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Address: Marina do Funchal, loja 9, Funchal, Madeira 9050-024, Portugal
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+351 963 796 860
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09:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Madeira Catamaran, is one of the most popular boat trips on Madeira island...

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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Catamaran trip to see whales and dolphins

Brilliant from start to finish. No hard sale techniques, really nice,genuine people and the crew seamed to be extremely knowledgeable about marine life, where to find it and also... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant from start to finish. No hard sale techniques, really nice,genuine people and the crew seamed to be extremely knowledgeable about marine life, where to find it and also demonstrated a real love and respect for the whales and dolphins we encountered. The crew went out of their way to ensure that we had a wonderful 3 hour trip out... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Catamaran in very good conditions. Very nice and friendly staff. Excellent views of wales, dolphins and the coast.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a great time! Staff is good, the boat is clean and new. We saw a pod of spotted dolphins. €35 well spent. Thank you!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the Dolphin/Whale watching tour with VMT. We had been unable to go out the previous day due to rough weather, but they contacted us at our hotel before we were due to leave & offered us to re-book on a day of our choice, or a refund. We chose to re-book. Luckily the weather was beautiful & sunny... More 

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Swansea,UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Catamaran a great Trip.We saw large number of Dolphins and also a Whale with new-born Calf.Good value for little money.

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

booked online before arriving by cruise ship. walked down to the office in the marina in the morning to check it out for the afternoon trip, friendly staff gave me the details for the afternoon meeting and recommended bringing a warm jacket. In the afternoon I returned to the ship to get a jacket and walked to the marina, allow... More 

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London
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the whale watching tour. The sea was so rough that most of the children onboard and about 7-8 adults were sick and throwing up throughout. Having said that, the staff onboard were helpful, attentive and polite. However, the office did not warn anyone but instead they advised that it was fine to go on the tour. The tour... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Was a bit chilly but crew doled out blankets was not really expecting to see dolphins thought it was too cold but no we saw two large pods of spotted dolphins with babies jumping and riding the bow waves very spectacular,we watched them for half an hour .Later we saw a lone bottle nose dolphin.Had a lovely trip.

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Gdynia, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Really recommended, the catamaran is solid, brand new, guides are bilingual, friendly and talkative, we saw a pod of pilot whales, a pair of dolphins, 35 euros well spent.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We were lucky with the weather (which was perfect), and we saw many dolphins just out to sea from Funchal. A great experience!

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