Madeira: Jeep Safari Tour

4.8 / 5

52 reviews

Activity provider: Safari Madeira

Madeira: Jeep Safari Tour

Activity provider: Safari Madeira
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 48.07 per person

Embark on a journey in a 4 x 4 jeep through the amazing landscapes of Madeira, where magic and mystery truly come alive. Visit one of Madeira's top attractions, the "triangle shape" traditional houses in Santana and the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pick-up available from your accommodation in Funchal.
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Enjoy stunning views from Madeira's highest peaks
  • Travel by Jeep through Old Roads inside the Jurassic Forest
  • See the "triangle shape" of traditional Santana houses
  • Visit an old Rum distillery
  • Be amazed by the landscape of Ponta de S. Lourenço
Full description
Get to know the true spirit of the island of Madeira in this unique 4X4 tour in a jeep. Relax in the comfort of an all-terrain vehicle whilst you explore the magnificent scenery of these unknown areas. This tour is an opportunity to 'step back in time'. Travel to the most outstanding and untouched areas of this wonderful island. Start your day with a convenient pick-up service from your accommodation in Funchal. Here, after a short meet and greet with your driver, you will leave Funchal, enjoying a scenic drive towards Poiso. Proceed off-road to Ribeiro Frio and take in some of the natural surroundings as you make your way toward Pico do Areeiro (1818m), where outstanding scenery and views await you. Continue on your journey to Faial, heading uphill towards Santana. Afterward, take a trip to see the typical houses of Santana, whilst here, get the chance to do some souvenir shopping and peruse through the outstanding selection of goodies on offer. Continue on your journey, and enjoy a stop at 'Guindaste', to appreciate the panoramic views of the east coast. You will return to Funchal via a scenic route through Portela, Ribeira de Machico, Machico (first capital of Madeira) Santa Cruz and off road through Lamaceiros or Funduras and Ponta S. Lourenço, where you will have outstanding views of the Red Cliffs. You will return to your accommodation for an evening of rest after a day of off-road adventure.
  • Hotel pickup
  • Driver/guide
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Rain gear
  • Warm clothing

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 52 reviews

Review summary

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We were surprised that no other reviews mention how crazy the off roading parts of this trip are! We were a small group so only my friend and I in the back and at points hanging on for dear life! I had a bruised shoulder and her a bruised arm after the rally driving off road! Really speeding and skidding down forest tracks. For sure this is not a trip for people with back problems! Despite this terrifying experience we did have a wonderful day, our guide was great and we had a wonderful time with the other people in the group, lots of laughs. Packed a lot of views and places of interest into this day trip so it’s certainly one we won’t forget……

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May 17, 2022

Pick up at our (slightly) out of town hotel was prompt and we were delivered back on time as well. Phil was our multi-lingual driver host. He was engaging and fun and explained well what was happening, where we were going etc. we were in the back of an open Land Rover type vehicle so we couldn't hear everything while we were traveling at speed. The trip was on the East of the island and was a good mixture of country and structured stops. Phil was a safe and competent driver and reassuringly competent on roads that are occasionally quite challenging. Pretty good value for money as well.

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February 24, 2022

Great day out. Going above the clouds into the sunshine was breath-taking. Half again as high as Ben Nevis in Scotland! Wow. The scenery and panoramic views were stunning. Our party was wonderfully international and were good company. A shout out to our guide Paula who looked after his eclectic group very well.

September 4, 2021

Product ID: 201217