Water activity

All Inclusive Whale and Dolphin Watching Luxury Tour

All Inclusive Whale and Dolphin Watching Luxury Tour

Activity provider: OceanSee
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From US$ 71.99 per person

Discover the fascinating wildlife of the Atlantic Ocean on the most luxurious catamaran of Madeira. Enjoy the open bar and VIP service while taking in the views and watching for dolphins and whales.

About this activity

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, German

Experience

Highlights
  • Relax aboard a luxury catamaran with indoor and outdoor seating
  • Sail to the world's second highest sea cliff at Cabo Girão
  • Search for dolphins, whales and turtles in their natural habitat
  • Enjoy unlimited drinks at the open bar and a welcome glass of sparkling wine
Full description
Your 3-hour luxury catamaran tour begins at the docks of the new marina of Funchal. Board the catamaran and enjoy a glass of sparkling wine before setting off. Sail into the ocean to find dolphins, whales, and turtles. Spot these creatures in their natural habitat. After sailing around spotting dolphins, whales and turtles enjoy a 30 minute stop next to Cabo Girão, the 1920 foot (586m) seaside cliff. Here you have a change o go swimming in the crystal clear waters. After a quick swim, you will get back on the boat where you can relax and enjoy the views of the coast of Funchal as you head back to the marina.
Includes
  • 3-hour guided dolphin and whale watching tour
  • Toilets for woman and men aboard the luxury catamaran
  • Swimming stop
  • Snorkels and googles provided for free
  • Local snacks
  • All drinks including alcohol
  • A glass of sparkling wine upon arrival
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Meeting point

    Meet at Kiosk OceanSee/VipDolphins, at the New Marina of Funchal.

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    •  Dress appropriately for the weather
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 103 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      4.9/5
    • Value for money
      4.7/5
    • Safety
      4.5/5

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    This experience was amazing! I highly recommend this trip. The boat is not too busy, so you have room for your own space. We rode for a while along the coast before we saw loads of dolphins. Then we had a chance to swim in the water for a while. The boat with well equipped with towels, drinks, etc. However, the highlight for us was how friendly, accommodating and knowledgeable the crew was. They were absolutely amazing!

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    May 1, 2022

    We felt fortunate to have chosen this tour online. Marine biologists staff the beautiful boat and discuss the various species you encounter. The company is very respectful of the wildlife: if you happen upon a group of dolphins, they won't stay beyond 10 minutes so as not to disturb them. (Our tour got very close to a dolphin family with little ones, resurfacing and gorgeous to watch...) Unforgettably heartwarming. And even if marine life is not plentiful on your chosen day, rest assured that you will love volcanic cliffs and scenery and kindness of the crew. Keep in mind that the boat does hover for about twenty minutes to allow folks to jump in for a safe, brief swim: we wish we'd packed swimsuits. The local nibble food included in the price is delicious, and we highly recommend!

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    April 30, 2022

    This is a first class experience from start to finish, and well worth the extra money. We found a pod of common dolphins quite quickly, certainly before other boats, and got a fascinating talk through their habits and behaviour from the excellent on board team, who were superb throughout the 3 hour hour trip - sparkling wine , other alcoholic drinks and portuguese snacks were brought to us regularly! Maggie deserves a special mention - simply superb customer attention!

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    March 19, 2022

    Product ID: 244222