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VMT Madeira - Catamaran Trips

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Marina do Funchal, loja 9, Funchal, Madeira 9050-024, Portugal
+351 963 796 860
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Madeira Catamaran, is one of the most popular boat trips on Madeira island and have been operating since 2003, taking clients out to sea to watch dolphins, whales and turtles in their natural habitat.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“saw dolphins” (46 reviews)
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Marina do Funchal, loja 9, Funchal, Madeira 9050-024, Portugal
+351 963 796 860
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We joined one of the VMT Madeira Catamaran trips to go whale and dolphin watching, and saw plenty of both of them. The crew is very friendly, providing us with all the information about the trip beforehand. The catamaran itself is comfortable: we sat down...More

Thank Jon K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went on the 2.00 trip as people who had gone in the mornings did not see any dolphins. We had free bus ticket, but did not realize that it was only one way!!! SO take money to get return bus. We took a drink but...More

Thank gardenofEden667102
Reviewed 1 week ago

(If you book through Madeira Island Tours, you may get a free shuttle to the marina) All very smooth, full boat but wasnt packed and room to move around to the other side of the boat when we spotted whales and dolphins. Staff were really...More

Thank Ldn1987
Reviewed 1 week ago

A full day trip to the Desertas Islands was a wonderful experience. The crew were excellent and the guide was very knowledgeable and it was a great experience to go ashore and discover the little museum for the monk seals and learn about the wildlife...More

Thank Fizzy2001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this trip was excellent: The catamaran: well designed for comfort and stability. Large sun canopy covered seating area so you could keep out of the direct sun if you wanted. The net area at the front third of the boat was comfortable and...More

Thank RJfamily1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time we have been on this catamaran trip. Last year we were about 2 weeks later and it was much better. Near the beginning of september it was much busier. We saw several pods of different types of dolphins. I have...More

Thank lancing1
Reviewed 1 week ago

VMT Madeira is amazing! The service, the experienced and friendly crew made our trip the most unforgetable experience. Strongly recommended.

Thank sollymolly
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an excellent trip helped of course by great weather! I would have been happy just to do the boat trip - first time on a catamaran -whether I saw whales or not. However when we got to the area and actually saw them...More

Thank ibikes5
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this trip was superb. The organisation was efficient, with due regard for safety and our comfort, and the guides did a wonderful job finding Dolphins and whales for us to see. It was a highlight of my holiday to be sat at the...More

Thank Chris09g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great trip - crew went out of their way to ensure our trip was interesting and informative. We were lucky to see a whale and many dolphins. A lovely morning.

Thank FiscardoFans
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Laura F
19 June 2017|
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Response from dianemaxwell48 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Steve just posted an excellent answer to your question looking at motion sickness, drinks, toilet, there is plenty of seating but its an adventure craft not a comfy carpeted vessel with cushioned seats. Hope that... More
Alice W
14 May 2016|
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Response from Maciej M | Reviewed this property |
yes , you gonna be able to get to the sea for about 30-45 minutes , catamaran will stop next to the cliff with a great view. Enjoy !
11 November 2015|
Response from CelsoBrasao | Property representative |
Hello Susana, thank you for your question. The water temperature is about 21/ 22 degrees, and the air temperature about the same. It's however recommendable to bring a jacket as it can be windy.