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Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour in Madeira

By: On Tales
  • Magnificent views of Madeira from the water
  • Swim, snorkel, and spot marine life along the coast
  • Choice of departure times throughout the day
Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour in Madeira
From US$56.43
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Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour in Madeira
From US$56.43
The south coast of Madeira is a popular spot to watch whales and dolphins in their natural environment. This small-group yacht cruise offers a more personalized experience, with a chance to customize the tour to your group’s preferences, stopping to swim or snorkel along the coast, and looking out for bottlenose dolphins, sperm whales, and Bryde's whales.
What to Expect
The meeting point is at On Tales store in Calheta's Marina, 15 minutes before departure time.
Your Captain and the team will give you a warm welcome, where you will have the chance to hear about some safety procedures and tour details. Also, if you have any worries or requests, feel free to expose to the Team accompanying you. The Captain will lead you to the yacht Miranda.
During this tour, you will have the chance to Swim and Snorkel along the coastline and experience the calm, warm and clear water of the south west sea of Madeira Island. Be there and admire its rocky bottom and its marine life. Depending on weather conditions, you can choose the place you want to dive or the village you want to see. On our way back, let us hear about your adventure, enjoy a sun bath and chill out on board Miranda with cold drinks offered by On Tales boat team.
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Reviews (179)
1 - 5 of 179 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago
No promised Refund

It is a real pity, the team is kind but didn't stick to the promise to give us back the money. The first trip was canceled due to a windy/stormy weather. Which is totally acceptable, because no one can influence the weather. The second attempt...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Flo2904
Reviewed 14 October 2018
fantastic experience with fantastic people

Thank you Anna and Christiano for the fantastic afternoon. Its very nice to see how exited you are about the see and the animals. It was a pleasure to see so many dolphins.Thank you for taking care of me being seasick. It was a great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Traveler544198
Reviewed 2 October 2018
A must do Experience & great value

Just got back from Calheta Madeira and just wanted to thank On Tales for a great and enjoyable trip. Like others a week ago there was little chance of seeing much as of course its really down to the Whales and Dolphins if they want...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank DavidLJUK
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile
Great experience with an amazing crew

The cruise was very enjoyable. We did not see any whales or dolphins but nature has its ways and the company does not try to force things. The crew picks up garbage they find in the sea as we sail through. They are really respectful...More

Thank thebanpfe
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile
Great experience, Informative, fun, an amazing trip!

We had a fantastic experience with Cristiano and his colleague during our Whale watching trip from Calheta this morning. On board Cristiano shared information about the types of Whales found in Madeira but also more widely around the world. Whilst we were told that we...More

1  Thank Clayton-Evans
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kim w
18 July 2018|
Response from titotherio | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you send them an email directly on their website to have an answer.... I can't post a website link here, but do a research for "On Tales Madeira". Funchal is about a 45 minutes drive from Calheta...not sure if... More