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Northern Wonders and Porto Moniz Lava Pools 4x4 Tour

  • A full-day Jeep tour in Funchal and the surrounding area
  • Get off the beaten track in an off-road Jeep
  • Gain insight from a knowledgeable local guide
Northern Wonders and Porto Moniz Lava Pools 4x4 Tour
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Northern Wonders and Porto Moniz Lava Pools 4x4 Tour
USD 49.44
Uncover the natural splendor surrounding Funchal on this full-day northern wonders Jeep trip. Stay from Funchal’s well-trodden paths in a fully-equipped Jeep to see the awe-inspiring plateaus at Paul da Serra. Admire the natural Porto Moniz pools, formed by volcanic activity long ago, as well as the renowned São Vicente vineyards.
What to Expect

Departing early from Funchal to a viewpoint with delightful views over Ribeira Brava village, the Atlantic Ocean and mountains. From there we cross to São Vicente in the north, known by its vineyards, volcanic caves and Madeira's wine production. Then we visit one of most

famous viewpoints in the north coast where you can see a waterfall that by resembling a bride's veil due to the abundance in water got its name Véu da Noiva. From here you can see on a clear day the island of Porto Santo. Continuing our tour we stop in Seixal at the natural pools where you have the chance to swim in crystalline waters and enjoy the beautiful scenery around them. We also visit Porto Moniz volcanic pools which is one of the most visited by tourism in Madeira. Then we drive uphill with some off road to Paúl da Serra, the biggest plateau of the island at nearly 1500 meters with stunning views. There will have a lunch break (not included) in a typical Madeiran restaurant. For ending our tour we go to Bica da Cana viewpoint at 1650 meters where you can admire breathtaking views over the north side of the island.

Reviews (26)
1 - 5 of 21 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Wow what a day!

The trip today exceeded our expectations. Our guide was Phillip who was very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. It was lovely learning so much about the Island and discovering some off the track places. The swimming was great fun and there is nothing we would of...More

Thank janegoodship
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great,great and great again.

Great tour great guide in Rubén and great company.Easy paced tour in a 4x4 visiting locations around the island,stopping at viewpoints and villages to see places many tourists won't.Coffee break then on to the chance to swim in the natural rock pools at Seixel which...More

Thank MARK E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Experience I’ll never forget

I had the tour today also with Ruben. Words cannot describe how much I loved the whole experience. Ruben was incredibly knowledgeable about the tour, the places we visited and the whole island in general, every question was answered, even to the point were he...More

Thank Josh L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Beautiful trip

We went on this trip today and toured by Ruben, he was amazing!! The views were incredible along with the rock pool swimming. We were given the choice to go to the more remote rock pool or the more commercial and it’s safe to say...More

Thank Sophie E
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile
Nice trip !!!

Amazing trip with interesting explanations provided by Ruben ! The restaurant was very nice and very cheapMore

Thank antony c
TrueSpiritMadeira, Guest Relations Manager at True Spirit, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are extremely happy to hear from you! Thank you so much for your review and for the kind words, they mean a lot to us, honestly! Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram @adventuremadeira to keep up with our adventures! Thank you...More

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Josh L
30 August 2018|
Response from DontMessWithAWheat | Reviewed this property |
Am pretty sure they’ll pick you up from any hotel in Funchal - we were quite a way out in the Lido area near Pestana Grand, so just selected there. Great day and great value!
15 August 2018|
Response from Mellyk-7 | Reviewed this property |
About an hour - or as long as people want.