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On Tales

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Madeira Island Boat Tours: Whale Watching | Private Charter | Coastal Cruises | Sunset tours | An affordable luxury you won't forget!
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Avenida D. Manuel I | Porto Recreio da Calheta, Calheta, Madeira 9370-133, Portugal
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All reviews boat trip wonderful trip thank you so much spotted dolphins friendly crew great hosts complimentary drinks many thanks big group these guys sea life beautiful boat three children keep up the good work large pod of dolphins great morning knew exactly where
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a real pity, the team is kind but didn't stick to the promise to give us back the money. The first trip was canceled due to a windy/stormy weather. Which is totally acceptable, because no one can influence the weather. The second attempt...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Flo2904
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just been on a whale watching trip with On Tales and we saw a really big pod of pilot whales up close. We also saw Loggerhead turtles. Really friendly and knowledgeable team who are desperate for you to see something on your trip. We will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andrew h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well organised, super friendly and knowledgeable people. Would go again and again. A great experience, you would be bonkers to book with anyone else.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband arranged a private tour as a birthday surprise. It was a wonderful trip. Tanya (Ana?) and Diego were brilliant - they made every effort to make our trip special. We managed to see some pilot whales in the distance which was magical and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank four-boo
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

The efforts done to make our experience great are overwhelming. Very friendly crew, seen a family of whales, super experience!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Renka V
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended for families. Captain Cristiano and Ana will take you for an unforgettable ride on a spacious boat. You will spot whales and dolphins while enjoying the beautiful blue sea and complimentary drinks. Professional and friendly staff. Fantastic experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marco D
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Thank you Anna and Christiano for the fantastic afternoon. Its very nice to see how exited you are about the see and the animals. It was a pleasure to see so many dolphins.Thank you for taking care of me being seasick. It was a great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Traveler544198
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Visited On Tales while we were in Madiera and went out on the 12:30 tour. The crew were excellent and really knowledgable, and we were extremely lucky to see a pod of Whales, 5 including the baby. We had been told that there were very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ron J
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Just got back from Calheta Madeira and just wanted to thank On Tales for a great and enjoyable trip. Like others a week ago there was little chance of seeing much as of course its really down to the Whales and Dolphins if they want...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank DavidLJUK
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The cruise was very enjoyable. We did not see any whales or dolphins but nature has its ways and the company does not try to force things. The crew picks up garbage they find in the sea as we sail through. They are really respectful...More

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August 26, 2018|
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We have been picked up by them. It should be a misunderstanding. They proved serious
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Olá, we allready contacted you by telephone. Emanuel
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