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This full-day private island tour stops at seven unique locations for a mix of cultural and natural attractions. Highlights include the UNESCO-listed laurel forest of Laurisilva, an optional swimming excursion in the lava pools of Porto Moniz, and panoramic views from the Encumeada lookout point. Tours also include door-to-door transfers—with hotel pickup—in a comfortable, WIFI-equipped vehicle.
I'm a native professional Maderian tour guide. I have a real passion for the island, the heritage and a love for the natural beauty of my island home.
I provide fun, interesting and informative tours for tourists, business travellers and even seekers of their roots in Madeira.
On this six-hour tour you can tailor an itinerary with the help of your local guide/driver. You can choose the different areas you want to visit. The City of Funchal, the Fishing Village of Câmara de Lobos, the west sea cliffs of Cabo Girão, the unique Fajã dos Padres, the hill side village of Monte, the east coast cliffs of Garajau, the Botanical Garden, or even the breathtaking mountain views of Nuns Valley are all possible options for your tour itinerary.
Whatever your choice of itinerary, your guide will be there to help you at every moment.
Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see. With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
On this scenic, private half-day trip, you’ll travel from Pico dos Barcelos to picturesque Nun's Valley in a comfortable, WIFI-equipped car. See where the nuns of the Monastery of Santa Clara once sought refuge from French privateers. Other highlights include postcard-perfect views from Pico dos Barcelos, a stop at popular Eira do Serrado lookout point, and a peek at the UNESCO-listed Laurisilva Forest.
Get a comprehensive tour of Funchal, combined with personalized attention, on this private excursion. With a dedicated guide behind the wheel, you’ll enjoy private transportation for a stress-free trip that ticks all of the important sights off your list. Stops include Sao Joao do Pico Fortress, Quinta das Cruzes, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, Mercado dos Lavradores, and some impressive lookout points for great photo ops.
With dense forests, sweeping beaches, and spectacular natural scenery, Madeira is widely considered the jewel in Portugal’s crown—but the rugged terrain can make exploring a challenge. On this flexible private tour, step off the tourist trail and explore Madeira’s wilderness at your own pace. With your guide at the wheel of your powerful 4x4 vehicle, reach corners of Madeira many visitors miss.
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.
Discover Funchal’s highlights on this private tour. It’s an ideal choice for visitors with limited time in Madeira’s capital. Choose a morning or afternoon departure, and take the stress out of transport planning, as hotel pickup and drop-off is included. You can customize your tour based on your interests, and options include Garajau, Camara de Lobos, and Nossa Senhora do Monte. Adventurous travelers can try a wooden basket ride.
See the best of central Madeira on a private half-day tour from Funchal and get back to nature in the cloud-capped mountains and verdant valleys of the Curral Das Freiras. Enjoy panoramic views from Monte and more.
This tour is a private tour with max. 4pax. It has a duration of 8 hours and you get to know all the island. We do a trip passing in all the major points of the island. Cabo Girao Viewpoint, Poncha da Serra de Agua, Funchal, Camara de Lobos, Santana, Natural Swimming Pools Porto Moniz, Pico Areeiro and much more. You also can customize the tour. The price includes insurance, qualified and friendly guide. Free picnic and transport.
This half-day is dedicated to one of the havens of Madeira, the gardens! We partnered with Monte Palace Garden and Botanical Garden of Madeira to show you this beauty. The first stop is at Monte Palace Tropical Garden, which impresses with its beauty, diversity of culture, as well as, traces of the history of Portugal since the reign of D. Afonso Henriques, the first king of Portugal. The Monte Palace Madeira occupies an area of 70.000 square meters and houses a huge exotic plant’s collection, coming from all over the world, together with swans and duck’s, that populates the central lake, peacocks and chickens, that walk free in the main areas of the property (fee applies).
The tour ends in the botanical garden, founded in 1960 by a Madeiran Botanical, here we can find more than 2500 species of plants, from different parts in the world all brought together in the Garden of the Atlantic (fee applies).
On this full-day private tour, you’ll cover the highlights of western Madeira. Visit the small fishing village once favored by Winston Churchill, admire sky-high views from the top of Europe’s second-tallest sea cliff, get a first-hand peek of the island’s most famous waterfall, and explore the picturesque towns of Sao Vicente and Ribeira Brava. Travel at your own pace in a chauffeured car, with hotel or port transfers included.
Explore Madeira Island in a way you’ll never forget—from a motorcycle sidecar. You won’t have to worry about having motorcycle riding experience, as you’ll have a chauffeur to drive you, navigate the winding roads, and communicate through a wireless device in your helmet. It’s the best way to see multiple highlights in one day—you’ll access local places that can’t be reached by car or bus, and you can customize the itinerary based on your interests.
Madeira’s winding roads are made for exploring, but with so much to see, driving your own vehicle can mean missing out on views. Enjoy the flexibility of a road trip and the convenience of a dedicated driver as you check out Camara de Lobos, Cabo Girao, Ribeira Brava Viewpoint, and Serra de Agua, with stops to stretch, take photos, and check out cliff-side panoramas along the way.
Situated in Campanario and with a reasonable access for all walkers (about 30 minutes walk) lays one of the most beautiful paradise of Madeira the pebble beach "Calhau da Lapa" crystal clear water and absolutely silent and tranquilizing. We will visit two more locations, one with a cultural point of view: Madeira Ethnographic Museum and to the other a fantastic viewpoint over the beautiful city of Ribeira Brava.
Ride up the mountains, comfortably in a Tukxi, with a skilled local guide on the driving seat.
The Nuns Valley tour provides wonderful changes in landscape, from the sea side and urban environment of Funchal to the greener and dramatic mountain views, with changes in temperature and vegetation in between.
Explore the western portion of Madeira and visit the highest bluff in Europe, Cabo Girão. During this full-day tour, pass through small, traditional villages and learn about the fishermen’s culture of the island. Take in the beautiful views of nature and discover the natural pools formed by the volcanic rocks of Porto Moniz and Seixal as you take photos of the scenery.
I’m a local professional guide, I’ve provided “off the beaten path” trips around my beautiful island for over five years. I’m knowledgeable, polite and will endeavour to make your day enjoyable and memorable. Taking a private trip means we go at your pace and you get to admire many different parts of the beautiful island. This trip is a perfect mix of scenery, local areas, swimming and coastal nature. I speak Portuguese, English, Spanish and a little German.
Explore southwest Madeira in the company of just your own travel companions on this full-day private tour from Funchal. See charming fishing villages, natural pools formed by volcanic rocks, volcanic caves, and the highest cape in Europe. In Calheta you also have the opportunity to see the production of rum and sugar cane honey before visiting the town's beach.
This Half day is dedicated to flowers, one of the island treasures. We partnered with Palheiro gardens to you this beautiful quiet sight in the east of Funchal. Our Island offers a vast repertoire of gardens that's why one of Madeira nicknames was the Garden of the Atlantic. During this tour, we will take you to the Palheiro Garden a beautiful private garden that was owned by the Blandy family (entrance fee applies).
After our beautiful walk-in Palheiro Gardens we head to the Hortensia Gardens where you can drink various teas, enjoy the delicious and famous apple pie plus enjoy the fabulous panoramic view over the city of Funchal.
We also visit two emblematic viewpoints, São João Latrão and Terreiro da Luta and Discover the story of the Lady of Peace.
Our east tour begins in Caniço, where you can visit the majestic statue of King Christ (Cristo Rei), the first one in the world. Following we go a little above 600 meters height and we visit Camacha, a parish referenced as "The Land of the Wicker" where you can see furniture and baskets made in wicker very well known in the 19th century in the world.
Continuing up, reaching 1818 meters at Pico do Areeiro you will see beautiful sights of the Madeira Mountains. After that, we go down to Ribeiro Frio where you can see the trouts farming and if you would like to do a small walking in the famous Levadas of the island where you can see a big part of Laurissilva forest.
Later we keep going downwards and see wonderful viewpoints by São Roque do Faial and Portela. We visit the Santo da Serra Park where we can see some farming animals and enjoy a landscape view over the northeast, finishing our trip in the city of Santa Cruz, also known as the "Door of Madeira".
We will visit the Botanical Garden and enjoy the stunning floral species grown there and then go to Monte trough Cable Car.
The route offers visitors an unforgettable trip through stunning landscapes.
Enjoy the beauty of Funchal Bay and a fantastic view of the forested area around João Gomes River. This ride gives you a breathtaking panorama of the city, where the urban space exists in harmony with the valleys and mountains that are the trademark of the city.
We will also go in the Monte Toboggan Ride exciting experience of sliding at high speed on narrow, winding streets down to Funchal.
After the Cabo Girão viewpoint, situated on the highest promontory in Europe, at an elevation of 580 m, offers a vertiginous view of the fajãs of Rancho and Cabo Girão – small areas of cultivated land at the foot of the cliff – as well as magnificent panoramic views over the ocean and the municipalities of Câmara de Lobos and Funchal.
And we will finish in Camara de Lobos with a picnic.