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Whale, Dolphin and Turtles Watching

By: Oceansee
Whale, Dolphin and Turtles Watching
From US$56.13
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Overview
Whale and Dolphin Watching could be an incredible experience for all, adults and children's. The observation of these magnificent marine mammals in they natural habitat are a moment that stays forever in our memory. The waters in Madeira Island are very rich in cetaceans: marine mammals that live exclusively in an aquatic habitat, like the whales and dolphins. There are 29 species described for Madeira.
In our programmes there are many chances to experience this encounters. Onboard, our experienced and friendly guide will provide good and safe observations and help you with any uncertainty in the identification. There are good identification field guides onboard that you can use. 
We start our trips with only two adults.
We have free windbreaks.
What to Expect
We have Speedboat with a SUZUKI 140 horsepower engine, it is in the Marina of Funchal, it is a smaller boat than the boats that normally can be found in Funchal, we take a maximum of 10 people on board and at least 2 people (in winter we take a maximum of 8 people), it is fast and takes us wherever to see dolphins and whales.
Our trip consists on going to Cabo Girão. On the way there, we go a bit further out in to the ocean to find wales and dolphins. We always try and do our best to will find them.
After we seen the animals we go to Calhau da Lapa or Cabo Girão, which is the second highest sea cliff in the world, with a lot of history and a beautiful landscape. If the weather is good, in summer time, we stop there for about 20 minutes, so you can enjoy a swim in the ocean or snorkeling. On our way back we come closer to land enjoying the view and scenery and trying to explain all what you are seeing in the moment.
We take a maximum of ten people so we can have a more personalized experience and explain everything to our passengers.
Reviews (38)
1 - 5 of 40 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Excellent Trip

We chose to go on the dolphin and whale watching trip with Oceansee on 3rd October which ended up being just the two of us (plus the two crew)! The trip was excellent and we were lucky enough to see two groups of pilot whales...More

1  Thank Ruth M
jos_mC1310ZQ, Diretor-Geral at Oceansee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You for choosing OceanSee for your dolphin and whale watching tour! We are pleased that you were satisfied with your trip. Your review is really important to us and we deeply appreciate you taking the time to wright it. Hope to see you again!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Whale watching in Funchal

This tour was recommened by a local and was absolutely worth its money ! We booked the 11 am tour on a small boat which was great because you can feel the waves and are really close to the sea. We saw quite a few...More

Thank NorenaPi
jos_mC1310ZQ, General Manager at Oceansee, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear NorenaPi, Thank You for choosing OceanSee for your dolphin and whale watching tour! We are happy that you were satisfied with your trip. We deeply appreciate you taking the time to wright us a review.  Hope to see you again!  Kind regards, OceanSee team

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Dolphins, Whales, Turtles and a fun boat...........

Chose this company specifically because of the small rib boat, less time getting out to sea and back. You are much closer to the water and it is a more intimate experience. Crew were knowledgeable and very friendly, they focussed on balancing the needs of...More

Thank 222Sunflower222
jos_mC1310ZQ, Gestor at Oceansee, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello good afternoon, Thank you very much for your comment and for your evaluation. It is a pleasure for us your satisfaction. Essentially, we cherish respect for both the customers and all the marine species sighted. The comfort and safety of our passengers are our...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018
What a fabulous experience!

Went on the morning 2 hour trip and had a magical up close experience see a pod of Bottlenose Dolphins and a family of Pilot Whales including a mother and young calf. The crew were well informed and interesting as well as being very friendly....More

Thank Paul B
jos_mC1310ZQ, Proprietário at Oceansee, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Hello good afternoon, Thank you very much for your comment and for your evaluation. It is a pleasure for us your satisfaction. Essentially, we cherish respect for both the customers and all the marine species sighted. The comfort and safety of our passengers are our...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Beautiful trip with SO many dolphins

After a disappointing dolphin watching trip in the Algarve (which we all know can happen as this is nature and nothing is guaranteed!) I managed to convince my friend to join me once more on the speedboat in Madeira with Alex to see if we...More

1  Thank SVTLondon
jos_mC1310ZQ, Proprietário at Oceansee, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Hello good afternoon, Thank you very much for your comment and for your evaluation. It is a pleasure for us your satisfaction. Essentially, we cherish respect for both the customers and all the marine species sighted. The comfort and safety of our passengers are our...More

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