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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
+351 911 911 777
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All reviews thank you so much boat trip wonderful trip spotted dolphins these guys many thanks unforgettable experience big group private charter friendly crew three children great hosts both times kind regards keep up the good work whole family complimentary drinks
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Traveler544198
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Ron J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

2  Thank DavidLJUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Viktor B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic experience with Cristiano and his colleague during our Whale watching trip from Calheta this morning. On board Cristiano shared information about the types of Whales found in Madeira but also more widely around the world. Whilst we were told that we...More

1  Thank Clayton-Evans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On Tales is a brilliant company with friendly staff, excellent prices, a clean and comfy boat and great knowledge of the area and sea life. We saw 5 whales and went snorkelling. Definitely the highlight of our holiday. Would highly recommend this tour.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trip was canceled and we found out it when we arrived because the boat engine had a problem. Nobody called us to inform. The lady proposed us to reschedule our trip to another day. As we were there only for one day, this option...More

Thank Anton K
Emanuel M, Owner at On Tales, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir, A Guest is someone that went on a tour with us. Or that at least have made a valid reservation with our company. We have no record of your reservation or booking or even refunding you! Please Submit here if you have such...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Many thanks to the wonderful crew that made this trip way more than just another boat trip. If you happen to be on the boat with the charming Cristiano, be prepared for a good laughter. In addition, learned a thing or two about wildlife and...More

1  Thank Alise S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a private tour to make a marriage proposal during our trip. And she said "yes"! :))) The On Tales team organized Champagne and Flowers on my request. The captain was very very friendly! We enjoyed our trip and want to say THANKS the...More

Thank Kazim S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had booked dolphin and whale watching, but right before the tour the skipper came and told us honestly that this day is not a good day for sea creatures watching, previous two trips had been unsuccessful and other boats have the same experience. So...More

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Andrea R
August 26, 2018|
Response from Lylywashere | Reviewed this property |
We have been picked up by them. It should be a misunderstanding. They proved serious
John E
July 9, 2018|
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Response from Emanuel M | Property representative |
Olá, we allready contacted you by telephone. Emanuel
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