Spot our species!

Madeira Islands have a very diverse population of cetaceans that inhabit its ocean and pass through during their migration process. We got together the species that we commonly are able to see. Check them out!

Cory's Shearwater

Cory’s Shearwater

The Cory’s Shearwaters are constantly migrating seabirds that use Madeira Islands for breeding and nesting. They arrive in March, the offsprings are born in May,… Read more »

Loggerhead Turtle

Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Turtles! These lovely animals, are adorable marine reptiles, most often born on the beaches of Florida or on the Mexican Atlantic coast. They the swim… Read more »

Blainville beaked whale

Blainville’s Beaked Whale

These are calm and shy whales, but aren’t less loved by us! They are mostly found at madeira’s waters on summer. usually , they feel… Read more »

Sperm Whale Madeira Island

Sperm Whale

These amazing animals can be seen in Madeira’s waters all year round. They use our warm and calm sea to dive and eat, socialize, and… Read more »

pilot whale

Short-finned pilot whale

The pilot whales love tropical and temperate waters like Madeira’s sea! Usually they have a dark-grey to black body with a spot behind the dorsal… Read more »

Bottlenose dolphin

Bottlenose Dolphin

These amazing dolphins choose to live in Madeira, all year! They have a very strong dark-grey colored body and a round head with a thick… Read more »

Golfinho Comum Ilha da Madeira

Short-beaked Common Dolphin

These sweet dolphins, of almost 2 meters long, are mostly seen at Madeira on Spring and Winter. There are a few of characteristics that distinguish… Read more »

Atlantic Spotted Dolphin

This is a very playful dolphin! He is mostly seen in Madeira in the springtime and summertime, and more often than not, in large groups!… Read more »