September 30, 2023

22.09.2023 – Appreciated effort

Today was not an easy day for our team. We had to cancel both our Ribeira Brava tours and our snorkelling tour in the morning due […]
September 29, 2023

21.09.2023 – Emotion in the ocean

Short-finned pilot whales (Globicephala macrorhynchus) belong to Madeira’s most important predators and are symbolic for intelligent life in the ocean on so many levels. Pilot whales […]
September 25, 2023

17.09.2023 – Colorful sighting

As we left the harbor a rainbow lit up in the northwest. Sometimes we only saw the right and left ends of the natural spectacle, sometimes […]
September 24, 2023

16.09.2023 – More waves

At the moment the weather isn’t playing out as well as we would like. Finding dolphins between the waves is an effort of concentration. Our spotter […]
September 23, 2023

15.09.2023 – Unpredictable

It’s impossible to predict what to expect out at sea before we set off on our tours and, lately, the unpredictable weather has made finding animals […]
September 22, 2023

14.09.2023 – Worthwhile

Our day started off with a placid ocean and a streak of luck. Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) were moving westward in a dispersed formation, with their […]
September 19, 2023

11.09.2023 – Salty

The wind played tricks on us today. Despite our best efforts, our Riveira Brava did not record any sightings. Our speedboat Stenella was only lucky in […]
September 18, 2023

10.09.2023 – Waves

It was a long trip this morning, but our guests had a close, intense encounter with Short-finned pilot whales (Globicephala macrorhynchus). As we went out there […]
September 17, 2023

09.09.2023 – Wild waters, calm whales

Today was another day of difficult conditions that left our team unsure of whether to go ahead as planned with our trips. We remained persistent and […]