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Madeira and its visitors have long yearned for a quality service such as this. A truly unique and relaxing opportunity where one is able to discover the marvels of marine life fauna and the indigenous flora the island has to offer. Encounter the essence of nature and its authenticity, revealed to you with scientific accuracy on a guided course… in comfort and style!

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Half Day at Sea

11.00am – 02.00pm
03.15pm – 06.15pm
Days of Operation : Mon - Tue - Wed - Fri - Sat
Adult - 27.55€ 29€
Children between 5 &12 years old - 13.78€ 14.5€

Departs from the Marina in search for turtles, whales and dolphins, 3 miles from the coastal perimeter of Funchal and Câmara de Lobos. On the way back to the coastline, we will pause briefly for a swim at Cabo Girão, the second highest sea cliff in the World and the highest in Europe at 1,903 feet above sea level. We will then continue our return journey towards Funchal. As the yacht weaves its way along the southern coastline you will be able to appreciate the awesome island and city views of Funchal.

Evening Trip

Summer: 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Days of operation : Wed - Fri
Adult - 22.33€ 23.50€
Children between 5 & 12 years old - 11.16€ 11.75€

Enjoy magical sunsets at sea. This evening excursion departs from the marina and follows the old route of the "Carreireiros" an old passenger and cargo vessel. Boats in the begging in the 20th century regularly brought visitors to the south cost of the island. Join us at the end of the trip to toast memories of those bygone times.

Mini-Cruse and Expedition Trip to the "Desertas" Islands

09.00am – 06.00pm
Days of operation: Sun - Thu
Price: Adult (includes lunch) - 76.00€ 80.00€
Children aged between 5 & 12 - 38.00€ 40.00€
Price includes €2.00 donation towards the preservation of the Monk Seals

The "Desertas" islands (115ºSE), said to be the ancestral lair of dangerous pirates is currently a registered nature conservation reserve and natural habitat for Monk Seals and includes a rare wild life bird sanctuary. The islands have also recently been officially acknowledged by the European Union as a biodiversity reserve of special scientific interest. We will pull ashore in a sheltered cove to explore the "Deserta Grande" where you will be able to hike through unspoilt terrain and enjoy a guided tour which includes visiting the Nature Reserve and the Watchmen's dwelling. During your cruise, you'll have ample time to pause and appreciate the magnificent scenery and take pleasure in swimming in the warm clear seawater. Lunch aboard the yacht. After lunch and on your journey back to Madeira.

Come and rediscover all of the ocean’s pleasures!

The Gavião, a luxurious motorised yacht was constructed in Finland in 1997 and has a maximum capacity of 22 passengers including crew members.


Facilities on Board:
Bar Service; Snacks; Bathrobes; Towels; 2 WC's; Air Conditioning; Hi-Fi Sound System

Alternative Private Mini-Cruise Trips:
Oceanographers; Naturists; Health & Fitness; Honeymoon; Adventure; Island circumnavigation; Fajã dos Padres

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Half Day at Sea

Evening Trip

Mini-Cruse and Expedition Trip to the "Desertas" Islands