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Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour in Madeira

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    What to Expect
    The meeting point is at On Tales store in Calheta's Marina, 15 minutes before departure time.

    Your Captain and the team will give you a warm welcome, where you will have the chance to hear about some safety procedures and tour details. Also, if you have any worries or requests, feel free to expose to the Team accompanying you. The Captain will lead you to the yacht Miranda.

    During this tour, you will have the chance to Swim and Snorkel along the coastline and experience the calm, warm and clear water of the south west sea of Madeira Island. Be there and admire its rocky bottom and its marine life. Depending on weather conditions, you can choose the place you want to dive or the village you want to see. On our way back, let us hear about your adventure, enjoy a sun bath and chill out on board Miranda with cold drinks offered by On Tales boat team.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Marina da Calheta, 9370-135 Lombo Do Doutor, Portugal
    Departure Time
    9:00am, 12:15am, 3:15pm, 6:15pm & 9:00 pm daily 
    Please arrive at least 15 min earlier to attend a short briefing about security and other info of the tour.
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Light refreshments (water, fruit juice, soft drinks, beer)
    • Snorkel equipment (masks, fins and tubes)
    • Hair and body towels
    • Blankets
    • Shower after swimming time
    • Toilet
    • Cabin
    • Bottled water
    Exclusions
    • Transportation to/from attractions. We can organize hotel transfers upon request. There might be an extra charge for this service, depending on the location of your hotel.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Confirmation will be sent before the tour or 48 hours after booking:
    • Subject to availability
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions (if canceled due weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund)
    • Family friendly
    • Limited to 8 guests
    • Children under 3 - free of charge
    • Children from 3 to 12 - 50% discount
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We went on a trip in February. It took On Tales several days before they were sure to offer us a nice trip with a good chance to spot dolphins. And it turned out to be so. Friendly and professional crew and nice other spotters on board. We kept at a respectful distance from the
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    Thanks for the Trip, we enjoyed every minute. The beautiful Island, the sympahtic crew and wonderful dolphins made this day perfect! Big THX
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    Response from ComDirector_ontales, Director of Sales at Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour in Madeira
    Responded 5 days ago
    Thank you Philip, having you on-board was a pleasure, being part of your holiday was a privilege. We were blessed with dolphins and pleasant weather conditions on that day, a great recipe for a perfect day !!
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    We spent a lovely 2 hours on the water with Christiano and Tiago. They were funny and informative. We saw loads of dolphins swimming and leaping alongside the boat. Then we followed the coastline where they told us all about the villages and the history of the island. Mayung,
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    Response from ComDirector_ontales, Director of Sales at Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour in Madeira
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Dear Joan and Michael, Having you on-board was a pleasure, sharing our amazing environment was a privilege. Even more so when our guests show a real interest and value our concern for the ocean and marine life, the way you did. We are truly glad to have met you and hope you will come back our way on your next visit to Madeira island.
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    We had two wunderful hours on board of the Miranda. Cristiano and Tiago were nice and funny. They told us a lot of interesting things about the dolphins we saw. The whole OnTales-Team was very friendly an obliging. Ans all of them really care about the animals. It is not about
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    Response from ComDirector_ontales, Director of Sales at Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour in Madeira
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Thank you, Great guests are the main ingredient to our success, together with our common interest in marine life. Having you on-board was a pleasure, your opinion really matters to our team. Once again, thank you for choosing to take this cruise with On Tales !
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    Saw loads of different dolphins very close to the RIB. Organised via P and O cruise. Our guide Elena was fab.
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    nellestein
    10
    Dolphins trip
    We went on a trip in February. It took On Tales several days before they were sure to offer us a nice trip with a
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    Philip
    11
    Dolphin Watching Tour, simply wonderful!
    Thanks for the Trip, we enjoyed every minute. The beautiful Island, the sympahtic crew and wonderful dolphins made
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    Yannik Steiger
    Niederweningen, Switzerland
    265
    Private Charter Whale and Dolphin Watching
    Thanks a lot for the great experience. It was worth every cent. The crew was very friendly, the boat was great and
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    Violetta D
    30
    Dolphins trip
    We had cruise two days ago. Weather wasn’t so sunny but still we found dolphins. Team of crude was really
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    jmhfap
    Northleach, United Kingdom
    2110
    A super experience and a wonderful way to see the island of Madeira
    We spent a lovely 2 hours on the water with Christiano and Tiago. They were funny and informative. We saw loads
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    Chocolat
    22
    Perfect cruise
    We had two wunderful hours on board of the Miranda. Cristiano and Tiago were nice and funny. They told us a lot of
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    Bibbmeister
    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    8133
    Fabulous experience
    Saw loads of different dolphins very close to the RIB. Organised via P and O cruise. Our guide Elena was fab.
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    mark-lambert
    2414
    Truly enjoyable experience
    We had a great trip out on the yacht for a couple of hours. The trip was well managed (including arranging a
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    Neil M
    Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
    169
    Great sea excursion with On Tales
    We had a great afternoon out on the water with On Tales - the weather was warm and the sea relatively calm.
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    Emma
    London, United Kingdom
    11037
    Lovely afternoon on the water
    We went on the 13.30 excursion, and were part of a group of five. Unfortunately orcas (or a similar species) had
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    • Duration: 2h 30m
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    • Languages Offered: English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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