If you’re planning to holiday in the Portuguese Island of Madeira, Funchal, the capital, is an ideal base. Tours in Madeira allow you to see much more of this lovely island.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM MADEIRA
This route allows you to explore the eastern part of Madeira with friendly and professional tour guides. On the tour, you will discover some of the most famous and scenic sights on the island of Madeira, including Pico do Areeiro, and the amazing Penha d’Aguia.
MADEIRA SCENIC TOUR BY SIDECAR AND JEEP: FROM FUNCHAL
Book this combination of two experiences on the same or different days! Visit 500 year old downtown Funchal on a sidecar motorcycle.
Enjoy a whole new experience while discovering and sightseeing. Admire the magnificent scenery of these unknown areas. You will be transported to places up in the mountainous landscape that are usually unreachable by any other means. This exhilarating ride offers breathtaking scenery combined with the fun of overcoming the challenging terrain.
MADEIRA ISLAND CATAMARAN COASTAL TOUR WITH LUNCH
If looking for a relaxing boat trip with breathtaking landscapes and activities like trying stand up paddle, snorkelling and kayaking, then our programme “Rota das Fajâs” is for you! This coastal tour leaves from the Funchal Marina at 9am and travels all along the south-west coast up to Ponta do Pargo.
During this cruise, we can observe coastal areas with deep valleys embedded between the highest peaks and cliffs adorned with indigenous coastal flora. A buffet lunch will be served on board.
PLEASE NOTE: Vegetarians should indicate this preference at the time of booking.
MADEIRA NORTHWEST COAST HALF DAY TOUR: FROM FUNCHAL
See the caves and the volcanism centre of São Vicente on this half day tour from Funchal. You will see points of interest like the Funchal Centre, the São Vicente Caves, the Volcanism Centre, São Vicente centre and the Bridal Veil in Seixal.
PRIVATE TOUR OF SOUTH EAST MADEIRA
Explore the south east side of Madeira on this 4-hour private tour from Funchal. Accompanied by just your guide and group of up to four people, visit Garajau, 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.
PRIVATE YACHT CHARTER ON MADEIRA ISLAND
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.
MADEIRA EAST ISLAND TOUR WITH LEVADA WALK AND LUNCH
On the East side of Madeira lies a 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 3-course meal, is done in your language choice, in a modern air-conditioned minibus that only seats 8 people plus the guide/driver.
MADEIRA PEAKS: OPEN 4X4 FULL DAY TOUR
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 to the natural beauty and wonder of Portugal.
MADEIRA HIGHLIGHTS GUIDED 4-HOUR TOUR: FROM FUNCHAL
Visit the 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 natural beauty will blow you away.
MAJESTIC MOUNTAINS OF MADEIRA JEEP TOUR
Take in some of the most spectacular views of Madeira on this 4.5-hour guided tour from Funchal. We visit the viewpoint at Pico dos Barcelos, the Nun’s Valley and the third highest peak on the island, Pico the Arieiro. After that we carry on to the beautiful landscapes of Santo da Serra. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
NORTHWEST MADEIRA PRIVATE FULL DAY 4X4 TOUR
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. Take photos, visit small villages and local shops.
MADEIRA LEVADA WALK: RABACAL LAKES AND FOUNTAINS
The levada walk will allow hikers to enjoy the evergreen and luxuriant Rabacal valley, situated in the natural park of Madeira, in the North West of the island.
Discover the concealed treasures of the indigenous Laurisilva forest with its abundance of mosses, lichens and ferns. Stroll along the levada to Risco and the 25 fountains. Cascading waterfalls sound like singing fountains, tiny translucent lakes will enchant you.
EASY MADEIRA LEVADA WALK: MAROCOS
The Levada dos Maroços takes you along the valley of Machico, the first city to be discovered in 1419 by Tristão Vaz Teixeira and João Gonçalves Zarco. Discover the fantastic views over the city of Machico and get to know the famous “Poios Madeirenses” (agricultural terraces).
CALDEIRAO VERDE LEVADAS WALK IN MADEIRA
Explore the Levada do Caldeirão Verde, one of the best walks 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.
MADEIRA SOUTH COAST TOUR: FROM FUNCHAL
On this 8-hour tour you’ll go through peaceful and beautiful villages by the sea. Visit Ponta do Sol, Calheta and Estreito da Calheta, Calheta village, stop for lunch in Prazeres, then go to Estreito de Câmara de Lobos towards Funchal.
DISCOVER MADEIRA: SEA AND LAND TOUR
Combination tours: Take TWO different trips – on the same day or alternate days – for just ONE price!
1) Seek adventure and take a thrilling Jeep excursion. You will be transported to the mountainous landscape, usually unreachable by other means. This exhilarating ride offers breath-taking scenery combined with the fun of overcoming the challenging terrain.
2) Fancy a boat trip! Well wait no longer and sail aboard a luxury catamaran offering exclusive (passenger numbers limited for a better experience!) viewing of the dolphins and whales which frequent the shores of sunny Madeira. Only after you have seen Madeira by land and sea can you truly appreciate its enchanting landscapes and uniqueness as a sub-tropical island. The action packed day starts with a pick up from your hotel and offers Jeep tours to both East or West island.
MADEIRA WINE TOUR: VINEYARDS AND CELLARS
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 fabulous wine.
LAKES OF MADEIRA: LEVADA WALK
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 professional guide. Hotel transfer or pickup and drop-off at a convenient designated meeting place is included.
CANYONING ON MADEIRA ISLAND
Madeira Island offers exceptional conditions for the practice of canyoning, due to its geological, climatic, hydro-logical, touristic and natural characteristics. It is considered by canyoning professionals to be one of the best regions in Europe.
CANYONING ON MADEIRA ISLAND WITH 4X4 RIDE: FROM FUNCHAL
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, driven by your guide.
FADO IN MADEIRA: LIVE FADO SHOW
A symbol of the nation, it tells stories of the sea, the people, and nostalgia (saudade). The emotion of the voice, together with classical guitar and Portuguese guitar, so charmed UNESCO that it declared the Fado to be Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Watch this show and experience the passion that expresses the soul of Portugal. Daily at 6 p.m. in Funchal.
MADEIRA NIGHTS TOUR: DINNER AND SHOW
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 (if you dare).
GRAND MADEIRA ISLAND TOUR: PORTO MONIZ AND SANTANA
Spend your day admiring the picturesque scenery of Madeira. Start off the day 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 views from Encumeada summit where you can see both sides of the island at the same time. Visiting Paul da Serra, Porto Moniz, Sao Vincente, Cabana Sao Jorge and Santana, this tour will be the highlight of your visit to Madeira.
FULL DAY EAST MADEIRA TOUR
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.
MADEIRA WEST ISLAND TOUR
Embark with us on an amazing journey to discover the western part of Madeira with a friendly, professional tour guide. Discover Cape Girão and Porto Moniz where you can contemplate the volcanic rock pools.