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Whale and Dolphin Watching or Swim with Dolphins in Madeira

  • View cetaceans in their natural environment and learn more about them from your guide
  • Swim with wild dolphins if the conditions are right
  • Escape the busy beaches and relax on the open ocean
Whale and Dolphin Watching or Swim with Dolphins in Madeira
From US$47,40
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Tour on a RIB boat for whale and dolphin watching. We work with a spotter, a person that search for dolphins and whales with binoculars from land, and then he tell us where the dolphins and whales are
From US$47,39
Swimming with Dolphins
Swimming with Dolphins is an amazing experience. You enter the water with goggles and breather while you are dragged by the boat. The dolphins will surround you!
From US$71,08
Madeira’s waters boast an array of marine life, but knowing the best spots to see these creatures can be difficult. Benefit from your crew’s experience on a tour that offers intimate encounters with cetaceans, as well as the opportunity to swim with dolphins, if the conditions allow. Listen to your guide’s commentary to discover more about sub-aquatic life, and admire the coastal landscape as you sail the north Atlantic Ocean.
What to Expect

Select a morning or afternoon excursion and meet your guide on Calheta harbor, where you board your boat and set sail in search of native marine wildlife.

As you cruise through the waves, admire the coastal scenery and learn more from your guide about the wild dolphins and whales that live in these waters. Relax on deck as the experienced crew locate the cetaceans, utilizing their knowledge of the animals and the sea.

Depending on the species found and the behavior they exhibit, you may get the opportunity to dive in for the unique experience of swimming with wild dolphins. Snorkeling equipment is also available on board to provide views of the sub-aquatic life.

Your tour concludes back at your original point of departure.

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1 - 5 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We went with Magic Dolphin tours and were extremely lucky. We enjoyed the 3pm slot which took us out for about 3 hours on a catamaran. It wasn’t crowded and we sat up the front, outside on the deck. We were incredibly lucky as we...More

Thank Jo R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb experience, from the fun ride; to the very knowledgeable staff and crew, who made it a very memorable trip with the animal welfare ever their priority. But making it so memorable for the individuals aboard.👍

Thank Judith H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Does not disappoint!

My new wife and myself were looking forward to this one. I booked it with a “swim with dolphins” option for the both of us but I was the only one to take the plunge ultimately. The experience delivered. We saw two different species of...More

1  Thank Adam S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great experience!

H2O Madeira was so helpful in planning our whale/dolphin watching tour. We came in on a Monday looking to do get out with them sometime during the week and they booked us on the day that would have the best conditions for their spotter to...More

Thank Max B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fantastic time watching whales, dolphins and turtles in Madeira !

We booked the whale watching and swimming with dolphins experience. The staff was honest and transparent all the time about the chances of seeing whales and dolphins so we always knew what to expect. However, we did not expect that the crew will take us...More

Thank Martin B
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