Things to do in Madeira Island

Come visit Madeira Island! Expedia makes it easy to book Madeira Island tours and find the best attractions. We have a broad selection of things to do in Madeira Island for you to browse through and learn about all the most popular activities. It’s easy to find all the must-see Madeira Island sights by looking though our list of all the most popular Madeira Island attractions.

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Bird-, Dolphin- & Whale-Watching Tour
Explore the waters off the coast of Madeira Island to witness majestic sea birds, dolphins, and whales. Keep your eyes peeled to catch a glimpse of fin or sperm whales, snap pictures of the playful dolphins, or sit back and... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$50.44
per adult

Bird-Watching in the Laurel Forest Small-Group Full-Day Tour
Discover some of the most beautiful Madeiran birds as you walk along the greenery of the laurasilva (laurel forest). Colorful wings glide above you and catch your attention. Keep your eyes wide open to gaze at Madeira's native and migratory... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$92.67
per adult

Boa Morte to Quinta Grande Guided Levada Hike
The levada (aqueduct) walking trails that follow the winding network of canals shape Madeira's green landscape, offering lovely hikes and stunning views of the surrounding area. Terraced fields, gurgling springs, and emerald forests ensure this hiking adventure remains with you... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$30.00
per adult

Calheta Levada Guided Walking Tour
The sun-kissed region of Calheta offers natural treasures for every kind of visitor. A leisurely hike along the levada (aqueduct), the irrigation channel network carved into the mountainside, offers stunning views over the valleys and across the Atlantic Ocean. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$42.78
per adult

Eira do Serrado & Monte Half-Day Tour
A stunning natural contrast of desert and evergreen landscapes stretches out along this scenic tour. Admire the vistas from your vantage point at Pico dos Barcelos and stroll around Eira do Serrado overlooking the valley of Curral das Freiras, which... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$23.33
per adult

Enchanting Laurel Forest Full-Day Walking Tour
Discover Maderia's natural beauty and connect with nature on a 7.5-mile (12-km) walk in its levada (aqueduct) network trails. Allow your certified guide to show you the enchanting laurel forest as you embark on a moderately difficult trek to wonder... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$42.78
per adult

Great Western Coast Villages Full-Day Tour
Discover Madeira's west coast and explore its traditional fishing villages, sunny fields, and one of the highest seaside cliffs in Europe. Indulge in a traditional lunch as you soak up the surrounding landscapes. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$50.00
per adult

Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour by City Sightseeing
Cruise through hillside Funchal—sub-tropical capital of Madeira—atop a double-decker bus. Offering an open-top roof with 360-degree views of sights such as Quinta Magnolia Park, and the Pico dos Barcelos lookout point, this hop-on hop-off tour gives you the flexibility to... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tickets & Passes, Tours & Sightseeing

1 day

Free cancellation

$13.33
per adult

Laurel Forest Indigenous Fauna & Flora Small-Group Tour
Discover Madeira from within: Stroll along a levada (aqueduct) and admire the many indigenous species that coexist in the laurel forest. Feel the forest with all your senses, smell the scented air, and identify different shades of green as you... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$34.75
per adult

Pico do Arieiro to Pico Ruivo Guided Levada Hike
Explore the magic and natural beauty of Madeira on foot. This challenging hike takes you to the island's highest point, Pico Ruivo. Standing here affords incredible panoramic views of the entire island. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$40.00
per adult

Porta da Cruz to Castelejo Guided Levada Hike
A pleasant hike along Levada do Castelejo offers you a stunning perspective of Madeira's north coast. Admire the views of sleepy villages and ghost towns set against impressive cliffs, and discover the rare flora and fauna that thrive on the... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$30.00
per adult

Queimadas to Caldeirao Verde Guided Levada Hike
Follow a winding path up into the emerald-green world of Madeira's mountains, high above a deep evergreen valley. Marvel at the island's unspoiled natural beauty, crystal-clear cascading waters, and mysterious tunnels that lead you to a majestic waterfall. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$40.00
per adult

Rabacal to 25 Fontes Guided Levada Hike
Waterfalls, lakes, and tunnels offer the perfect walking trail along the Rabacal Valley. Admire the paradise landscape surrounding you as you follow your expert guide through the impressive levadas (aqueducts). Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$40.00
per adult

Rabacal Valley Walk Full-Day Tour
Explore the green Rabacal Valley in northwest Madeira with an expert guide leading you through its thick laurel forest. Enjoy the rich ecosystem around you. Marvel at the enchanting landscape and wander the levada (aqueduct) network, discovering the waterfalls and... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$42.78
per adult

Ribeiro Frio to Portela Guided Levada Hike
Discover the forested eastern side of Madeira on one of the island's most famous walking tours. Enjoy the peaceful light shining through the laurel and heather trees and maybe even catch a glimpse of trout darting along the levadas (aqueducts). Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$40.00
per adult

Santana: Magical East Coast Full-Day Tour
Delve into the traditional and cultural side of the island. Learn about wickerwork factories, enjoy a bird's-eye view atop one of Madeira’s highest peaks, admire curious triangle-shaped cottages, and wander through cobbled streets before treating your taste buds to an... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$50.00
per adult

Shared Shuttle: Funchal Airport (FNC)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Madeira Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Madeira Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$6.67
per adult

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