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Bonita da Madeira

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Wonderful mornings sail

Although we didn't see any whales we did see several groups of dolphin that came very close to the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
djne11026
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Gateshead
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Up Close with the Dolphins

Booked via our hotel in Canico and were picked up by mini bus and taken to and from the marina in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TheBradfordBentleys
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Boat cruises along the coast, visit to Desertas Natural Reserve and Ponta de São Lourenço Reserve and dolphins & whales watching.
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Estrada Monumental 187, Funchal, Madeira 9000-100, Portugal
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+351 291 762 218
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Although we didn't see any whales we did see several groups of dolphin that came very close to the boat. They're so elegant and special. The boat was well run and the crew friendly. It was great to have a swim from the boat also....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Booked via our hotel in Canico and were picked up by mini bus and taken to and from the marina in Funchal (the only company that does this). The crew were pleasant and informative and we got to see a group of five dolphins which...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our trip lasted just over three hours and the calm waters and sunny day made for a pleasant boat ride. The crew were very friendly and informative and most importantly- we got to see some whales! No one can guarantee sightings of marine mammals, but...More

Thank GazzaTrips
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon on this boat - we did the Dolphin and Whale watching Tour through our TUI rep. The crew were brilliant, very knowledgable, friendly and keen to help everyone to see the dolphins. We saw a massive school of them which was...More

Thank J4axky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We normally like to do a boat trip whilst on holiday - which is simply what this was, even though we had gone on a 'Whale & Dolphin' watching trip. Disappointing to see nothing but we appreciate these are wild animals, so there is no...More

Thank ahollowday
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful boat. Very stylish and comfortable. We’ve done at least 10 boat trips over our 20 years visiting Madeira. I think I might like this the best. Good shade for days that are very hot. Got to see more of the coastline...More

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a day! Set sail in beautiful sunshine to visit the island. Crew were very knowledgable and happy to answer questions. Did get very wet sitting at front of the boat so would suggest you are careful with sun cream as it got washed off...More

Thank srobertso
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We went on the 5 hour trip to spot dolphins which we actually saw, kids really enjoy it, staff was brilliant, very helpful and informative, nothing was to much trouble. We also had lunch included and it was delicious. Thank you Bonita de Madeira crew,...More

Thank julianne302
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Did not enjoy this day trip at all, which was a shame as I had enjoyed the whales/ dolphin tour a lot last year. Journey from Funchal to the islands took 2.5 hours (each way!) and would not recommend to anyone prone to seasickness. Nearly...More

Thank louisek2001
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

The boat did not have much room to move around to begin with. After a long delay we finally left the harbor. From afar we actually saw some dolphins and a turtle for about 5 minutes. This satisfies the crew as from the on no...More

Thank PF O
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Response from Bonita-da-Madeira | Property representative |
Good afternoon. Yes we certainly are going to do the fireworks cruise during the month of June. Please feel free to contact us at 00351 291 762 218 and we will gladly provide all information. Regards Ivone Faria
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