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Madeira Explorers

Estrada Monumental, Funchal | Shop 5, 3rd Floor, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
+351 291 763 701
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Paradise Valley too

We decided to do this Lavada walk in the morning, and we're pleased we did. It is the ideal time... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
C E
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Manchester, United Kingdom
The lakes of Madeira

Amazing guide, friendly, funny, taught us a few latin and madeiran names of the local flora and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
786alyciaf
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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“levada walks” (40 reviews)
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Estrada Monumental, Funchal | Shop 5, 3rd Floor, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
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+351 291 763 701

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We decided to do this Lavada walk in the morning, and we're pleased we did. It is the ideal time of day to wander through the forest and admire the views from the hillside. Our guide was excellent and was very knowledgeable and experienced in...More

Thank C E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing guide, friendly, funny, taught us a few latin and madeiran names of the local flora and fauna. Explained us a lot about the walk. Truly a mesmerizing experience!!

Thank 786alyciaf
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went out on 3 different walks with this company. 2no Levda and 1no walking the 2 highest peaks on the island. They know what they are about. Worth contacting as you should walk with someone who knows the walks you are going to use.

Thank GrahamGrape
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Madeira Explorers is a outdoor adventure company offering services in all most popular touristic towns of Madeira. They cover almost all of main outdoor attractions available on the island. We took a t5rip to three top peaks and it was a good choice. It had...More

Thank valkirius
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three walks, two guides and excellent service. Walking the levadas gives you relatively easy access to some very spectacular places. But you need to take this activity seriously. The walks are graded, if you are not sure start easy and build up. We did an...More

1  Thank Graham K
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Took the "The lakes of Madeira" walk. Guide was great and sympathetic. Stopped on numerous occasions to tell about vegetation and history of the surroundings and of course the levadas in perfect English. Although it was sunny due to the vegetation around the levadas most...More

1  Thank NLDNNS
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We went on 'The Lakes of Madeira' walk which our family really enjoyed. It was quite a hot day (26-28 degrees celsius) but the walk comprised open spaces in addition to much welcome shaded areas. Our guide Alvaro was excellent; very knowledgeable, approachable and with...More

1  Thank Limes W
Reviewed 23 June 2017

They are a company specialising in levada walks, and off road jeep tours. The staff are very knowledgeable and entertaining and efficient. We have been on many of their tours and walks, and have never been anything but delighted. Very highly recommended

Thank keekee27
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I went on a half day walk of a Levada in the Camacha area which was 5k long.A very easy walk made very enjoyable by a guide with a sense of humour.

Thank ham321ish
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Just finished a great morning walk of 6klms , picked up from hotel/ or just outside at about 9.00 am ,then 30 minutes drive to location . 15 persons walking together. Some other groups were also walking area. Very safe no problems, you have to...More

1  Thank Paul H
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yeomantim
13 September 2016|
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Response from Boschenvaal | Reviewed this property |
I believe that they will pick you up at your hotel (looks like it is in Funchal). We paid 28 Euro per person for a full guided day tour, all included. depending on which Levada you want to walk, it can either be a full... More
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yeomantim
13 September 2016|
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Response from Davechantler | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know the answer to this but you can check it out on the Madeira explores web page.
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Lisa M
5 December 2015|
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Response from portsoy | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is possible to walk the levadas etc. independently without being in a guided walking group. You should, however, get an appropriate guide book - recommend the Sunflower guide which also provides information on... More
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