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Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour in Madeira

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Overview
This is a great pick for wildlife fans. Get more out of your time in Madeira by going on a whale and dolphin watching adventure near Madeira’s south coast. No need to worry about the trip being crowded—numbers are capped at eight passengers to ensure a more intimate experience. Look out for whales and dolphins as you travel, and get the chance to stop and go snorkeling too.
Highlights
  • Enjoy a peaceful small-group boat tour to spot local marine life
  • Get top tips on places where whales and dolphins have been seen before
  • Stay fueled for the trip—light refreshments are included
  • Travel light—snorkeling equipment is provided on the boat
Important Information
Departure Point
Marina da Calheta, 9370-135 Lombo Do Doutor, Portugal
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Light refreshments (water, fruit juice, soft drinks, beer)
  • Snorkel equipment (masks, fins and tubes)
  • Hair and body towels
  • Blankets
  • Shower after swimming time
  • Toilet
  • Cabin
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Transportation to/from attractions. We can organize hotel transfers upon request. There might be an extra charge for this service, depending on the location of your hotel.
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Confirmation will be sent before the tour or 48 hours after booking:
  • Subject to availability
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions (if canceled due weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund)
  • Family friendly
  • Limited to 8 guests
  • Children under 3 - free of charge
  • Children from 3 to 12 - 50% discount
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Aitor C wrote a review Mar 2020
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We thoroughly enjoyed our whale and dolphin watching tour. The communication with the staff when we booked was great,they decided to postpone our trip due to adverse weather conditions and that was a great choice. Cristiano and Thiago are knowledgeable and very friendly, and we
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from ComDirector_ontales, Director of Sales at Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour in Madeira
Responded 11 Mar 2020
Thank you Aitor for so much kindness, the pleasure was all ours ! Sharing our amazing surroundings and passion for the environment with guests who care for it, is always a wonderful experience. Having you and your family on-board our yacht was a privilege we hope to be blessed with on your next visit to Madeira island.
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nellestein wrote a review Feb 2020
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We went on a trip in February. It took On Tales several days before they were sure to offer us a nice trip with a good chance to spot dolphins. And it turned out to be so. Friendly and professional crew and nice other spotters on board. We kept at a respectful distance from the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from ComDirector_ontales, Director of Sales at Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour in Madeira
Responded 21 Feb 2020
Yes indeed Mr Nellestein, we do our best to put together the perfect moments for our guests to experience the Atlantic ocean in the best conditions, and keep great memories. Having you on-board was a pleasure, thank you for choosing to trust our team for this whale and dolphin watching cruise.
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Philip wrote a review Feb 2020
5 contributions3 helpful votes
Thanks for the Trip, we enjoyed every minute. The beautiful Island, the sympahtic crew and wonderful dolphins made this day perfect! Big THX
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from ComDirector_ontales, Director of Sales at Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour in Madeira
Responded 17 Feb 2020
Thank you Philip, having you on-board was a pleasure, being part of your holiday was a privilege. We were blessed with dolphins and pleasant weather conditions on that day, a great recipe for a perfect day !!
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jmhfap wrote a review Jan 2020
Northleach, United Kingdom35 contributions11 helpful votes
We spent a lovely 2 hours on the water with Christiano and Tiago. They were funny and informative. We saw loads of dolphins swimming and leaping alongside the boat. Then we followed the coastline where they told us all about the villages and the history of the island. Mayung,
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from ComDirector_ontales, Director of Sales at Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour in Madeira
Responded 23 Jan 2020
Dear Joan and Michael, Having you on-board was a pleasure, sharing our amazing environment was a privilege. Even more so when our guests show a real interest and value our concern for the ocean and marine life, the way you did. We are truly glad to have met you and hope you will come back our way on your next visit to Madeira island.
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Chocolat wrote a review Jan 2020
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We had two wunderful hours on board of the Miranda. Cristiano and Tiago were nice and funny. They told us a lot of interesting things about the dolphins we saw. The whole OnTales-Team was very friendly an obliging. Ans all of them really care about the animals. It is not about
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from ComDirector_ontales, Director of Sales at Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour in Madeira
Responded 20 Jan 2020
Thank you, Great guests are the main ingredient to our success, together with our common interest in marine life. Having you on-board was a pleasure, your opinion really matters to our team. Once again, thank you for choosing to take this cruise with On Tales !
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Yannik S
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Private Charter Whale and Dolphin Watching
Thanks a lot for the great experience. It was worth every cent. The crew was very friendly, the boat was great and
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violettad115
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Dolphins trip
We had cruise two days ago. Weather wasn’t so sunny but still we found dolphins. Team of crude was really professio
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Guido_1903
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Nice Afternoon!
It was a very nice afternoon! We went out in search of whales and dolphins, when plastic garbage was spotted, stopp
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Frauke H
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Great experience - a must do
The on tales team were very professional and friendly. We felt very safe on board and we saw dolphins.a great half
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Klcook2014
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Mrs Cook
Absolutely brilliant. Skipper and Marine Biologist was so nice and professional and great with the kids too. We saw
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banaantjen
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great experience
we had an wonderfull experience. the weather was nice and sunny. the crew was super friendly. you can tell they lo
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476maxyb
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Madeira on tales terrible experience
We enjoyed very much our 2nd visit to madeira thought the wale and dolphins watching was very very disappointing th
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Linda C
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Amazing whale and dolphin watching trip
Very easy to book , very efficient staff , helped direct us to Calheta Marina and where to park . Boat clean and co
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Scenic707539
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Great people with PASSION - wonderfull experience
The cruise was amaizing! We were a bit unpatient at first because the search for sea life took a while. But the Cre
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514filipm
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Wonderful experience
We booked a private trip with OnTales. Communication beforehand re timing etc was very well appreciated. The trip i
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870priscilag
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No free second visit if no animals spotted
On Tales seems to be very sales focus despite their boats taking always full capacity. Our skipper was fantastic, C
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miam408
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Great tour
We enjoyed the trip. We did see some dolphins and flying fish. The hosts are very friendly and helpful. At the end
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Bergmvd
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Great experience!
It was a great experience, we saw many dolphins, which is very impressive. The On Tales folks were good company: th
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Elayneedge
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Fabulous Boat Trip!
Spent a lovely few hours on the boat this week. Very friendly and knowledgeable crew, who knew lots about the spott
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Carol G
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Whale watching
Great fun and crew brilliant - made daughter feel really special on her birthday. Saw dolphins and sperm whales so
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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