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Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour from Funchal

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    Trips are made in three fast semi-rigid type boats. Two vessels with 18 seats, and a vessel with 14 seats. Each boat trip is about 2h30. The boats are fully equipped with life vests and ecologic engines. We start in our office, 15 minutes before each boat trip, with a short introduction of Cetaceans in Madeira and then the adventure starts! Marine Biologists will take you to the harbor, Marina do Funchal, where are the boats. In Madeira Island it is possible to observe about 28 different species of Whales and Dolphins (Summer and Winter species). The most common species are Bottlenose Dolphins; Spotted Dolphins; Common Dolphins; Stripped Dolphins; Risso´s Dolphins; Sperm Whales; Pilot Whales; Fin Whales; Bryde Whales) . We guarantee you will see Cetaceans, if not we promise you a second trip, absolutely free!!! Boat trip can go from the East to the Wets of the Coast of Madeira Island, depending where are the group of Cetaceans. In Summer season its possible to stop in Cabo Girão Bay, for a free diving, about 15 minutes!
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    All reviews marine biologist swim with the dolphins rota dos cetaceos spotted dolphins common dolphins pilot whales different species fast rib ribs bottle nosed dolphins an exceptional experience natural environment cruise line sea lovers short briefing sailing boat these amazing creatures
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Great crew, a well organised and really enjoyable tour. We saw a lot of dolphins and one turtle, as well as the island from a different perspective. The crew were so fun and friendly, we both felt safe and in good hands. Safety briefing was...More

    Thank gracelucy_x
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Me, my husband and our son took the lunchtime tour from Funchal harbour. The biologist gave a talk to begin with in the Offices, which made us all feel both excited and safe/reassured considering we were about to potentially interact with whales and dolphins. The...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank jenniebell2018
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This company offers trips to see and swim with the great variety of cetaceans that either live, or migrate through, the waters of Madeira. All the trips are conducted in semi-inflatable rib boats, which mean that they can cover a larger search area when looking...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank milliej27
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We did two trips in a week; one at 8.45 and one at 12.30. Both were excellent and the sea conditions were slightly different each day but still a great experience. We saw spotted dolphins, bottlenose dolphins and pilot whales.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Gwennyfg
    Reviewed 18 July 2019

    Had a great time going out watching dolphins! We got to see a lot of the dolphins at first and the driver Chico was brilliant at navigating the waves! After spending a good amount of time with the dolphins we went hunting for other creatures,...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Henrik E
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    as far as I am aware they do not do hotel pick ups, they are very easy to find and on the waterfront!
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