Madeira Sea Fishing welcomes you for a fun and enjoyable fishing adventure in Portugal. Starting out of Funchal, Madeira, Skipper Nuno Gouveia can take you both inshore and offshore, to reefs and wrecks, and help you have a lovely day on the water.

Skipper Nuno offers 4- to 8-hour trips mainly fishing for Tuna, Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Grouper, Snapper, Swordfish, Wahoo, and Amberjack, depending on the day and conditions. The techniques you can use include light and heavy tackle, bottom fishing, big game fishing, trolling, jigging, spinning, as well as popping.

The boat you’ll fish from is a restored 30’ Henriques flybridge that can safely take up to 8 anglers. It’s wheelchair-accessible and comes with a toilet, air-conditioning, a fighting chair, livewell, an ice-box, and other amenities.

Kids are welcome to join your trip. You can keep the fish you catch and take it home if you want to. The skipper will take care of all the fishing gear, catch cleaning, licenses, as well as snacks and drinks, so you can enjoy your trip to the fullest.

Pick a day that suits you and join Madeira Sea Fishing for a memorable fishing time in Portugal!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $611
    A 4-hour bottom fishing trip with all equipment, bait, live bait, and lures. Beverages and snacks are also included in the price. Hop aboard and enjoy a bottom fishing adventure together with Skipper Nuno. The trip begins at 8:00 a.m.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $712
    Have an exciting time on this big game fishing trip. You and Skipper Nuno will depart at 8:00 a.m. and spend 4 hours on the water. The skipper provides you with all fishing gear and lures. Beverages and snacks are included as well.
  • Private trip
    7 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $916
    Seven fun hours of bottom fishing out of Funchal. All fishing equipment along with bait, live bait, and lures is included in the price. The skipper also takes care of beverages and snacks, so the only thing left for you to do is relax and enjoy the water.
  • Private trip
    7 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,018
    As always, the skipper covers you for all the fishing gear and lures you'll need for a great day on the water. He also supplies you with beverages and snacks in order to make your experience on board the best possible.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,221
    As always, the skipper covers you for all the fishing gear and lures you'll need for a great day on the water. He also supplies you with beverages and snacks in order to make your experience on board the best possible.
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About the Captain

Nuno Gouveia
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
ID & License verified
3 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2022
Skipper Nuno has been passionate about all types of fishing since he was a child. For him, there's nothing better than joining the useful to the pleasant and doing what you love the most. He feels that if you love what you do, everything comes out naturally and goes well.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin

Boat specs

Henriques (Flybridge) originally built in 1998, and restored in 2021. Powered by 2 150HP Volvo Penta engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
8 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
PayPal
Bank Transfer

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (5)
Thanks to mate Joseph he made it a little easier!
Standing was hard work
Finally in the boat , 140 kilos ( 308 lbs) approx
+2
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Charles M.
Aberdeen, Scotland
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day with Captain Nuno

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing on June 2, 2022
We did a half day with Capt Nuno sailing from Funchal.  I have two young children so needed a kid friendly trip to ensure...
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Nick M.
Evora, Évora
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full day with capt Nuno and mate Joseph 03 Aug 22

VERIFIED   NEW  8 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing on August 3, 2022
A Hard day fishing but Capt Nuno kept going and we had a run about 3.30 on and took nearly 2 hours to land a fantastic PB 308...
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Rick B.
Louisville, KY
Very good
4.0 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Very good
4.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing on July 6, 2022
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FAQs about Madeira Sea Fishing

Madeira Sea Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • €600 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (4 hours)
  • €700 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing (4 hours)
  • €900 per group - 7 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (7 hours)
  • €1,000 per group, additional €150 per person after 4 guests - 7 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing (7 hours)
  • €1,200 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Madeira Sea Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Spearfishing Equipment

Trips booked with Madeira Sea Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch

Madeira Sea Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Madeira Sea Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Madeira Sea Fishing include:
  • Amberjack
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (White)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Swordfish
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Bigeye)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Wahoo