We went on the first trip of the day (9:30am) it was amazing. The weather was calm and clear blue sky. We saw a big pack of pilot whales and two packs of bottlenosed dolphin, it was great. At the end we went for a...More
The sea is indisputably the best place from which to observe Cabo Girao, some of the world's tallest sea cliffs. Bag yourself the best views on this whale-watching cruise from Funchal, perfect for nature lovers. On a catamaran, find a seat on the deck and enjoy the scenery while scanning the horizon for dolphins and whales. Plus, a range of departure times allows this tour to slot seamlessly into your itinerary.
Make your way to the Funchal marina to catch your departing catamaran. Climb on board and meet your captain and crew, who take care of all of the navigation while you enjoy the scenery and search for marine life.
Explore the spacious boat, with seating inside the cabin or on the sun deck. As you pull out of the marina, begin your search for local dolphins and whales, with the guidance and information provided by your crew. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions and learn about the dolphins' and whales' biology and behavior.
Head for Cabo Girão, one of the world's tallest seaside cliffs, standing 1,902 feet (580 meters) high. The boat moors in the cliff's shadow, and you can choose to stay on deck and take in the scenery or jump in and explore underwater. You can travel light on this tour, knowing that snorkel equipment is provided. Snorkelers, beginners and experts, will feel comfortable with the instruction and guidance of the crew.
Cruise back to Funchal along the coastline, allowing for excellent views and photo ops.
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Took my boyfriend on his 30th birthday and was really impressed. We were lucky enough to see lots of dolphins and the crew were really friendly and gave us lots of information on the different species. It was also a great way to see the...More
Paid €25 for a 2/3 hour trip. Very good value for money. The crew were very helpful and knowledgeable often citing from books/materials. We were lucky enough to see lots of dolphins on our trip, they were great to see and interacted with us a...More
Crew worked hard to find dolphins and we managed to see a pod of dolphins. It couldn't have been a better experience, the crew were really friendly and informative as we passed points of interest. Highly recommended and good value.