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“Amazing sights on ride”
Review of Monte Cable Car

Monte Cable Car
Ranked #1 of 172 things to do in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

16 Euros round trip and it takes about 10 mins and is well worth the money, lovely view, and once you reach the top some nice restaurants to have a drink and food

Thank Stockton121716
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service offered is very efficient, reasonable price, well laid out top and bottom for getting on and off the cable car
traveled 10 yrs ago and paid for photo of the 2 of us along with a very good DVD on the island
On our trip 21st June can not remember seeing any notification on boarding the cable car that photos would be taken or that we had the opportunity to purchase on getting off!
Not impressed with the pressure selling of the 2 staff at the top who did not explain that there was a dvd in the pack it was just shoved in our faces
It might be a good idea to have advertising before entering the cable car and in the cable car that there is this very good DVD included

Thank colin r
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the money. Bit of a queue as usual but worth the wait. Super view of the city from the top. Went back down on the toboggan ride. Again a do not miss experience. Don’t get pressurised into getting a taxi back to the bottom-it’s an easy stroll and all downhill

1  Thank Geoff E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is one of them things if you go to Funchal you have to do tha cable car. However the logistics of it isn’t straightforward. To go up & down is approx €60, but then you really have to navigate to the botanical gardens & the toboggan ride if req, but how do you get to each as they are only half way down & in opposing directions. Wouldn’t recommend walking back to the town as it is very steep.
We were approached by a local taxi on the harbour front near to the cable car who offered €65 to drive us first to the botanical gardens. We then walked round that for approx 90 mins the taxi was waiting outside, then drove us to the taboggan run €30, again waited for us at the bottom & drove us to the top & we got the cable car down €20.
This made things much easier, the taxi driver (Antonini) was excellent gave running tourist commentaries & only requested his fair at the end.
Was well worth it, cable car without the botanical gardens & toboggan run is just a cable car.
Only recommended with the incorporation of the taxi.

Thank bob19872018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a must do when in Funchal. This is a great opportunity to get a magnificent view over the city and the Atlantic ocean. At the top it is nice and cool and you can also visit the beautiful botanical garden.(separate charge) For two adults and two children the ride was 48 €.

Thank Forsstrom
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