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Journey to the mystical land of Rabaçal on this full-day walking and Jeep tour, from Funchal. See the beautiful fountains and waterfalls on the “25 Fontes” Levada Walk as well as the highest cliff in Europe, Cabo Girão. Then, hop in a stylish 4x4 Jeep for some more adventure. Along the way, see local wildlife and learn about this fascinating region from your expert guide.
Slow down and explore the lush heart of Madeira island on this half-day walking tour from Rabaçal to 25 Fountains. Led by a local guide, you’ll learn about Madeira’s levadas (canals), catch stunning views of Rabaçal Valley, wander through a laurel forest, watch for the elusive trocaz pigeon—a bird found only on Madeira—and marvel at the clear, green water of 25 Fountains.
Customize your own sightseeing itinerary on a private 5-hour jeep tour of Madeira. Depending on your preferences, you’ll explore the east or west side of the island in a 4x4 vehicle while receiving undivided attention from a private guide. Opt to discover Pico do Areiro and the Valley of the Nuns (Curral das Freiras) in the east, or ascend to Cabo Girão, Europe’s highest sea cliff, and Câmara de Lobos, home to a colony of monk seals, during a tour of the west. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Ascend to Madeira’s highest peak on an 8-hour levada walk to Vereda do Pico Ruivo, from the top of which travelers are rewarded with spectacular panoramas of Madeira. Ideal for visitors with a moderate fitness level, this tour takes you through an ancient heather forest and reveals a plethora of flora and fauna native to the island. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Venture off-road to explore Madeira’s northwest coast on this full-day safari from Funchal. Take the scenic route between Ribeira Brava and Porto Moniz in an open-top safari vehicle; enjoy spectacular views of the Cabo Girão sea cliffs, Veu da Noiva waterfall, and the Paul da Serra plateau.
Seeing Portugal’s Madeira region can be difficult on your own because of its hard-to-get-to highlights. This Jeep tour to Madeira’s cliffs and valleys charges through the area’s rough landscape, so you can stop by Boca dos Namorados, Jardim da Serra, Cabo Girão, and Câmara de Lobo all in one day. Plus, round-trip transport from Funchal is included for a seamless adventure.
Hike through the Madeira highlands on a half-day walk that follows the historic Levada da Serra do Faial, a century-old irrigation canal, through lush forest. You’ll cover 3.4 miles (5.5 km) of trail, earn views of Madeiran villages, and see a wide range of plants in a scenic, natural environment. This 4-hour, guided walking tour includes pickup and drop-off at Funchal hotels.
Get acquainted with the verdant natural splendor of Madeira on a full-day tour of North West Madeira from Funchal. Alongside a knowledgeable guide, discover the secreted treasures of the Laurisilva Forest and enjoy the tranquility exuded by its abundance of flora and fauna. Continue to the spectral Rabacal Lake, home to 25 fountains and beautiful cascading waterfalls, and spend some relaxed free time enjoying the area of outstanding natural beauty. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Funchal hotel on this enriching excursion.
Funchal’s waters are home to whales and dolphins—and this luxurious catamaran tour offers the best way to spot them. Head to Funchal’s marina and hop aboard your vessel, where you’ll enjoy Champagne, cocktails, soft drinks, and snacks like local bread and cheese. Indulge as you look out for whales and dolphins. Then, if you wish, enjoy a swimming and snorkeling break at Cabo Girao before returning to shore.
Uncover the natural splendor surrounding Funchal on this full-day northern wonders Jeep trip. Stay from Funchal’s well-trodden paths in a fully-equipped Jeep to see the awe-inspiring plateaus at Paul da Serra. Admire the natural Porto Moniz pools, formed by volcanic activity long ago, as well as the renowned São Vicente vineyards and Cabo Girao.
Explore the wild and rural side of East Madeira by going on an exhilarating 4x4 tour. You won’t have to worry about your trip being overcrowded as you’ll be traveling in a small group. Visit off-road sites that would be hard to reach alone such as Pico do Arieiro. You’ll see incredible landscapes, learn about local flora and fauna, and see traditional houses in Santana. A guide will enhance your tour with fascinating stories about the island along the way.
Explore the wonders along Madeira’s famed Levada do Caldeirão Verde on this leisurely guided walking tour. Your day begins with a convenient pickup from your central Funchal hotel, then set off on a short 45-minute ride to the starting point. As you stroll the path, your local guide will illuminate the surroundings with informative anecdotes. Admire a tranquil laurel forest, historical local paths, traditional irrigation channels, and sweeping vistas of the island’s north coast.
Discover the wonderful landscape of our island with our amazing Jeep Safari excursions. Go through mountains, valleys and forests to admire the unique beauty of its fauna and flora. We took it to the famous levadas (irrigation canals), as well as the Laurissilva forest - a prestigious natural attraction - charms that many tourists have not yet discovered.
It is one of the most emblematic and most visited pedestrian walks on the island of Madeira. An authentic gift for our senses. Along the trail enjoy centurial laurel and heather beyond its unforgettable waterfalls and fountains, 25 in all respects living up to its name.
The use of a walking stick, proper footwear and water is recommended.
Nature lovers will adore this scenic walk along the valley of Machico. You won’t have to worry about organizing transport, as round-trip transfers from Funchal, Canico, and Machico are included. The Levada dos Marocos walk will take you past local farmers, agricultural terraces, and to scenic viewpoints over the city of Machico. A guide will lead the way, so you won’t have to worry about navigating, and can concentrate on the scenic views.
With a wonderful view, this trail has the peculiarity of connecting two of the highest peaks of Madeira Island, the Pico Ruivo (1862m) and the Pico do Arieiro (1818m), traveling to that part of the area of the Central Mountain Massif.
This course will be quite uneven, so some physical effort will be required.
Between some ascents and descents, it is important to arrive at Pico ruivo where you will find a steep ascent along hundreds of steps carved inside the rock and a meticulous descent. This is a suitable trail for lovers of flora and fauna and physical challenges.
It is recommended the use of walking stick, suitable footwear, water (2l) and waterproof.
Famed for its splintering mountains and rugged coastlines, Madeira is a mecca for outdoor adventurers. See some of the island’s most spectacular scenery on a 4-hour jeep tour from Funchal, including convenient hotel pickup and drop-off. Absorb panoramic views of Funchal from Pico dos Barcelos Viewpoint, visit the famous Valley of the Nuns (Curral das Freiras), and Pico do Arieiro, the island’s third-highest peak.
Hike through the spectral landscapes of the UNESCO-listed Queimadas Forest Park, Madeira, on an enriching 5-hour excursion from Funchal. Accompanied by an expert guide, stroll at a leisurely pace through landscapes reminiscent of fairytales; see thatched-roof cottages, ancient trees and exotic bird species as you explore. Gaze at the emerald green lagoon beneath the famous Caldeirão Waterfall before taking the same route back to the start point.
This is undoubtedly one of the must-see, magnificent walks along the Laurissilva of Madeira, where you can appreciate the unique vegetation of this UNESCO natural heritage.
The first part of the course is composed of a mixture of endemic vegetation and vegetation introduced after the discovery of the Island. Here several perspectives of the village and of the village appear in the distance.
In the second part, the route enters the interior of the Island, which still remains as at the time of discovery, more than five centuries. On this path you will find the natural and native flora and fauna of Madeira, including laurels, heather, finches, among many others.
Explore the forest and discover the exhilarating emerald-green vista that this secluded spot has yet to offer you.
Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful routes of the Island of Madeira.
Spend the day in nature, and hike one of Madeira’s most beautiful trails, on this half-day, small-group tour. Following morning pickup from your hotel, head to the Levada das 25 Fontes: a forested walking trail renowned for its lush scenery and numerous waterfalls. As you go along the 5.6-mile (9-kilometer) hike, stop to capture photos, enjoy a picnic lunch, and soak up the tranquil ambiance.
The trail runs along the Ponta de S. Lourenço, the easternmost peninsula on the island of Madeira, named after the caravel of João Gonçalves Zarco, one of the three discoverers of the island of Madeira.
This peninsula is of volcanic origin, in its majority basaltic, being also existent formations of calcareous sediments. In its follow-up we have two islets: the islet of Barley, the Half or the Desembarcadouros, the islet of Ponta de S. Lourenço, the Farol or Fora.
The peninsula is classified as a partial natural reserve and the islet of the Desembarcadouro full nature reserve. The entire terrestrial area and the marine area adjacent to the North coast, up to the depth of 50 m, are part of the European Network of Sites of Community Importance - Natura 2000 Network.
No visit to Madeira is complete without following one of the island’s ‘levada’ trails, renowned for their natural beauty. Perfect for travelers seeking a moderate walk, this 4-hour tour takes you on a 5-km (3-mile) journey through the Serra de Agua Valley, from which you can see South Coast, Encumeada, Ribeira Brava and Campanário. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Embark on a gentle hike through Madeira’s endemic flora and fauna on a half-day levada walk from Funchal. Beginning in the area of Refertas in Porto da Cruz, you’ll head to the Rock of Penha d’Aguia and admire views of agricultural plots and quaint houses. Plus, you’ll take a rest by crystalline lakes. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Please note this walk its not the standard lakes or 25 fountains offered by the big group companies, it has a longer distance and a harder level, its done in Levada, and trails in the middle of the vegetation.This is a small group guided walk, done in 17km covering the most and more important part of Rabaçal Area