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Dolphin Spotting and Whale Watching from Funchal
"Experience a 3-hour trip on a catamaran along the South coast of Madeira. Depart from Funchal and quickly get to each whale and dolphin sighting where you will observe the animals in all their natural habitat. If the winds are favorable prepare to hoist the sails for a unique and relaxing sensation. During the summer months there is a possibility for a stop for swimming below the cliffs of ‘Cabo Girão' one of the highest sea cliffs in the world at 580m in altitude.During the trip our qualified crew will give you detailed information in various languages about the species of cetaceans you are seeing as well as other technical and historic information to ensure a complete and unique experience."""
From EUR35.00
 
Dolphin and Whale Watching in a Luxurious Catamaran
"Please note: Funchal Marina is located on the island of MaderiaArrive at the marina approximately 20 minutes before the departure time. Once everyone has arrived and all questions are addressed we will take a short walk to the waiting Catamaran. The 3 experienced crew members are ready to welcome you and help everyone aboard. The comfortable interior offers a comfortable seating area with sun and wind protection. Contrasting with this luxur stretch out on the trampoline nets or simply gaze around looking for sea life while the shore line fades into the background.Before everyone sets off to find their place on the boat there is a short but necessary briefing. This allows everyone to get the most from their experience through ask questions and understanding safety considerations. By the time the crew have been introduced and the initial briefing has been completed you will be ready to sail out to sea and look back at Funchal Marina. Although it's not guaranteed you can scout for dolphins or whales as they make a sudden but spectacular appearance. The mesmerizing effect of abundant sea life is something special and while all the passengers are engaging in their own unique way with the cetaceans
From EUR25.00
 
Dolphin Spotting and Whale Watching from Funchal
"Experience a 3-hour trip on a catamaran along the South coast of Madeira. Depart from Funchal and quickly get to each whale and dolphin sighting where you will observe the animals in all their natural habitat. If the winds are favorable prepare to hoist the sails for a unique and relaxing sensation. During the summer months there is a possibility for a stop for swimming below the cliffs of ‘Cabo Girão' one of the highest sea cliffs in the world at 580m in altitude.During the trip our qualified crew will give you detailed information in various languages about the species of cetaceans you are seeing as well as other technical and historic information to ensure a complete and unique experience."""
From EUR35.00

More Sports & Outdoors in Funchal

Horseback Riding Madeira Island

Madeira is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, so if you are looking for hidden gems and want to give nature a try I can advise you horse riding, even if you are a complete novice.Have you ever...
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Quinta_do_Riacho
May 12, 2011

Hiking - "Zona Velha", the Old Area.

Take time to meander - losing yourself in the maze of alleys, streets and lanes is one of the "Zona Velha", the Old Area's principal pleasures. Throughout the Zona Velha we saw the curious mixture of...
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Jerelis
Aug 09, 2007

Hiking - Our game plan strategy.

Most people try to rush Funchal on a budget so they end up missing some of the highlights in a whirlwind. The key to seeing Funchal properly is a game plan, you must know what you want to see before...
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Jerelis
Aug 09, 2007

Hiking - The best way to explore Funchal.

The compact town of Funchal is easy to get around, and the ideal place to explore on foot. Funchal is Portugal, and yet it is a culture unto itself. Historical buildings to stroll around include the...
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Jerelis
Aug 09, 2007

Maritimo Funchal

The stadium in Funchal is just next to the tourist area called 'Lido'... So if you are a football fan and on a holiday in Madeira. It's maybe worth to check out if Maritimo doesn't play at home and if...
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Vincedem
Apr 30, 2006

Baloon Rides

Funchal has now a panoramic balloon that goes up to 150 meters to show visitors a different perspective of the city bay and the surrounding areas.With capacity for approx. 30 passengers, Madeira’s...
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salinhopt
Sep 29, 2004
 
 
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My new Hobby

Snorkeling to find Lapas. Lapas are a sort of clams that live on the rocks in the ocean. Once every two weeks we go to the rocky shores with our bags and gear. We also bring some charcoal and have a...
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Bendokan
Jul 15, 2004

My new Hobby

Snorkeling to find Lapas. Lapas are a sort of clams that live on the rocks in the ocean. Once every two weeks we go to the rocky shores with our bags and gear. We also bring some charcoal and have a...
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Bendokan
Jul 15, 2004

Underwater wonders

The reefs and caves of Madeira's southeast coast have recently been protected by the declartion of a 77,200 square mile Marine Mammal Sanctury. The Dive College International Madeira, based at the Dom...
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ettenaj
Dec 03, 2003

Levada Dos Tornos

It you want to enjoy an easy Levada walk not far from Funchal and visit a delightful tea house then the Levada Dos Tornos is a great choice. The walk is easy and only takes about 90 minutes. Take the...
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sandysmith
Nov 01, 2003

Golfing at Funchal

Madeira has two golf courses. I went to the Palheiro Golf. This is situated on the top of a mountain and gives a spectacular view on the ocian in 3 directions from any hole. You can bring your own...
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kbl
Jul 28, 2003

Top Hotels in Funchal

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Rua Dr. Joao Lemos Gomes 29, Funchal, Madeira, 9000-158, Portugal
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Estrada Monumental, 147, Funchal, Madeira, 9004-532, Portugal
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Estrada Monumental 139, Funchal, Madeira, 9000-098, Portugal
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Avda do Mar e das Comunidades Madeirenses 50, Funchal, Madeira, 9050-029, Portugal
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Rua Carvalho Araujo, Funchal, Madeira, 9000-022, Portugal
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Ponta Da Cruz, Piornais, Funchal, Madeira, 9000-104, Portugal
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Top Things to Do in Funchal

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Blandy’s Wine Lodge Tour

The Blandy’s Wine Lodge Tour came highly recommended so we put it on our “Must Do” list There are 3 tours offered and we took the middle option, “The Premium Tour” – This lasted about 45 minutes and...
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Cable-Car to Monte

Another thing not to be missed is the ride up to Monte in the cable-car, it is open 7 days a week (Except Christmas Day) from 0900 until 17.45 and although not cheap, it isn’t exorbitant either with a...
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TheBreakOut Funchal

Visited this escape game in Funchal. A good way to spend an hour, hour and half. The game is about finding a gift from Madeira founder João Gonçalves Zarco send to the king of Portugal. The gift has...
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Madeira Sidecar Tours

The best way to explore Madeira with a local is by a sidecar motorbike. Forget the buses or driving on narrow roads. The motorbike and their comfortable sidecars are new on the scene in Madeira and...
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The Wicker Sledge Ride from Monte

Certainly not the cheapest thing you will do on your visit to Madeira, but possibly one of the most memorable is the Wicker sledge ride from Monte. The cost is 15 Euro per person (Based on either two...
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"Funchal - You can feel nature all around you"
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sandysmith

"Funchal Impressions"
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"Funchal"
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"Fabulous Funchal"
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"Amphitheatre around a beautiful bay."
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