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Departs from Funchal Marina promptly. Heading for the beautiful rugged Bays of Funchal. Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris is a lightweight speed boat powered by 500HP engines. This means the larger distances will be covered rapidly.  We will be looking out for Dolphins and Whales, once we find them our certified guides will provide you all the information and answer your questions. You can enjoy watching them close up in their natural environment. Sighting is guaranteed if you don't see any sea life you will be offered another trip completely free of charge.

With its shallow draft letting you explore almost anywhere, bringing you closer to the caves, beaches, and the beautiful crystalline waters. In the summer months, we will stop in front of Cabo, Girao where you can have a dip into crystal clear waters  and do some snorkeling.  Snorkelling equipment is provided for free of charge!  Girao. Cabo Girao is the world second highest sea cliff rising above 580 meters. Taking a maximum of 18 passengers makes the trip exciting, enjoyable and a bonding friendly atmosphere.

It will all be over far too soon, the feeling of not wanting it to end, you're left with a rush, a huge smile and priceless memories with us. An experience that you will never forget.
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Cabo Girao
Faja dos Padres
Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris

Discover the abundant marine life near Madeira on this fast-paced dolphin and whale watching tour. You won’t have to worry about wasting time traveling, as you’ll whizz through the water on a speedboat, and cover large distances. Look out for dolphins and whales, while enjoying guide commentary. If you don’t spot any sea life, you’ll get another free trip. You’ll stop at Cabo Giro, and have a chance to snorkel too. 

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Rib boat trip

Amazing few hours ,saw dolphins ,pilot whales and turtles. Would highly recommend Magic Dolphin sea safari. A fabulous trip well worth the money. Very informative and friendly staff.

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 2 days ago
Amazing Amazing Amazing

I did this speed boat trip with my husband while visiting Maderia wow what can I say we saw dolphins and lots of them highly recommend this boat trip you won't be disappointed

Thank hun13
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place makes you feel great since beginning- incredible nice lady will help you to choose best option for you, boat is great, you will have the marine biologist on board so anything you will capture she will explain you what kind of animal you've...More

Thank Elvirka_Gandzia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fantastic experience!

Booked this trip after reading good reviews on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. Very friendly staff who worked hard to give us the best experience possible from booking to making sure we saw dolphins and whales on our trip. We would thoroughly recommend...More

Thank Car0l63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The best dolphin watching experience ever

It is well worth booking this excursion. We saw lots of huge pods and the team were super helpful. There was an onboard marine biologist who provided lots of information about the different types of dolphins we saw. They used spotters to ensure we got...More

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The company, Magic Dolphin is at Marina Do Funchal, so it is a 15 to 20 minute walk from the cruise port terminal. The distance is 1,3 km (0,81 miles). (you can see the way on Google maps, just enter "Funchal Cruise Port... More
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Just over 2hrs but worth it!
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