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Oceansee

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Keeping whales and dolphins in Aquariums for our entertainment is wrong which is why OceanSee positively encourages you to go and see these amazing creatures in the wild ocean where they belong. We offer a thrilling 1h tour on the speed boat which...more
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Marina do Funchal, Funchal, Madeira 9000-055, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ocean see is fantastic. That’s because: - the manager was very accommodating. We had to change the day of our trip a few times but that wasn’t a problem at all - Sara, our guide and marine biologist, was really knowledgable and she (And Pedro,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank stuartbF8083YO
ocean_see17, Public Relations Manager at Oceansee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Stuart and Anne, Thank You for choosing OceanSee for your dolphin and whale watching tour! We are happy that you were satisfied with your trip. We deeply appreciate you taking the time to write us a review. Hope to see you again! Kind regards,...More

Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We had done a lot of research into which boat company we would like to go with and choose OceanSee because of the experience they provided. Unfortunately a couple of hours before we were due to go out we had a phone call to say...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Clare L
jos_mC1310ZQ, General Manager at Oceansee, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Dear Calre, We would like to apologize again for this situation with our boat, we are trying to fix it as soon as possible. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your trip with “ Magic Dolphin” and will be happy to have you...More

Reviewed October 30, 2018

Unfortunately we have had a poor experience of Oceansee. Having read all the reviews and the various websites of different providers we booked and paid for dolphin and whale watching on a rib with Oceansee before we left the UK. The day before our trip...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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jos_mC1310ZQ, Diretor-Geral at Oceansee, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Dear Guest, We understand your dissatisfaction and totally accept that it is our fault. We are sorry that you experienced this situation with us, our boat is currently out of the water for unexpected maintenance for a few days. We usually inform our guests in...More

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

We chose to go on the dolphin and whale watching trip with Oceansee on 3rd October which ended up being just the two of us (plus the two crew)! The trip was excellent and we were lucky enough to see two groups of pilot whales...More

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jos_mC1310ZQ, Diretor-Geral at Oceansee, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Thank You for choosing OceanSee for your dolphin and whale watching tour! We are pleased that you were satisfied with your trip. Your review is really important to us and we deeply appreciate you taking the time to wright it. Hope to see you again!...More

Reviewed October 1, 2018

This tour was recommened by a local and was absolutely worth its money ! We booked the 11 am tour on a small boat which was great because you can feel the waves and are really close to the sea. We saw quite a few...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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jos_mC1310ZQ, General Manager at Oceansee, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Dear NorenaPi, Thank You for choosing OceanSee for your dolphin and whale watching tour! We are happy that you were satisfied with your trip. We deeply appreciate you taking the time to wright us a review.  Hope to see you again!  Kind regards, OceanSee team

Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Well, they tried, but the dolphins just weren’t playing for us. But they found us fleeting views of a monk seal, a flying fish and a shark. It’s a rib boat, so it’s very manoeuvrable and quick, so when they heard about any sightings they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MandyVet
jos_mC1310ZQ, Gestor at Oceansee, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Hello Thank you for your comment. On this day, there were no whales and dolphins in our area and the wind was a little high. When we said we did not know what to do it was because if we went east the wind was...More

Reviewed September 16, 2018

Chose this company specifically because of the small rib boat, less time getting out to sea and back. You are much closer to the water and it is a more intimate experience. Crew were knowledgeable and very friendly, they focussed on balancing the needs of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 222Sunflower222
jos_mC1310ZQ, Gestor at Oceansee, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Hello good afternoon, Thank you very much for your comment and for your evaluation. It is a pleasure for us your satisfaction. Essentially, we cherish respect for both the customers and all the marine species sighted. The comfort and safety of our passengers are our...More

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We took the 11am trip last month. There were just four of us on the trip which lasts two hours. Within 20 minutes of leaving the port, we spotted a pod of pilots whales, around 8 in total including babies. In all we met 3...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank iamangel
jos_mC1310ZQ, Gestor at Oceansee, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Hello good afternoon, Thank you very much for your comment and for your evaluation. It is a pleasure for us your satisfaction. Essentially, we cherish respect for both the customers and all the marine species sighted. The comfort and safety of our passengers are our...More

Reviewed September 8, 2018

Went on the morning 2 hour trip and had a magical up close experience see a pod of Bottlenose Dolphins and a family of Pilot Whales including a mother and young calf. The crew were well informed and interesting as well as being very friendly....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul B
jos_mC1310ZQ, Proprietário at Oceansee, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Hello good afternoon, Thank you very much for your comment and for your evaluation. It is a pleasure for us your satisfaction. Essentially, we cherish respect for both the customers and all the marine species sighted. The comfort and safety of our passengers are our...More

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We booked the 3.30pm trip, although we left the harbour 5 minutes earlier-more time to look for marine life. There were only 10 of us on the boat-two staff and two families of four. Our guide spoke lots of languages, for our trip he conversed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Corinne W
jos_mC1310ZQ, Proprietário at Oceansee, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Hello good afternoon, Thank you very much for your comment and for your evaluation. It is a pleasure for us your satisfaction. Essentially, we cherish respect for both the customers and all the marine species sighted. The comfort and safety of our passengers are our...More

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