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The green train takes you up to Cabo Giraz to see the glass platform in the cliff . Driven by Sofia... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
H7998GTDavidS
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Wednesbury, United Kingdom
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A fantastic way for travel up to view point

We stay at the holiday property bond near the view point at Encosta Cabo Giaro,, the train will... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
pickle1989
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The green train takes you up to Cabo Giraz to see the glass platform in the cliff . Driven by Sofia who was friendly and full of local knowledge . A must use on a visit to Madeira although you can travel by bus .

1  Thank H7998GTDavidS
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We stay at the holiday property bond near the view point at Encosta Cabo Giaro,, the train will call into our resort, if prebooked, and we can go to the fishing village , do our shopping, enjoy the village , and come back to our...More

1  Thank pickle1989
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Very fairly priced way to get up to Cabo Girao for the view and photo ops. Good fun and good commentary by the driver. You won't be disappointed.

Thank TravelinAlan
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We just missed the train - and finished up walking back to camara de lobos - a VERY long maze-like walk as there are no buses. Take it from me, its great value compared to walking!

Thank john e
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Terrific views. The commentary was interesting and light-hearted with a would-be comedian for a driver! Great fun. The viewpoint glass walk was vertigo-inducing but well worth the visit. Do turn up early as the seats fill up.

Thank RR379
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Well worth the 7.50 euro per person. Fantastic views on way up and down. Noisy people on the ride so didn't hear much of the commentary. Only 10 mins at the top but that's plenty to see brilliant view from the glass bottom platform and...More

Thank dave-CasaRoss
Reviewed 17 May 2018

For €7.50 each its well worth the money. It takes you up the hill to the top where the glass bottom platform. Great views over looking the island from various points. The train driver smiles the whole journey and was a really nice chap. We...More

1  Thank MJP1983UK
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic trip up to the viewing platform in the green train. It’s journey through the villages, with locals waving as we went by so much fun. And the different views on the way are amazing. I would recommend this to anyone coming...More

Thank Seanlol44
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We caught the little train from the same stop we'd used to get off the City Sightseeing Tour, and had a wonderful ride up to the viewing point. It was excellent value at €7.50 (especially on an island that isn't exactly cheap) and we had...More

1  Thank MJHibbett
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We took the red stripe bus from outside our hotel (Baia Azul) for €2.20 each straight into Camara de Lobos taking around 15 minutes. Once we arrived in C de Lobos, the location of the train pickup is around 400m down the hill towards the...More

2  Thank PandRDerbyshire
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sima46
1 August 2018|
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Response from pickle1989 | Reviewed this property |
None of the cruise ships trips stop at the view point, so you would have to book on to a red bus tour, that stops at Camera de Lobos, then Tate the train up to the view point , allowing yourself plenty of time to walk... More
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TasmanianRed
21 May 2018|
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Response from MemberBedfordshire | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park by the harbour at Camara de Lobos
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