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Departs from Funchal Marina promptly. Heading for the beautiful rugged Bays of Funchal. Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris is a lightweight speed boat powered by 500HP engines. This means the larger distances will be covered rapidly.  We will be looking out for Dolphins and Whales, once we find them our certified guides will provide you all the information and answer your questions. You can enjoy watching them close up in their natural environment. Sighting is guaranteed if you don't see any sea life you will be offered another trip completely free of charge.

With its shallow draft letting you explore almost anywhere, bringing you closer to the caves, beaches, and the beautiful crystalline waters. In the summer months, we will stop in front of Cabo, Girao where you can have a dip into crystal clear waters  and do some snorkeling.  Snorkelling equipment is provided for free of charge!  Girao. Cabo Girao is the world second highest sea cliff rising above 580 meters. Taking a maximum of 18 passengers makes the trip exciting, enjoyable and a bonding friendly atmosphere.

It will all be over far too soon, the feeling of not wanting it to end, you're left with a rush, a huge smile and priceless memories with us. An experience that you will never forget.
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Cabo Girao
Faja dos Padres
Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris

Discover the abundant marine life near Madeira on this fast-paced dolphin and whale watching tour. You won’t have to worry about wasting time traveling, as you’ll whizz through the water on a speedboat, and cover large distances. Look out for dolphins and whales, while enjoying guide commentary. If you don’t spot any sea life, you’ll get another free trip. You’ll stop at Cabo Giro, and have a chance to snorkel too. 

  • Led by a local guide
  • Small-group tour
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great trip

We had an amazing trip on which we saw lots of whales and dolphins. Very nice and professional crew. Madeira is very careful to respect the marine life around the island so no boat stays more than 10 mins with a pod. I can't recommend...More

1  Thank zanadoo051
magic dolphin d, Owner at Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you very much. Appreciate your positive feed back. Regards Umut

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dolphin and Whale Watching On Board a Speed-Boat in Funchal

Good, we have seen a lot of dolphin. In more, we have seen two sperm whales. The little boat allow to be in contact with this animals.

Thank tr2368
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Magic trips

Went on rib and catamaran. Rib obviously covers sea at greater rate therefore able to get to the action quicker. Saw three sperm whales , all dived eventually and three types of dolphin some of which put on a real performance. A very good trip....More

Thank JEHE2615
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Nice catamaran tour no dolphins

Good price for the morning tour and nice staff. All the ads guarantee sightings but when you get on the boat you are told that this and that. 25E tour seeing the island , something that resembled with a turtle and a lonely floating slipper....More

1  Thank Alex T
magic dolphin d, Owner at Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the feed back. It is a shame you did not see anything. I can understand your disappointment when you do not see anything. We offer you a guarantee on our power boat. Catamaran we do not offer a guarantee. The...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018

Fantastic speedboat tour, saw 3 different species of dolphin plus whales and turtles. Staff were knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank Lesley T
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15 July 2018|
Response from Niko V | Reviewed this property |
The company, Magic Dolphin is at Marina Do Funchal, so it is a 15 to 20 minute walk from the cruise port terminal. The distance is 1,3 km (0,81 miles). (you can see the way on Google maps, just enter "Funchal Cruise Port... More
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