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Madeira Explorers

Estrada Monumental, Funchal | Shop 5, 3rd Floor, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
+351 291 763 701
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They are a company specialising in levada walks, and off road jeep tours. The staff are very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago

I went on a half day walk of a Levada in the Camacha area which was 5k long.A very easy walk made... read more

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Estrada Monumental, Funchal | Shop 5, 3rd Floor, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
+351 291 763 701
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Reviewed 5 days ago

They are a company specialising in levada walks, and off road jeep tours. The staff are very knowledgeable and entertaining and efficient. We have been on many of their tours and walks, and have never been anything but delighted. Very highly recommended

Thank keekee27
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on a half day walk of a Levada in the Camacha area which was 5k long.A very easy walk made very enjoyable by a guide with a sense of humour.

Thank ham321ish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just finished a great morning walk of 6klms , picked up from hotel/ or just outside at about 9.00 am ,then 30 minutes drive to location . 15 persons walking together. Some other groups were also walking area. Very safe no problems, you have to...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did two walks, Serra D'Agua and Lakes of Madeira, both with excellent driver/ guide Alvero. We chose these because they seemed to have the least risk of vertiginous sections. Guide was informative,skilled and considerate. The scenery was fantastic. Bus trip safe, with amazing views...More

Thank CarolineYorkshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have taken all four of the 1/2 day levada walks, three on this visit to Madeira. All of the guides are knowledgeable, entertaining, and have good language skills. The walks start and end at your Funchal hotel and, following a 30-45m minibus trip, the...More

Thank Clifftech
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have just returned from an excelent holiday - I booked two walks before we left with Madeira Explorers, both full days. The first was a Levada walk the guide was super the knowledge of all thing forna and flora was outstandning a guided walk...More

Thank CMDTory
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Having been on one enjoyable walk with Madeira Explorers earlier in the year (Serra D'Água Valley), on our return seven weeks later we opted to do another three half-day walks with this company. The three were Maroços – Mimosa Valley (Tuesday), Paradise Valley (Friday) and...More

Thank John_the_Cat
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We travelled in a small party of eight on the west of Madeira mini-bus tour and were guided throughout by a really knowledgeable and very friendly guide, who knows just about everything there is to know about the Island, its history, geology, fauna and flora....More

Thank Amanda N
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The lakes walk. Our guide Alvaro was excellent as was his driving. Beautiful walk along three different levadas all on the high plateau.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the half day SERRA D'ÁGUA VALLEY walk yesterday morning (which we booked through our hotel). It was only a 5 or 6 km walk but included a great variety of landscape and plant life. Our guide, Emilke (spelling??) was extremely knowledgeable and had a...More

Thank EdChoirBoy
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Hi, We will be at Quinta Bela Sao Tiago in Rue Bella Santiago 70 from 16/9 - 26/9. We would like to consider a levada walk with guide. Last visited Madiera in 1997. What is the cost. Do you pick up from the hotel. Tim
13 September 2016|
Response from Boschenvaal | Reviewed this property |
I believe that they will pick you up at your hotel (looks like it is in Funchal). We paid 28 Euro per person for a full guided day tour, all included. depending on which Levada you want to walk, it can either be a full... More
How far are you from quinta Bella Sao Tiago in its Bella Santiago 70 and what is the cost per adult. We would like a guided leaves walk. Last visited Madeira 1997 and coming over 16/9-26/9
13 September 2016|
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Response from Davechantler | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know the answer to this but you can check it out on the Madeira explores web page.
Lisa M
Hi. Does anyone know if it is possible to go exploring on these trails without any guide?
5 December 2015|
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Response from portsoy | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is possible to walk the levadas etc. independently without being in a guided walking group. You should, however, get an appropriate guide book - recommend the Sunflower guide which also provides information on... More