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Reserva Natural da Rocha do Navio

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Positive: beautiful place, amazing view, great hike, although dangerous at places. We decided to go... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
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Is a very nice place very clean and very good.I am really like this place.I am shore I come back... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“extort money”(2 reviews)
“cable car”(8 reviews)
“teleferico”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Positive: beautiful place, amazing view, great hike, although dangerous at places. We decided to go down by foot and it was well worth it. The way down is very steep and after a rainy day it can be little bit slippery. If your looking for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank annagE1194XF
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Is a very nice place very clean and very good.I am really like this place.I am shore I come back here again.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Roxsy06
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely place - nice visit. Easy to find Don’t think the cable cars are in use as I didn’t see them in operation

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank S7766EImonicac
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

The view of the cliffs is great and the walk from the centre of town to Rocha de Navio is quite easy. Unfortunately there was an old lady on the road to Rocha do Navio, that seemed nice. Do not talk to her. She is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Cruiser777440
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Despite being quite scared of heights, I love riding cable cars. That's why we came to this place while exploring the area around Santana with our rented car. The best and easiest way to get there is by car because it is in a remote...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 445nikr
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

It is very hidden. However it's worth visiting because of the amazing view. There is a small teleferico to take you down. However you can also walk down if you dare :)

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank LizaTrips
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Tiny cable car takes you hundreds of meters down along almost vertical cliffs to pictoresque and isolated cluster of farms on the coast. Great picnic destination.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank ch6006hc
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We were on a visit to Santana and decided to take the opportunity to ride in another cable car. We drove there and found it more by luck than anything. It was a wonderful ride down and up. We were amazed to see some very...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Easy access by car for a day trip out of Funchal, this scenic area is beautiful. Be prepared for lots of photo stops. We accessed this having driven across the island via the route passing Ribeiro Frio, so we drove Funchal, the peak at Pico...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank VirginiaGuildford
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This place can be reached by a cable car ( 5€ for a ticket , running until 6 pm) or on your feet. But it should be mentioned that the steps leading done to the rocket are very steep. If its raining you should really...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 570mauriceb
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