Oceansee
Scuba & SnorkellingSwim with DolphinsBoat ToursDolphin & Whale WatchingSpeed Boats Tours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
We offer a thrilling 2h tour on the speed boat which has 250 horse power. We take max 12, min 2 people per trip to watch whales and dolphins. This trip is for all kinds of people, ones who enjoy speed and adrenaline but who also enjoy nature and wildlife. During the first hour we ride into the ocean to find some dolphins and whales and after that you have the opportunity to enjoy views of the West coast of Funchal. You will be able to see Cabo Girão – the highest sea cliff in Europe. During the summer we take a 20min stop for a swim next to Fajãs do Cabo Girão. On all of our trips we have a professional biologist/guide. Also, our company provides a photo report of your trip, bottled water and during the summer, swimming with dolphins.
Funchal, Portugal
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SAust
Melbourne, Australia68 contributions
We did the 2 hour whale spotting trip by speedboat and had the best time. We spotted three different kinds of whales near Funchal in just two hours. The captain & marine biologist on board were both excellent, the boat is comfortable and the trip was a blast. Highly recommended.
Written 12 August 2022
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Lotte K
1 contribution
Jul 2022
! Lovely crew everything was really good ! unfortunately we don't get the promised photos of the trip. But apart from that it was a successful trip
Written 8 August 2022
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VipDolphins
Dear guest, Thank you for taking your time to give your opinion about your experience with us! We apologize for the situation with the pictures, probably it was a mistake when writing the email, could you please contact us directly so we can resend the pictures of your tour. We apologize for this inconvenience and we hope to see you again soon in our boat. Kind Regards, OceanSee Team
Written 9 August 2022
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Filip B
1 contribution
Jul 2022 • Couples
Perfect trip. We saw dolphins and whales! Boat, services and crew was perfect. Absolutely valuable :)
Written 26 July 2022
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Peter H
1 contribution
Jul 2022 • Couples
Excellent hosts, we did a private excursion for six of us and it worked fantastic. We were joined by a family of dolphins on more than one occasion and see a whale sighting from quite a distance. An excellent two hours , great boat and hosts!
Written 19 July 2022
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sophia
York, UK1 contribution
Lovely crew. Great trip. Was honestly amazing, we loved it! The weather wasn’t the best, but there was blankets on the boat. The food was lovely. They were fully hands on!
Written 7 July 2022
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Luda G
2 contributions
We saw lots of dolphins and even 1 shark. We didn’t expect to see whales so we were not disappointed. It was interesting to see the island from the water and some farms at the bottom of the cliffs.
Written 10 June 2022
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palaurao
Earleville, MD34 contributions
Dec 2021
Staff was amazing and going private with just my group of 6 was amazing. This particular company has spotters on land to help find dolphins and whales. To that end, we were able to have three amazing interactions with four species over the course of a mere two hours. We saw spotted, common and bottlenose dolphin as well as pilot whales! We were warned upfront that we would only be allowed to stay with any group of animals for a specific period of time. I love that because you aren’t there long enough to stress them out. And then you move on to find something else. With that said, the amount of time we spent with each group was ample and I just love that they care so much about animals that they don’t hang with them for an exorbitant amount of time. We were unfortunately unable to swim with any of them because of the presence of babies and feeding time but it was amazing just the same. Our guide Margarita was very knowledgeable i’m just fun to be around! She took lots of pictures and said she would email them to us to remember the trip. I highly recommend this group if your main goal is to see wildlife.
Written 9 December 2021
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burygirlkeeper
Bury, UK416 contributions
We did not see any whales or turtles which my bf was unhappy about, however we did see two separate groups of different species of dolphin which was good. We picked this company as they claim our guides are marine biologists and they don't throw bait into the sea and the money helps with conservation. We went on a speedboat not a catamaran as catamaran was unavailable when we wanted to go, may be worth paying a little extra for a little longer and including free alcohol.
Written 4 October 2021
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Thijs M
Santa Cruz, Portugal2 contributions
Sep 2021 • Family
Very nice trip and we saw many folding and also little Wales. The speedboat was a goed choice then we could hardly embrace the animals.
A good boat and very nice and friendly crew. We enjoyed the trip and recommend Oceansee.
Written 24 September 2021
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Marloes B
7 contributions
Sep 2021 • Couples
We did the speedboat tour! Great combination of some action by boat and watching whales and dolphins. We saw 2 different types of dolphins and we saw a whale really close. Great time!
Written 5 September 2021
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