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Nature & Wildlife

Levada Rabaçal and 25 Fountains Walking Tour

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.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Walking Tours

Skywalk & Rabacal "25 Fountains Levada Walk" in Open Roof 4x4 Full Day Tour

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 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.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Food Tours

Madeira Exquisite Food on Foot Tours

Taste your way around Madeira on this food on foot walking tour. You won’t have to worry about language barriers as you’ll have a guide to translate and order for you. Save time researching and planning your trip by having a guide to show you around. You’ll make the most of your day by visiting seven different places and tasting local specialities. Conveniently, all food and drink is included. .
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Walking Tours

Levada do Caldeirão Verde Levada Walk from Funchal

Embark on one of Madeira’s most famous levada walks on a full-day tour of Levada do Caldeirão Verde. Beginning at the fairy tale village of Queimadas, you’ll walk through ancient forests and past streams and lagoons, stopping to enjoy Santana and the enormous Caldeirão Verde waterfall along the way. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Service VIP Halfday Flower Tour

This Half day is dedicated to flowers, one of the island treasures. Our Island offers a vast repertoire of gardens that's why one of Madeira nicknames were the Garden of the Atlantic. During this tour we will take you to the Palheiro Garden a beautiful private garden which 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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Walking Tours

Full-Day Rabaçal Levada Walk from Funchal

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Rabaçal Valley on an 8-hour hike from Funchal. In a small group limited to 15, you’ll descend from the plateau of Paul da Serra and follow the ‘levada’ trail, an irrigation system developed in the 16th century. Marvel at a lagoon, towering cliff, and 25 natural springs. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Walking Tours

Madeira Peaks - Mountain Walk

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.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Hiking & Camping

Private Service VIP Sunrise Pico Areeiro – Pico Ruivo Walk

We will start going very early so we can appreciate the beautiful sunrise in the highest mountains of the island. Once we see the whole sun coming out in the morning then we start the walking.This trail takes place in the immense and magnificent mountains of Madeira. Along the way you can enjoy the wonderful landscapes composed by the formidable rock formations, sometimes covered by the clouds and the villages that can be seen in the distance. Stop once in a while and feel the great feeling to be closer to the sky.Also in this journey you can visit the three highest peaks of Madeira: Pico do Areeiro, Pico das Torres and Pico Ruivo.This is a mountain trail so it requires some physical preparation and endurance for hikers, who are faced with many ups and downs. However, the effort required is offset by extraordinary views that the walk provides.Note: Please bring proper warm clothing, proper shoes for hike and water.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Levada do Rei - Madre of Life small Group Guided Walk

This North to South Levada Walk is the perfect way to discover Madeira’s beautiful scenery. You’ll have a hassle-free day with no transport to book, as hotel pickup and drop-off included. A certified mountain guide will lead the way, so you won’t have to worry about getting lost. Witness panoramic views of valleys, villages, and Laurisilva vegetation. Highlights are the viewpoints looking over Porto Da Cruz and Faial.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Walking Tours

Referta Castelejo Levada Walk from Funchal

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.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Mountain Biking Tour - Portela Tour

Follow a guide uphill and downhill over some challenging trails on this Portela mountain bike ride. Departing from Funchal, you’ll start near the biological reserve of Madeira Natural Park and ride along one of the levadas of Madeira. See ocean views and immerse in the Laurisilva of Madeira, the World Heritage–listed Laurel Forest. Please note, this mountain bike ride is suitable for those with good physical fitness and moderate skill level.
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  • 1 day
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  • 1 day
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Cultural Tours

Old Funchal Walking Tour

Although Madeira is most famous for its natural landscapes, the Portuguese island also harbors a rich history. Receive an introduction to the history of Funchal during a walking tour that offers a more intimate glimpse into the Old Town than you’d get traveling by coach or car. This tour, which proves ideal for first-time visitors, allows you to benefit from the insider knowledge and personalized attention of your guide.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Walking Tours

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Rabaçal - 25 Fonts

About 4 hours and 30 minutes, starting at Paúl da Serra, going down to the Rabaçal valley for the first levada, which takes us to the first waterfall, the Risco waterfall.We descend to find the second levada of the 25 fountains thus providing wonderful and unique views of the Rabaçal valley, finding endemic species of fauna and flora along the way to reach the 25 fountains lagoon. On the way back we passed a tunnel of about 800 meters
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Walking Tours

Paradise Valley - Levada Walk

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.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Walking Tours

Serra D'Água Valley - Levada Walk

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.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

LEVADA NOVA / SUGAR HILLS

Exuberant landscapes are one of Madeira's biggest tourist attractions. Incredible scenarios awaken the senses and leave a permanent mark, no matter what time of year you come to visit. With such diverse and magnificent natural spaces, you can choose a more calm activity, or awaken your adrenaline with extreme sports. Get ready to discover settings alive with color and movement that are so fabulous you will want to keep coming back time and again.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Walking Tours

Rabaçal - 25 Springs led walk, every Sundays and Wednesdays

Walking along one of the levadas of the island of Madeira is a must for anyone visiting the island. The options are many and for every taste, from the most popular like the Levada of the 25 Fountains or Green Cauldron, to the lesser known as the Wind Lagoon. It is worth venturing into this amazing nature!
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Madeira Half-Day Jeep Tour: East or West

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.       
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Walking Tours

Caldeirão Verde Levadas Walk in Madeira

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.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Walking Tours

Madeira Levada Walk - Rabacal Lakes and Fountains

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.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Wine & Poncha

A full day tour visitng the northwestern coast of the Island and the south central areas including Câmara de Lobos. A journey about the several types of wine produced on the Island and their history. Includes three cours meal lunch, 7 wine tastings and one poncha included.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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Walking Tours

Madeira Levada Walk - Caldeirao Verde

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. 
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Service VIP The Tour of Funchal

Get a comprehensive tour of Funchal with personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on this private excursion. You and your party will benefit from the leadership of a dedicated guide, who will tailor their commentary to your interests. Visit the area highlights, such as the Old Town, the produce market, the Funchal Cathedral, and the City Door, while moving at your own pace and asking questions.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Mountain Biking Tour - Levada Tour

Explore the mountains, forests, and levadas (historic water channels) of Maderia on this full-day mountain biking adventure. Follow your guide along dirt tracks and off-road trails, stop for lunch (own expense) in Camacha village, and enjoy stunning views of the levadas. There’s no previous experience necessary on this mountain bike tour: your guide will adapt the itinerary to suit your group’s ability level.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 day
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