Santa Maria de Colombo Galleon Cruise Tour

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Funchal

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Join the galleon replica 'Santa Maria de Colombo' in a half day cruise along Madeira's coast.
This magnificent replica of Christopher Columbus’s galleon “SANTA MARIA” was built in the island of Madeira at the small fishing village of Câmara de Lobos. Along with seven local craftsmen, Mr. Robert Wijntje, a Dutchman who has made his home in Madeira, realized his dream when he started building the Santa Maria in July 1997. The construction took one year finishing in July 1998. In that same year the “SANTA MARIA DE COLOMBO” represented the Madeira wine at the Expo 98 in Lisbon, where in just 25 days was visited by 97,016 people.Come and join us and feel exactly how Christopher Columbus felt in his trip headed to the unknown.Ship characteristics:Lenght – 22,30 mtBeam – 7mtDraft – 2,74mtTonnage – 98Sales – 192m2Engine – 455HpWood – Mogno / MahoganyWC

What’s included

  • Entry/Admission - Santa Maria

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities