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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Full Adventure Jeep Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 52.40


Santana, the 'biosphere reserve' by UNESCO, gives you the opportunity to visit its typical houses. Machico, which was the first capital of Madeira, well known by its history.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Northern Wonders Jeep Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 52.40


The splendid Northwest shows the biggest plateau at Paul da Serra, the natural volcanic pools at Porto Moniz and the famous vineyards at São Vicente.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Majestic Mountains of Madeira Jeep Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 40.76


Take in some of the most spectacular views of Madeira on this 4.5-hour guide tour from Funchal. Visit the viewpoint at Pico dos Barcelos, the famous Nun's Valley and the third highest peak on the island, Pico the Arieiro, before going to Santo da Serra, characterized by its beautiful landscapes. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Madeira’s Cliffs and Valleys Jeep Tour from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 40.76


Discover the natural beauty of Madeira in this tour. You'll visit the viewpoint to Nun's Valley at Boca dos Namorados, the landscapes of Jardim da Serra, the second highest cliff in Europe, Cabo Girão, and the traditional fishing village of Câmara de Lobos.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Half-Day or Full-Day Jeep Safari Tours

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 40.76


Jeep Safari tour on a open roof 4x4. Each 4x4 takes 8 people maximum, and you are driven by local informative guides.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Canyoning on Madeira Island with 4x4 Ride from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 131.00


Discover the island of Madeira while on a 7-hour tour, including a canyoning adventure. You'll rappel (abseil) through a forested canyon at Funchal Ecological Park before swimming in lagoons. After a typical lunch, explore Santo da Serra and Santa Cruz while aboard an open-top 4x4,... Read More

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Private Half-Day Morning 4x4 Tour from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 291.12


Visit Cabo Girão, one of the highest sea cliffs of Europe, Boca da Corrida about 1200 meters high where you have a view to the 'Nun's Valley' and the highest Madeira peaks, passing at Estreito de Camara de Lobos near the vineyard terraces and then Camara de Lobos, known by Mr. Winston Churchill painting. To get to some of this places, will take some narrow roads, and off road tracks. On this private tour,... Read More

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Northwest Madeira Private Full-Day 4x4 Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 535.66


In a open roof 4x4, you'll visit the Northwest side of Madeira. Depart from your hotel and ride to Ribeira Brava. Using the old forest roads your local guide/driver will take you to Encumeada, Ginjas, Paúl da Serra, Fanal and Porto Moniz,. Take a swim in the volcanic lava pools then go to Seixal and São Vicente. Have many opportunities throughout the day to take photos, visit small villages and local... Read More

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Barbecue and Sunset - open 4x4 tours

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 69.87


Enjoy the Madeira's sunset, and a traditional BBQ. This trip will take you to in a open 4x4 vehicle, to explore countryside by the old roads, forestry and farmers roads, discovering villages, mountains and valleys hidden on Madeira Island. Before dinner you'll see the sunset colours, and then stop at local restaurant for a traditional barbecue meal, (includes bread, main course, desert, 1 drink and coffee). This will be... Read More

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Vineyards y Colours - open 4x4 afternoon

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 40.76


Cabo Girão-Fontainhas-Jardim da Serra-(Off-road)-Boca da corrida-Estreito<br>Camara de Lobos- Camara de Lobos<br>A day that starts with one of the most impressive views of the Island at Cabo Girão, one of the highest sea cliffs of Europe, <br>unfolds later on shades and hues of intense deepness and clarity enhanced by the constant shining light<br>of a worm inviting sun.The careful... Read More

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

4x4 Full-Day Tour to Explore Portugal’s Scents and Flavors

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 55.90


See Madeira through the eyes of a local on this nearly 8-hour tour that explores the scents and flavors of the town via 4x4. Experience adventure as the tour rides through the town's Valleys of incredibly beauty that are supported by terraces that are built on the foundation of love, sweat and... Read More

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Nun’s Valley Open 4X4 Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 40.76


Pico dos Barcelos - Curral das Freiras - Pico do Areeiro - Poiso Camacha; join this exciting open 4x4 tour.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Craters of Fire - 4X4 Full-Day Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 55.90


Discover an amazing part of Madeira Island on this full-day tour. Explore the Craters of Fire in a 4x4 by taking old roads to southwest of Campanário. Enjoy a thrilling ride through the wilderness to discover uncharted parts of the island.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Full Day Jeep Tour - Santana

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 43.09


Experience the rugged natural beauty and spectacular landscapes of Madeira on the Lido Tours Jeep Safari.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Half Day Jeep Tour - Natural Park

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 29.11


Experience the rugged natural beauty and spectacular landscapes of Madeira on the Lido Tours Jeep Safari.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Full Day Jeep Tour - Porto Moniz

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 43.09


Experience the rugged natural beauty and spectacular landscapes of Madeira on the Lido Tours Jeep Safari.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Half Day Jeep Tour - Central

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 29.11


Experience the rugged natural beauty and spectacular landscapes of Madeira on the Lido Tours Jeep Safari.

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Attraction Tickets

Zarco’s Chamber - Funchal Escape Game

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 46.58


Join thrill of escape game in Funchal. You will solve a series of logical puzzles, you will use your wit and solve mystery thriller from the time of the Madeira discoverer Zarco and his secret mission.

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Attraction Tickets

Outdoor Escape Game: Spy-In-Town in Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 46.58


Grab a group of friends and challenge yourself with this live, puzzle-oriented 2-hourwalk through Funchal. Based on the escape room concept, this challenge happens in an outdoor setting. Work with your teammates to explore the downtown area, find hidden clues and solve puzzles. You have only 120 minutes to find the final answer and solve the story.

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Bus & Minivan Tours

Full Day East Madeira - Camacha, Pico do Ariero, Ribeiro Frio, Portela, Santana

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 38.43


This full day tour gives you the opportunity to see artisans at work, a town famous for its cottages and to enjoy picture perfect scenery. Visiting Camacha, Pico do Ariero, Ribeiro Frio, Portela and Santana, this tour will be the highlight of any visit to Madeira.

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Bus & Minivan Tours

Grand Madeira Island Tour - Porto Moniz and Santana

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 69.87


Spend a day admiring the picturesque scenery of Madeira. Start today with a beautiful view over Camara de Lobos from Pico da Torre followed by stunning views from Cabo Girao, the second highest sea cliff in the world. Capture the view from Encumeada summit where you can see both sides of... Read More

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Bus & Minivan Tours

Half Day Traditions and Enchanting Valleys - Eira do Serrado, Curral das Freiras, Monte, Madeira Wine Tasting

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 32.61


Stop at Pico dos Barcelos, viewpoint from where you can admire a beautiful view over Funchal. Journey to Eira do Serrado, viewpoint (1,094 meters) overlooking the valley of Curral das Freiras, a little village built in the crater of an extinct volcano.

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Bus & Minivan Tours

Funchal Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 14.87


See the sights of picturesque Funchal on an open-top double-decker red bus. With your ticket you can hop on and off at any of the stops along the route and listen the multi-lingual audio commentary along the way.

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Catamaran Cruises

Half-day Catamaran Trip from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 36.68


Aboard this sailing catamarans you will enjoy the beauty of the Madeiran coast with comfort and stability. Possibility of watching Dolphins, Whales and Turtles. We stop for swimming during the summer; bar service available on board.<br><br><br>

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Catamaran Cruises

Catamaran Day Cruise to Desertas Islands from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 93.16


Enjoy a Catamaran cruise visiting one of Madeira's natural reserves. Stop at Desertas Islands, take a short tour on the island and swim in the crystalline waters.

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Catamaran Cruises

Catamaran Sunset Cruise from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 40.76


Enjoy a unique setting with the beautiful colors of a sunset reflected in the sea, accompanied by the peaceful melody of the ocean. Get also the chance to spot dolphins, whales and occasionally even turtles. There is also the possibility to swim while watching the sunset.

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Catamaran Cruises

Fajãs Route - Madeira Island -Catamaran coastal tour with Lunch

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 93.16


If you are looking for a relaxing boat trip with breathtaking landscapes and sea activities like trying stand up paddle, snorkeling and kayak, then our program “Rota das Fajâs” is for you!This coastal tour leaves from the Funchal Marina at 09h00 and travels all... Read More

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City Tours

WEST COAST TOUR BY SPEED BOAT DOLPHIN and WHALE WATCHING

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 55.90


As the 500HP engines roar into life, before you know it, you are rocketed away on an adrenaline filled roller-coaster ride full of high-speed excitement. High-speed maneuvers provide an action packed adventure with full blown exhilaration, Thrill seekers will be amazed at this Fast... Read More

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City Tours

Madeira Highlights: Guided 4-Hour Tour from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 40.76


Visit Statue of Christ-King, the trails, the immensity of handmade terraces, the contrast between the beauty of the scenery and the harshness of the daily life are going to transport you in to another time and state of mind. The wild natural beauty will simply blow you away.

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Cultural Tours

History Tellers

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 11.64


Your 2-hour tour to the emblematic monuments of this part of the town will be guided by a former university student or a European volunteer (European Voluntary Service - part of the European Union's Erasmus+ programme) integrated in this project, developed at the University of Madeira. This will be a university project with a side that will most certainly fascinate you.

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Cultural Tours

Discover Madeira Sea and Land Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 69.87


Combination tours: 2 different trips-same day/alternate days-ONE price!<br />1. Seek adventure and take a thrilling Jeep excursion. You will be transported to places up in the mountainous landscape usually unreachable by other means. This exhilarating ride offers breath-taking scenery combined with the fun of overcoming the challenging terrain. <br />2. Fancy a boat trip! Well wait no longer and sail aboard a... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Private Tour of South East Madeira from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 139.74


Explore the south east side of Madeira on this 4-hour private tour from Funchal. Accompanied by just your guide and private group of up to four people, visit Garajau, the city of Santa Cruz, and Praia das Palmeiras beach. Soak up breathtaking views of the north and south coast of the island in Ponta de São Lourenço and admire the imposing statue of Christ at Ponta do Garajau.

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Cultural Tours

South East and North East Island Day Tour from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 209.61


Discover the South East and North East side of Madeira Island with this full-day tour where you can enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the highest parts of Madeira in Pico do Areeiro. Also on this tour you will visit the famous thatched roof houses &ldquo;Casas de... Read More

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Cultural Tours

South West and North West Island Day Tour from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 209.61


Embark on a beautiful journey of the South West and North West part of Madeira Island where you will have the opportunity to visit the highest promontory in Europe, Cabo Gir&atilde;o and also Porto Moniz where you will find the towns natural pools formed from volcanic rocks.

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Cultural Tours

Private Southwest Coastal Day Tour from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 209.61


Enjoy a full-day private tour of the southwest side of the island of Madeira. Accompanied by just your guide and travel companions (a maximum of four people), visit Calheta, where you can observe the manufacturing of rum and sugar cane honey; the natural pools of Porto Moniz, and volcanic caves of São Vicente.

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Day Cruises

DESERTAS ISLAND ON A SPEED BOAT

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 75.69


As the 500HP engines roar into life, before you know it, you are rocketed away on an adrenaline filled roller-coaster ride full of high-speed excitement. High-speed maneuvers provide an action packed adventure with full blown exhilaration, Thrill seekers will be amazed at this Fast and Furious ride of a lifetime.  Every twist and turn gets your heart racing and brings a big smile to your face. Hold on tight! Our... Read More

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Day Trips

Madeira East Island Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 37.26


This route allows us to discover the eastern part of Madeira with friendly and professional tour guides. You will be able to discover some of the most famous sightseeing on the island, including Pico do Areeiro and the amazing Penha d'Aguia.

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Day Trips

Madeira West Island Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 37.26


Embark with us on an amazing journey to discover the western part of Madeira with a friendly and professional tour guides. You will be able to discover Cape Girão and Porto Moniz where you can contemplate the volcanic rock pools.

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Day Trips

Amazing Land and Sea Pack Jeep Adventure with Dolphin Watching

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 74.53


Boca dos Namorados with its wonderful landscaping and Cabo Girão with the amazing glass floor balcony (589 mts). Discover the beauty of Madeira's Sea on board of a catamaran and enjoy watching dolphins and whales.

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Day Trips

Balcoes Easy Levada Walk plus Jeep Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 52.40


Gain insight into the Madeiran people and their beautiful island on this seven hour tour by jeep. Enjoy the Balcoes Levada Walk (approximately 40 miniutes) with a local guide. Visit the small village of Camacha, known for its wicker baskets. Go to the colorful Santo da Serra market. See spectacular views at Ponta de Sao Lourenco. Your hotel pickup and drop-off is included.

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Day Trips

4x4 Journey Through Cabo Girao

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 40.76


Take in the impressive views on a 3 to 4 hour 4X4 adventure on the island of Madeira. See sweeping views from some of the highest sea cliffs in all of Europe from in Cabo Girao. Enjoy the road skills of your driver/guide as you make your way through serpentine-like turns and steep hills. Taste Madeira wine at a local spot.

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Day Trips

Porto Moniz - Enchanted Terraces: Open 4x4 Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 55.90


Enjoy a beautiful and pleasant tour alongside Madeira's North West Coast, deep in to the forest, thru forgotten and enchanted old roads. Travel along narrow and forgotten stone plastered roads and soak up the scenery. Get a glimpse into the true lifeblood which drives us through life. When the weather allows it, in Porto Moniz or at the Black Sandy Beach of Seixal, you can enjoy the warmth of the Portuguese sea waters.

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Day Trips

Madeira East Tour from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 29.11


Tour the east of Madeira Island; see the best views and attractions at the best price

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Day Trips

Madeira Northern Wonders Tour from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 33.77


For unsurpassed ocean and island views take a tour of the North or Madeira.

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Day Trips

Madeira South Coast Tour from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 29.11


On this tour 8-hour tour you'll, go through peaceful and beautiful villages by the sea. Visit Ponta do Sol, Calheta and Estreito da Calheta,&nbsp; Calheta village, stop for lunch in Prazeres then go to Estreito de C&acirc;mara de Lobos towards Funchal.

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Day Trips

Madeira Nuns Valley Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 17.47


Sit back and enjoy the scenery as you to travel to Nuns Valley on a minibus.

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Day Trips

Private Nun’s Valley Tour from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 139.74


Embark on a 4-hour private guided tour around the island of Madeira. Starting in Funchal, head for Pico dos Barcelos for sweeping views then travel to the isolated village of Nun's Valley to learn about its fascinating history. Together with your private group of no more than four, you will also visit the second-highest cliff face in the world at Cabo Girão and the charming fishing village of Câmara de Lobos.

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Day Trips

East Tour A-Framed Houses

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 34.93


The East Tour with its famous “A” framed houses; clouds hanging below Pico do Arieiro hugging the contours of the mountains.The delightful unspotted Laurissilva forest.

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Day Trips

North East Tour Sao Vicente Caves

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 45.42


The unspoiled North East coast with all its rural villages i.e. Ponta Delgada; Boaventura and Arco de Sao Jorge. Enabling you to see most of these places.<br /><strong>Price includes Entrances at the Caves</strong>

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Day Trips

Nuns Valley Dramatic Scenery

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 17.47


Nuns Valley - Curral das Freiras is one of the most spectacularly tours. Stop at the top of the viewpoint - Pico dos Barcelos with Magnificent views across Funchal.

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Dining Experiences

Madeira East - West Tour from Funchal and Typical Dinner

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: Varies upon choice of order
Priced From: USD 86.17


This is a combination of three different tours, made in different days.<br />Tour pack includes: West Tour, East Tour and Madeira By Night (Typical Dinner).  This is 3 1/2 hours in duration.<br />East and West Tours are available daily and Madeira by Night dinner is... Read More

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Dining Experiences

Madeira by Night - Typical Dinner

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 34.93


Experience all that Madeira has to offer - come and immerse yourself in the colour and spectacle of a typical Madeiran night.

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Dinner Packages

Madeira Nights Tour - Dinner and Show

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 41.92


Enjoy dinner at a typical Madeiran restaurant where you will be served Espetada and other delicacies of Madeiran cookery. Coffee and wine is included and a folklore group will dance during dinner - you will even be invited to join them.

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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Dolphin and Whale Watching on a Luxurious Catamaran

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 29.11


Sail along the coast of the island of Madeira to Cabo Girão, one of Europe's tallest sea cliffs, on this romantic, 3-hour tour on a luxury catamaran. Search for whales and dolphins as you relax on one of the outdoor sunbeds, then explore the sea life below with your complimentary... Read More

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MAGIC DOLPHIN SEA SAFARIS

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 1 to 2 hrs
Priced From: USD 46.58


Madeiras #1 Speedboat adventure sightseeing tour.500HP engines propel you safely with a unique blend of fun, excitement, adrenaline and sightseeing.Leave your thoughts behind as you immerse yourself in this standout adventure sightseeing activity. The crew of 2 will provide informative commentary on the major places of interest. With plenty of... Read More

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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Whale - Dolphin Watching

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 2 hours 18 minutes
Priced From: USD 57.64


'Rota dos Cetáceos' , Whale &amp; Dolphin Watching, is a company directed to the observation of whales and dolphins in Madeira Island. Our clients are always accompanied by our marine biologists team. Before each boat trip there is a short introdution, the the adventure starts! We have lookouts on land with binocules specified for observing Cetaceans in the open sea. The lookouts guide us to the animals in vessels... Read More

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Dolphin and Whale Watching Catamaran Cruise from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 40.76


Embark on comfortable catamarans for a relaxing trip along Madeira's south coast. Get the chance to spot dolphins, whales and occasionally even turtles. If the winds are favorable, you will be able to travel under sail for an unforgettable experience! During the summer months, there is also the... Read More

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Food Tours

Wine and Food Walking Tour in Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 64.05


Explore Funchal and see what all the locals are buzzing about. Taste the most traditional and authentic gastronomy from some restaurants, wine producers and the local market. Be a Madeiran for a few hours.

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Full-day Tours

Madeira East Island Tour with Levada Walk and Lunch

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 52.40


On the East side of Madeira lies a really popular tour which offers dramatic mountain and forest views, as well as some of the best coastal views available on the island. The tour, which includes a three-course meal, is done in the language of your choice, in a modern air-conditioned minibus that... Read More

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Full-day Tours

Sunday Market and Country Delights Open 4X4 Full-Day Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 55.90


Enjoy this tour to Sunday Market - country delights, places this tour goes through: Garajau - São Pedro - Aguas Mansas - Lamaceiros -  - Santo da Serra (traditional market) - Machico

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Full-day Tours

Madeira Peaks - Open 4X4 Full-Day Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 55.90


Experience the Madeira Peaks by 4x4 on this full-day tour! Cruise through the amazon and see amazing views, all alongside a local guide. Get close the natural beauty and wonder of Portugal.

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Full-day Tours

Madeira Best of the West Day Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 29.11


Experience the West of the beautiful Madeira island with friendly and professional tour guides.

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Full-day Tours

South East Tour Sunday Flea Market from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 29.11


Visit All the local Villages on the southeast coast with a stop at the eastern most point of the island.On Sundays mornings we visit the flea market in Santo da Serra

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Half-day Tours

Madeira Best of Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 24.45


Embark with us on an amazing tour to discover Eira do Serrado, Curral das Freiras and Monte, with a friendly and professional guide. This is a journey to the centre of Madeira Island where cloud-topped mountains descend to verdant valleys in a most spectacular way.

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Half-day Tours

Highest Mountains of Madeira Private Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 262.01


Explore the highest parts of the island with this 4 hour tour of the dramatic landscapes formed by volcanoes. The unique vegetation combined with the typical houses of Madeira make the sights unique and a must see. Be prepared to reach one of the highest points at Pico do Areeiro. Being 1818 meters high makes for unforgettable sights of the landscapes.

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Half-day Tours

Madeira Northwest Coast Half Day Tour from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 26.78


See the caves and the volcanism center of São Vicente on this half day tour from Funchal. You will see the points of interest like the Funchal Center, the São Vicente Caves, the Volcanism Center, São Vicente center and the Bridal Veil in Seixal.

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Hiking & Camping

West Tour Waterfalls and Peaks

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 34.93


In the West Tour - Waterfalls and Peaks ,the hillsides and the waterfalls spilling down to the Atlantic; the natural sea pools at Porto Moniz; the coast roads hugging the contours of the mountains.

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Funchal Jesuits’ College Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 5.82


Your tour to the emblematic monuments of this part of the town will be guided by a former university student integrated in this activity, developed at the University of Madeira. This is a university project with a solidarity side that will most certainly fascinate you.

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Hop-on Hop-off Tours

City Sightseeing Funchal Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 19.80


Experience the perfect introduction to Funchal aboard this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour! You'll see all the beautiful sights of the city in a comfortable and secure environment, with full commentary provided. Discover Funchal in an open-top double-decker bus that allows you to hop-on and hop-off at 16 different stops whenever you wish, all day long. Tickets are valid for 24 hours.

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Funchal Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 85 minutes
Priced From: USD 16.30


Discover the best views of Funchal! Catch the hop-on hop-off bus and, at a height of 4 meters, discover the most beautiful places in Funchal.

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Cmara de Lobos Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Cabo Girão Tour from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 18.63


Visit charming village and a breathtaking viewpoint! There are two irresistible ways of getting to know the charming town of Câmara de Lobos. By land, we show you the best of Funchal via a scenic circuit. The ticket is valid for 48h, allowing you to discover the spots you find most... Read More

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Funchal Hop-On Hop-Off Tour 3 in 1

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 20.96


One ticket, three unforgettable experiences! This combination lasts 48 hours allowing you to go through 3 tourist circuits with one ticket: Funchal Tour, Câmara de Lobos Tour and Cabo Girão Tour.

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Santa Cruz Hop-On Hop-Off Tour from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 17.47


Get ready to an unforgettable adventure! Do not miss the opportunity to get to know the Santa Cruz County, with the freedom offered by the hop on hop off system and the 1-day ticket of the Santa Cruz Sightseeing Tour. Enjoy the best of what Madeira has to offer, the fabulous sights, the nature of its green hills, the crystal blue sea that surrounds it and friendly and hospitable people.

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Camara de Lobos and Funchal Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 18.63


This combination last 48 hours allowing you to go through 2 tourist circuits with one ticket: Funchal Tour and Câmara de Lobos Tour. Cross the main points of interest of the city of Funchal, such as the Town Hall Square, the College Church or the Cathedral. Visit the fishing village... Read More

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Camara de Lobos Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 16.30


Let yourself be enchanted by the blue sea in contrast with the green of the breathtaking scenery. Enjoy a hop-on hop-off tour of Câmara de Lobos, with its enviable natural heritage and charm that made it one of Winston Churchill's favorite places.

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Cabo Girão Hop-On Hop-Off Shuttle Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 9.32


This hop-on hop-off tour allows you to discover the best views of Funchal! Spend a full day exploring the many sights and sounds that makes the Island of Madeira unique. While on this tour, you will receive discounts on tickets to monuments, museums, and leisure activities.

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Kayaking & Canoeing

Kayak Tour in Baia D’Abra Madeira

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 46.58


This is an excursion for all ages: it allows you to take confidence with the kayak and to explore the beauties of Ponta de São Lourenço accompanied by an expert guide. 

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Market Tours

Sunday Market and Gardens Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 17.47


Sunday tour to the local market in Santo da Serra

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Museum Tickets & Passes

Madeira Film Experience

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 5.82


Delve into ancient history on this 30-minute Madeira Film Experience. Uncover 600 years of the history and culture of island known the world over as the Pearl of the Atlantic. Gaze into the lives of the people who thrived in the face of wars, revolutions, famine, and isolation. Screenings are scheduled in continuous sessions every day except Christmas and New Year's Day. Translations into five languages (Portuguese, Dutch,... Read More

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Nature & Panoramic Tours

2.5 Hour Whale and Dolphin Watching: Madeira Archipelago

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 56.62


Take a day to observe the sea's most majestic of mammals on this whale and dolphin watching trip in Funchal! A marine biologist guide accompanies you through the day, and you'll even have the option to swim with the dolphins in the Madeira Archipelago!

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Nature & Wildlife

Spectacular Land and Sea Pack Jeep East Tour and Dolphins Watching

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 74.53


Visit Nun's Valley with its interesting history and admire the breathtaking and beautiful views at Pico do Arieiro, at 1818 meters of altitude. Discover the beauty of Madeira's Sea on board of a catamaran and enjoy watching whales and dolphins in their natural habitat.

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New Years

New Year’s Eve Sailing Tour in Luxury Catamaran with Food and Drinks

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 139.74


Join us on our luxury catamaran and celebrate the New Year in style. The World renowned pyrotechnics fireworks display. Funchal city is the best arena for this breathtaking show.Boasting, dazzling fireworks that ignite and light up our skies. Soak up the exciting atmosphere whilst relaxing... Read More

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New Years

Funchal New Years Reveillon Aboard a Catamaran

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 139.74


Come aboard this catamaran to see one of the most unique firework displays in the world. During the event there will be a cocktail with open bar (soft drinks) and music on board, where fun is guaranteed to provide a worthwhile experience to those who join.

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Other Water Sports

Canyoning in Ribeira das Cales

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 69.87


On this 2-hour canyoning trip in Ribeira das Cales, start at Chão da Lagoa in the Ecological Park of Funchal at approximately 4,921-ft (1,500-m) high. Along the route you'll find 2 areas to rappel. To overcome the obstacles of the nature, you'll need to rappel, swim and jump in order to advance. This experience is the best for all people who want to try this amazing sport for the first time.

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Other Water Sports

Canyoning in Madeira Island

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 69.87


Madeira Island offers exceptional conditions for the practice of canyoning, due to its geological, climatic, hydrological, touristic and natural characteristics. It is considered by canyoning professionals as one of the best regions in Europe.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Madeira Full Day Jeep Tour East or West

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 372.64


Enjoy a private full day jeep tour west or east side of Madeira Island. Explore the heart of the nature in a 4x4 open roof Jeep, while learning all about Madeira's traditions and history

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Private Madeira Half Day Jeep Tour East or West

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 256.19


Enjoy a private Half day jeep tour west or east side of Madeira Island. Explore the heart of the nature in a 4x4 open roof Jeep, while learning all about Madeira's traditions and history

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East private full day

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 535.66


If you want to have a open 4x4 tour just for you and your family up to 7 persons, this is the best choise. In a open roof 4x4, you'll visit the East side of Madeira, leaving the hotel and driving to Machico&nbsp;town. Then, using the old roads and forest roads our local guide/driver will take you to Portela, Porto da Cruz and Santana, where we'll have lunch and visit the traditional thatched houses. After lunch... Read More

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private half day afternoon

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 291.12


If you want to have a open 4x4 tour just for you and your family up to 7 persons, this is the best choice. In a open roof 4x4, you'll visit the Cabo Gir&atilde;o, one of the highest sea cliffs of Europe, Boca da Corrida about 1200 meteres high where you have a view to the 'Nun's Valley' and the highest Madeira peaks, passing at Estreito de Camara de Lobos near the vineyard terraces and then Camara de Lobos, known... Read More

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Madeira Sunrise at highest Madeira peak and 4x4 tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 454.15


Enjoy the beautiful Madeira Sunrise from the highest Madeira peak / mountain, Pico Ruivo at 1862 meters,&nbsp;(6,106&nbsp;ft) high, and provides some of the most incredible views of the island from coast to coast. We recommend to bring warm clothing for extreme cold conditions, and a rain... Read More

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Private Yacht Charter at Madeira Island

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 524.02


Go Yachting along the south coast of Madeira Island and see our clear waters and amazing views. You can choose this trip with or without skipper.

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Private South West Tour from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 139.74


Enjoy a private half-day guided tour of the South West part of the Madeira Island starting from Funchal. Visit the beautiful lookout points of Pico dos Barcelos and Cabo Girao, featuring its famous glass skywalk. Next, head to the picturesque fishing town of Camara de Lobos and quaint village of Ribeira Brava. Pickup and drop-off are included on this 4-hour tour. A morning or afternoon departure is... Read More

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Best of Funchal Private Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 227.08


Nossa Senhora do Monte church and viewpoint. Madeira baskets ride (optional and recommended), Botanical Garden or Garajau, Cabo Girão at 580 meters above sea level. Camara de Lobos, a quaint fishing village and Mercado dos Lavradores old Market.

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The Best of Madeira Island in One Day

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 64.05


Private Tour: Madeira is considered the pearl of the Atlantic Ocean, with a luxuriant vegetation, astonishing landscapes and enchanted villages. Sea, Nature and Lifestyle, all together in one of the most beautiful islands in the world!<strong> </strong>

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Snorkeling

Snorkelling in Ponta de Sao Loureno - Baia D’Abra

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 29.11


There are many ways to learn about the marine wilderness. But the best way to experience the underwater world is to simply put on a mask, dip your face beneath the surface, and open an unforgettable window of wonder! The boat will stop in three of the most enchanting spots to let you... Read More

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Theater, Shows & Musicals

Fado in Madeira - Live Fado Show

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 50 minutes
Priced From: USD 19.80


A symbol of the nation, it tells stories of the sea, the people and nostalgia (<em>saudade</em>).The emotion of the voice, accompanied by the classical guitar and Portuguese guitar, so charmed UNESCO that it declared the Fado to be Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.See “Fado in Madeira” today and experience this passion in a show that expresses the... Read More

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Walking Tours

Madeira Levada Walk - Caldeirao Verde

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 41.92


Walking Madeira in the middle of the laurisilva silva (world heritage by UNESCO) with professional guides and staff.

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Easy Madeira Levada Walk - Maroos

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 29.11


The Levada dos Maro&ccedil;os takes you along the valley of Machico, the first city to be discovered in 1419 by Trist&atilde;o Vaz Teixeira and Jo&atilde;o Gon&ccedil;alves Zarco. Discover the fantastic views over the city of Machico and get to know the famous 'Poios Madeirenses' (agricultural terraces).

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Levada do Rabacal 25 Fountains Walk and Jeep Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 52.40


Rabaçal is a unique and magical place, full of waterfalls and fountains. The “25 Fontes” Levada Walk is one of the most visited in Madeira and Cabo Girão, the highest cliff in Europe.There is also a Jeep tour included in this activity.

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Rabaal - Levada Walk

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 43.09


The Valley of Rabaçal is one mother nature's greatest masterpieces.

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Madeira Peaks - Levada Walk

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 43.09


This walk will give you a more complete picture of the real beauty of this island.

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Levada Walk from Ribeiro Frio to Portela

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 43.09


Lace up your sports shoes and get ready to enjoy an 8-hour guided walk along the best-known 'levada,' (irigation channel) on the island of Madeira, from Ribeiro Frio to Portela. In a small group of no more than 15 people, marvel at the flora and fauna and admire the sweeping views toward Porto da Cruz and Penha d'Aguia, along the way.

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Maroos Mimosa Valley - Levada Walk

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 31.44


Six Kilometres of natural beauty!

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Walking Tours

Lakes of Madeira: Levada Walk

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 43.09


Enjoy a full-day tour of the lakes of Madeira with a walk along a levada (aqueduct). Marvel at the waterfalls and rock pools as you make your way up the island's oldest mountain with your guide. Relax with free hotel transfer service or pickup and drop-off at a convenient designated meeting place.

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Referta Castelejo - Levada Walk

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 31.44


This is an easy hike and quite pleasant!&nbsp;The scenery is breathtaking and completely different from any other area in Madeira.

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Walking Tours

Queimadas Caldeirão Verde Santana - Levada Walk

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 43.09


A walk along some of the most remote places of the island is highly recommended!

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Fanal Assobiadores - Levada Walk

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 43.09


A very special foot expedition for regular walkers! Starting at Paul da Serra and finishing in Fanal, this full-day breathtaking 7.15 mile (11.5km) walk is one of the few places in Madeira where you can see the Laurissilva vegetation at its best.

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Hidden Corners: Levada Walk from Funchal

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 43.09


Walk along a Madeiran levada (irrigation canal) through the valleys of São Jorge on this 8-hour, 13Km guided walking tour from Funchal. In a small group of no more than 15 discover some of the lushest and most peaceful places on Madeira and learn about the traditional healing properties of the area's flora.

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Paradise Valley - Levada Walk

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 31.44


A magnificent half day walk along 5.5Km of the levada of Serra do Faial which is over one hundred years old.

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Serra D’gua Valley - Levada Walk

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 31.44


From a levada with 65 Km we have chosen the most beautiful 5 Km for our tour on foot. An easy walk with a wide variety of fauna and flora.

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Walking Tours

Half-Day Ponta de Sao Lourenco Walking Tour

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
Priced From: USD 40.76


Enjoy this 4- to 5-hour activity (about 2:30 hours walking) tour on the Ponta de São Lourenço peninsula. With a certified mountain guide and a small group limited to 8 travelers, view the unique landscape along the water. This tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off from Funchal or Caniço.

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Madeira Levada Walk - Rabacal Lakes and Fountains

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 44.83


The levada walk will allow hikers to enjoy the evergreen and luxuriant Rabacal valley situated within the natural park of Madeira, in the North West of the island and discover the concealed treasures of the indigenous Laurisilva forest with its abundance of mosses, lichens and ferns. As you stroll along the levada to Risco and the 25 fountains, the cascading waterfalls will seem to be singing fountains and the tiny... Read More

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Walking Tours

Caldeirão Verde Levadas Walk in Madeira

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 44.83


Explore the Levada do Caldeirão Verde, one of the best walk in Santana. Learn about the 'levadas', irrigation channels originally constructed to carry water to crops in the dry southeast . Walk through luxuriant vegetation and discover Madeira´s National Park, part of the UNESCO sites.

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Madeira Wine Tour-Vineyards and Cellars

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 151.38


Over the course of a day you will taste several wines from Madeira and see some amazing vineyards. Join a great tour of vineyards and enjoy some great wine.

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Madeira Shared Arrival Transfer

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 14.56


Travel from Santa Catarina Airport to your Madeira Island hotel. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This is a shared transfer.

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Madeira Shared Departure Transfer

Funchal, Portugal
Duration: 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 14.56


Enjoy a hassle free departure with a Madeira Island to Santa Catarina Airport Shared Departure Transfer. Avoid the stress that comes with trying to get from A to B when in a foreign country. With a pre-paid voucher, there's no need to worry about having enough Euros to cover the taxi fare or trying to communicate your destination in Portuguese.

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