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Seaborn Catamaran

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Catamaran Sailing Trips. Dolphins & Whale Watching at Madeira Island.
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Nautisantos - Actividades Desportivas, Lda | Marina do Funchal, Funchal, Madeira 9000-055, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We’ve been visiting Madeira for many many years. For a “cruise” we’ve only ever used Sea Born and have always been delighted. We invariably see dolphins and often see whales (though none on our visit this week). But it really doesn’t matter. It’s a really...More

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't see much, sea was calm however couldn't snorkel. People on board were nice and did engage with us however we were left on our own for most of the journey.

Thank Niamhparmarx
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We have just disembarked the Seaborn catamaran after spending 3 hours onboard. To say we’re a bit disappointed is an understatement. Now I’m fully aware that you can’t control a pod of dolphins and or whales but to see absolutely nothing is very disappointing indeed....More

Thank imayger
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Firstly if you read the leaflet in big bold letters on the cover it says Dolphin and whale watching ! Read the small print which says there’s a “possibility “which should actually say highly unlikely. Secondly having being involved with the sea for over 40...More

Thank StClementsgirl
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The catamaran 'Sea Born' is a large, stable and well-equipped vessel. It is ideal for whale and dolphin spotting trips. The staff were friendly, knowledgable and laid-back. There was no hard sell, either before the trip or while on board. We saw bottle nose dolphins...More

Thank Ralph B
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We took a morning ride on Sea Born I, which is a comfortable and spacious catamaran fitted with seating and a net area if you want to ride closer to the water! It also has a small bar and toilets on board. We saw some...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We had a brilliant time out with the team. We were very fortunate to see two types of dolphin and sperm whales. One review on here says that the team didn’t spend much time spotting. We were out spotting for at least a couple of...More

Thank GrahamChastney
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Been on the catamaran twice and the third time didn’t disappoint. This time we saw pilot whales which we’ve never experienced before and they came very close and got great photos and videos! Even though the weather was cloudy and windy, it is a great...More

Thank nadyas316
Reviewed 18 August 2018

This was a nice trip, you are very much left to yourselves which I prefer. We were heading back when they heard about a school of Dolphins and they immediately turned the boat and headed out again, which was good as like I say we...More

Thank jy007
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Good catamaran big enough to move around freely on and not a double deck like dome of the larger boats, Saw some smaller pilot whales on our trip in August 2018 but no dolphins😕. Boat moors up for free swimming for 15m or so ....More

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25 August 2017|
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Response from Millymollyfrankie |
Answering my own question - they didn't want to take him. But another company -KMT I think they're called - did. And the crew were lovely. We saw Pilot Whales, Sperm Whales and dolphins.
Mary E
26 September 2016|
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Response from Neal F | Reviewed this property |
You book at the harbour or through you tour guide. You can also walk on board and pay.
Pat T
13 June 2016|
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Response from Jos M | Reviewed this property |
You can always bring a towel, but you won't get wet. You can use it for sunbathing, and if necessary, for protection of your skin. The fact is, that the sun runs overtime, when you are on the water. so beware of getting a... More