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Madeira Dolphin and Whale Watching on a Luxurious Catamaran

Highlights
  • A stress-free chance to observe Madeira's wildlife and landscape 
  • Search for dolphins and whales with the guidance of the crew 
  • Take in the scenery of Madeira from the best vantage point—the water
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Madeira Dolphin and Whale Watching on a Luxurious Catamaran
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Dolphin- Whale Watching 10am
Cruise a large award winning sailing Catamaran. Enjoy stunning views of Madeira Island from the Atlantic Ocean. Watch out for whales or dolphins jumping and splashing.
From US$29.53
Dolphin- Whale Watching 9.30am
Cruise a large award winning sailing Catamaran. Enjoy stunning views of Madeira Island from the Atlantic Ocean. Watch out for whales or dolphins jumping and splashing.
From US$29.53
Dolphin-Whale Watching 13pm
Cruise a large award winning sailing Catamaran. Enjoy stunning views of Madeira Island from the Atlantic Ocean. Watch out for whales or dolphins jumping and splashing.
From US$35.44
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Overview

The sea is indisputably the best place from which to observe Cabo Girao, some of the world's tallest sea cliffs. Bag yourself the best views on this whale-watching cruise from Funchal, perfect for nature lovers. On a catamaran, find a seat on the deck and enjoy the scenery while scanning the horizon for dolphins and whales. Plus, a range of departure times allows this tour to slot seamlessly into your itinerary. 

What to Expect

Make your way to the Funchal marina to catch your departing catamaran. Climb on board and meet your captain and crew, who take care of all of the navigation while you enjoy the scenery and search for marine life.

Explore the spacious boat, with seating inside the cabin or on the sun deck. As you pull out of the marina, begin your search for local dolphins and whales, with the guidance and information provided by your crew. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions and learn about the dolphins' and whales' biology and behavior.

Head for Cabo Girão, one of the world's tallest seaside cliffs, standing 1,902 feet (580 meters) high. The boat moors in the cliff's shadow, and you can choose to stay on deck and take in the scenery or jump in and explore underwater. You can travel light on this tour, knowing that snorkel equipment is provided. Snorkelers, beginners and experts, will feel comfortable with the instruction and guidance of the crew.

Cruise back to Funchal along the coastline, allowing for excellent views and photo ops.

Write a ReviewReviews (110)

1 - 5 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lovely Trip

Good trip saw lots of Dolphins then had a run up and down the coast. Mata was particularly helpful checking the weather forecast for the next couple of days to find the calmest time for the sea. Would recommend this boat as it is smaller...More

1  Thank B5933ABruthm
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Great trip, great crew, great fun

Chose this tour because of the reviews & price compared to others & definitely were not disappointed. From start to finish the crew were attentive, helpful & very informative. We were lucky to find dolphins really quickly & also spotted a whale. It was nice...More

Thank Trunk999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
3 hour tour Dolphin watching

Chose this company as they didn't seem too pushy with the sell. Really enjoyed the afternoon seeing lots of Dolphins up close. We didn't see any Whales but nature viewing has no guarantees! Staff took time to explain details about the Dolphins and environment. Boat...More

3  Thank CML7
magic dolphin d, Owner at Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our company. It is more difficult to see the whales but not impossible. Hopefully on your next visit you join us again, we can try our best to find them for you. Thanks for giving us a positive feed...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Lovely tour

My husband and I took the early morning tour, sun was shining and we saw dolphins very enjoyable crew were very attentive would definitely recommend

Thank Abi R
magic dolphin d, Owner at Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for recommending our company. Early morning trip is the nicest one. Nice and quite and hardly any other boats around. Usually best time to spot the sea life. Looking forward to seeing aboard again. Best regards Umut

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Happy Day!

Thanks Magic-Dolphin stuff for great morning excursion in the ocean. In that morning May 8, 2018 was small group of tourists. Friendly stuff. Useful and interesting information. We have seen lot of dolphins and two sea turtles. Many happy moments on the board! Thank You!

Thank Evita_Dz
magic dolphin d, Owner at Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing us. We are very happy to be part of your happy moments and memories to be remember. Best regards Umut

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