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June 22, 2024

17.06.2024 – Feeding frenzy

We started with a slight breeze in the morning, which turned into a proper wind in the afternoon, enough to decide to cancel our last afternoon […]
June 19, 2024

14.06.2024 – Ode to Pilot whales

I want to dedicate today to my favourite cetacean species, Pilot whales (Globicephala macrorhynchus). Short-finned pilot whales, to be more specific, were the stars of two […]
June 18, 2024

13.02.2024 – Lucky Day ?

Today it’s been a day of Odontocetes. Every tour saw some form of toothed whale from tiny Atlantic Spotted Dolphin (Stenella frontalis) to the giant Sperm […]
June 17, 2024

12.06.2024 – Timing is everything

Let’s imagine a “Behind-the-scenes” of a whale-watching trip at Lobosonda. Hopefully for our guest’s, every tour feels smooth and easy going, but there is quite some […]
June 15, 2024

10.06.2014 – The common, the largest, the rarest

Today, we have been able to tick a couple of boxes off the Wishlist’s of many our passengers and certainly also our guides and captains. The […]
June 11, 2024

04.05.2024 – An Interesting Invertebrate

How do you know a sighting is really special? Well, we’ll say all sightings are special and unique, of course. Having said that, you’ll know you’re […]
June 10, 2024

03.06.2024 – Out of the blue

Madeira attracts many of its visitors with an overload of sunshine. In fact, sunshine doesn’t necessarily mean perfect ocean conditions – today was determined by winds […]
June 7, 2024

31.05.2024 – Waiting for Whales

Blainville’s beaked whales (Mesoplodon densirostris) are a species that can completely captivate a whale-watching boat. Madeira is one of the best places to see these strange-looking […]
June 6, 2024

30.05.2024 – The “Who is who” in a dolphin’s world.

Today’s ocean encounters were determined by one resident species, the Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Often occurring close to the coasts, this species is one of the […]