In Madeira there is a broader range of water sports where the most common activities are swimming, surfing, windsurfing, diving, sailing, canoeing or water skiing.
Madeira Island is also ideal for the observation of dolphins, whales and other marine species such as turtles.
Swimming in the company of marine mammals, accompanied by teams of marine biologists and certified official guides, offers an unforgettable experience in temperate and calm seawater.
Join one of the professional companies in the observation of cetacean, which begin by watching the movements of these animals from land and then leads you right up to them.
These are a few of several species of dolphins and whales that can be observed in Madeira’s surrounding waters.
Bryde's Whale, Sperm whale Short-finned Pilot whale, Blue whale, Northern Minke whale, Humpback whale, False Killer whale, Killer whale, North Atlantic Right whale etc…
Atlantic Spotted dolphin, Common Bottlenose dolphin, Risso's dolphin, Short-beaked Common, Striped dolphin, Rough Toothed dolphin
We also organize tours, where you can swim with dolphins or you can simply watch whales and sea turtles (please look at "book activities book"). You go with speedboats. To see dolphins is almost certain. It is possible to swim with them on the Atlantic - an unforgettable experience. Each trip is accompanied by marine biologists and the guidelines for dolphin and whale watching in Madeira are strictly followed. If you do not get to sea the dolphins, you will get a trip for free.