Water activity

Madeira: 2.5-Hour Whale and Dolphin-Watching Cruise

Activity provider: On Tales

Madeira: 2.5-Hour Whale and Dolphin-Watching Cruise

Activity provider: On Tales
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From US$ 64.08 per person

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Enjoy sea life in its natural habitat. Experience the amazing marine life of the southwest sea of Madeira Island on Miranda, a comfortable engine-powered yacht. Meet cetaceans in their natural habitat whilst relaxing on board an accommodating vessel.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Private or small groups available


  • Relax on a comfortable yacht
  • Discover local marine life in a respectful, non-invasive way for both the fauna and flora
  • Dive into the warm crystal clear waters from the yacht
  • Share special moments with your loved ones
  • Enjoy a complete experience with fresh drinks provided by the professional crew
Full description
Embark on a 2.5-hour cruise on a comfortable yacht equipped with a cabin and a restroom, sundeck, sofas, and a sunshade, for a relaxing experience you won't forget. Make the most of this experience as you explore Madeira’s coastline and the small villages, set in natural valleys. You can contemplate the amazing coastline of the Southwestern part of Madeira Island, as your guides introduce you to the magic of the ocean and the amazing whales and dolphins that visit the area. This observation will be conducted with the animals' well-being in mind. You can swim and snorkel in the warm crystal clear waters of Madeira island, admiring its rocky bottom and marine life along the way. On your journey back, you can reminisce about your adventure whilst sunbathing and chilling out on board with a fresh drink.
  • Two professional yet passionate crew members and a spotter on-land
  • Fresh drinks as provided by the professional crew
  • Snorkeling equipment and towels on board the boat
  • A shower once back at the harbor
  • A cabin and restroom on board
  • Blankets in case it gets cold
  • Transfer from your hotel
  • Food
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
  • People over 243 lbs (110 kg)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • 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

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Baby strollers
  • Unaccompanied minors
  • Feeding animals
  • Touching animals

Know before you go

  • There is no wheelchair access possible to the boat
  • Pregnant women should seek medical advice before booking, as limited to no medical assistance can be performed on board
  • Wildlife spotting cannot be guaranteed
  • Guests should understand their duty to exercise reasonable care for their own safety both whilst boarding and on-board the yacht
  • This tour is subject to availability
  • This tour is subject to favorable weather conditions (if cancelled due weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund)
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This activity is not suited for guests over 110 kg / 242 pounds, unless prior arrangement is made with the local partner and a suitable alternative has been proposed and acknowledged by the Captain/Crew
  • Maximum capacity is reduced to 6 guests
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

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July 4, 2022

The service was great, the team super friendly and courteous. Highly recommended.

May 26, 2022

Had a great tour. Really recommended!! We got to see some beautiful dolphins swimming. The crew was really super friendly and told us a lot about the dolphins and the island of Maduera.

February 19, 2022

Product ID: 314742