Madeira Catamaran

Sea the BestThe most popular Madeira boat tour is by Catamaran. Madeira Catamaran is a company that owns three catamarans called “Sea the Best”, “Sea Pleasure” and “Sea Nature”. They specialize on searching for dolphins and whales and will give you a free ride if you do not get to see anything when you go out with them. The chances of you being able to see dolphins or whales are 95%.The dolphin boat tours takes about 3 hours and go out twice a day, every day. The catamarans anchors in front of the highest sea cliff in Europe, Cabo Girão, for a swim and a chance do do some snorkeling. The catamarans are quiet big, with the new double decker “Sea Nature”, taking up to 220 people. They all have a covered area and have refreshments and toilets onboard . They also offers special summer sunset and Desertas Island trips.

Catamaran Schedule


Dolphin & Whale Watching Trips
Mornings ( 10h30 – 13h30 ) Daily
Afternoons ( 15h00 – 18h00 ) Daily

Summer Cruises
Sunset Trip – Fridays and Sundays from June to September
( 18h30 – 21h30 )
Desertas Islands Trip – Saturdays from May to September
( 09h00 – 18h00 )
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Madeira Catamaran Prices


Dolphin & Whale Watching
€ 35 less 10 %  €31.50
Sunset Trip
€ 35
Desertas Islands Trip
€ 80
Atlantic Fireworks
€ 35
New Years Fireworks
€ 120
Chidren Under 12 years pay half

Meeting Point

The meeting point for the Madeira Catamaran boat trip is in front of the VMT sales office next to the “Solar da Santola” restaurant down in the marina at the center of Funchal. You have to meet there half an hour before departure.


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