Get ready to buckle up and embark on a thrilling expedition with our exhilarating Madeira Island Jeep Tours! Navigate through the verdant valleys, unexplored trails, and craggy mountain tops of this Island Paradise from the front seat of our rugged 4×4 vehicles.
From the sun-kissed coastal roads to the shadowy depths of untouched forests, the exhilaration of discovery will be matched only by the roar of the engine and the wind in your hair. Witness the island’s panoramic vistas unfold in all directions, revealing Madeira’s natural beauty in a light you’ve never seen before.
Embark on a thrilling journey from Funchal to the renowned village of Curral das Freiras, our first scenic stop. We then trace our steps back to Funchal before ascending to Estreito de Camara de Lobos, the heart of Madeira wine country.
The adventure continues as we climb to a dizzying 1000 meters, unveiling panoramic views of the central mountain range and Curral das Freiras. A brief off-road detour leads us to a quaint bar, renowned for its refreshing poncha.
Our journey offers sweeping views of Funchal, the picturesque vineyards, and the Paul da Serra. The grand finale awaits at Cabo Girão, Europe’s highest cape, standing majestically at 580 meters. Here, you’ll witness the sea’s vast expanse from a glass platform, before rounding off the trip at Camara de Lobos, a famous fishing town known for its black swordfish, and then returning to Funchal.
Setting out from Funchal, our journey begins with a brief visit to the charming village of Santa Cruz. We then venture to Porto da Cruz for a memorable visit to the Sugarcane Mill and an opportunity to sample the famed regional “Poncha” cocktail, a delightful blend of sugarcane brandy.
Our adventure continues through the verdant Laurissilva towards Santana, punctuated by a scenic detour to the parishes of Ilha and S. Jorge. Experience the lush beauty of the region from the breathtaking Boca das Voltas viewpoint.
We then coast towards the seaside gem of Arco de S. Jorge for a leisurely lunch. The journey resumes along the picturesque north coast, stopping at quintessential towns like Boaventura, Ponta Delgada, and São Vicente. Here, we pause at Quinta do Barbusano for a tour of the vineyard and a tantalizing wine tasting of red, white, and rosé wines.
Set off from Funchal towards the splendid vantage point of Miradouro do Miranda, offering panoramic views over Funchal Bay. Our journey continues up old pathways and off-road trails to Poiso, before reaching the lofty Pico do Arieiro, where we pause to soak up the vistas.
We then descend to Ribeiro Frio and embark on a scenic 40-minute walk to the Balcões. From there, we traverse off-road tracks through Lombo Galego, Cova da Roda, and Pico das Pedras before reaching Santana. Here, you’ll admire traditional houses, followed by an optional lunch stop at Quinta do Furão.
Post-lunch, we venture to Porto da Cruz for a taste of local rum and poncha. Our journey concludes with a serene stop at Ponta de S. Lourenço before returning to Funchal.
Embark on our West Tour towards Porto Moniz, beginning with a refreshing 30-minute stop at the picturesque Ribeira Brava. Journey on through Ponta do Sol and up the captivating 12km off-road track to Paul da Serra for a leisurely stroll.
Our expedition continues to the awe-inspiring Fanal, where the lush Laurissilva landscape awaits. The route advances to Ribeira da Janela, boasting a striking view of the island’s north coast, before reaching Porto Moniz just in time for lunch. Here, you can explore the enchanting natural pools during our 1.5-hour stopover.
Post-lunch, we traverse the northern coastline, basking in the beauty of Seixal and its cascading waterfalls. The journey concludes with a pitstop at Encumeada, located 1007 meters above sea level, for a taste of the local poncha, before returning to Funchal.
Kick off your afternoon at 2 pm with a delightful exploration of Madeira’s southern charms, starting with a scenic journey to Ponta do Sol. We’ll make stops at the town center, the historic Caminho Real 23 bridge, and the mesmerizing Cascata dos Anjos.
Swiftly, we move on to Calheta, a gem boasting a stunning white sand beach. We then traverse through the quaint villages of Jardim do Mar and Paul do Mar, where ancient roads and off-road detours reveal the authentic spirit of Madeira.
On reaching Ponta do Pargo’s lighthouse, indulge in breathtaking views of the sea set against a lush green backdrop, complemented by the Deep Throat waterfall and Pico Vermelho. The journey concludes with a magical sunset, capping off an adventure-filled day.
With our Madeira Jeep Tours, you aren’t just observing – you’re living the adventure! A perfect blend of fun, excitement, and natural wonder awaits you on this off-road journey through one of the world’s most beautiful islands. So, get your adrenaline pumping and join us for a ride that you’ll reminisce about for years to come. Venture off the beaten path with us, and let Madeira reveal her hidden gems.