January 31, 2023

25.01.2023 – Surfs up! 

All dolphins are surfers by nature! While the activity looks (and definitely is) fun, the main function of catching a wave for a dolphin is to […]
January 30, 2023

24.01.2023 – A final surprise

What a lovely day we had out on the ocean today! In the morning our traditional boat took a group of excited guests to encounter a […]
January 29, 2023

23.01.2023 – Family-oriented

Our zodiac sped out onto a beautiful and calm ocean in search of whales and dolphins this afternoon…and we didn’t have to search for long. The […]
January 27, 2023

21.01.2023 – Beneath rainbows

The ocean looked incredibly beautiful as we drove out on board our zodiac this afternoon. Our spotter had discovered a small group of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops […]
January 26, 2023

20.01.2023 – It takes a village

Our guests enjoyed a lovely sighting of Short-finned pilot whales (Globicephala macrorhynchus) aboard our traditional boat this morning! These peaceful toothed whales move in stable matriarchal […]
January 25, 2023

19.01.2023 – Sub-sub-group

Dolphins only tend to move in small groups when they feel safe in an area. Large group aggregations provide safety to all individuals and smaller dolphins, […]
January 24, 2023

18.01.2023 – Three in one

Both our boats left Calheta marina for our midday tour to find animals on a rather choppy ocean today. Conditions didn’t make things easy for our […]
January 23, 2023

16.01.2023 – Eye candy

Both our boats ventured out onto a windy ocean at midday and a beautiful sighting awaited us. A pod of Short-beaked common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) was […]
January 21, 2023

14.01.2023 – Clarity in the ocean

The beautiful waters of the Atlantic Ocean around Madeira are perfect to snorkel in. Like the waters surrounding all oceanic islands, the offshore waters beyond 2nm […]