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Porto Santo Line Day Cruise

N0 6 Rua Praia, Funchal, Madeira 9000-643, Portugal
+351 291 210 300
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Made it after all but Porto Santo is beautiful

We, a family with a 2-year-old, bought tickets to Porto Santo at the hotel reception and was given... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
via mobile
A day trip to the beach

If you like going to the beach this trip is for you just hope you get a sunny day. We got a cloudy... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ken T
Stirling, United Kingdom
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Starting in 1996 the company acquired a ship to connect Madeira and Porto Santo, offering a safe, a regular and comfortable service. The ship transports both passengers and cargo.You'll have an unforgettable journey.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“ferry ride” (5 reviews)
“island tour” (9 reviews)
“ferry leaves” (2 reviews)
N0 6 Rua Praia, Funchal, Madeira 9000-643, Portugal
+351 291 210 300

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We, a family with a 2-year-old, bought tickets to Porto Santo at the hotel reception and was given a printed ticket which included two-way transfer between our hotel and the port. We went for dinner straight after. Only realised we left our backpack (and the...More

Thank kggm33
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you like going to the beach this trip is for you just hope you get a sunny day. We got a cloudy view and after a trip around the island, does not take long, we had five hours to fill if not for the...More

Thank Ken T
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely experience so easy bags on cart, off we went easy to get aboard level 7 the smell of coffee toast and a nice view pleasant. Took so many photos leaving Funchal harbour and getting in to Porto Santo A great way to get here...More

3  Thank PollyDora
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We took this ferry to the island of Porto Santos which is 2 and a half hours away from Madeira. We were picked up from a bus stop near our hotel and ferried (!) to the dock where we boarded the Porto Santos line ferry...More

1  Thank allliemk
Reviewed 23 May 2017

After my holidays last year, when I travelled with the beautiful Lobo Marinho of Porto Santo Line for the first time, I had the pleasure this month for another trip to Porto Santo. I enjoyed again everything to a very high degree. The beautiful ship,...More

Thank blandys1996
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The Liner is huge and the crossing takes 2 1/2 hours each way. Departs Madeira at 8:00am and return departure time from Porto Santo is 6:00pm with arrival in Funchal at 8:30pm. We took a 2 hour tour of the island and then had all...More

2  Thank seafare74
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I used their service a lot of times because it`s the cheapest way to travel to Porto Santo . The boat is nice , confortable enough but it`s very slow, it takes almost 3 hours between Funchal and Porto Santo . You can transport a...More

Thank Alfredo G
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Overall our family experiences of travelling on the Lobo Marinho car ferry are positive. The ferry is clean, the staff are courteous and there is sufficient space to move around. Prices on-board are somewhat inflated so I would suggest bringing your own refreshments with you....More

Thank Martin A
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We decided to make this trip and we weren't disappointed with the whole experience. The ship was clean and the whole process very organised, I didn't understand why some people wrote some bad reviews about the ship, but everybody is free to share his own...More

Thank Jose R
Maria F, Diretor de Vendas at Porto Santo Line Day Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Thank you Jose R for your feedback. We are happy to hear that your expectations have been met.Porto Santo is undoubtedly a perfect destination to relax next to his beach paradisiacal .Porto Santo Island was the first Portuguese discovery in the fifteenth century. This is...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Make sure you eat before boarding the ferry, as the food is awful. We had cold burgers and cold chips! Complained, but they did nothing and continued to sell the cold chips! Staff just don't care!!!!!!More

Thank MaryBarryJackson
Maria F, Diretor de Vendas at Porto Santo Line Day Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Thank you MarryBarryJackson for your feedback. On board Lobo Marinho ferry there are several food & beverage options, ranging from our exclusive 1st class deck with a buffet service combined with a 180 degrees panoramic view overlooking the bow of the ship, a à la...More

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29 June 2017|
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Response from PollyDora | Reviewed this property |
Contact Porto Santo line all info on website
9 February 2017|
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Response from Zog666 | Reviewed this property |
You can find all yours answers on portosantoline.pt . We went in August last year, two adults and two teenagers. I don't recall there being child reductions or more than one return trip a day. Departs Funchal at 8am from the... More
3 October 2016|
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Response from 12olle | Reviewed this property |
Hello. The company has a good customer service. We didn't find the time schedule online. I asked via email and they answered and told us when the tickets could be bought online. Comfortable & easy! Take the boat to Porto... More
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