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Whale and Dolphin Watching or Swim with Dolphins in Madeira

Highlights
  • 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
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Whale and Dolphin Watching or Swim with Dolphins in Madeira
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Whale and dolphin watching
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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 $46.26
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!
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Overview
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.

Reviews (113)
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Reviewed November 7, 2018
Great sperm whale watching at Calheta

Very nice experience. We went on a small but quick boat that allowed us to see several sperm whales from close. The staff was very careful not to disturb the whales, slowing down and stopping the engine when approaching those giants. When coming back we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank eriCCX
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile
Absolutely wonderful experience

This was our second trip with H2O Madeira, last time we visited in February of 2017. We were absolutely blown away by the experience, we were lucky to see pilot whales, bottlenose dolphins and sperm whales. We did a trip earlier in the week on...More

Thank charlottev285
Reviewed November 4, 2018
Excitement. Profesional service with all respect to nature.

Just perfect meeting with nice staff and respectful animals. When you visit H2O office you realise in few seconds that you want to make this trip only with these people. We saw dolphins, blainville and sperm whales. We were 16miles from the port and even...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank David G
Reviewed November 2, 2018
Great experience and cool crew

Great experience. The crew took us to couple of sites before we were lucky to see a group of striped dolphins. We very extremely happy to feel the respect the crew showed to the animals. All in all we had a great time!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ajorgensen1
Reviewed September 26, 2018
very good experience!

Very nice and flexible team, the pilot was very good. And after the event they have a good way to see the photos.

Date of experience: September 2018
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