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VMT Madeira - Catamaran Trips

#2 of 31 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Funchal Features Animals
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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Marina do Funchal, loja 9, Funchal, Madeira 9050-024, Portugal
+351 963 796 860
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent trip, really relaxed with plenty of space. Saw lots of dolphins and enjoyed a swim in the ocean.

Thank littlelynn02
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the sunset trip on Friday night and was something different to do instead of usual pub/restaurant aspect. Sat at back of boat as everybody wanted to sit up front so had plenty of room. Crew very friendly and we were not that far...More

Thank Phil F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fantstic trip which promises to see either whales or dolphins and does not disappoint. The spotters on the boat ensure that this happens every time. There was plenty of room to move around the boat where you can sit at the very...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our morning trip and were lucky enough to see huge pods of spotted dolphins all around us. Due to restrictions the contact time is limited but this is probably a good thing bearing in mind these are wild creatures in family groups....More

Thank Speedofasloth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the 3hr trip today with my wife and 5 year old daughter, saw loads of dolphins and a sperm whale! Boat is clean and the staff are very friendly & helpful. Stopped for a swim near the cost as well. All in an excellent...More

Thank RJW1881
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very sceptical about the trip as I had originally not wanted to go on a large boat in case it was over populated, however, we were touted by a gentleman on the quay and as we were interested we went with it. We...More

Thank Crystalltipss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw so many dolphins! It was amazing! The whole trip was fantastic, would do it everyday if I could :) The catamaran is equipped with toilets and a bar. It also stops for half an hour so the visitors can take a swim in...More

Thank Ugnė U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tour saw soooo many dolphins and they socialised with us and came right up to the boat - amazing!!! Plenty of room to move about, not overcrowded, everyone could see and commentary very informative but informal. Great to know Madeira limits the boats and...More

Thank Prizzle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crew were very good and nice, they knew the best places to take us to see dolphins, unfortunately ther were no Whales about but we did get to see Dolphins. they also took us to a secluded bay where we could swim,

Thank greggellis76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband booked the sunset trip in the kiosk at the marina. The staff there was very informative, perfect english, we have been even invited to a boat party. The trip was esxcellent, the crew friendly, informative, really looking after us. We have...More

Thank Emilia G
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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.