Cetacean observation

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Come to Madeira for a close encounter with some of the 28 species of cetaceans that inhabit or visit these waters. Who knows? You might have the chance to swim with dolphins!

During your visit to Madeira it is practically required that you take a boat ride at sea for cetacean observation. Its excellent location allows viewing of these species throughout the year.
During a boat ride, it is very common to find:

The common Dolphin (Delphinus delphis)
The spotted Dolphin (Stenella frontalis)
The Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truincatu)
The Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus)
The Short-finned Pilot Whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus)
The Bryde's Whale (Balaenoptera edeni)
Among the turtle family, the Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta caretta) is the most common.

Come watch these friendly ceteceans and make your trip a truly unforgettable experience!

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