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Madeira Explorers - Levada and Leisure Walks

Funchal, Madeira 9004-541, Portugal
+351 291 763 701
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Funchal, Madeira 9004-541, Portugal
+351 291 763 701
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First and foremost I need to say that our guide Emilia was simply FANTASTIC! She is a local guide who talked to us about the island and how it has changed in the last 20 years. Her knowledge of the vegetation along the trip is...More

Thank Helen F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the three lakes levada walk. 0915-1645. Excellent minibus with stop on the way for provisions and on the way back for a beer. Very scenic aSuperb walk made all the better by the interesting, informative and amusing guide Alvaro. Go on any tour...More

Thank PeterH_and_LizB
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Did a couple of walks during our holiday on the days we had free. First was the 25 Fontes walk which was an enjoyable day of fairly easy walking. Second was the Paradise Valley walk which was a very easy stroll with the marvellous Alvaro...More

1  Thank Ed0003
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Did the "Lakes of Madeira" walk with 9 yr old son. Although distance is 11km, mostly a flat gradient and much of the walk under the cover of large heather bushes so heat less of an issue. The rock pools we reached were great but...More

1  Thank Michael I
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Go on a Levada Walk! And choose the perfect mountain guide! I did an 11 km Portela 'walk' and cannot forget the experience. A combination of Madeira's amazing beauty and the fascinating personality of our guide! 👍👍👍 Absolute perfection! His name is Jean Marie -...More

Thank Magg17
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We decided to tackle one of the famous Levadas! We chose the Nevada Nova - what an amazing experience! Once we had climbed up to the actual levada (steep climb) the walk was very level, no great hights to climb and was just glorious. My...More

Thank rach_nightingale64
Reviewed 23 July 2017

During my time on Madeira, I did the Rabaçal/ Risco/ 25 Fontes tour with this company. Big mistake. Should have chosen one of the other myriad options/tour groups on the island to do this hike. The hike itself is beautiful and leads to gorgeous waterfalls....More

1  Thank Trotamundos_IR12
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic walk today with Alvaro, very knowledgeable and hilarious too. The third levada walk we have done with Madeira Explorers, every one has been great. Alvaro really makes the walks so enjoyable, couldn't recommend them highly enough, look forward to doing another one...More

Thank RCap40
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Short (1.5 hour) walk along the Levada above her village of Gaula. Frequent stops at stunning vistas and to recount details of the local way of life in her grandmother, mother and her own childhood. Some funny and some sad, all fascinating. Good knowledge of...More

1  Thank FussyCow65
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We did the Paradise Valley 'baby walk' with our enthusiastic and fun guide Suzanna. The views on this walk beside a levada are not expansive, so Suzanna kept up a lively and knowledgeable chatter about the flora and fauna and the way of life. No...More

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5 June 2017|
Response from mjditchburn | Reviewed this property |
Sorry have not done that one
13 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.