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Cable Car questions


I have read a few reviews on the cable car and I am now a bit confused.

Is there 1 cable to the top or do you need to change cable cars?

If it is only 1 cable car can you get off at a mid point and what is there to see?

At which point can you get a tobbogan and what price are they?

Tropical gardens and Botanical gardens are they the same and where are they, top or mid point?

How long is the trip to the top?

Is there a particular day that cruise ship are in port?



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There are 2 cable cars .The one that leaves from near the Old Town goes up to Monte .When you get out of the cable car the Tropical Gardens are on your left .Walk a little further past the entrance of the gardens and you will see where the toboggans leave from .The cable car takes about 15 minutes .

If you wish to go to the Botanical Gardens then you turn right when leaving the cable car and walk towards a second cable car .

I think the toboggan costs 30 euros .

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PS - You can check the cruise ships timetable at


Just click on ships movements

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Keith E

the official website with much information of 'Teleferico do Funchal'


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It would be too much to see both the gardens in one day. You can reach the Botanical gardens by bus ride of approx 2 euros.

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The telerifico website is well out of date - the home page refers to closure for maintenance in June 2013

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