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Madeira Explorers

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Address: Estrada Monumental, Funchal | Shop 5, 3rd Floor, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 291 763 701
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We did two half day Lavada walks with them, The one on the north coast was spectacular and not to strenuous, about 6km on flat paths, but you need a head for heights. Our guide... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Coopper29
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did two half day Lavada walks with them, The one on the north coast was spectacular and not to strenuous, about 6km on flat paths, but you need a head for heights. Our guide for both days was Maria, she was great and very knowledgeable about all the plants we came across. The second day was on the south... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like walking, choose one of the levada walks with Madeira Explorers. You need to be reasonably fit depending on distance, and warm clothing may be required. Wet weather gear also useful especially if you have to negotiate waterfalls.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

2 walks this week. Done all the walks before but still the magic continues. Couldn't do Pico Aruivo this week but the coastal alternative was great. Big thanks to Explorers. Guides always great company and very knowledgeable. keep up the good work guys and ladies x see you 2017

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Thank mickww_13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Madeira Explorers provide expert and interesting half and full day walks along the levadas and in the hills of Madeira. Always carefully guided and with interesting commentary on the way covering the people, flora and fauna of the island. You are picked up at your hotel in a comfortable minibus and taken to start of walk and collected again, often... More 

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Thank Ron S
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We did the Paradise Valley walk with Alvro. We were picked up promptly from the hotel. The guide was very funny and informative. The walk is not very strenuous at all and there is a coffee stop half way through. The walk was nice but was somewhat spoilt by the amount of dog excrement you had to avoid along the... More 

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Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I arranged Pico do Arieiro>Pico Ruivo>Achada do Teixeira walk with this agency. Organization of the trip was great, our driver and also our guide Samuel very nice. We received many information about the place. Blue sky, amazing views, just unforgetable day! Thank you! I would definitely choose them again in the future!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We had Pico do Arieiro>Pico Ruivo>Achada do Teixeira walk and that was awesome! Guide was very professional and funny (unfortunately I can't remember his name). Take lot of water with you and enjoy the amazing views!

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Thank Nina K
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

went walking at fanals on friday 9 sept which was really good the guide was really funny and professional at the same time the forest and plants were lovely would highly recommend madeira explorers to go with you feel safe with them and travelling back to funchal you go scenic way and stop for a drink aswell

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We did this walk with Maria as our guide. The walk is graded as moderate, but as you are following 3 of the Levada which are designed to allow water to flow gently, for the most part the walk is very gentle, with only 2 short steeper sections. The walk itself is mostly under the canopy of the bushes and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The tours to north side of the islands are excellent value and have impressive scenery, the caves are impressive but not the best I've seen, the different weather conditions make the island special because as you travel the flowers and plants change from location to location

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