January 6, 2024

30.12.2023 – Happy endings

The last tours of the year took place today for our guests from Lobosonda. We were treated to beautiful, close encounters with Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), […]
December 26, 2023

19.12.2023 – Their choice

As is often the case at the moment, a large group of Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) were waiting for us directly in front of the harbor. […]
December 14, 2023

08.12.2023 – “Coddiwomple”

Today I learned a new English expression “Coddiwomple”. A guest told me that it comes from Old English and means to be on the move without […]
December 9, 2023

02.12.2023 – Prey

At the moment we often encounter the Short-finned pilot whales (Globicephala macrorhynchus), which are off the coast of Madeira. Even though they eat various types of […]
December 4, 2023

27.11.2023 – Companions

Today we had two companions. Even when it seems as if we are alone at sea, we are accompanied by the eyes of our spotter Drumond. […]
December 1, 2023

24.11.2023 – Oceanic sleepyheads

Everyone needs sleep. This rest phase is necessary so that the body can regenerate and process impressions. During sleep you not only recover, it is time […]
November 16, 2023

09.11.2023 – Rounded heads

This morning our guests were able to observe four different species of marine mammals. Three of these four species had very similar external characteristics, namely a […]
November 3, 2023

27.10.2023 – Between the crests of the waves

In the morning our guests proved that they are true wave riders. The journey went west towards the high swell. The motto was simply to go […]
October 1, 2023

23.09.2023 – Diverse ways to live together

Marine mammals can be found in different social systems. Some, like the Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) we encountered today, prefer to live in a hierarchy. For […]