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Botanical Garden Cable Car

Opens in 26 min: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Cable Car Magical

Cable car is amazing, quite a long ride up but worth it. It is worth noting that if you want to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Brilliant ire’s and a wonderful experience

I was told this was a must if visiting Madeira and they were so right, I took my mum on the ride... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Caminho Voltas 15, Funchal, Madeira 9060-329, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

Cable car is amazing, quite a long ride up but worth it. It is worth noting that if you want to take the "Baskets" down the mountain they don't run on a Sunday, so catch the bus back

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was told this was a must if visiting Madeira and they were so right, I took my mum on the ride and she loved it to the moon and back... highly recommended for all ages. The views are amazing.

Thank Samsam24
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great way to access Monte up above Funchal, botanical gardens, wicker sledges and the Monte palace which are all very good a must visit in Madeira the views from the cable car are outstanding.

Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 3 days ago

just do it! one of the great experiences and a great view too. the gardens are beautiful and so well kept.

Thank AndyB867
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good value when included in one ticket, shorter than the main one but comes again with great views unless the rain sets in.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 3 days ago

This cable car is additional to the cable car from Funchal to Monte and is worth it for the views. We had a car to ourselves when visiting in November.

Thank TentpegAG
Reviewed 6 days ago

My group of 8 decided we did not want to spend close to €250.00 to take a ride on the cable car and tour the Botanical Gardens. We decided to use a friendly local chap who gave us a great 5 hour trip, dropping us...More

Thank DougRotchell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You get various price options, single, return, combo with botanical gardens, with yellow bus etc. I did solo as did the tabogoning down. It goes a long way, lasts 8/10 minutes, very clean, but gets warm in there. They take your photo as you leave...More

Thank ayalajacobs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely views and not a long trip but would check on weather as the wind whistles up valley and the cars can rock a bit like all cable cars.

Thank nick e
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not good with heights so i was a little nervous. It was easy to get on and was an extremely smooth ride. Fabulous views across Funchal and beyond as we headed up to the Botanical Gardens. definitely the best way to get there.

Thank Helen B
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Norman M
October 4, 2018|
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Response from CurlywhirlyGodalming | Reviewed this property |
No not unless they are good at steps.
Janette S
September 22, 2018|
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Response from SidneySeagull | Reviewed this property |
I guess you could take a Taxi- but at what cost. The Cable Cars ( two legs) for £60 return for 2 persons is good value and also with excellent and spectacular views adds to the experience.
Anne L
March 22, 2017|
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Response from MTA_2005 | Property representative |
Hello dear Anne, Yes, there are two cable ways. One from the promenade to Monte, and another (ours) from Monte to The Botanical Garden. Unfortunatly there are some steep climbs and neither of the gardens are advisable to... More
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