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Madeira Explorers - Levada and Leisure Walks

#33 of 137 Tours in Funchal
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Reviewed yesterday

A nice way to walk through the island, but most of the time quite windy. Anyway, those who like walking surely will enjoy it having appropriate equipment

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jeni168
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Levadas walk A total waste of money,and dangerous.when we got back to hotel,a staff member told us that 3 tourists had died there and I'm not in the least surprised, the paths were muddy and slippy.at one point the guide had to hold everyone's hands...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank spiderwoman9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend this walk only out of season when levada paths are not so crowded - we did the walk mid december and it was nice to walk when there were not that many people. Next time I'm going to do the Levada walks without...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GaryOfNorth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made late bookings for walks to Fanal on Friday and Pico Ruivo on Saturday. I even got discount for the second walk which was a nice gesture. I was very happy with both walks, they were very different, former being moderate and latter very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ludek P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great walk. Rita was extremely good at recounting local tales & history. Beautiful weather made it all the more memorable. Learned a lot about local fauna & flora. The "high" tea at the end of the walk at Rita's house was fabulous. The whole...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bala P
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We went on the 5,5 km Referta levada walk. Scenery was beautiful and the trip well organised. Our guide Filip was very nice and knowledgeable person.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Laurik8035
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Many of the levadas or 'hikes' are picturesque scenes that are from easy short walks to treacherous dangerous paths that you can get hurt if you fall, some tourists have died. My favorite is the levada moinho in Ponta do ol, About a 3 to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Really great walk and wow the stunning and spectacular views, above the clouds and everything. Feels like a movie, definitely worth visiting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ressh
Reviewed 22 September 2018

My wife and I did two Lavada walks, Ribero Frio and Hidden Corner [Kings Levada] we were led on both walks by Amilka who I must say was superb and very knowledgeable, the walks did need a head for heights, all the narrow paths with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Roger B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The pick-up from my hotel was good and the taxi driver was friendly. We met up with other groups at a mini supermarket in the mountains. It was clear from the start that our group of 20 was split into German and English speaking –...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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6 June 2017|
Response from mjditchburn | Reviewed this property |
Sorry have not done that one
14 September 2016|
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Response from MarkSk | Reviewed this property |
Funchal is the best place to do all of them, but depending on whether your walk is on the west or east of the island, the companies can be quite flexible in picking you up en route.