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Whale and Dolphin Watching

Funchal, Portugal

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Experience hosted by Umut

2.5 hours
Includes equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Sail along the coast of the island of Madeira to Cabo Girão, one of Europe's tallest sea cliffs, on this romantic, 2,5-hour to 3-hour tour on a luxury catamaran. Search for whales and dolphins as you relax on one of the outdoor sunbeds, then explore the sea life below with your complimentary goggles and mask. Numbers are limited to 18 couples per cruise.
Other things to note
Please arrive to our office in Marina do Funchal 20 min prior to the departure time. Check in will close at 9.15 am. Guest arriving after 9.15 am will not be allowed to aboard . Boat departs promptly at 9.30 am
Important info, Due to the Crovid 19 we do not allow the use of snorkeling equipment!!
Sail along the coast of the island of Madeira to Cabo Girão, one of Europe's tallest sea cliffs, on this romantic, 2,5-hour to 3-hour tour on a luxury catamaran. Search for whales and dolphins as you relax on one of the outdoor sunbeds, then explore the sea life below with your complimentary goggles and mask. Numbers are limited to 18 couples per cruise.
Other things to note
Please arrive to our office in Marina do Funchal 20 min prior…

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What's included

  • Equipment
    Snorkeling
From $31
/ person
Sun, Nov 29
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
$31 per person
$31 per person
Mon, Nov 30
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
$31 per person
$31 per person
Tue, Dec 1
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
$31 per person
$31 per person

Meet your host, Umut

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 29 Reviews
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Magic dolphin is a family run company that strives to provide a great experience to every single guest that comes on board one of our boats. We like to take small groups of people so we can ensure that our clients feel comfortable and get a personal service.

Our fleet is composed by the Magic Dolphin Catamaran; for those whom wishes for a more laid-back dolphin and whale watching experience and the Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris for those whom the prime priority is to see dolphins and whales up close with 100% guarantee.

We hope that by hopping aboard one of our trips, you will leave with a smile
Magic dolphin is a family run company that strives to provide a great experience to every single guest that comes on board one of our boats. We like to take small groups of people so we can ensure that our clients feel comfortable and get a personal service.

Our fleet is composed by the Magic Dolphin Catamaran; for those whom wishes for a more laid-back dolphin and whale watching experience and the Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris for those whom the prime priority is to see dolphins and whal…
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Where you'll be

We sail along the beautiful looking Bay of Funchal looking out for Whales, Dolphins playing, jumping, splashing in their natural environment. Often we spot them.

Rated 4.45 out of 5 from 29 reviews.

Steluta
November 2020
The power boat trip is such a nice experience. Even I usually have sea sick, I took the risk and it quite worth it. I felt safe and the boat driver was very skilled. The weather was good and I was so lucky to see dolphins playing around and also we saw the sperm whale. That was such a unique moment. I totally recommend this trip, very good organized. The guide Josephine was very nice and she payed attention if we are feeling well. Very good experience!
The power boat trip is such a nice experience. Even I usually have sea sick, I took the risk and it quite worth it. I felt safe and the boat driver was very skilled. The weather wa…
Juno
October 2020
It was amazing! Unfortunately we didn’t get to see any whales, but we saw so many dolphins and they were really close to the boat.
Yuriy
October 2020
Great experience. We had choose 9:30am and after one hour were lucky to meet a group of delphines. They were chasing our boat for about 15 minutes. Wonderful feeling. Also 10 minutes swimming near the boat was included. We can totally recommend.
Great experience. We had choose 9:30am and after one hour were lucky to meet a group of delphines. They were chasing our boat for about 15 minutes. Wonderful feeling. Also 10 minut…
Mandy
September 2020
C’était vraiment magique de voir les dauphins nager et s’amuser autour du bateau! Nous avons apprécié que des règles soient en vigueur pour respecter et ne pas stresser les animaux. Par ailleurs, la balade en bateau en elle-même était vraiment agréable.
C’était vraiment magique de voir les dauphins nager et s’amuser autour du bateau! Nous avons apprécié que des règles soient en vigueur pour respecter et ne pas stresser les animaux…
Theresa
November 2019
It's a great experience going out to the sea and great wild dolphins. The work of marine protection is very well done and the team is abiding it very well too. Makes us want to support more.
Ella
June 2019
My favourite experience in Madeira and one of my favourites in life generally. We were able to get extremely close to wild Common dolphins in a minimally invasive way. The boat was luxurious. We also saw Loggerhead turtles. Thank you.

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Know your comfort level
Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 12 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

Towels, swim wear,sun cream, hat