Madeira Special Tours
Madeira Special Tours
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hulamoon
Hawaii133 contributions
Dec 2015 • Couples
Jorge is very professional. We booked a Lavado hiking tour that he suggested base on our needs. We did two hikes and they were wonderful! He is very experienced and knowledgeable about the area.

He could not make it to take us but he sent his mother, Rosie. She was a delight. We were dropped off at the beginning of the hike and picked up at the end. Jorge met us at one site to meet us and make sure everything was OK.

Rosie stopped for us to enjoy the local liqueurs then took us to a beautiful restaurant with outstanding food, service, and views for lunch. She took us on a tour of the island before we returned to the ship.

If you go to Funchal and want to do a private tour, I highly recommend "Tours by Jorge".
Written 1 January 2016
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JamesA902
Timaru, New Zealand29 contributions
Sept 2015 • Family
A day cruise stop, we booked our family of 6 with Nelson instead of the mass booking with the rest of the cruise. After a belated start due to a booking issue via computer changes, Nelson arrived and quickly made up for the late start. He spoke perfect English and took us to enjoy the highlights of Madeira. He was knowledgeable and personalized our day to our needs and wishes. He even took us to a ‘locals’ lunch spot as we requested where we enjoyed the amazing dishes of Madeira, which was one of our biggest highlights! Bypassing the large tour buses we were able to fit in twice as much and enjoy our day fully! Highly Recommended!
Written 15 December 2015
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RicardoF84
Dagenham, UK4 contributions
Nov 2014 • Couples
In November this year myself and my Partner went on the Rabaçal - 25 springs Levada walk (it took us around 5 hours because we took it easy and stayed at a few points on the trail and it's roughly 11 km long). We asked Nelson (our tour guide) which Levada walk would be the best for that time of year and he suggested the 25 springs, this was one of the most breathtaking walks I have ever done and would recommend it for anyone who will enjoy seeing Madeira in a natural environment.

On the drive there and back Nelson explained the areas we were going through and the overall service we received was amazing.

We will be going back to Madeira next year and will be going on another Ledava walk with Madeira Special Tours.

Thank you Nelson and Madeira Special Tours for such a special day.
Written 13 December 2014
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Gillian E
Chorley, UK10 contributions
Sept 2013 • Friends
We used this company for transfers back and forth from the airport to the hotel in Funchal and we also booked a full day trip to explore the North-West of the island. There were four of us and we had the mini bus to ourselves. Fernando was an excellent guide. Very pleasant, helpful and knowledgeable and a good careful driver. Both he and Nelson speak very good English. We would definitely recommend them and advise that if you are a small group that to hire them for a day tour will be a better experience than using a bigger organised tour. You will get personalised attention and can somewhat tailor the day according to what your preference might be. Also found them to be much better value per person than the bigger tour operators.
Written 26 September 2013
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Elmhurst_12
London, UK50 contributions
Apr 2013 • Family
we used them for transfers to and from the airport. they also do tours of the island. the drivers we had were very knowledgable.
would use again
Written 7 May 2013
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Eogan M
Biella, Italy68 contributions
Jul 2012 • Family
My family and a couple of friends were in Madeira last July( we were a group of 5 people altogether) we contacted Madeira Special Tours both for transfer to/from the airport and for two tours of the island. we couldn't have chosen better! the service was excellent , the guide was very knowledgeable and helpful and the price was very reasonable. the advantage was that differently from organised tours, here you can chose where to go and say if you want to stay longer in a particular place. we definitely recommend it.
Written 30 September 2012
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Eogan M
Biella, Italy68 contributions
Jul 2012 • Friends
I was in Madeira for a few days on my way to porto santo with my family and 2 friends, a total of 5 people, and we wanted to visit the island and avoid public tranport or renting a car. We found Madeiraspecialtours on the net and decided to try it. It was an excellent idea. despite the delays of the plane we were met at the airport ,taken to tour hotel and shown around the island on a private van by Nelson Gomes, an excellent guide who spoke excellent English and German and a very nice person too. We did two tours with him and were then taken and picked up at the port at the end of our holiday. everything was perfect, stress free , very efficient and pleasant. Last but not least the price was very reasonable too! we strongly recommend it!
Written 25 August 2012
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MADEIRA SPECIAL TOURS (Funchal) - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go