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Half-day Catamaran Trip from Funchal provided by Catamaran sea born

Half-day Catamaran Trip from Funchal

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Updated 20-07-03 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-07-03 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Swap city life for a peaceful half-day catamaran trip along the Madeiran coast. No need to worry about strict itineraries and activities—this tour gives you the flexibility to choose to relax on the boat, swim, or even snorkel during the warmer months, with equipment rental included. Go to places where marine life has been spotted before, and look out for whales, dolphins, turtles, and colorful fish.
  • Enjoy a peaceful half-day catamaran trip with the chance to spot sea life
  • Access great photo opportunities of Madeira’s coastline
  • Flexible trip—choose from morning or afternoon departure times
  • Travel light—snorkel gear rental is included
Important Information
Departure Point
Seaborn Catamaran, Nautisantos - Actividades Desportivas, Lda, Marina do Funchal, 9000-055 Funchal, Portugal
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Catamaran trip
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
Silvercoastholidays wrote a review Aug. 2018
Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom60 contributions2 helpful votes
Good catamaran big enough to move around freely on and not a double deck like dome of the larger boats, Saw some smaller pilot whales on our trip in August 2018 but no dolphins😕. Boat moors up for free swimming for 15m or so . You maybe disappointed if you think this is
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Shelley J wrote a review Jul. 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom5 contributions7 helpful votes
We did this trip on 5th July 2018 and absolutely loved it! Lucky enough to see both whales and dolphins 😍 the crew and captain were both very friendly and knowledgeable about the area! Definitely worth the money!
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CathyAJ wrote a review Mar. 2018
Taunton, United Kingdom248 contributions95 helpful votes
We took the afternoon (3pm) trip (It's 5 euros cheaper in the morning - 10am if you can be up, breakfasted and down to the Marina for 9:30). The captain & crew were great and very knowledgeable, giving us some interesting facts about the island and pointing out all the things of
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Date of experience: February 2018
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Sulami79 wrote a review Jan. 2018
Warsaw, Poland416 contributions144 helpful votes
This boat will take you for an approx. 2,5 hour tour. Doesn’t sound exciting? But it should! Not only: + you will see dolphins - from very close, the captain will stay close with them for at least 15 Minutes + you will enjoy a great sightseeing tour to the highest cliff, with
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Date of experience: January 2018
Daisychain50 wrote a review Dec. 2017
Lichfield, United Kingdom89 contributions47 helpful votes
Spent our last morning in Funchal on a wonderful trip out to sea! Saw lots of dolphins and enjoyed the lovely sailing experience. Great crew very chatty helpful and knowledgeable. This is a must do trip reasonably priced for the time and quality.
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About the operator

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By: Catamaran sea born
Really enjoyable way to spend 3 hours
We, family of four with two teenage sons, took the morning trip. We had to be on the quay 30 minutes before depart
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Afternoon at sea
One of the highlights if maderia is that it hosts a large number of whales that come to feed. However, as romantic
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Katija K
Saw some striped dolphins!
We did see some dolphins and it was a relaxing, beautiful and well organized ride. It was a busy cruise so there's
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Worth every penny
Fantastic three hours. We weren't sure if we would see any wildlife but were treated to a fantastic dolphin display
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Excellent and well worth it
Just went into Funchal for the day and saw the boat trip. Went on one similar few years ago in Vilamoura and didn’t
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Val J
Had a wonderful morning out. The staff were very attentive and friendly. We saw three species of dolphin and a turt
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We were nt expecting to see anything just lots of sea. We saw three types of whales, Fin, False Killer whale and pi
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Well run, productive trip.
We has purchased tickets for the 10am trip and the catamaran left dead on time, We sailed along the coast and saw t
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Enjoyable afternoon
As it was January, the catamaran wasnt full which gave us all lots of space. Unfortunately we only saw a couple of
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See the Island from the sea
We always go on the Sea Born a couple of times when we are in Funchal. Often you will see dolphins, whales etc but
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Dolphins views
This was my first trip ever to see dolphins and it didn't fail us. Knowledgeable staff who came and chatted and wer
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A good afternoon out
We were a group of 3. First time for Mandy and she got to see dolphins- mission accomplished! The whole experience
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Diane Brunsdon
We only booked the day before, met at the marina and shown where the boat was and told what time to go over. Once o
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Kate H
3rd trip and we have always seen dolphins
We just turned up on the day (December) and the boat was quite busy, but not overcrowded. We saw 2 types of dolphi
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Terrible- avoid at all costs!
Booked in with Sea Born as I had a fantastic boat trip last year with another company. This time I took my husband
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Key Details
  • Catamaran sea born
  • Duration: 3h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese
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