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Address: Funchal, Madeira 9000-533, Portugal
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+351 291 524 482
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Walking in Madeira with Nature Meetings.Nature Meetings offers daily guided...

Walking in Madeira with Nature Meetings.Nature Meetings offers daily guided walking on the various "levadas" (water channels) and "veredas" (mountain paths) from easy short walks to the more challenging treks, some through UNESCO World Heritage Laurisilva forests.Madeira with Nature Meetings be it: walking, flowers, outstanding vistas, jeep excursions, dolphin and whale watching on boat trips in our warm Atlantic waters and consequent bird watching. For the more adventurous we can also organize canyoning.

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Madeira Levada Walk - Rabacal Lakes and Fountains
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Caldeirão Verde Levadas Walk in Madeira

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The Peaks

The hike and overall experience from pick up to drop off was fabulous. Hugo our guide was very knowledgeable and pleasant.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 June 2016
papabarbz
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Seattle, Washington
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Evenley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did 3 walks. The walks were excellent and the guides good. The travel to and from 2 walks was very good BUT very bad on the 3rd. The 3rd was a 3 hour walk [25 fonts] and the travel should have been 1 hour each way BUT it was 3 hours each way. 6 walkers were picked up from... More 

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Thank Michael G
naturemeetings, Owner at Nature Meetings, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and great that you enjoyed the walks, even if the weather didn´t always cooperate. I apologies for the long transfer on your 3rd walk - I will look into what happened as the long transfer could have been avoided . Our guide should have at least given you the option to taxi back, especially if... More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

The hike and overall experience from pick up to drop off was fabulous. Hugo our guide was very knowledgeable and pleasant.

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naturemeetings, Owner at Nature Meetings, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and I have shared your feedback with your guide Hugo. Private tours not only allow you to walk at your own pace, but also receive even more attention from your guide and learn also about the locals We hope you will be back soon to Madeira and walk with Nature Meetings or try other activities.... More 

Panama City, Panama
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We booked our tour in advance and the day before it was meant to happen they cancelled it due to insufficient numbers. Though they did recommend using an alternative agency, none of which were doing any tours, they told us after office closing hours and we would have been unable to book one anyway. This meant that we were unable... More 

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Thank Angusano
naturemeetings, Owner at Nature Meetings, responded to this review

Our apologies for the late cancellation of this tour - we try and maintain the possibility of doing the tour for as long as possible, but unfortunately we did not have enough numbers. The alternative is always to put together a private tour, but this is substantially more expensive as the cost is diluted over the number of participants. We... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Booked a full day walk to Risco and the 25 waterfalls before leaving the UK. Email confirmation arrived promptly and received text on evening before walk bringing forward meeting time by 15 minutes which meant after everyone was collected we managed to start our walk before most groups. As this is a very popular walk our early start paid dividends... More 

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naturemeetings, Owner at Nature Meetings, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review and it was a pleasure to take you on this walk - the weather was great which also makes it all more enjoyable! We hope you will be back to Madeira soon and look forward to welcoming you again. Best regards Andrew More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

Collected from our hotel in a mini bus, we went on 3 Levader walks over our week. It's a great way to get some easy exercise while learning about the island from a local expert guide. Most walks finish near a cafe where you get at least 30 mins to buy a refreshment, before being taken back to your accommodation.

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2 Thank Howard W
naturemeetings, Owner at Nature Meetings, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - it is great that you enjoyed the half-day walks and you managed to get some exercise over the Christmas period and appreciated our guides expertise as well as the coffee stop. Your feedback is very important to the Nature Meetings team. We look forward to welcome you back gain soon and if you took... More 

Deddington, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

I booked the rabacal to 25 fontes walk and the company was totally professional. Unlike another company whom I booked another excursion with (EV tours , who couldn't be bothered to get in touch with me for over four days later and I had to chase them up twice whilst on holiday), nature meetings was very friendly and professional and... More 

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naturemeetings, Owner at Nature Meetings, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - it is great that you managed to join our levada walk to Rabaçal. It is reassuring when our dedicated back-office team also gets its "due recognition". Our dedicated Operations Manager is one of Nature Meetings´ service differentiation form other companies, managing the customer experience from booking through to getting our clients back to their... More 

Finland
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46 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Pick up from our hotel was exactly at the promised time. Everything was well organized. Road to the start of the levada was complex and steep, what an awful road! Views were awesome! Our guide Henrique knew the route, plants, animals and even the inhabitants along the levada. Greetings to "King Henri"!

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1 Thank Viperon
naturemeetings, Owner at Nature Meetings, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and that you enjoyed the walk with "King Henri" an experienced guide who also maintains a great relationship with the local inhabitants along the walks. Some roads are difficult in Madeira, but our certified drivers seem to manage them in an amazing way. We hope you will join Nature Meetings again soon, walking in Madeira.... More 

Thirsk, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

We used the two other two main walks companies and while we were happy with them we found the Nature Meetings guides to have the edge and will be using them on our next visit. We did the Linda Wonderland walk with Nuno and Rural Traditions with Sandra .Both guides created a pleasant atmosphere and gave just the right amount... More 

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1 Thank Roger S
naturemeetings, Owner at Nature Meetings, responded to this review

Many thanks for sharing that you felt Nature Meetings had the edge over our competition - it is only possible with great guides and the whole team including our drivers and operations Manager. Please do share your pictures if you took any and we look forward to welcome you back at Nature Meetings for walking in Madeira. Best Andrew More 

Epsom, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

The Amazing Vistas walk, offered by Nature meetings, is a lovely short walk (just over 3 miles) along the Levada do Castelejo. This is an easy walk, quite level which offers consistent good views. Nature meetings picked us up from our hotel on time and the guide was very knowledgable and provided good commentary.

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1 Thank Simon L
naturemeetings, Owner at Nature Meetings, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is always great to receive feedback that our guests enjoyed walking with our knowledgeable guides who offer great commentary, as well as the timely pick-up. Guided walks are a great alternative for visitors who do not want to worry about transport to/from walks or return to the starting point in order to get back... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

A day traveling around the island of Madeira with chauffeur and guide Ricardo comes highly recommended! Jeep Safari, visit to Pico do Arieiro, short levada walk in laurissilva forest and further round the island to visit beautiful sites. The tour in the Jeep up VERY step very NARROW roads up into the skies and into the forests was an amazing... More 

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naturemeetings, Owner at Nature Meetings, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed-back as well as sharing your photos of this jeep tour and walk in Madeira. The jeeps allow a very personal contact with the driver/guide, since it only has a capacity for upto 8 passengers in the Land Rover Defender 110. Always a fun experience, with great information from local guides. We look forward to welcome... More 

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