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VMT Madeira - Catamaran Trips

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Marina do Funchal, loja 9, Funchal, Madeira 9050-024, Portugal
+351 963 796 860
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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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“saw dolphins” (46 reviews)
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Marina do Funchal, loja 9, Funchal, Madeira 9050-024, Portugal
+351 963 796 860
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I couldn't recommend this enough. The staff were so friendly and informative which made the trip even more special. We saw lots of dolphins, and the route was just so pleasant. There was time to swim too which made it so special.

Thank csarsby
Reviewed 2 days ago

This trip was very good. Normally when you take a trip to see fish or dolphins or the like you have to peer for a long time to spot one or two. We were all delighted to see lots and lots surrounding the boat and...More

1  Thank 2VEG
Reviewed 3 days ago

You MUST do this! If it's the only trip you have time for, then you must! We went out to see the Dolphins on Sea Nature on a glorious hot Madeiran morning last week. Within half an hour we were surrounded by hundreds of spotted...More

Thank joolia
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked half day trip a day before via our Airbnb host. The trip was great. The catamaran facilities were very clean, the staff helpful and friendly. We saw whales and dolphins, the water was deep blue, the atmosphere was fantastic, the water temperature was...More

Thank Luda E
Reviewed 4 days ago

After reviewing all the available boat trips from our hotel we chose this one as recommended by our friendly hotel receptionist. We were not disappointed! A free transfer by bus from a stop near the hotel was included and we arrived at the marina to...More

Thank SteveA371
Reviewed 5 days ago

My Madeira holiday would not be complete without a trip out on a VMT catamaran and this time it was the large Sea Nature. It did not seem very windy on land but out at sea a stiff breeze really whipped up the waves and...More

1  Thank Cags63
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely trip large Catamaran with plenty of shade if required. Lovely Crew. Drinks sold on board at a reasonable price. We have been Whale and Dolphin watching in a number of Countries but this was the best. A pod of dolphins followed the Catamaran and...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great day with only 11 people + crew. We spotted dolphin, whale and turtle. The crew were very respectful of marine life but we had good sightings. The lunch was truly awesome and more than enough.

Thank Heidi G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well my original sailing visit was cancelled. I was lucky being at the port/harbour for this 18:30 sailing. Cost €35 which was cheaper than the one which was cancelled. A nice boat. Plenty of space available.Saw whales and had a nice sunset. back at 21:30.

Thank GrahamGrape
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have prepared for a boat trip while staying in Funchal with my wife, read many reviews, and then we selected a sunset trip with VMT almost incidentally (it was already late afternoon). We did not regret! We had a great trip, we met groups...More

Thank Istvan K
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Laura F
19 June 2017|
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Response from dianemaxwell48 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Steve just posted an excellent answer to your question looking at motion sickness, drinks, toilet, there is plenty of seating but its an adventure craft not a comfy carpeted vessel with cushioned seats. Hope that... More
Alice W
14 May 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 !
11 November 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.