Full Day Trip to Desertas Island from Madeira

Ilhas Desertas

Breathtaking volcanic formations
Guided visit to the Natural Park Reserve and main habitat of the endangered Monk Seal
Home for several unique bird species



With a total area of 12,586 hectares the Natural Reserve of Desertas Islands includes all islands and islets (Ilhéu Chão, Deserta Grande, Bugio and adjacent islets) and all adjacent marine area. Being designated Nature Reserve for nearly 26 years, they are now internationally known for the conservation efforts of the endangered Monk Seal.

Today this lost pearl can be visited by sea. The only island that can be visited is Deserta Grande, where it is possible to visit the center to the recovery of the Monk Seal and to do a small tour, where cultural, morphological and fauna and local endemic flora aspects are displayed.

On a trip with the total time of 7 hours, you will sail in the comfort of one of our catamarans along the south coast of Madeira Island, disembarking in clear waters, a beach from volcanic origin, almost virgin to human impact.

This product is seasonal, and is active between May and September, on Saturdays, with departure from the Marina of Funchal at 9: 00 and returns at 17: 30h.

Price includes

  • boat trip

Price does not include

  • personal expenses


  • Check-in ends 30 minutes before the departure.

Meeting point


  • When approaching Funchal Marina, look for private entrance to access office.
  • Don't forget: jacket or warm clothes, aqua-shoes/sandals/crocs, swimwear, towel and sunscreen
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