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“Cold and wet”
Review of Dolphin Safari

Dolphin Safari
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US$ 32.16*
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First Class Sailing in Gibraltar with Dolphin...
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Owner description: We are the Original Dolphin Safari in Gibraltar, established in 1969. We offer a 99% guarantee to see the wild Common, Striped and Bottlenose dolphins with our years of experience we are simply the best. Sail first class on our 40 foot power boat with comfortable cushioned seating for every passenger both indoor and out. We only carry 25 max on each sailing so booking in advance is essential. Winners of Tripadvisor certificate of Excellence since 2011. A truly magical experience for all ages.
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two hour safari in the cold wind and rain with no adequate shelter. One and a half hours before the rain relented and we spotted our first dolphin. Our spirit were lifted and we enjoyed the last half hour of the trip. I also think the crew were relieved all ended well.

Thank Andrew M
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Dolphin-Safari, Owner at Dolphin Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review here on TA, we really do appreciate it, and although it sounds like the weather wasn't very good, we are all delighted that you got to see the dolphins and did enjoy at least part of the experience. It is a lot harder to find them in April, so we are especially pleased for your review.

From all the team here at Safari a big thank you for choosing to sail on the blue boat.

Fiona

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"blue boat"
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"smaller boat"
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"striped dolphins"
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"saw dolphins"
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"common dolphins"
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"flying fish"
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"friendly crew"
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"gibraltar bay"
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"dolphins swimming"
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"these guys"
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"natural environment"
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"amazing experience"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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Dolphin-Safari, Owner at Dolphin Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time I visit Gibraltar, I go out to see the dolphins. Normally there are loads of dolphins of different types. A real spectacle.

So this time we went out and there were no dolphins to be seen anywhere (apparently it is sometimes difficult in March). We saw the yellow boat give up and turn back to Gibraltar without having seen any dolphins. But the blue boat persevered and, eventually, we came across a huge pod of bottle nosed dolphins. What a treat!

To top it off, we also saw a sun fish which is really rare to encounter. So I am thrilled.

Thank Ian W
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Dolphin-Safari, Owner at Dolphin Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for giving us your review here on TA, we are all delighted that you got to meet the Bottlenose dolphins, especially in March when as you say it is more difficult to find the dolphins. And the Sunfish are around more in March and April, in fact sometimes from a distance they can trick us into thinking they are dolphins as they wave their fin to attract the seagulls who come and preen them of parasites.

I know the crew will be delighted to read your review as they do work extra hard to find the dolphins at this time of year, and once again a big thank you for choosing to sail on the blue boat, we hope to see you again one day.

Fiona

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I live in gibraltar and this was the first time I had used this particular company for our dolphin trip and it was terrible staff were rude and we had to pay for the baby!! I've never heard of having to pay for a 1 year old for anything like this before and other companies do not charge for under 3 year olds, I was shocked and it's not even at a reduced rate you have to pay the same as any other child fare!!

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

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