Zodiac boat cruise and whale and dolphin observation - with swimming break - 2 hour - Funchal, Madère


  • The cruise in a zodiac boat off the coast of Madère

  • The view of Cabo Girão, the world's second largest cliff

  • Commentaries from your marine expert guide

  • Dolphin and whale observation and swimming if the weather conditions are suitable

  • The trip in a small group of 10 people maximum

Essential info*

  • Instant confirmation

  • Digital voucher accepted

Duration 2hrs

  • English
  • Portuguese

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


Enjoy a zodiac boat tour (speed boat) of the coast of Funchal, in Madère to go to meet the whales and dolphins!

Departing from Funchal Port, you will board a zodiac boat in a small group of 10 people maximum. You will then head out to sea towards Cabo Girão, the world's second largest cliff.

On the way, you will go to meet the marine mammals. Aboard the zodiac boat, you will observe them without disturbing their natural environment. You marine expert guide will teach you more about the preservation of such marine species.

You will have a pause of about 20 minutes, a nice moment to bathe and, if the weather conditions are suitable, to swim close to the dolphinsand whales before heading back.

This tour is ideal for a nice nautical pause, between observing the dolphins and whales and also the lovely Madère landscapes!

Good to know

  • Availability and times:
    • 10am and 2pm everyday from November to April (excluding exceptional dates)
    • 10am, 1pm and 3:30pm everyday from April to October (excluding exceptional)
    • Departure location: Funchal Port

Children under the age of 2 aren't allowed on board.

If you don't see any dolphins or whales during your cruise (in a very rare case), you will be able to do another cruise for free.


In the case of bad weather conditions, the activity may be cancelled. Another time slot or a refund will be offeered to you.

We adivse you to bring a swimming costume and a towel.

Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 3 days prior to the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price. Any reservation made for special dates cannot be canceled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • The 2 hour zodiac boat tour off the coast of Madère
  • Observation of dolphins and whales
  • A break to bathe

Not included

  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras

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