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Great way to see Funchal from above. €11 each one way or €16 return, takes about 15 minutes to... read more

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sweetchaz
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Darwen, United Kingdom
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A great way to travel down the hill.

An excellent way to see the sights as long as you’re not scared of heights. I managed to look at... read more

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Lord A W
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Avenida do Mar | Jardim do Almirante Reis, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great way to see Funchal from above. €11 each one way or €16 return, takes about 15 minutes to reach the top. Being afraid of heights was a little apprehensive, but it was a smooth ride & well worth it for the amazing views. Took...More

Thank sweetchaz
Reviewed yesterday

An excellent way to see the sights as long as you’re not scared of heights. I managed to look at some of the views but kept my eyes closed for most of it!

Thank Lord A W
Reviewed yesterday

I do not have a good head for heights but enjoyed this ride as most of it is not that high. Be warned about taxi drivers who offer round trips to Monte before you get there! Check before you go that cloud isn't covering the...More

Thank MaggieMay62
Reviewed yesterday

The cable cars are a great way to reach the Botanical Gardens. I was apprehensive before I got in as I do not like heights nor crowded space but it was a pleasant experience, only six people were allowed in the cabin at a time....More

Thank Thera1974
Reviewed yesterday

I have to admit that, as a "mature" traveller, I was a little apprehensive about how easy it would be to get on and off the 6-person gondolas. I needn't have worried - it was easy, despite my balance and mobility problems. The ride was...More

Thank IanTraynor
Reviewed yesterday

Gathered up my nerves and went for it ! So glad I did was great fun but very high... Looked up going and back coming down so managed it..as I'm not good with heights. Views were stunning. Also enjoyed the gardens was a nice break...More

Thank Liz N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great Views! Fair value as we booked the combination ticket which included the botanical garden visit

Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The cable cars travel high into the town of Monte from the old city part of Funchal. Really worth the views

Thank Karen C
Reviewed yesterday

not bad at all, would be nice to get a quick tour whilst in cabin of what is beneath us. but views are stunning

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice views over Funchal wish it was a bit longer but it is a comfortable ride, price is 11 Euros each which is about normal for such a ride

Thank Blues79
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jacquelinesibbald
2 September 2018|
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Response from Jacqueline Anne R | Reviewed this property |
When we did the taboggan we were on a mini bus trip so we were dropped off, did the taboggan, then were picked up at the end of the ride. I know there are taxis available or if you don't mind walking, it is all down hill... More
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father22
25 August 2018|
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Response from Richard R |
Not really. A collection of cafe's and restaurants.The cable car end points, the tropical gardens and the start of the wicker basket descents
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father22
25 August 2018|
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Response from TwigsOxford | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. You can look up prices under Monte cable car.
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