Best time to visit Madeira

Sea Kayaking and Canoeing in Madeira

Explore beautiful wildlife from a kayak

Best time: March–December

Sea Kayaking and Canoeing
Sea Kayaking and Canoeing
Sea Kayaking and Canoeing

Sea kayaking and canoeing tours are gaining popularity in Madeira since they combine swimming and snorkeling with birdwatching and sightseeing. If you want to do kayaking don't plan your visit in January-February when storms and rains occur rather​ often. The most picturesque site for kayaking is Ponta de São Lourenço.

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When is the best time to go kayaking in Madeira?

You can enjoy kayaking in Madeira from March to December when the weather is favorable for outdoor activities. The period between January and February is not an ideal time due to frequent storms and heavy rainfall. Prior booking is recommended during the peak season to avoid crowds. Show more

Where can I find the most picturesque place for kayaking and canoeing in Madeira?

Ponta de São Lourenço provides an excellent spot for kayaking and canoeing in Madeira. A mesmerizing and unique location, it boasts of stunning landscapes and clear waters. During the tour, visitors can also spot dolphins and other aquatic animals. To get the most of the adventure, book a guide to explore every part of Madeira's beauty. Show more

What type of wildlife can I see while kayaking in Madeira?

While kayaking in Madeira, expect a diverse range of captivating sea creatures. Marine mammals like dolphins and turtles, fish, and colorful birds are among the wildlife that tourists can witness. Experienced guides note the areas with the most aquatic activity, providing guests with memorable sights for their Madeira trip. Show more

What should I bring for a kayaking tour in Madeira?

When going for a kayaking tour in Madeira, it is vital to have essentials such as sunscreen, a waterproof bag, sunglasses, a hat or cap, a towel, enough water, waterproof shoes, and comfortable wet clothes. Carrying a camera is also crucial to capture moments of Madeira's beauty. Visitors should note the list may vary depending on the tour operator, so check before embarking on the trip. Show more

Are there any age or physical requirements for sea kayaking in Madeira?

Kayaking tours in Madeira are suitable for beginners of all ages. It is ideal to check with the tour operator for specific fitness levels and the required confidence to face the waves. Tourists should follow the safety instructions provided by their guide to have a great experience and admire the West-African island's natural wonders. Show more

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