Embark on a thrilling sea adventure aboard the Nau Santa Maria de Colombo, the magnificent replica of Christopher Columbus’s famed ship, right here in Madeira Island. Set sail into the azure Atlantic, and let the winds of history whisk you away on an unforgettable journey.
Built in the traditional style of the 15th-century caravel, the Nau Santa Maria de Colombo offers a unique fusion of history and adventure. From the moment you step aboard, you’ll be transported back to the time of great discoveries, experiencing the thrill that the legendary explorer Christopher Columbus felt on his pioneering voyages.
Your journey begins from the picturesque marina of Funchal, cruising through the crystal-clear waters that surround Madeira. Marvel at the island’s breathtaking coastal beauty, its towering cliffs dotted with charming houses, lush forests cascading down to the water’s edge, and the sparkling ocean stretching out as far as the eye can see.
But the adventure doesn’t end with the panoramic views. Keep your eyes peeled on the waters – you might spot playful dolphins frolicking in our wake, majestic whales breaching the surface, or a flurry of colorful marine life that calls this area home.
Onboard the Nau Santa Maria de Colombo, you can bask in the sun on the deck, cool off in the shade of the sails, or enjoy a refreshing drink from our bar. As the ship cuts through the gentle waves, feel the ocean spray on your skin, the sun on your face, and the sea breeze in your hair – it’s an authentic seafaring experience that stays with you long after your voyage.
This is more than a boat trip; it’s a journey through time, and a chance to see Madeira from a whole new perspective. Whether you’re a history buff, a marine life enthusiast, or just looking for an exciting day at sea, the Nau Santa Maria de Colombo cruise is an experience you won’t want to miss.