Jeep Tours (or Jeep Safari) in Madeira is a fun and different way to discover the region. Mainly because throughout the island there are hard to reach places, only reachable by all-terrain (off-road) vehicles.

Discovery Island has at its disposal skilled drivers and vehicles (Land Rover Discovery) that are known for their comfort and stability.

We selected for you, the most beautiful and attractive places, suggesting only 4 different tours showing the four corners of the island, with the option of performing the 4 rides or just one that generate greater interest in you.

We have the following Jeep tours:

 Jardim da Serra – Jeep Safari Half Day

 Pico Areeiro – Jeep Safari Half Day

 Porto Moniz – Jeep Safari Full Day

 Santana – Jeep Safari Full Day

DESCRIPTION OF HALF & FULL DAY

JARDIM DA SERRA – HALF DAY

After the pick-up in the hotel, we head towards ‘Fajã das Galinhas’ and stop at ‘Boca dos Namorados’, a popular viewpoint with a magnificent view over the Nun’s Valley.

After short stop, the tour continues with off-road to Jardim da Serra stopping at the viewpoint ‘Boca da Corrida’ (height: 1000m) with a different perspective of the Nun’s Valley and the highest peaks of the island.

We turn then to Cabo Girão, a great attraction for being the highest sea cliff in Europe and the second highest in the world, on top of its 580 meters high. We descend to Câmara de Lobos, a city famous for its connection to the fishing activity.

At the end of the tour, we return to the hotel your’re staying.

Minimum number of participants: 2
Duration: 09h00 – 13h00 / 14h00 – 18h00 (half-day)

Price / person: From 35 €

Weekdays: Everyday

Summarized route: Faja das Galinhas – Boca dos Namorados – Boca da Corrida – Cabo Girão – Câmara de Lobos – Funchal

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PICO AREEIRO – HALF DAY

After the pick-up in the hotel we head towards the viewpoint of Miranda, a place with a superb view over the bay of Funchal.

The tour continues with a road out to the area of Paradise Valley, having the option to do a little break (approx. 20 minutes).

We head towards Pico do Arieiro (height: 1818m), the second highest peak of Madeira and also the most visited.

We turn then to Santo da Serra where we make a short stop and then head to Portela. In the viewpoint of Portela we can view ‘Porto da Cruz’ and ‘Faial’. We finally head to Fonduras and then to the city of Machico.

At the end of the tour, we return to the hotel your’re staying.

Minimum number of participants: 2
Duration: 09h00 – 13h00 / 14h00 – 18h00 (half-day)
Price / person: From 35 €
Weekdays: Everyday
Summarized route: Miranda Viewpoint – Paradise Valley – Pico Areeiro – Santo da Serra – Portela – Fonduras – Machico – Funchal

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SANTANA – FULL DAY

After the pick-up in the hotel we head towards Monte, and making a short stop in Terreiro da Luta, a site with a magnificent view of the bay of Funchal.

The tour heads towards Ribeiro Frio, a place known for its trout ponds. In Ribeiro Frio you can do a little hike to the Balcões Viewpoint (A magnificent viewpoint surrounded by Laurelforest and Valleys / approx. 45 minutes).

We continue with a off-road to the Queimadas, where we make a short stop.

We then turn to Santana, where there is the possibility to have lunch a Madeira traditional meal (optional lunch of 13€ / not included in the jeep tour).

We head to Porto da Cruz passing by Faial. In Porto da Cruz we will stop at the sugarcane factory, where you can taste the famous brandy of sugarcane.

We then head to the city of Machico, stopping at ‘Pico do Facho’ viewpoint, overlooking the Caniçal, Machico and Porto Santo.

At the end of the tour, we return to the hotel you’re staying.

Minimum number of participants: 2

Duration: 09h00 – 17h30 (Full-day)

Price / person: From 45 €

Weekdays: Everyday

Summarized route: Monte – Ribeiro Frio – Queimadas – Santana – Porto da Cruz – Machico – Funchal

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PORTO MONIZ – FULL DAY

After the pick-up in the hotel we head towards the town of Ribeira Brava, where we make a short stop.

The tour passes by Ponta do Sol towards Canhas where we do a off-road to Paúl da Serra, a place known for being the largest plateau of Madeira Island. In Paúl da Serra we do a short hike to Bica da Cana (approx. 20 minutes).

We continue the tour down towards Porto Moniz where you will be able to swim in the stunning natural pools.

We turn then to Seixal where you can have lunch (optional lunch of 13€ / not included in the jeep tour). After lunch we head towards Encumeada passing through São Vicente.

In the viewpoint of Encumeada we can see the valley of Ribeira Brava and São Vicente.

At the end of the tour, we return to the hotel you’re staying.

Minimum number of participants: 2

Duration: 09h00 – 17h30 (Full-day)

Price / person: From 45 €

Weekdays: Everyday

Summarized route: Ribeira Brava – Ponta do Sol – Paúl da Serra – Porto Moniz – São Vicente – Encumeada – Funchal

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Private JEEP

If you want to make a private Jeep Safari, we can rent the Jeep and the Driver. You can choose the route and travel alone or with whom you want. Each jeep can carry a maximum of 6 people.

You can opt for half day or full day.

Minimum number of participants: 1

Duration: 09h00 – 13h00 / 14h00 – 18h00 (half- day )

09h00 – 17h30 (Full -day )

Price on request

Weekdays: Everyday

Route: Defined by the customer