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Achadas da Cruz Cable Car

Caminho do Teleferico, Achadas da Cruz 9270-015, Portugal
+351 291 852 951
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Excellent diversion

We really enjoyed this surprise trip. The cable car holds 6 persons and takes you down to a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David G
Tring, United Kingdom
via mobile
WOW!!! Just WOW!!

What a fantastic experience. Cable car looks scary at the top, but it moves very slowly. Great... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2017
Clare H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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“porto moniz” (8 reviews)
“snack bar” (5 reviews)
“the cliff” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Caminho do Teleferico, Achadas da Cruz 9270-015, Portugal
+351 291 852 951
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this surprise trip. The cable car holds 6 persons and takes you down to a beautiful unspoiled beach at the bottom of the cliffs. You even get to walk along a levada channel. When you want to return you just get in...More

Thank David G
Reviewed April 24, 2017

What a fantastic experience. Cable car looks scary at the top, but it moves very slowly. Great views. Lovely walk at the bottom. Clear sea and hundreds of lizards! Fab.

Thank Clare H
Reviewed April 6, 2017

These cable cars filled us with dread when we first saw them, as they seemed to drop vertically over the edge of a cliff, but we paid our 3 euro each and hopped in - it was very safe and not at all scary, and...More

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed April 4, 2017

The ride on the cable car looked spectacular, but our experience was spoilt by the behaviour of the man in charge of the cable car. His manner was rude, unprofessional, and rather aggressive. My sister is visiting Madeira soon and I have advised her to...More

Thank Sunnymane
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

At only 3 Euros return and a walk talky to confirm when you want to return it is a bargain. Only very minor gripe is it would be nice if the windows were kept spotless to maximise immersion in the viewing experience. A must if...More

Thank Peterwilliamhumphrey
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

This small town is on the north western part of the island and we went after a visit to Ponta do Pargo. At the cable station there is a clean toilet and a reasonable snack bar. It's a steep drop of 451 m to the...More

Thank sew hok L
Reviewed February 17, 2017

As with many other things, a distinct lack of signs to get there, but with map reading and luck we found it. An amazing ride with spectacular views. It was not a particularly sunny day and a bit chilly and blowey at the top. Down...More

Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed January 26, 2017

Getting here takes you away from the beaten track of the tourism rounds and is a little out of the way, but is so well worth it. You will rarely see such impressive views and the trip down to the sea is quite spectacular, if...More

Thank Tatjana K
Reviewed January 18, 2017

If you want to enjoy a very special experience - you should not miss this cable car! Going straight down from the cliffs to the sea where you can a very quiet spot on the sea. Yes, your knees will be trembling a little bit-...More

Thank citytoursdresden
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

The more impressive cable-car in Madeira, by far! Unfortunately, web infos about timetables are confuse. Many people went to visit it on Jan 1st and it was closed, despite various Madeira tourism webs pointed it was working...

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