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Achadas da Cruz Cable Car

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Wow factor ten !

If you dare to get on the '70s ski ropeway you will experience an excellent and most exiting trip... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RJ m
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
What fun

OK if you have an issue with heights it may not be for you. The drive down to the top of the cable... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Knutsford, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Caminho do Teleferico, Achadas da Cruz 9270-015, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you dare to get on the '70s ski ropeway you will experience an excellent and most exiting trip of the week. The instructor is very enthusiastic and that is not without reason, this is even better then Cabo Girae !!! When getting into it...More

Thank RJ m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK if you have an issue with heights it may not be for you. The drive down to the top of the cable car station is exhilarating. Ignore the timetable, it runs when the operator feels necessary. It is a cheap fun ride down and...More

1  Thank DMH99
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This place is really amazing the contact with the sea is the most genuine experience in Madeira island.

1  Thank Joe P
Reviewed August 9, 2018

It's always the wait for these rides that gets me but once on board the experience is fantastic. The car holds a Max of 6 people and takes about 5-6 minutes each way for something like 3 euros per person return...bargain. Views are spectacular facing...More

3  Thank paulhY4463MU
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

I got in the cabin on the way down alone. The weather was OK so the cabin was going down nicely. It is a bit scary to see the cables almost vertically and descending close to the wall. Down there is a passage between the...More

Thank Diana D
Reviewed May 9, 2018

It has a special atmosphere and wonderful view. Tehe price value is excellent. We loved is wery much.

Thank imartai
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Whether you ride the cable car or just watch in amazement, this plus the view from the nearby platform is a worthwhile stop when nearby. It is easily as spectacular as Cabo Girao, and without the crowds. The cliffs are a similar height. There is...More

1  Thank 799michaelh799
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We arrived just before their break time at 12:00. They have one hour lunch break and if you choose to go down in cable car where one side of doors not working you will end up down at least 2 hours. My husband saw state...More

Thank lixe_travel
Reviewed February 1, 2018

We went to that cable car because we read it was quite extreme and we wanted to give it a try. It is easy to find following the narrow winding road. The ride down will be probably too challenging for people with vertigo or those...More

2  Thank 445nikr
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

We only found the Teleferico at Achadas by accident when we were looking for a nice place to have lunch. The views from the top were stunning and we could not resist changing our plans for the day and taking the cable car ride to...More

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Ella C
April 5, 2018|
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Response from Nicola-Jane-Brown | Reviewed this property |
Hello :) Each car can take 4/6 people, you can split 2 and 2/3/4 , but you may have a delay whilst one car goes down and then returns , because one goes up and one goes down. The ride is around 5 minutes , it is as near... More