Madeira Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour + Dolphin Watching by Boat


  • Discover the beauty of Funchal and Câmara de Lobos with a hop-on hop-off bus tour.
  • Explore at your own pace without the worry of transportation.
  • Hear fascinating facts about the island from the multilingual audio guides.
  • Admire stunning views of Madeira from an open-top bus and boat.
  • Go dolphin and whale watching as you cruise on the Atlantic Ocean.


Visit Madeira, also known as ‘the island of flowers’, and discover the endless beauty of the Portuguese island. Renowned for its stunning landscapes, volcanic origins, and subtropical climate, Madeira offers a fantastic getaway for all. Our hop-on hop-off bus tour and dolphin watching experience is the perfect excursion when visiting the beautiful island.

Step aboard our hop-on hop-off tour bus and explore the historical centre of Funchal and gorgeous town, Câmara de Lobos. Your ticket is valid 48 hours, allowing you to take your time and explore both areas at ease. Spend one day roaming Funchal, and the next day in Câmara de Lobos, enjoying each area to the max. With lots to see, hop on and off at any of the bus stops, all located near significant sights and attractions. The audio guides onboard will provide you with fascinating facts about the history of each place, keeping you informed and entertained throughout the tour.

Dolphin watching in Madeira is a must! Enjoy a relaxing 3-hour catamaran cruise on the Atlantic Ocean as you admire stunning views and enjoy the warm sun on your skin. You’ll see beautiful dolphins and whales along the way and if the weather permits, you can enjoy a swim/snorkel stop too! Dolphin sightings are guaranteed. If you don’t see any on your cruise, you will be able to take another tour for free.

Book your tickets today for an exciting adventure in Madeira!


  • Hop on hop off bus tour
  • Multilingual audio guide on tour bus
  • Catamaran cruise (dolphin watching experience)
  • Madeira Wine Tasting at Old Blandy’s Wine Lodge (one free drink)
  • Free visit to Bordal Embroideries Factories
  • Discounts on tickets to monuments, museums, and leisure activities


  • Entry to attractions
  • Food and drink

Additional information

Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
Departure point: Avenido do Mar, near Marina (google plus code: J3WQ+GCH Funchal)
9:30am to 12:30pm: every 30 minutes
1:15pm to 5pm: every 45 minutes

Catamaran Cruise
Departure time: 10:30am & 3pm (you must check in 30 mins before)
Departure point: VMT City Pier Kiosk (In front of Stop 2 of the Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour)
English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Finnish, Russian, Dutch & Swedish.
Catamaran local guide: Portuguese and English.
Vouchers must be validated to start their usage and validity
Present your mobile or printed voucher to the operator's staff at the tour terminals or on board the buses at any stop along the route. Once the voucher is exchanged for a ticket, the voucher will no longer be active, only the ticket will be active, so please keep the ticket until the expiry date. Check your ticket to know when it expires.
To access to the Catamaran experience and the special offers such as the wine tasting at Old Blandys Wine Lodge and the guided visit to Bordal Embroideries Factory, please validate the voucher first in the above mentioned points.
The provider is not responsible for the theft, loss, or damage of tickets, so please keep your ticket safe.
You must check in at least 30 minutes before the boat departure time.
If the weather allows, the catamaran cruise will stop at Fajã do Cabo Girão for a swim and snorkel.
If you do not see any dolphins during the cruise, you will be able to take another tour for free.
Free cancellation up to 72 hours before the scheduled tour.
1 - Avenida do Mar (Funchal Marina) Terminal
2 - Funchal City Gates / Touristic Docks
3 - Old Town and Cable Car
4 - Farmer's Market
5 - Bordal Embroidery Factory/ Farmer's Market
6 - Madeira Wine Museum/ City Hall
7 - Madeira Tourism Office / Cathedral/ Municipal Garden
8 - Casino/ Madeira President's House
9 - Quinta Magnólia Gardens
10 - Funchal Bay Panoramic Viewpoint
11 - São Martinho Chapel and Cemetery
12 - Pico dos Barcelos Viewpoint
13 - Promenade to Funchal
14 - Câmara de Lobos South
15 - Câmara de Lobos North
16 - Promenade to Funchal
17 - Orca Praia Hotel / Old Road to Câmara de Lobos
18 - Angel Roundabout / Formosa Beach
19 - Doca do Cavacas / Promenade
20 - Forum Shopping centre
21 - Pestana / Promenade Hotel / Panoramic Gardens
22 - Lido Promenade and Gardens
23 - Yellow Bus Office / Porto Mare Hotel
24 - Lido 25 - Cliff Bay Hotel
26 - Belmond Reid's Palace Hotel
27 - S.José Fortress Viewpoint
28 - Lighthouse Viewpoint
29 - Cruise Terminal
30 - Design Centre Nini A. Silva