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Cabo Girao

Camara De Lobos, Madeira, Portugal
+351 925 474 763
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“the cliff” (159 reviews)
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Camara De Lobos, Madeira, Portugal
+351 925 474 763
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing attraction. Truly awesome views. Not for the feint hearted when it comes to heights. Awesome trip up the mountain roads too.

Thank DebenRichWoodbridge
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We used the red tour bus to visit here, it has great views from the top of the cliff over Madeira and the obvious drop below through the large glass platform. You really appreciate how green Madeira is and this has got to be one...More

Thank Mr_MrsDaley
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you're not fond of heights stay away. There weren't many people there when we visited but it's not very big so if there were more I imagine it would get very crowded. Once you've got you courage it is quite amazing looking straight down...More

Thank JiRoJo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cabo Girao is a must see place. The ocean view is very peaceful. You could easily reach Cabo Girao by Rodoeste bus from the centre of Funchal. The jorney by bus is a perfect choice, because you could see a lot of beautiful views of...More

Thank Kristina A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here as part of the yellow bus (3 in !) hop on hop off tour.No entrance fees and a truly amazing view,to stand on the glass platform and look down takes your breath away.Well worth a visit,but be sure to hold on tight as...More

Thank ger w
Reviewed 1 week ago

we drove up. The road new road is fairly easy but I went up the wrong road so I encountered a few more bends. For some reason its free to get in. There is a Levada walk close by, Lavada do Norte, to be honest...More

Thank sh1nesout
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy with groups, but as we had traveled ourselves by bus we could take our time and allow the crowds to disperse. Amazing views all around & down through the glass platform!

1  Thank Ann W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be able to stand on the viewing platform and look through the glass floor was quite amazing and all for free which is unbelievable i was glad there was not to many people on the glass deck as could be quite scary if crowds...More

1  Thank Geoffrey L
Reviewed 1 week ago

2.75 bus ticket brought a 1 hour journey to the viewpoint set in landscaped gadrens with a gift shop, cafe and toilets. Like the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, the path takes you over the jagged cliffs 1900 feet above sea level - don't...More

Thank coh8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This visit to one of the highest sea cliffs on the planet is not to be missed! you can stand on a glass platform and look straight down the 1800 metres to the sea way below An exciting experience!!!

Thank Bettenmar
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is the cliff height?
26 June 2017|
Response from coh8 | Reviewed this property |
580mtrs (about 1900 ft)
Are the mountain roads dangerous?
13 February 2017|
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Response from James L | Reviewed this property |
Many of the roads in and around the area are very narrow, just barely allowing two way traffic. That being said, that is true of nearly all the roads in Madeira outside of the main VR routes. I wouldn't say they are... More
HI, we are going to madeira in May, what is the noddy train please and where in camera de lobas to we find it, many thanks,,,
24 March 2016|
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Response from Nigel H | Reviewed this property |
Hello. I don't think it's really called the Noddy Train! It's really a 'road train' that starts alongside a coffee shop a couple of streets above the harbour. If you Google 'Madeira Green Train', you'll find it. I hope this... More