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Madeira has different species of cetacean throughout the year. Some more common on the warm summer months and others more common on the cooler winter season. So, sightings are possible all year long.
We stop for swimming during the summer and snorkeling equipment is available on board free of charge. Bar service is also available on board.
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Seaborn Catamaran

Escape the city, and head for the water on this half-day catamaran trip from Funchal. If you’re lucky, you may spot whales, dolphins, and turtles in their natural environment. The tour is great for adults and children alike, and gives you the flexibility to relax on the boat without a strict itinerary of activities. If you’d like to snorkel, you can pack light, as snorkeling equipment rental is included.

  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Family friendly
  • Snorkel gear included
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Relaxing morning on the Atlantic

We took a morning ride on Sea Born I, which is a comfortable and spacious catamaran fitted with seating and a net area if you want to ride closer to the water! It also has a small bar and toilets on board. We saw some...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 18 August 2018
Nice trip with dolphins

This was a nice trip, you are very much left to yourselves which I prefer. We were heading back when they heard about a school of Dolphins and they immediately turned the boat and headed out again, which was good as like I say we...More

Thank jy007
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile
Good sized boat

Good catamaran big enough to move around freely on and not a double deck like dome of the larger boats, Saw some smaller pilot whales on our trip in August 2018 but no dolphins😕. Boat moors up for free swimming for 15m or so ....More

Thank Connector725867
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile
Afternoon sail

We did this trip on 5th July 2018 and absolutely loved it! Lucky enough to see both whales and dolphins 😍 the crew and captain were both very friendly and knowledgeable about the area! Definitely worth the money!

2  Thank Shelley J
Reviewed 3 March 2018
Excellent afternoon trip and YES we saw Dolphins!

We took the afternoon (3pm) trip (It's 5 euros cheaper in the morning - 10am if you can be up, breakfasted and down to the Marina for 9:30). The captain & crew were great and very knowledgeable, giving us some interesting facts about the island...More

3  Thank CathyAJ
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