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Sao Vicente Caves & Volcanism Centre Tours and Activities

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Formed by volcanic eruptions more than 890,000 years ago, the Sao Vicente Caves are a network of underground lava tubes beneath the north coast town of Sao Vicente on Madeira island. Follow pathways around the caverns, rocks, and lakes before exploring the Volcanism Centre with explanatory audio-visual displays.

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Small Group West Tour Waterfalls and Peaks

Small Group West Tour Waterfalls and Peaks

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Madeira Island’s western shores are home to natural sea pools, traditional fishing villages, soaring cliffs, and dense forests, but reaching the top sites requires local knowledge. On this tour, travel from your Canico, Funchal, or Machico hotel via air-conditioned minibus, and reach the sites with ease. Hit sites of interest including Câmara de Lobos, Porto Moniz, and the Ribeira Brava, and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 16 people.
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  • 8 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 28.72
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Southwest Tour with Volcanic Caves

Southwest Tour with Volcanic Caves

South west Tour - best way to visit Ponta do Pargo light house and the Madeira Fishing Villages.Madeira Tour Starts at Camara de Lobos and goes alone the SouthWest coast of Madeira island.Tour will take you to Visit the magnificent villages of Jardim do Mar and Paul do Mar.& Sao Vicente Caves
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  • 8 hours
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Skywalk, Porto Moniz Volcanic Pools and more...Full day Tour in Open Roof 4x4
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Skywalk, Porto Moniz Volcanic Pools and more...Full day Tour in Open Roof 4x4

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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.
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  • 8 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 59.75
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Porto Moniz Volcanic Pools, Skywalk and more...Full day Tour in Open Roof 4x4

Porto Moniz Volcanic Pools, Skywalk and more...Full day Tour in Open Roof 4x4

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Get outside and see Funchal at its best on this full-day tour to a wine area, lava pools, a waterfall, a forest, and spectacular viewpoints. Save hours of research time by having a full itinerary planned out for you. Highlights include Seixal's lava pools, Véu da Noiva waterfall, Porto Moniz volcanic pools, and Cabo Girão sea cliff.
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  • 8 hours
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Private Full-Day Personalized 4x4 Safari Santana, Porto Moniz up to 8 Persons

Private Full-Day Personalized 4x4 Safari Santana, Porto Moniz up to 8 Persons

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Venture off-road and explore the natural wonders of Madeira’s west coast from the comfort of an open-top jeep. With a private guide and vehicle for the entire day, enjoy a custom-made itinerary, stopping as often as you like along the coast. Perhaps admire the views from Pico do Areeiro, take a swim at the Porto Moniz natural pools, explore the Sao Vicente Caves, or stop at Calheta Beach.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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US$ 287.24
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Madeira Valley of the Nuns Tour
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Madeira Valley of the Nuns Tour

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The Valley of the Nuns (Curral da Freiras) might be one of the coolest places you can visit in all of Portugal—and this tour makes it easy to explore the area. Not only is it a village built on the crater of an extinct volcano, but it was once a place where nuns would hide when pirates attacked the city of Funchal. Plus, during this tour, you’ll stop by the fishing village, Câmara de Lobos, and try a traditional Madeira drink.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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US$ 21.83
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Madeira Best of the West Day Tour

Madeira Best of the West Day Tour

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The West Coast of Madeira is full of spectacular lookouts, traditional fishing villages, and natural wonders, but it can be hard to get around without your own transport. Maximize your time on this full-day tour from Funchal and take in highlights including Cabo Girão, Ribeira da Janela, Laurissilva forest, and Câmara de Lobos. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 8 hours
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US$ 33.32
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Ponta de São Lourenço + CLIMBING EXPERIENCE - PRIVATE SERVICE

Ponta de São Lourenço + CLIMBING EXPERIENCE - PRIVATE SERVICE

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Sunrise is always a magical moment! We have chosen one of the most beautiful places to watch the birth of the star king! Then there's nothing better than taking a walk along one of the most beautiful trails on the island.
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  • 4 hours
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US$ 51.70
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West Full Day: Skywalk, Porto Moniz Lava Pools, Fanal, Paul da Serra & more....
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West Full Day: Skywalk, Porto Moniz Lava Pools, Fanal, Paul da Serra & more....

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From Funchal we go to São Vicente in the North Coast, known by its vineyards, volcanic caves and Madeira table wine production. Then we visit Seixal´s lava pools, where we can see one of the most famous waterfall that by resembling a bride ́s veil got its name Véu da Noiva . Afterwards, we stop at the natural volcanic pools in Porto Moniz, one of the most visited places in Madeira, having the opportunity to swim in crystalline waters and enjoy the beautiful scenery. After, we go uphill to Fanal, a place of rare beauty in the middle of the Laurissilva Forest, which is one of the 7th Natural Wonders of Portugal, with centenary trees. Continuing to Paúl da Serra, the biggest plateau of the island at nearly 1500 mts high with stunning views, we will have a lunch break (not included) in a typical Madeiran restaurant. To finish our tour, we drive to Cabo Girão, the highest Sea Cliff in Europe and the second in the World with 589 mts., better known for its suspended glass floor Viewpoint.
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  • 8 hours
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Cabo Girão Skywalk+Vineyards+Wine Tasting in 4x4 Tour + Dolphin Watching

Cabo Girão Skywalk+Vineyards+Wine Tasting in 4x4 Tour + Dolphin Watching

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"Enjoy the famous vineyards at São Vicente, the amazing skywalk at Cabo Girão and the beauty of Madeira’s Sea on board of a catamaran" From Funchal we will go to Serra d'Agua, a valley at the center of the island, before going off-road meeting fantastic views over the north of the island (Porto Moniz, Paúl da Serra and São Vicente). Then, you will have an unforgettable experience with the main wine producers in Madeira, followed by a guided tour through the largest vineyards along with a wine tasting (1 rose, 2 white, 2 red) and a professional explanation about traditions, wine culture and wine production. From this fabulous experience, we will continue our tour to Cabo Girão, the highest cliff in Europe and second in the World (589 meters), known by its suspended glass floor viewpoint, which offers a spectacular panoramic view over the Atlantic, Câmara de Lobos and Funchal. After Jeep tour, you will be dropped off at the Harbor to start the Dolphin Watching Tour (free time to lunch)
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  • 8 hours
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US$ 90.77
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Around The Island - Two Days Tour From 9am to 5pm (each Day)

Around The Island - Two Days Tour From 9am to 5pm (each Day)

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Make the most of your time in Madeira and cover the entire island in just two days on this small-group excursion. Set out for two full-day tours to see top landmarks including Girao Cape, the Porto Moniz natural pools, the fishing village of Camara de Lobos, and the Arieiro and Ruivo summits. Experience nature, history, and tradition on this comprehensive tour.
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  • 2 days
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NorthWest Landscapes, UNESCO & volcanic pools 4x4 experience

NorthWest Landscapes, UNESCO & volcanic pools 4x4 experience

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Enjoy the countryside off the beaten track in a open top 4x4 with our knowledgable, experienced and fun guides. We will show you the Northwestern side of Madeira, you will meet the local traditions, culture, history, "levadas", forest, fauna & flora, waterfalls, swim at the volcanic lava pools, local food, traditional drinks including the "poncha". On this experience you will have a 15 minutes easy walk at a levada, you will see the Fanal forest with the native trees "Ocotea foetens" )some of these are over 500 years old). On this tour we will pass at , Serra d'Água, Ginjas, Estanquinhos, Paúl da Serra, Fanal, Ribeira da Janela, Porto Moniz, Seixal and São Vicente.
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  • 8 hours
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US$ 56.58
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All Madeira In 2 Days Tour

All Madeira In 2 Days Tour

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Get involved with nature, history and tradition. Feeling Madeira gives you adventure and a unique experience you will never forget!
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  • 2 days
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US$ 75.13
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Discover Madeira In 2 Days (from 09h To 17h - Each Day)

Discover Madeira In 2 Days (from 09h To 17h - Each Day)

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Get involved with nature, history and tradition. Feeling Madeira gives you adventure and a unique experience that you will never forget!
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  • 2 days
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North East Tour Sao Vicente Caves

North East Tour Sao Vicente Caves

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The Sao Vicente Caves from Funchal are more than 30 minutes away. Avoid the hassle of renting a car and driving yourself with this northeast Portugal tour. Along with a guaranteed visit to the Sao Vicente Caves, you’ll stop by Ponta Delgada, Santana, and Ponta de São Lourenço. Funchal hotel pickup and drop-off are included for an extra convenience.
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  • 8 hours
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Levada do Rei Traditions & Vulcanism Center Tour (Saturday: full day)
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Levada do Rei Traditions & Vulcanism Center Tour (Saturday: full day)

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This tour begins in Santana and follows alongside the Levada do Rei. The path ends at Ribeiro Bonito. When we finish the walk it's time to have lunch in Santana, a beautiful spot surrounded by the green of nature with a menu typical Madeiran cuisine. In the afternoon, we go on a trip to water-powered Sawmill, located in São Jorge, this is the only water-powered Sawmill operating on Madeira Island. The next visit is the Watermill in São Jorge, which is the last watermill still in operation in Madeira. Then we go to The Cabo Aéreo Viewpoint, in Arco de São Jorge, it has a picnic area with a view of the sea, São Jorge pebble beach and remains. The next stop is Ponta de são Jorge lighthouse, followed by the Boca das Voltas viewpoint. Arco de são Jorge is the next destination, where visit the Beira da Quinta viewpoint and Cabo Aéreo viewpoint We return to Boaventura and visit the São Vicente Caves (vulcanic center - ticket not included) just before returning to the pick-up location.
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  • 6 hours
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US$ 56.30
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Private Southwest Coastal Day Tour from Funchal

Private Southwest Coastal Day Tour from Funchal

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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.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day Private 4x4 Tour in West Madeira with Local Guide

Full Day Private 4x4 Tour in West Madeira with Local Guide

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Customize your 4WD tour, discovering and admiring the great and unique landscapes from the west side of Madeira. This is a private tailored experience, where you will make your own program just your family/friends in the car. Your guide will give you some options of places that you can visit, since wine tasting at Barbusano, São Vicente caves, a little hike at a water aqueducts "levada walk", swim at the natural pools, traditional lunch, UNESCO forest, you have a lot to choose, but in 8 hours you just see a tiny part of the West. Our guide will tell you intersting facts from Madeira, history, culture, gastronomy, fauna & flora, hidden places just known from the locals, passing at off road beaten track and the old roads. This tour is not shared with other clients. Group Maximum: 8 travelers
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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US$ 310.22
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Around The Island By Jeep - Two Days Adventure From 9am to 5pm (each Day)

Around The Island By Jeep - Two Days Adventure From 9am to 5pm (each Day)

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Get to know the island of Madeira through a Jeep tour. Fantastic places and some of them just accessible by car all terrain. Without a doubt one of the best tours available. It's really worth it.
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  • 2 days
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US$ 126.39
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Wheelchair Full Day Tour Porto Moniz E Sao Vicente

Wheelchair Full Day Tour Porto Moniz E Sao Vicente

We are a company focus on providing services and equipments necessary for people with reduced mobility enjoy the nature and walks without conditioning. We provide a off road chair that enable the access to walks or levadas and trails on mountain as well local touristic zones in city. We also have a ramp that enable access on stairs. We do tours All Over island and specific trails on mountains. FORGET EVERYTHING WHAT YOU SAW ... FORGET ALL WHY HAPPENED ... DARE YOURSELF WITH NATURE ... CHEIRE THE FLOWERS ... HEAR THE NATURE ... BREATHE PURE AIR ... BREATHE NATURE ... LET'S GO TO INIMAGINABLE PLACES ... PLACES TO STAY WITHOUT WORDS ... PLACES ONLY FOOTPRINT ... HEAR ... FEEL ... RELAX ... DISCOVER ... MADEIRA IS NOW ACCESSIBLE
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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Northwest + Southwest & Caves
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Northwest + Southwest & Caves

Visit the northwestern part of the island starting in the São Vicente caves, heading to the beautiful natural pools of Porto Moniz. The tour will continue to Ponta do Pargo with a visit to the lighthouse and viewpoint called "the cliff". The tour continues to Paul do Mar a fishing village and then to Calheta visiting the sugar cane honey factory
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  • 9 hours
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Wheelchair Full Day Sao Vicente E Porto Moniz

Wheelchair Full Day Sao Vicente E Porto Moniz

We are a company focus on providing services and equipments necessary for people with reduced mobility enjoy the nature and walks without conditioning. We provide a off road chair that enable the access to walks or levadas and trails on mountain as well local touristic zones in city. We also have a ramp that enable access on stairs. We do tours All Over island and specific trails on mountains. FORGET EVERYTHING WHAT YOU SAW ... FORGET ALL WHY HAPPENED ... DARE YOURSELF WITH NATURE ... CHEIRE THE FLOWERS ... HEAR THE NATURE ... BREATHE PURE AIR ... BREATHE NATURE ... LET'S GO TO INIMAGINABLE PLACES ... PLACES TO STAY WITHOUT WORDS ... PLACES ONLY FOOTPRINT ... HEAR ... FEEL ... RELAX ... DISCOVER ... MADEIRA IS NOW ACCESSIBLE
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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US$ 137.88
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Special 3 Tours - All

Special 3 Tours - All "Madeira"

Make the most of your limited time in Madeira and join this 3-day tour. Join the small group and traverse the island, stopping at top landmarks including the Camara dos Lobos fishing village, Girao Cape, the Porto Moniz natural pools, Arieiro Peak, and Nun’s Valley. You also have several opportunities to stop at viewpoints to capture beautiful photos of the island and surrounding ocean.
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  • 3 days
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US$ 116.05
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Jeep 4x4 - Wood In Two Days

Jeep 4x4 - Wood In Two Days

Get to know the island of Madeira through a Jeep tour. Fantastic places and some of them just accessible by car all terrain. Without a doubt one of the best tours available. It's really worth it.
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  • 2 days
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Sao Vicente Caves & Volcanism Centre can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Sao Vicente Caves & Volcanism Centre costs USD 21.83. Guided Sao Vicente Caves & Volcanism Centre tours start around USD 21.83 per person.
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