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Discovery Island Madeira

3a Travessa Transval n0 3, Funchal, Madeira 9060-317, Portugal
+351 965 215 744
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Coasteering - a novel view of the coastline

My son (11) and I had a really good experience coasteering on Sunday. João, our guide was... read more

Reviewed today
vjj78
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West Midlands, UK
canyoning beginner level

Just got back from canyoning with my 15 year old daughter. the whole trip was really well organised... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
clairegraham2205
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Funchal, Portugal
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Discovery Island is a touristic animation company, located in Portugal - Madeira Island and registered in the Regional Tourism Direction with license nº. 137/M/2013. We are a young and dynamic company that provides all kinds of services in the tourism and leisure sector.
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“a lot of fun” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3a Travessa Transval n0 3, Funchal, Madeira 9060-317, Portugal
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+351 965 215 744
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Reviewed today

My son (11) and I had a really good experience coasteering on Sunday. João, our guide was excellent; amusing and encouraging in turn and ensured that we got the most out of the trip. Coasteering provides you with the opportunity to see parts of the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Just got back from canyoning with my 15 year old daughter. the whole trip was really well organised and the 3 guides/instructors were excellent. abseiling, pool jumping (very cold) climbing (sometimes crawling) over rocks and streams. Great fun, need to be fairly fit as you...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We used this company for a half day jeep tour. Our tour guide( Marco) was great fun and so knowledgeable about the island. We learnt more in4 hours than we did in a fortnight. We had a fantastic morning.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My parents, my brothers (12 and 13) and me (15) took part of a kajak tour today. Our guide checked the wind conditions carelully and decided,that we could start our tour. We paddled from Machico to a bay nearby. It was great fun - most...More

1  Thank Eme K
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went Canyoning lv 2 and it was great. Guides Are funny, and very Nice. They really took care of us. Also went for a trek with a guide Pedro and he is one of the nicest people we ever met. Very inspiring with so many...More

1  Thank Kenneth B
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Today we took our first Coasteering Tour. We and our kids aged 15, 13 an 12 enjoyed it very much - it was very exciting and great fun. Our guides from Discovering Madeira took very good care if us! We will definitly do it again!

2  Thank Isabel K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not one to write reviews but my experience was so outstanding I had to commend Discovery Island Madeira! Tl;dr: Book Canyoning Level II with João and Luis. You won’t regret it! I booked Canyoning Level II with Discovery Island Madeira because they didn’t have...More

1  Thank Lauren S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi there! My boyfriend and I went canyoning in June. It turned out to be an amazing half day full of adventure! We were all picked up at our hotel and they brought us to a beautiful spot high above the clouds. The only thing...More

1  Thank Britt B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been disappointed by a recent levada walk from a different company and we wanted something a bit more challenging and varied. We also wanted a private tour and with very little notice that is exactly what Pedro and Discovery Island Madeira provided. We...More

1  Thank JAKEdinburgh
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I had a great experience canyoning with guides João and Pedro. They made sure we were safe and had fun doing something most of us had never done before. I highly recommend this activity if you like scrambling around rocks, don't mind...More

1  Thank AH_explorer9
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If you choose level 1 I Think it would be fine if you are in good shape...
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off course its at your own risk. there are jumps into the water up to 12 meters high. its quite spectacular in antwerpen amazing surrounding
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