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From Funchal: 25 Fountains Levada Walk and Jeep Safari

Product ID: 130155
Get back to nature in the breathtaking surroundings of Rabaçal on a combined jeep safari and hike of the 25 Fontes e Risco levada walk. Marvel at the coastal scenery from the high rock of Cabo Girão and more.
About this activity
Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 8:45 AM
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  • See the beautiful waterfalls of Rabaçal
  • Get panoramic views from the highest sea cliff in Europe
  • Journey off road through the typical landscapes of Madeira
Full description
Depart Funchal and journey west to the Paul da Serra viewpoint in Calheta. Upon arrival, embark on a hike of the famous Levada das 25 Fontes e Risco walk and encounter the amazing waterfalls that give the nature trail its name.

Then, go to Pico da Urze for lunch in a typical restaurant at your own expense. Continue off-road to the village of Ponta do Sol to see the stunning south coast of Madeira. Get bird's eye views from the coastal town of Ribeira Brava.

Make your way to the highest cliff in Europe at Cabo Girão for stunning vistas 580 meters above sea level.
  • Pick-up and drop off from Funchal and Canico
  • Jeep safari and levada walk
  • Guide
  • Insurance in accordance with Portuguese law
  • Safety instructions and first aid
  • Local taxes
  • Wi-Fi
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks

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• Please note that this tour includes a lot of walking on uneven surfaces
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From £45.51 £36.41 per person

Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 43 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Great day out, and although it rained it didn't disappoint. Our driver Luis was easy to talk to, and your at ease straight away. As all the drivers working for True Spirt seem to be. We drove to a coffee shop where Luis explained exactly what was planned. Then we had another short drive before parking and started walking. Some of the steps took it's toll on my knees, definitely got the heat into them. For some reason the steps we came down were harder going up....... We ordered food before the walk, and Luis stopped at a lovely restaurant. If anyone orders the steak on a hot stone you'll not be disappointed. I didn't know about the restaurant part , but the meal was well worth the money.

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February 26, 2020

The 25 Fontes and Levada walk was a great experience. Duarte was knowledgeable as to the human and natural history, and adjusted the route as we encountered road obstacles. Having a small 4x4 allowed us to go where the mega-tours could not. We started the walk at the tunnel, away from the crowds. There were crowds on the trail and at the Fontes. My advice to to avoid the peak season. This is not a easy walk. There is a long flight of stairs. The trail is uneven and in places had standing water. Wear waterproof shoes or boots. A headlight would be useful for the 800 meter tunnel. My wife and I rode in the jump seats of the Land Rover along with 2 other adults. It was not comfortable. For large individuals, it would be impossible. If you are prone to car sickness, forget it. Hope you get a regular seat. The restaurant lunch stop was overwhelmed. Duarte acted as a waiter as well as a tour guide because the wait staff could not handle it all. The food was average.

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August 11, 2019

We loved the Tour and our Tourguide Ruben was amazing. We learned a lot about Madeira and the forest. We definitely would go on another tour with him again, but we have no time as we are only here for a few days. I wouldn't go to the 25 fontes again becauses it's really crowded. Still beautiful but it's up to you if you want to go there.

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March 16, 2019

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Product ID: 130155