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VMT Madeira - Catamaran Trips

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Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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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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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
| Marina do Funchal, loja 9, Funchal, Madeira 9050-024, Portugal
+351 963 796 860
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went on their three hour afternoon dolphin and whale watching trip. We didn't see any whales but were saw turtles and lots of dolphins. The were a truly amazing sight. At €35 per person, this was exceptional value for money.

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I went on this catamaran cruise right after our 8 hour safari tour. We were so beat we wished we hadn't booked it in advance...until the boat set sail. We got spots out in front on the nets and were loving the...More

Thank michelleleighp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We, family with 2 young children, went on the boat twice. First time no animal life seen so they offered to make the trip again, free of charge. Great guarantee, good to book in beginning of holiday, so you still can go on that extra...More

Thank jg304c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a lovely evening cruising out to sea, the views of Funchal were beautiful. We were lucky enough to see some dolphins, they stayed swimming with the catamaran for ages. The crew were brilliant and very informative, telling us where to look for the...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant experience - highly recommend! We wanted to see dolphins/whales/turtles and booked with this company because there was a leaflet at our hotel and they looked established! The staff and crew were great - the guy giving the commentary was witty and interesting. There was...More

Thank NNW91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been on several of these trips, but this time it was with a friend and her son (their first time despite). We had a lovely and enjoyable afternoon, and managed to see a few dolphins. The staff were very friendly and informative. The...More

1  Thank Mark T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a way to spend a sunny morning watching the dolphins. Great boats, amazing staff and reasonable prices. What more do you need

Thank Glen_Gill_Lockett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on the 3pm trip on 29 July and it was the perfect way to end my holiday in Madeira. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable and safety is clearly a priority. The boat had 2 levels with plenty of seating and there were...More

1  Thank Gillian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely trip, helpful and informative staff, spotted turtle and some dolphins and then did a swim! Well organised and as we were on the second boat to leave or wasn’t too busy

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience, I recommend it to everyone. Nice boat, nice staff and amazing view. It was impressive to see the infinity of the ocean, and the island from the boat. We had a stop for a swim, and it was great. We did not find...More

Thank Irina A
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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 !
November 11, 2015|
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.