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Monte Cable Car

Avenida do Mar | Jardim do Almirante Reis, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
+351 291 780 280
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Awesome

The cable car was fantastic took about 15 minutes to get to the top was a great experiences and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jane K
Cable car

The price at first seemed expensive it was €30.90 for a round trip including entry to the botanical... read more

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  • Excellent53%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
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“smooth ride” (197 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Avenida do Mar | Jardim do Almirante Reis, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
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+351 291 780 280
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Reviewed yesterday

The cable car was fantastic took about 15 minutes to get to the top was a great experiences and the views were brilliant you could see for miles the price for return journey was very reasonable if I go back I would only do the...More

Thank Jane K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The price at first seemed expensive it was €30.90 for a round trip including entry to the botanical gardens. However the journey to monte took about 20 mins followed by a second cable car journey of approximately 10 mins to the botanical gardens. Worth doing...More

Thank kallenk2016
Reviewed yesterday

Was nervous of trying this but my family persuaded me to be brave .Thank goodness it was a great experience and perfectly safe The scenery and the views of Funchal were really exciting.Thank goodness I did this if I hadn't I would have missed so...More

Thank mlathan2017
Reviewed yesterday

Not to be missed, wonderful views over Funchal harbour and town. Great way to access Monte Tropical Gardens

Thank Tillie2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing views from the cable car,great experience not to be missed. Very reasonably priced.if the ticket queue is long,just use the ticket machine just press the English setting.

Thank Edithroberta
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of those "must do" things if ever you are in Funchal. I loved it, but the whole cable car experience freaked my wife out and she clung to her seat for the whole journey, LOL. The cable cars are inexpensive and the...More

Thank DFCSpike
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a very long, and high cable car, but well worth the ride. The views are stunning and it is an easy way to get to Monte. Get a one way ticket and come down in the toboggan!

Thank jackim
Reviewed 3 days ago

this has to be the best way to get to Monte and also either the gardens or the ride on the sledges. The views as you travel up are tremendous and well worth the cost. Once at the top there are two gardens to visit...More

Thank mogwi01270
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you go to Funchal this is a must do activity, the ride up and down is very smooth with amazing views over Funchal.

Thank MDJW55
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice day out we did not go down in the wicker basket did not think it was valve for money - but this is my opinion

Thank CMDTory
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emily b
Can l book for cable car for 4 in may
31 March 2017|
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Response from Midlands_T | Reviewed this property |
The cable car operates from a shiny glass station on the eastern end of the promenade. It's 10€ single / 15€ return. No booking, busy when cruise ships in, when the weather is good! When there is a festival day it can be... More
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emily b
Can get a bus form funchal
31 March 2017|
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Response from Wanderlust W | Reviewed this property |
You can get a taxi... !!
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Kevin S
So if I understood well, I have the option to choose a return trip via the cable car or a slide on the Toboggan?
28 February 2017|
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Response from Yrrab48 | Reviewed this property |
The Toboggan only takes you part way. Current cost is €25 for one person, €30 for two. What we did, having previously done the cable car, was, four of us hired a taxi, €20 one way, however, our driver took us up to the... More
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