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Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris

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Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris takes up to 18 people+ 2 crew members aboard. The 500HP engines provide a fun and smooth ride. Larger distances can be covered rapidly. With its shallow draft letting you explore almost anywhere and taking you closer to...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Funchal Marina, Funchal, Madeira 9000-019, Portugal
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+351 291 231 626
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We did the 2 hour sea safari with magic dolphin and although I was apprehensive as I usually prefer the catamaran boat trips, I was persuaded by the guarantee of seeing wildlife during the trip. The boat itself felt much safer than I imagined and...More

Thank Natalie B
magic dolphin d, Owner at Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our company. We appreciate your good feed back regarding our company and our crew members. The Sea Safaris is a special build and this kind of boats are used by maritime police and it is the safest it gets....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In a word - brilliant! From the ladies in the office to the crew / our trip was cancelled due to bad weather and rough seas but the staff worked to change to time - can not praise these guys enough - fantastic trip and...More

Thank Philip M
magic dolphin d, Owner at Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your great support. We always worried when we have to canceled the trip in a short notice but sometimes for the safety and the better guilty ride we have to make that taught decision. Thank you for your understanding. Hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A crew was short with time. We werre looking for whales too ,long. We saw them far away. No time for snorkling. You should probably plan longer excursion.More

Thank Tomaz K
magic dolphin d, Owner at Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feed back. I am sorry to see your disappointment. Sometimes we search for the wild life for to long then it does not leave much tome for the snorkeling. Usually when they spot the wild life they ask the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb relax onboard the catamaran we had about 25 people with us so plenty of space and comfortable.Choice of sitting inside the cabin or around the sides/front.A few mats to sit on otherwise on the boats fibreglass hull.Proffessional guides explain about the species we could...More

Thank MARK E
magic dolphin d, Owner at Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking your time and give us the feed back. It is wonderful that you have seen the wild life and make good memories. We hope to see you back in Madeira perhaps have another trip with us. Best regards Umut

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip, weather was excellent, staff on boat very helpful plenty of knowledge about the island & whales, very lucky to see pilot whales serval different pods

Thank foxes love H
magic dolphin d, Owner at Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest Thank you for the positive feed back. Hope to see you again. Regards Umut

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fantastic 2 hour speed boat trip with a great crew, special thanks to Francesco he was so knowledgeable and informative great guy.We saw pilot whales and bottlenose dolphins, awesome experience.

Thank DeniseG8
magic dolphin d, Owner at Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Many thanks. Speed boat is the best experience you can have specially with Francisco he has a great sense of humor :)) Regards Umut

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great receptionist, host, crew members, informative, respectful to the 10mins rule per pod, helpful!! Saw bottlenose dolphins and short pilot whales. Closeness from the boat compensated not snorkeling with the animals. 👌😁😁😁😁

Thank Venita D
magic dolphin d, Owner at Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so much, We hope to see you again. Regards Umut

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the friendliness of the staff we bought tickets from to the very informative crew this was one amazing trip. The catamaran was very spacious and they take a maximum of 20 people so there was plenty of space. We were lucky enough to see...More

Thank ssk365
magic dolphin d, Owner at Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our company. I must admit it is brave to swim this time in year. For us is fresh. Good that we have the cabriolet roof the protect from wind. Thank you for recommending us. Regards Umut

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never been on a catamaran before & I found it extremely relaxing. Managed to see dolphins which was fantastic. The staff were brilliant & gave us lots of local knowledge to use on our trip. Definitely go early in your holiday as they know everything...More

Thank Graham B
magic dolphin d, Owner at Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for a great feed back:)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been on many trips on the Magic Dolphin. The crew are always friendly and helpful and the passenger numbers always lower than other boats. This time we had a really close up view of several pilot whales with a young one. It was...More

Thank linthers
magic dolphin d, Owner at Magic Dolphin Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your visit. We do feel privileged to have a great feed back form a regular guest. Usually where you see the faults second time round. We hope to see you again in the future and exceed to your expectations always....More

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Millymollyfrankie
August 25, 2017|
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Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
The boat holds about 30 people, smaller than other companies
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Hannah C
August 14, 2017|
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Response from magic dolphin d | Property representative |
Hi there, Sorry for a late respond. Right now the sea is not so calm. When are you thinking of coming?
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mellifluous2010
September 12, 2016|
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Response from geomang | Reviewed this property |
For jeep tour you have option of choosing the morning tour (slightly shorter) or 3 hour tour at same price. The jeep tour was great and our driver, Roberto, was very entertaining on our tour towards Cabo Girao and other... More
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