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VMT Madeira - Catamaran Trips

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Madeira Catamaran, is one of the most popular boat trips on Madeira island and have been operating since 2003, taking clients out to sea to watch dolphins, whales and turtles in their natural habitat.
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Marina do Funchal, loja 9, Funchal, Madeira 9050-024, Portugal
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Reviewed today via mobile

An excellent value for money experience on a catamaran- saw lots of whales and really close up. The company also have respect for the environment collecting plastic garbage and advising passengers why it’s important to keep the ocean clean. A 3-hour trip with lots of...More

Thank jason045
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I joined VMT Madeira's 3-hour dolphin and whale watching tour in the afternoon. Although other boats had left the harbour before us, VMT Madeira made good speed and we arrived as first at a group of pilot whales, relatively close to shore....More

Thank Getaway754941
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the morning 3 hour trip, and weren’t disappointed. There wasn’t any great tourist commercialism which was great i.e. no photos as we entered the boat etc etc, the focus completely on seeing the whales and dolphins. The crew are very passionate about the...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the afternoon trip, after having seen Valley of the Nuns. We were walked over to a very nice catamaran which had a good sized shaded area, and also plenty of space at the front to lay out over the sea on webbing (perfectly...More

Thank Benjamin O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our quest to see whales was fulfilled by VMT Madeira. We were a group of 11 celebrating a big birthday for our friend and on her bucket list was to see whales. The trip was well organized, lovely catamaran, clean and tidy. Staff very friendly...More

Thank Rosslyn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, what a fantastic experience! We were on the afternoon excursion and it really was worth the wait. We didn't see any whales but got to see a pod of some 200 dolphins including a few very young ones and a few show-offs who performed...More

Thank Gavin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a well-organised and spotless catamaran with a friendly crew. Spotting wild-life is always the luck of the draw – we saw a large pod of bottlenose dolphins including youngsters, who seemed to enjoy swimming around the boat, which we sat with until our...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chose the 10.30am cruise on a Sunday, which was the last full day of our holiday and really enjoyed it. Saw both whales (at a distance) and dolphins (bit nearer). There was also a 15 min' swimming stop for those who wanted to. We were...More

Thank FrazBabyBear
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

A great boat trip seeing lots of dolphins and whales really close followed by swim off back of the catamaran. Very helpful team and great fun

Thank tonysnewquay
Reviewed October 5, 2018

We took a morning trip and thoroughly enjoyed it and saw dolphins at 2 locations. Very well organised and plenty of seating available.

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Laura F
June 19, 2017|
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Response from MerjaSumaritrips | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I regard it as safe if you go a day the sea is not rough and the currents are ok. You do not go to the front part of the catamaran but stay where the seats are.
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Alice W
May 14, 2016|
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Response from Maciej M | Reviewed this property |
yes , you gonna be able to get to the sea for about 30-45 minutes , catamaran will stop next to the cliff with a great view. Enjoy !
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SusanaSM_11
November 11, 2015|
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Response from CelsoBrasao | Property representative |
Hello Susana, thank you for your question. The water temperature is about 21/ 22 degrees, and the air temperature about the same. It's however recommendable to bring a jacket as it can be windy.
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