At VIP Dolphins, we do not just offer a tour – but an experience!
With a friendly and professional staff, a premium service and a comfortable luxury power catamaran-yacht, we guarantee you will enjoy an incredible day of dolphin & whale watching with us.
Our company is the first dolphin & whale watching tour operator in Funchal providing a high quality service. We pride ourselves in being pioneers in the local industry.
Our tour groups are limited to max. 17 people + 3 crew members, ensuring all of our passengers enjoy prime visibility of all kinds of marine life encounters.
The trip lasts 3-hours, where you can enjoy a variety of underwater animals and gorgeous scenic views that you’ll never forget. The tour starts at the dock of the Funchal Marina and continues with a ride through the ocean in search of dolphins and whales.
After a 30 min stop near Cabo Girão (586m) – The second highest sea cliff in the world and highest in Europe – you can enjoy a swimming break in the crystal clear waters. After a swim, we will head back to the marina where you will be able to relax and enjoy the views of the West coast of Funchal.
During our excursions, you can enjoy a free bar with champagne, wine, beer, non-alcoholic beverages and light snacks. You will also have access to the large forward cockpit, a flybridge, free wi-fi, a charging station and of course, a shower & a toilet.
A professional biologist-guide, certified by the Institute of Forests and Nature Conservation for the Observation of Cetaceans and a photojournalist, will be available on all our trips, providing valuable insight and a photo report of your journey.
Combine this with our experienced and knowledgeable crew, dedicated to providing you with the closest dolphin and whale encounters possible. You can be assured that you will get the best experience and build unforgettable moments for kids with these amazing creatures of the ocean.