Water activity

Madeira: Snorkeling with Dolphins

Madeira: Snorkeling with Dolphins

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From US$ 72.85 per person

Encounter dolphins in their natural habitat while snorkeling in the open ocean. Bask in remarkable views of the Madeira coastline.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German


  • Enjoy a snorkeling tour with dolphins in Madeira
  • Encounter dolphins face-to-face in their natural habitat
  • Marvel at beautiful views of the Madeira coastline
Full description
Spend two hours snorkeling in the open ocean and encounter dolphins face-to-face in their own environment. Take in the stunning sights of the Madeira coastline as you go. Arrive at our facilities and suit up in your gear before embarking on a boat ride with our guides. Once in the perfect location, jump into the water, and hold onto buoys fixed to a snorkeling rope. Relax and be pulled slowly by the boat at the water’s surface alongside the dolphins. Enjoy a passive encounter with these majestic creatures that does not involve actively swimming with the animals. Our experienced crew will take the animals’ behavior and their eagerness to interact into consideration as well as the physical condition of participants before and during the trip. Enjoy the opportunity to meet these impressive animals underwater. Appreciate a respectful approach towards encountering these creatures and other marine life.
  • 2-hour snorkeling tour with dolphins
  • Live guide
  • Option to use a provided mask and snorkel
  • Guaranteed sighting or encounter with dolphins
  • Swimsuit
  • Rash guard or wetsuit
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Lobosonda - Madeira Whale Watching, Avenida Dom Manuel I, 9370-135 Estreito da Calheta

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Warm clothing
  • Water

Know before you go

  • Children must be good independent swimmers
  • It is essential that participants are familiar with using snorkeling equipment (mask and snorkel) and with the open ocean
  • Please wear well-fitted swimwear (no bikinis) or swimming trunks for the activity for more confidence in the water. Thermal wear (rash guard or wetsuit) is recommended in summer. A wetsuit is obligatory during the winter season. Possible wetsuit rentals will be recommended by our staff
  • You should be healthy and free of any infection
  • It is not possible to use glasses for snorkeling, so we recommend the use of contact lenses for a more effective and comfortable experience
  • Please always remember that your own physical condition will determine your experience and also that of others with you in the water
  • You may bring your own equipment (snorkel and mask), or use a provided mask and snorkel
  • Guests renting any sort of equipment are responsible for returning it in good condition
Customer reviews

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5 /5

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Found exactly what I was looking for here. Indescribably beautiful. It was wonderful to snorkel with the dolphins. Great attention is paid to the safety of the participants. I am very grateful that the dolphins are treated so respectfully. The animals are not harassed at any time. This creates unlikely encounters that always come from the dolphins. Huge thanks to the crew Paula and Daniel and to the spotter - he has incredibly good eyesight and can spot the animals from land at a distance of 7-8 nautical miles or more. Thank you thank you thank you

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October 6, 2021

Very great experience and very respectful behavior towards the animals, thank you for allowing me to be there

October 3, 2021

Product ID: 399076