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July 12, 2024

06.07.2024 – Pilot Whale FC

Today, upon viewing Pilot Whales (Globicephela melas) on the 14:00 and 17:00 Stenella Tours, we discussed twice how old they get. A pilot whale matriarch can […]
July 11, 2024

05.07.2024 – A little caution and cool moments

Our guests were able to observe a variety of animals on the tours of our two boats. On the Ribeira Brava, the Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) […]
July 10, 2024

04.07.2024 – Inquisitiveness

After working for years and years on the ocean, the encounters at sea are obviously not the same as when you see cetaceans for the very […]
July 9, 2024

03.07.2024 – Dolphin Days

Due to the movements of the Canary Current, our position in the open Atlantic Ocean, and fantastic wildlife protection schemes, Madeira is one of the best […]
July 8, 2024

02.07.2024 – Co-ordinated hunting

The waves of the ocean are in constant motion, an endless dance of rise and fall that has characterised the seas for thousands of years. In […]
July 7, 2024

01.07.2024 – First day of the new month

A gentle morning sea tour with Blainville’s beaked whales (Mesoplodon densirostris) and bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) took place on the first day of the new month. […]
July 4, 2024

29.06.2024 – Kindergarden

There are also nurseries or kindergarten groups at sea! Dolphin mothers organise themselves well. If a mother has a very small calf, she cannot take it […]
July 3, 2024

28.06.2024 – Summer mood

Who spreads this cheerfulness, a simple lightness and summer mood? Our Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis)! Spotted dolphins prefer warmer water temperatures. If it gets too […]
July 2, 2024

27.06.2024 – Crystal Clear

The roughly 1500 m of depth that one may encounter during a whale-watching trip with lobosonda may make some people’s heads spin. If you take time […]