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Whale and Dolphin Watching

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Experience hosted by Umut

3 hours
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Please arrive to Our office in Marina Funchal 20min prior to the departure time so you have time to check in.

Once aboard, there will be a safety briefing and information about the trip.
We will sail out a few miles from Funchal Bay searching for signs of wildlife such as dolphins, whales and turtles. It's a once in a lifetime experience seeing these wonderful creatures in their natural habitat. They are often jumping and splashing nearby!
You can enjoy watching the sea life without big crowds in front of you as we take less passengers for a better experience.
This trip includes a stop at Cabo Girão, one of the highest seacliffs in the world.
Our certified guides will give you plenty of information about the species you have seen, fauna, flora and all the interesting places along the way.
In summer months you can dip into crystal clear waters whilst taking in the beautiful scenery around you. We provide snorkeling equipment free of charge.
We will return close to the coast so you can enjoy the spectacular views of Madeira Island from the ocean.
Please arrive to Our office in Marina Funchal 20min prior to the departure time so you have time to check in.

Once aboard, there will be a safety briefing and information about the trip.
We will sail out a few miles from Funchal Bay searching for signs of wildlife such as dolphins, whales and turtles. It's a once in a lifetime experience seeing these wonderful creatures in their natural habitat. They are often jumping and splashi…

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This host has committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines – including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practising good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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Meet your host, Umut

Host on Airbnb since 2017
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Hi, I am Umut. I will be your your host on this activity. I manage the team of crew and marine biologists that will provide you with information about the wildlife and also beautiful Madeira Island.

My Captain Duarte and two assistant skippers Elton and Francisco will ensure everybody has a great time aboard. Duarte, has a coastal skipper licence sailed around the world and have 30 years experience navigating through oceanic waters. He will be responsible for safely guiding you through our waters and will do so with great pleasure and ensure you have an experience of a lifetime!
Our assistant skippers Elton and Francisco , a part from making sure everybody is comfortable, they are also here to give lots of information about wild life, fauna and flora of Madeira too.

So come aboard and be a part of the Magical experience!
Hi, I am Umut. I will be your your host on this activity. I manage the team of crew and marine biologists that will provide you with information about the wildlife and also beautiful Madeira Island.

My Captain Duarte and two assistant skippers Elton and Francisco will ensure everybody has a great time aboard. Duarte, has a coastal skipper licence sailed around the world and have 30 years experience navigating through oceanic waters. He will be responsible for safely guiding yo…
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Where you'll be

We will sail 6 miles of the cost of Funchal looking for dolphins and whales in their natural habitat. Head to Cabao Girao world second highest sea cliff. On our way return we will stop in the famous fishing village Camara do Lobos. Last leg of the journey we sail close to Funchal Bay where you can enjoy the stunning view of the coast of Funchal and the view to famous Reids's Hotel from Atlantic Ocean.

Activity advisory

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Every adventure follows industry guidelines. We partnered with the Adventure Travel Trade Association, expert leaders in adventure travel, to define best practices and standards for safety.
Know your comfort level
Please note that 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 cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Please arrive to our office 20min prior to the departure time.
Do not forget to bring sun cream, towels and a wind breaker of course your camera.

What to bring

Take a wind breaker and comfortable clothing, hat, sun-cream