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Lobosonda - Madeira Whale Watching
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Discover Madeira's natural marine beauty
Discover Madeira's natural marine beauty

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Christmas surprise - Lobosonda's dictionary of gratitude!

Christmas is a time of reflection which is why we would like to invite you to end this year in a joyful reminiscence. Beautiful memories are gifts for our hearts! All experiences are valuable; whether you achieved something you are proud of, enjoyed…

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16.11.2017 – Ribeira Bravas record Für den deutschen Text klicken sie einfach auf die deutsche Flagge.

Today our guests from Ribeira Brava hat a lot of time to enjoy the ride since it was a long way going west. Most probably our traditional fishing boat never went that far to the West since it is used for Whale Watching, a record for Ribeira Brava … we…

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15.11.2017 – Protect whales from Japan Für den deutschen text klicken sie einfach auf die deutsche Flagge.

In cases like today when we meet whales the question arises about projection for these animals. Generally it is forbidden to hunt whales for commercial reasons. But there are quite a few countries which just don’t care about the rules. Japan just started…

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14.11.2017 - Ciimar Madeira Für den deutschen text klicken sie einfach auf die deutsche Flagge.

This morning started promising: a calm sea and the information from our spotter: “Sperm whales in front of Cabo Girão”. But unfortunately it came differently, no Sperm whales far and wide. Our gaze wandered over the blue, but the animals didn`t come up…

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Two boats; four trips; two species; many, many nice guests and unfortunately one Good Bye, so was our day today. On all trips we saw Pilot whales and Bottlenose dolphins. During the morning they stayed in the same area, during the afternoon they went…

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11.11.2017 – An exciting morning Für den deutschen text klicken sie einfach auf die deutsche Flagge.

Who followed our Blog from yesterday, read something about Bottlenose dolphins we only see occasionally here, the high seas form. And by chance we met exactly these Type of Bottlenose dolphins and they were in good company, the False Orcas. And like…

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10.11.2017 – Bottlenose off the coast of Madeira Für den Deutschen text klicken sie einfach auf die deutsche Flagge.

Off the coast of Madeira we are able to meet different species of dolphins. Today we observed Bottlenose dolphins from a distance since they were on their own mission. In general the term Tursiops describes a group in the family of dolphins. The…

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08.11.2017 – Wild winds & peaceful whales Für den deutschen text klicken sie einfach auf die deutsche Flagge.

Due weather condition we only were able to go out with on the ocean with Stenella in the morning. The ocean was still somewhat flat but the wind swept across the water surface. In contract to the weather both Tropical whales we met were peaceful milling…

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07.11.2017 – Belly dancer Für den deutschen text klicken sie einfach auf die deutsche Flagge.

Today a guest, whose birthday it was, got surprised with special sightings, but the rest of us as well. First we met the masters of synchronized swimming, The Rough-Toothed dolphins, rare and very welcome guests. Subsequent we went in an area with tree…

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06.11.2017- Tiny bundle of joy Für den deutschen text klicken sie einfach auf die deutsche Flagge.

My day at Lobosonda consisted of a snorkeling trip this morning, where we searched for Atlantic spotted dolphins and Common dolphins to encounter in the water. During our search we stumbled upon a large Pilot whale family in the company of a small pod of…
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