Private tour

Madeira: Levada dos Maroços Hike

Activity provider: Pearl of the Atlantic
Private tour

Madeira: Levada dos Maroços Hike

Activity provider: Pearl of the Atlantic

From US$ 77.61 per person

Embark on a fascinating hike along The Levada dos Maroços as you discover the culture and traditions of Madeira. Admire beautiful landscapes of agricultural land with views over the city of Machico. Observe locals tending to their crops, land and animals.

About this activity

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, German, Spanish, French
Pickup optional
Your hotel in Calheta, Ponta do Sol, Ribeira Brava.
Private group


  • Hike in the Levada dos Maroços and admire beautiful views
  • Enjoy the intimacy of a private tour with convenient transfers
  • See local birds, viewpoints, fauna, and tunnels
  • Observe local residents tending to their land and animals
  • Purchase fresh seasonal fruit from local producers along the way
Full description
Start the tour with pickup from your accommodation in Machico, Caniço, or Funchal (including the port). Set off for the starting point of the hike - the Levada dos Maroços a hiking area in the hills above the city of Machico. Begin your hike through the beautiful landscape which is mainly composed of agricultural land and carefully worked crops, complemented by impressive views over Machico. Along the way, observe the local residents in their usual daily tasks, such as tending to their land and animals. Enjoy the opportunity to spend a few hours outdoors soaking up the typical environment of the island. If you are lucky, find seasonal fresh fruit for sale along the route which you can purchase for an appealing price. This is the perfect way to sample regional flavors in their place of origin fresh from the fields of local producers. The typical good weather of the South of the Island makes this hike a valid option at any time of the year. At the end of your hike, take the convenient transfer back to your accommodation or the port.
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop off
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • WiFi onboard
  • Flashlight (when applicable)
  • Insurance
  • Food and drinks
  • Clothing
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Funchal Cruise Ship Port, Gare Marítima do Porto do Funchal, 9004-518 Funchal, Portugal. Your guides will pick you up outside on the pier next to your cruise ship.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • High-heeled shoes
  • Smoking in the vehicle
  • Drinks in the vehicle
  • Food in the vehicle
  • Vaping
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Unaccompanied minors
  • Alcoholic drinks in the vehicle
  • Bare feet
  • Food and drinks in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level to partake in this tour
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The tour ranges in altitude from 220-250 meters
  • The tour begins and ends in Maroços covering a distance of 12 kilometers
  • Please note that you are responsible for your all your clothing for the activities
  • There is an optional lunch available after the walk for a fee

Product ID: 317462