Delight in Madeira’s spectacular coastal scenery and illustrious history while on a scenic sailing adventure aboard the historic Santa Maria nau. Glide across dazzling azure waters along Madeira’s breathtaking mountainous southern coast. Step back in time aboard The Santa Maria, a magnificent replica of Christopher Columbus’ 15th-century flag ship, where you will offered a small snack that includes a glass of Madeira wine and a slice of our famous honey cake.
• Scenic Cruise: Delight in Madeira’s spectacular coastal scenery and illustrious history while gliding along the island’s breathtaking mountainous southern coast.
• The Santa Maria: Set sail aboard this historic nau, which is a magnificent replica of Christopher Columbus’ 15th-century flag ship.
• THIS TOUR IS OPERATED BY A TOUR OPERATOR THAT HAS BEEN THIRD-PARTY VERIFIED TO AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED SUSTAINABILITY STANDARD.
What To Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Cash/credit cards
• Sun protection
What To Wear:
• Hat and sunglasses
• Wind/water resistant jacket
• Walking shoes
• Guests must consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate.
• Guests with cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition must take particular caution when selecting a tour with snorkeling/swimming elements, since such water activities could be subject to adverse sea conditions such as high winds, waves and sea current.
• Guests who have concerns must consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them, particularly those involving snorkeling/swimming elements.
• Depending on the sea and wind conditions the Santa Maria can sail either to the east or to the west southern coast.
• Guests must be able to walk approximately 200 meters from the bus stop till the schooner docking point and back and manage approximately 40 steps.
• Pregnant women and guests with back/neck problems should not select this tour.
• This tour is not recommended for guests with limited mobility.
• This tour can be canceled without notice due to adverse weather conditions.
• Guests must be of legal age to consume alcohol.
• Guests prone to motion sickness should take precautions.
• When maritime conditions permit, a stop is made where guests, who wish so, can enjoy swimming. Please note that it is not guaranteed.