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Sao Vicente Caves & Volcanism Centre Tours and Tickets

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.29
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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Porto Moniz Volcanic Pools, Skywalk and more...Full day Tour in Open Roof 4x4
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.52
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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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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Discover some of Madeira's most popular landmarks on a full-day tour in a 4x4 vehicle. Join a small group in Funchal and head to the north of the island, to sample wines from a local producer and enjoy a tour of the vineyard. Then, visit Girao Cape for stunning views of the Atlantic before heading on a boat tour to search for dolphins.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Discover Madeira In 2 Days (from 09h To 17h - Each Day)
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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NorthWest Landscapes, UNESCO & volcanic pools 4x4 experience
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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4x4 Safari Private Jeep, Full Day, Customizable Santana or Porto Moniz or other

4x4 Safari Private Jeep, Full Day, Customizable Santana or Porto Moniz or other

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$298.37
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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Northwest + Southwest & Caves

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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$32.55
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Special 3 Tours - All
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.58
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Big excursion (6 days)

Big excursion (6 days)

Discover Madeira differently! Set off for 6 days on the island of flowers, the pearl of the Atlantic. Far from the beaten track, let yourself be guided to discover the magnificent landscapes of Madeira, the essential sites, the levadas, and monuments, etc. Your accommodation is located in Quinta Grande, near the camara do lobos village We pick you up at Funchal Airport, you will be entitled to a dinner at the restaurant upon your arrival. Price per person for 6 days, from 586€ (minimum 2 people, maximum 3 people). Including: • Airport transfer • A guide and driver in a 4-seater Polaris buggy.
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  • 6 days
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$162.75
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$162.75
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$162.75
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$162.75
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Around The Island - Two Days Tour From 9am to 5pm (each Day)
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.10
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West Side Private Full Day Madeira Tour
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West Side Private Full Day Madeira Tour

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Embark on a guided adventure of the west side of Madeira that helps you uncover beautiful scenery, places that locals love, and lots of surprises along the way too. Exploring the island with a guide helps you access off the beaten path locations that you might not find alone. It also means you don’t have to worry about navigating or hiring a vehicle. Highlights along the way include Cabo Girao viewpoint, Ribeira Brava Beach, and Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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All Madeira In 2 Days Tour
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.95
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Northeast Tour of the Island

Northeast Tour of the Island

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Start your day with a visit to the volcanic caves (at the moment not available) in São Vicente and learn more about the formation of this fantastic Island. Going through unique roads on the North coast, discover the land of the most popular feast of the Island: Ponta Delgada. Continue the tour along the coast to arrive in São Jorge where you can visit the famous baroque style church. In the afternoon, take time to visit the well­known sugarcane factory in Porto da Cruz and enjoy the wonderful views over Machico, in Pico do Facho. Entrance fee to the caves not included!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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♿Wheelchair ♿ Handicap Full Day Tour Ponta Do Pargo

♿Wheelchair ♿ Handicap Full Day Tour Ponta Do Pargo

We are a companie 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. With this tour, people in wheelchairs will enjoy nature, get to know the caves and the volcanic center of Sao Vicente. Will spend an unforgettable day 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
  • Free Cancellation
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$162.75
Price varies by group size
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$162.75
Price varies by group size

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