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Skywalk & Rabacal "25 Fountains Levada Walk" in Open Roof 4x4 Full Day Tour

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Overview
Going West to Rabaçal, a unique and magical place in Calheta, where we start a 3 hours walk (approximately) through an evergreen forest, providing great landscapes and wonderful sensations. On this hike, we will have the opportunity to admire beautiful waterfalls carved in ancient valleys, natural springs and endemic species of flora (Laurissilva Forest) and fauna. After the walk, we will have a lunch break (not included) in a typical Madeiran restaurant in Paúl da Serra, the biggest plateau of the island at nearly 1500 mts high with stunning views. Later on, we go downhill through a wonderful off-road to the South Coast. Continuing by the coast, we go to Cabo Girão, known by its suspended glass floor viewpoint which offers a spectacular panoramic view over the Atlantic, Câmara de Lobos and Funchal. Then, to finish our tour we drive through the oldest roads to Câmara de Lobos, a fishing village in Madeira with interesting history and traditions.

Itinerary
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  • 1
    25 Fontes and Cascada da Risco
    Stop: 4 hours -
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  • 2
    Cabo Girao
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 3
    Baia de Camara de Lobos
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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Highlights
  • Guided 25 Fontes (Fountains) Levada hike with sightseeing stops
  • Travel by 4WD vehicle to see Madeira's more rugged side
  • Great photo op: sweeping views from Europe’s highest cliff
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at Funchal hotels
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your hotel in Funchal for the drive to Rabaçal, the starting point for the 25 Fountains Levada trail, which passes a long series of waterfalls and pools. Listen for the sound of native birds as you walk through stands of dense trees. Following the hike, purchase a Madeiran lunch in a nearby restaurant and then go off-roading to Calheta, to see a beautiful man-made beach. From there, drive to the summit of the 1,900-foot (580-meter) Cabo Girão, with a glass-floored balcony and spectacular views across Camara de Lobos and Funchal Bay. Make a final stop at the fishing village of Camara de Lobos, a great place to get a glimpse of traditional life, and finish the day with drop-off at your original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
FREE pick up at Funchal´s Port (8:40-8:50)
Hotel pickup and drop-off (Funchal 8:45-9:00-Caniço 8:20-8:30)

Ports

  • Funchal´s Port
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Professional Guide
  • Pick up / Drop off (Funchal - Funchal´s Port - Caniço)
  • Safety Instructions aid First Aid
  • All insurances in accordance to the Portuguese Law
  • WiFi
  • Local Taxes
Exclusions
  • Food and Drinks
  • Pick up and drop-off from outside Funchal-Caniço area, have an extra cost
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Funchal / Funchal´s Port / Caniço is free. For any other locations, there's an extra fee
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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a really awesome tour with a good guide and a couple of nice people in 4x4. very nice and memorable levada walk to 25 waterfalls. Recommended
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Response from TrueSpiritMadeira, Manager at Skywalk & Rabacal "25 Fountains Levada Walk" in Open Roof 4x4 Full Day Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your kind words, we're glad you enjoyed the tour and we hope to see you again sometime!
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The best tour ever had with an amazing guide Tony. Love him. The downhill was a real thrill We can recommend everybody to joint this tour. Take care Tony
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After being collected from my hotel in a 4x4 by our guide Reuben, and introductions to the other travellers on this small group tour, we headed up into the mountains. This is initially via the numerous ‘wormholes’ engineered by the Madeirans to enable fast travel access the
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This walk is accessible to most people and offers beautiful scenery and a peaceful environment. Many people on the trail were doing this without a guide but if you do not have a car or are comfortable with taking public transport this is a great option for you. The day was not
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It was a nice trip to the 25 Fountains. We heard a lot about the levadas. The trip with a jeep was nice too.
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By: True Spirit
1,283 reviews
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Elievic
Birmingham, United Kingdom
7733
Amazing trip, great guide, unforgettable day!
What an amazing half day trip we had with David. Off road adventure with cliffs and valleys and also wine and
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nightwalker2020
11
Amazing Off road and Arieiro Peak experience
This is an awesome tour to explore some of the best places on the island. Luis was also awesome tour guide and
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365Ge0ff
London, United Kingdom
63
Good fun and informative!
We did about a 50 mile tour of the island - 8 in our party. Interesting visit to an old lime kiln, where we had a
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DollyDorset
Dorchester, United Kingdom
92
Entertaining and knowledgeable tour
We booked this tour online prior to our visit, via TA and based on the great reviews. It seemed to tick all our
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jessica030490
Grimsby, United Kingdom
43
Get your self on this tour, it's a great day
Our guide was louis, he was amazing. He really made this experience fun. He shared lots of local information and
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Tour06286988705
10
Four Wheel Drive and Wine Tasting Half Day around Madeira
An excellent 4.5 hour trip around the sights of Madeira including an off-road section followed by wine tasting in
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helenegc
Jersey, United Kingdom
10
Lovely
Lovely Jeep ride and Luis was very good is nice Madeira I will come again i think summer is more good to see the
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335AndreaB
Derby, United Kingdom
4424
Stunning day, brilliant guide
Just returned from best day out ever. Did TUI organised full day highlights of the east, with trout farm for
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Anne T
Hitchin, United Kingdom
3921
Brilliant way to see the island!
We did 5 trips with True spirit over our 2 week holiday and they made the holiday. The trips show all the
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sonnenflummi
10
Nature & Wine Experience
Thank you so much for this unforgettable birthday present for my husband! Rui was a great guide, who really knows
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Voyager599295
10
Sao Vincente/Porto Moniz/Paul do Serra 4x4 trip
My son and I were lucky enough to be the only ones on the trip on the day and we loved every minute of the
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elenacatalinag
10
Helene
Was lovely and first trip in a Jeep lovely people the driver Luis very good ,enjoy it very nice island I Will come
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nwb2020
Funchal, Portugal
10
Varied day on Madeira
Good guide, exciting off road tracks, wonderful highlights of Madeira with great views, a nice levada walk and
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jaxcats1
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
187
Brilliant Fun Enjoyed Every Minute
I did 5 trips with True Spirit and enjoyed every one, even when the weather wasn't so good. The drivers I had,
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JanBrundel
10
Madeira viset to the nunvalley, pico do arieiro and Unesco protectief forest
The different locaties are very interestend for the eys and month, we saw à Nice view at the pico ariero and
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