beautiful old sailing craft. The crew, 2 young lads, were extremely competent... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a day trip from Alvor to Lagos with Trigana, the boat was as depicted in their advert, a beautiful old sailing craft. The crew, 2 young lads, were extremely competent, friendly and amusing, full of information about the history of the area. Leaving Alvor the views of the Estuary and surrounding region were excellent. We travelled to Lagos... More 

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took a trip with Nunu & Hugo. We left the quay at 9.45 and dropped a couple off in Lagos which left us to have the whole boat to ourselves. The guys were really friendly and knowledgeable and both had a great sense of humour. Even gave us great tips on where we could go fishing... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We went on a sunset cruise with these guys and some friends and the only word I can use is awesome! Highly recommend this trip for all you romantic couples.

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Great to book in with Rick and the bubbly blond lady at boat hut on the harbour. Nick was the skipper and very knowledgeable. Nunu (not sure of spelling) was a true portugeuse boat man. very informative and had a wonderful personality. Such an amazing trip for €25 per person. free water/sangria onboard.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took a trip to Lagos on the Trigana, a beautiful, timber, fully rigged (though motorised) boat. The trip involved meeting on the quayside at 9.45 a.m. followed by a run to Lagos where we spent about 4.5 hours in turn followed by a coastal tour and a return to Alvor for about 5.00 p.m. The boat... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I booked a sunset cruise over the phone. We were told to arrive at 5:30pm. We arrived and checked in precisely on time and paid our fare. My wife was then told to go and get a drink at one of the local bars. My wife asked the lady manning the booth If she really meant for... More 

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Rick A, Owner at Trigana Boat Trips, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Austin, we are always grateful for the time spent doing so and learn from what we hear. Sadly this review is the worst I have received in the 4 years of running the business and doesn't tell the whole story so I do feel I should put over our side. Firstly we were very sad... More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Have just got back from an amazing afternoon on the coastal cruise with Rick, Nunu and Hugo. Crew were friendly, informative and happy to answer as many questions as we could throw at them. We were told before we went there was some motion on the ocean but not choppy enough to spoil the trip. We went right up to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Spent a half day with the Trigana crew and was very impressed from start to finish. Very reasonable, friendly service/ staff and informative concerning local/ national history too. Plenty of trips to chose from, drinks/ light refreshments included, great value and highly recommended. We will be back!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We really enjoyed this relaxed sail to Lagos. The crew were friendly and relaxed and the boat well equipped and safe. We spent about four hours in Lagos which was more than enough in the heat and looked forward to our return trip along the coast. We saw wonderful cliffs and little bays and stopped for a swim also. Then... More 

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My husband and I had an amazing day on the Trigana boat trip to Lagos. It's a proper sailing boat with a very friendly and knowledgeable crew only taking twelve people at a time. We had four and a half hours to explore Lagos and a lovely meal in the main square. Back on the boat we took a leisurely... More 

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