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Whale & Dolphin Watching Cruise
Activities in Funchal

Whale & Dolphin Watching Cruise

  • English and Spanish
  • 3 hours

Cruise the Atlantic coast of Madeira and watch whales and dolphins swim, jump and play around your catamaran. An unmissable experience from Funchal! What are you waiting for?

Whale & Dolphin Watching Catamaran Cruise Itinerary

After meeting at Funchal Marina at the scheduled time, you'll climb on board your catamaran ready to set sail on the waters of the southern coast of Madeira. Throughout your three-hour cruise, you'll have the opportunity to learn fascinating facts about the diverse species of marine life that inhabit this area thanks to the explanations of your English-speaking guide.

From the deck of the catamaran you'll watch out for whales and dolphins as they swim just a few feet from the boat. If you're lucky, you might even spot the dolphins jumping into the air! See which species you can differentiate: the blue whale, the sperm whale, the short-finned pilot whale and more!

As well as marvelling at the fauna of Madeira, you'll also enjoy spectacular views of the island's rugged mountainous landscape from the sea. A truly magical experience!

Important information

It is very common to see whales and dolphins around the isle of Madeira. However, please bear in mind that animals are unpredictable and we cannot guarantee the sightings of any species of whales or dolphins.


Adults Children between 5 and 12 years old Children under 5 years old
Whale watching trip
US$ 39.30
US$ 19.70

Whale watching trip

  • Adults

    US$ 39.3
  • Children between 5 and 12 years old

    US$ 19.7
  • Children under 5 years old


More Information


3 hours.


This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) guided tour.


Transport by catamaran.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (Funchal local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 39.30
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

9 Funchal Marina.


Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

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