Being able to appreciate the gracefulness of cetaceans underwater should be regarded as a privilege and a gift from the ocean. Encountering dolphins face to face in their natural habitat, can be an intense experience.
- Up to 8
- Ages 5+
- 2 hours
Incredible Conditions and Sightings
Madeira’s warm, calm, and clear water makes it an ideal location for snorkeling all year round. You can walk into the ocean from any beach on the island and enjoy incredible conditions and sightings.
However, consider booking a snorkeling tour to visit more secluded spots chosen by locals for their amazing visibility and marine life sightings. Come see why this part of the Atlantic Ocean is one of the best places in the world to snorkel.
Close Encounters with Madeira’s Marine Life
Snorkeling is one of the most popular water activities in Madeira. The island’s warm climate and inviting waters make it a snorkeler’s paradise, and the vast array of marine life is sure to keep you busy – you might need to count on a few days of snorkeling to see everything on your bucket list! You might encounter moray eels, stingrays, manta and eagle rays, trumpetfish, barracudas, seahorses, pufferfish, and more. The colors of Madeira’s marine life are especially vibrant glittering under the surface.
One of the coolest parts of snorkeling in Madeira is that you can charter a boat to take you to more secluded locations. Booking a tour with a local guide company ensures you have a safe and enjoyable experience while getting to do activities like snorkeling with dolphins. Some of the best places to snorkel around the island include Ponta de São Lourenço, the easternmost point of the island, and the Cliffs of Abra, only reachable by boat. No matter what kind of snorkeling experience you’re looking for in Madeira, you’ll be amazed by the stunning sights that await.
Book your snorkeling tour online today.