Paul do Mar - Private Full-Day - Safari 4x4 Tour - SouthWest

The south west tour offers you unforgettable views (high cliffs), tropical vegetation and hidden fishing villages and many many cows

So many experiences, in just one day… You can discover the less touristy places of the Island, swim in crystal clear waters or simply take a walk in remote villages, contemplating its magnificent landscapes.

Get ready to be amazed by panoramic views and explore the heart of nature, while learning all about Madeira's traditions and history.

I have the BEST vehicle for that, an UMM (open classic ex-army Portuguese jeep - it has a cover also for all weather conditions) and creativity to take you to places that you just have to see!

So, join me and let´s have fun together, exploring without stress, no Rush… as friends, fleeing the Tourist Traps and Crowds. We have time!

I will do my best to provide you a unique experience that you will never forget!

per adult from

$396

NZD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch - Lunch not included – extra 12,00€
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Funchal, Funchal, Madeira, Madeira Islands

    Your private tour begins with the transfer from your accommodation in my UMM (open classic ex-army Portuguese jeep - it has a cover also for all weather conditions).

    Get ready to be amazed by panoramic views and explore the heart of nature, while learning all about Madeira's traditions and history.

    You will have the opportunity of riding in a very relaxed safari-style tour, going to places that you just have to see!

    We`ll take you off the beaten track, whenever possible, through old roads & off-road, in really remote places, hidden valleys and villages lost in the mountains, therefore it takes some time to get to each point of interest.

    Along our route we will stop at all the good photo opportunities, on an exciting open jeep ride, enjoying various experiences, awakening all your senses.

    At the end of the tour you will want to return and stay longer on my paradise :)



    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Campanario, Campanario, Madeira, Madeira Islands

    You will have the opportunity of riding in a very relaxed safari tour,
    whenever possible, through old roads & off-road, all done in a very calm, safe and relaxed way, always far from the beaten track.

    We will move forward to the warmest and sunniest part of Madeira Island.

    The morning is usually spent exploring the southwestern coastline around the areas of Ribeira Brava and the picturesque village of Lugar de Baixo.

    We are going to travel through the old roads, close to the amazing southwestern cliffs until we start climbing from sea level to about 1600m on Bica da Cana

    Stopping in all the good photo opportunities, always in relaxed atmosphere, far from the beaten track.


    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Ribeira Brava, Ribeira Brava, Madeira, Madeira Islands

    Along the way you will enjoy spectacular views from an open-top army jeep, always far away from the crowds and tasteless impersonal tours.

    You will be able to contemplate Ribeira Brava from a different perspective, always far from the beaten track.

    We will pass through the village stopping several times for photos and explanations

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Tabua, Tabua, Coimbra District, Central Portugal

    We will go along beaten tracks and rural paths, brimming with banana trees and sugar cane plantations.

    Along the way we will make stops for photos & Explanations, far from the beaten track.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Ponta Do Sol, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira, Madeira Islands

    We will keep stopping in all the good photo opportunities, in a thrilling open top jeep ride, standing up when possible, learning about our island fauna, flora and social life!

    We will make a stop for coffee in a local bar

    After coffee, we start “climbing” almost from sea level to 1600m altitude, up the old roads and off-road, all done in a very calm, safe and relaxed way, to one of the west tour’s main attraction, the Bica da Cana, where we can see the wildlife co-habiting with cattle grazing quietly



    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Bica Da Cana, Er110, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira Portugal

    After cross Bica da Cana we will have to cross the only plateau in Madeira, called “Madeiran tundra” direction Porto Moniz and If the weather is good we will spend a fair amount of time up here taking in the unbelievable views from above the volcanic valleys, formed during the 3rd phase of eruptions that created Madeira island.

    We will make several stops for photos

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Lombo do Mouro - viewpoint, 9350, Portugal

    After off-road we will arrive to Lombo do mouro view point where we can contemplate the entire valley of the Serra de Agua and the Encomeada... with amazing views :)

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Rabacal, Rabacal, Coimbra District, Central Portugal

    We will keep stopping in all the good photo opportunities, always in relaxed atmosphere.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: 9370 Prazeres, Portugal

    We will cross the beautiful village of Prazeres and be able to contemplate along the way the various plantations and the colorful flowers direction Paul do Mar.

    We will go along beaten tracks and rural paths slotted between terraces.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Paul do Mar, Paul do Mar, Calheta, Madeira, Madeira Islands

    We will stop at Paul do Mar for lunch & Swim

    Then we will stroll along the seaside of the hidden fishing villages.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jardim do Mar, Jardim do Mar, Calheta, Madeira, Madeira Islands

    We will stop to relax and explore the village of Jardim do Mar

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Calheta, Calheta, Madeira, Madeira Islands

    We will cross this village. Stop optional

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Arco da Calheta, Arco da Calheta, Calheta, Madeira, Madeira Islands

    We will keep stopping for photos

    Stop At: Madalena do Mar, Madalena do Mar, Madeira, Madeira Islands

    Along the way we will make stops for photos & Explanations.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Ponta Do Sol, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira, Madeira Islands

    We will make one last stop to stretch your legs and see the beautiful Ponta do Sol beach.

    Valleys, mountains, plateau and the seashore make this expedition to the sometimes forgotten Southwest side of the island a trip to remember

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Praia Formosa, 9000-250 Funchal, Portugal
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick-up and drop-off at hotels & Apartments in Funchal / Garajau / Caniço / Porto do Funchal / Ribeira Brava and Ponta do Sol is freePorts
    • Porto do Funchal, 9000 Funchal, Portugal
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A vegetarian option is available; inform at the time of booking if necessary
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • If the weather permits, we will walk in a section of a levada for about 30/40 minutes (optional).
    • Minimum age 3 years
    • Must bring a bathing suit and beach towel
    • Please provide any specific food requirements when booking
    • We will go up to 1500 meters high and to the north coast of the island, so it can be hot or cooler. Important to bring a jacket if necessary - dress appropriately
    • ​​I have the BEST vehicle to explore the island, an UMM (open classic ex-army Portuguese jeep - it has a cover also for all weather conditions), and creativity to take you to places that you just have to see!
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • The guide will wear a mask during the tour
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by Miguel Is Here

Activity ID: V-270718P9

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