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Reserva Natural da Rocha do Navio

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Rua Rocha do Navio, Santana | Santana, Madeira, Santana, Madeira, Portugal
+351 291 570 202
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Tranquil place, very steep cable car

Despite being quite scared of heights, I love riding cable cars. That's why we came to this place... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
Nik R
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Varna, Bulgaria
Amazing view.

It is very hidden. However it's worth visiting because of the amazing view. There is a small... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
LizaTrips
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Portugal
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“cable car” (8 reviews)
“descent” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rua Rocha do Navio, Santana | Santana, Madeira, Santana, Madeira, Portugal
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+351 291 570 202
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Despite being quite scared of heights, I love riding cable cars. That's why we came to this place while exploring the area around Santana with our rented car. The best and easiest way to get there is by car because it is in a remote...More

1  Thank Nik R
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

It is very hidden. However it's worth visiting because of the amazing view. There is a small teleferico to take you down. However you can also walk down if you dare :)

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

Tiny cable car takes you hundreds of meters down along almost vertical cliffs to pictoresque and isolated cluster of farms on the coast. Great picnic destination.

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

We were on a visit to Santana and decided to take the opportunity to ride in another cable car. We drove there and found it more by luck than anything. It was a wonderful ride down and up. We were amazed to see some very...More

1  Thank Lorraine M
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

Easy access by car for a day trip out of Funchal, this scenic area is beautiful. Be prepared for lots of photo stops. We accessed this having driven across the island via the route passing Ribeiro Frio, so we drove Funchal, the peak at Pico...More

1  Thank VirginiaGuildford
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This place can be reached by a cable car ( 5€ for a ticket , running until 6 pm) or on your feet. But it should be mentioned that the steps leading done to the rocket are very steep. If its raining you should really...More

Thank Maurice B
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Take the cable car down to the beach and you are suddenly all alone with the sea. The view with the cliffs, waterfalls and the waves is magnificent. You can sit on the beach or take a walk in the middle of the old houses....More

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Different part of Madeira island, fantastic nature and good restaurant s. Well worth a visit here. Good day out.

Thank RFUPortugal
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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

There is a cable car down from the edge of Santana - a pleasant stroll from the village centre. The cable car is excellent value, €5 return for an adult. There are waterfalls over the sheer cliffs and the cable car brings you down next...More

Thank David C
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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Stonking. Seriously underrated by the guide books. So glad we walked down from Santana to find it. So lucky to arrive before the guy shut for lunch.

Thank Colin K
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