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#1 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
He gave 100% to make our day an unforgettable experience including the off-road sections, places away from the usual tourist trail, the good value lunch (extra cost) and the Poncha sampling at the end.
His great sense of humour and a genuine passion for Madeira really shines through in his detailed information and observations related to the people, flora and fauna throughout the journey.
#2 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
Highlights for me: Amazing cliff view from laurel forest; Swimming in the volcanic rock pools; tasty Barracuda lunch stop; knock yourself out poncha
... off road tracks, admire stunning views, try real Madeiran food served in family run restaurant, learn a lot about Madeira flora and way of life,finally discuss about real life with one of Island inhabitants.
#3 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
- great driving skills up the steep hills - perfect equipment (wetsuit, shoes, helmet, climbing gear etc.) - photo's of your adventure, so you can proof everybody you're awesome - the canyon is beautiful!
For anyone that loves to enjoy nature, feel the adrenaline of outdoor activities, wants professional guidance AND likes to hear more about Madeira and its culture, Peter and therefore EPIC Madeira is your answer.
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#4 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
The day was a series of highlights, perfectly paced, with bumpy, exciting off-road sections through forests, winding switchback roads, upwards and upwards in low gear, the scenery changing and plenty of short stop...
Seeing beautiful views, learning about local flora and fauna, travelling 1,800 meters up mountains and off reading, it was a unique and adventurous day, done at a leisurely pace and very relaxing.
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#5 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
We did Coasteering with Harmony in Nature on July 6th and we had a very great half day jumping, climbing, exploring (cliffs, nature, coastal animals, even caves) and swimming/floating along the beautiful coast line.
I loved the contact with the nature, the sea was just gorgeous and it such a fun activity, the group was fun and the staff were extremely helpfull the whole time.
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#6 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
Thank you to Graham and Jorge for a fantastic and memorable day out best trip we have ever done what an amazing experience thank you Mark/ Alison
Jorge took us on this amazing trip around Funchal, we saw everything that was important and went to the highest place on the island and saw some lovely places and the scenery you see riding on the Trike is second...
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#7 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
Guided by local experts Felipe and Daniel, we had a great look and feel of what it takes to absail cliffs and rocks in Madeira's beautiful nature while enjoying the spectacular views and having fun along the way!
Wow wow wow amazing canyoning!! First timer on the activity and it was fantastic and breathtaking!! Lots of fun and challenging but it was amazing.
#8 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
... very mindful of having a relaxed hike and where she could she made sure we weren't surrounded by a big crowd which is definitely a bonus when it comes to taking pictures and enjoying the peacefulness of nature.
Geoff was a great driver and picked us up and got us back to the hotel safely as well as taking in other highlights along the way and stopping at a local bar so we could enjoy Poncha at its best.
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#9 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
The whole concept of touring the island by bike and sidecar was exhilarating; we experienced the sights, sounds, scents, and thrill of mountainside roads, delightful villages, cool tunnels, and breath-taking view-...
... and eldest son Jack, but due to a new baby, only myself and my youngest son Jonny (12) went on a superb trip to the plateau, where we rode up the mountain to the most stunning scenery I've ever seen on a bike.
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#10 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
Especially enjoyed the local market in the town of Camacha (local bananas were the sweetest and artisan candy delicious), and a wicker factory with its variety of products (excellent eucalyptus candy!).
We booked this trip with Tobi Hughes (Madeira Island News ) and it was first class, the guide Marco, has an extensive knowledge of all the areas visited and is very helpful, both him and Duarte (a first class driv...
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#11 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
The Majestic Mountain tour with Filipe was very informative and great fun! the 4X4 is a bit bumpy but lots of fun, great with the roof off so you can probably see all the fantastic nature around you.
... of flora fauna & area contributed greatly to a thoroughly enjoyable unforgettable morning on Madeira !! Highly recommended this adventure for your stay in Madeira ..first class guide and quality transport.
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#12 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
... and we were literally above the clouds....it was a breathtaking experience and Hugo was the perfect guide to accompany us with his passion of the island and extensive knowledge about the natural flora and fauna.
... the driver/guide Spencer was very nice and helpful he tryed to keep everybody entretained and teached us fantastic things , beside the beautiful landscapes and the pure rich nature, it deserves 5*+ definitely .
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#13 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
... Day-trip' (on 13 May 2018) with Palo (our professional 4X4 driver) & we all thoroughly enjoyed the exhilarating experience, spectacular scenery, views above the clouds, beautiful plants/trees & volcanic features.
... driven by Diego who was great company and a fantastic driver who made us laugh and kept us entertained with stories about Madeira, but also was at pains to point out the amazing flora and fauna on the island.
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Calhau Surf School

Porto da Cruz
#14 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
Madeira is a beautiful, exotic island that amazing things happen, so if you want to see and try something new or develop your surfing skills this is the best place to go! Excellent teachers, constructive feedback,...
Very professional and nice surf instructors (Augusto, Dan and others), various surf spots available and simply super easy going and friendly environment.
#15 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
Amazing trip with my friends with Maria Joao (the sailor woman ) and andre... was a funny trip with lovely landscapes!!! Recommend!!
It was the best boat trip that i have made until today, during all the trip the Marine Biologist André did a perfect explanation about the Light House and about Geology.
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#16 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
Amazing trip we took our family on saw turtles,bottle nose dolphins,spotted dolphins and pilot whales.Crew friendly knowledgeable and great fun thrilling ride on way back we have been on a few dolphin watching boa...
The H2o team were very knowledgable and great fun to be with....thank you for helping create some great memories of our holiday in Madeira.
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#17 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
Once in the sea having been equipped with wet suits and snorkels we were then able to see the most fantastic selection of sea life including octopus, devil worm, various different star fish and even a moray eel.
A dedicated guide with passion who knows every nook and cranny of the island and his awesome vehicle that can handle any obstacles made our short holiday a real adventure.
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#18 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
Lovley diving, just gear up and dive from the beach ... Plenty of fish, and they come really up close, as the dusky groupers which are like pets :-) massive stingray, big schools of barracuda.... Really enjoyed, t...
Superb diving experience: I have dived all over the world (including Great Barrier Reef/Philippines/Fiji/Caribbean/Malta/Iceland) but this beach dive ranked amongst the very best: easy access...good equipment...lo...

Oceansee

Funchal
#19 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
... our guide and marine biologist, was really knowledgable and she (And Pedro, the Captain) was really respectful of the animals - we saw lots of Pilot Whales and Bottle Nose Dolphins - it’s really easy to find.
All the crew and different companies work together to ensure that the welfare of the animals is prioritised and their are stringent requirements they have to meet, This company uses smaller boats than most, so eve...
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#20 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
Great levada walk with Dinarte - prompt pick up - really good guide with lots of local knowledge and info of the surroundings and fauna.
My husband and I were able to truly experience the natural beauty of Madeira through a nature walk " Caldeirao Verde levada walk provided by Dinarte (Dino).
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#21 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
A nice way to explore Funchal and hear some of the history and culture, whilst enjoying some interesting food - the fish, the pork sandwich and the pastel de nata were highlights.
It's like a foundation course on local food and culture.
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#22 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
We saw a large pod of bottlenose dolphins several times, a fantastic trip with incredible views of the highest cliffs in Europe around Camara de Lobos, and a traditional sailing boat to see it all with!
Our skipper and guide were both knowledgeable and great company and we were really impressed by their care for the animals and the ocean, stopping to pick up plastic floating around in the water.
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#23 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
Also very good value for money Overall, we had an amazing experience diving with Joana and Jose and would recommend to anyone looking for a great dive experience in Porto Santo
been diving all over the world and can recommend this dive centre and the dive sites, nice wrecks and the great visibility, lots of fish.

Trail4Fun

Funchal
#24 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
We have spent an amazing afternoon with Gui doing the buggy tour in the north east of the island, great views, great fun, good route and a knowledgeable guide!
The tour is a mixture of on road & off road driving; the vast majority being off road the route took us through some amazing forest & the scenery is incredible.

Madeira Paragliding

Arco da Calheta
#25 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
Paragliding was an amazing experience the weather helped but the experience of the pilot Gabriel was spectacular he explained every step perfectly so that the ride would go smoothly without any issues.
Having watched the paragliders for a few days from our Quinta in Arco da Calheta, we had to have a go! Super friendly people, very experienced pilots, it was an unforgettable experience!

On Tales

Calheta
#26 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
... Manx shearwaters that sleep on the sea and drink seawater, seeing the island lit up at night was also a lovely sight on the way back to the harbour, all in all a wonderful trip and great memories to take back.
Both were very knowledgeable about marine life and Tiago answered all of our questions about the animals and had cards to show us.
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#27 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
The place Ribeiro Frio was nice and the team perfect It was an easy canyoning .I truly recommend this activity
:) Great occasion to see Madeira In it’s pure beautiful nature!
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#28 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
... Maderian wood fired grill restaurant, worth the drive, we did about six hours riding and filled up with €3.40 in each bike so very economical , highly recommend these guys and will be using again when we return.
We rented a scooter for 4 days to explore the island and it is the best way to explore the island.
#29 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
The equipment is immaculate and extremely well maintained and they offer a wide range of courses and fun dives - all of which are well planned, well briefed and expertly and safely delivered We dived earlier this...
My husband thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience made even better by the friendly and relaxed atmosphere of the diving centre and the very friendly staff.
#30 of 293 Outdoor Activities in Madeira Islands
Superb facilities, with hot showers, ample secure storage for your dive gear, a wide range of dive sites to suit all levels of experience and a friendly knowledgeable team of staff to help with any issue however s...
Our two teenage daughters really enjoyed their PADI Open Water course with Wilfred who is an excellent teacher; very encouraging, calm and patient, which resulted in two very comfortable newly qualified divers - t...