Craters of Fire - 4X4 Full-Day Tour


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From $48.49

15 reviews   (4.80)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: madeira, portugal

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

Discover an amazing part of Madeira Island on this full-day tour. Explore the Craters of Fire in a 4x4 by taking old roads to southwest of Campanário. Enjoy a thrilling ride through the wilderness to discover uncharted parts of the island.


What's Included

4x4 tour

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Local guide

What's Not Included

Gratuities

Lunch - optional 3 course meal for €12.00

pick up at the cruise dock extra fee - €5.00 per person

pick up in this areas extra fee - €10.00 p/p - Caniçal, Porto da Cruz, Santana, Ponta Delgada, Porto Moniz, Ponta do Pargo, Prazeres

pick up in this areas extra fee - €5.00 p/p - Santo da Serra, Machico, Santa Cruz, Camacha, Jardim da Serra, Ponta do Sol, Calheta


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Campanario
Campanário

• Admission Ticket Free

Ribeira Brava
Ribeira Brava

• Admission Ticket Free

Ponta Do Sol
Ponta do Sol

• Admission Ticket Free

Levada do Paul da Serra
Paul da Serra

• Admission Ticket Free

Prazeres
Prazeres

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Quinta Pedagogica dos Prazeres
Prazeres

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Faja da Ovelha
Fajã Ovelha

• Admission Ticket Free

Paul do Mar
Paul do Mar

• Admission Ticket Free

Jardim do Mar
Jardim do Mar

• Admission Ticket Free

Calheta
Calheta

• Admission Ticket Free

Arco da Calheta
Arco da Calheta

• Admission Ticket Free

Cascata dos Anjos
(Angels Waterfall) is a waterfall located in the civil parish of Anjos, municipality of Ponta do Sol

• Admission Ticket Free


Reviews

A fabulous days Adventure
O5833PGkeithm, 27-02-2022
Our guide Nuno picked us up at 8:30 at our hotel, in a great Land Rover Defender, and said the jeep was all ours, we were the only two on the tour, fabulous. Having been on Green Devil trips on previous holidays to the island, we knew we were in for a treat.
We set of along the west coast passing Camara do Lobos and down to R Brava, where we explored this charming town.
Then we climbed into the interior of the island, with Nuno giving excellent commentary along the way. The twists and turns and sheer steepness is breath taking.
At about 1100metres we ventured off road into the eucalyptus Forrest’s. Having been raining it gave the Defender a torrid time, as the track was slippery, Nuno battled to keep us going in a straight line~ great fun.
As we revved and twisted along the dirt track , our guide would stop and pick wild herbs such as oregano and rosemary to sniff, along with wild flowers and fruits.
Due to the weather we were unable to enjoy the roof being opened, but it did not spoil our adventure. We made it to the plateau, some 1600M above sea level and stopped for a well deserved poncha, which had been warmed ( very nice).
The rain had certainly poured down on the plateau, as makeshift ponds and lakes had appeared at the side of the road.
We rolled into a small village for lunch, a wonderful bowl of food with wine ( pork and bean stew) followed by the best cheesecake we have ever eaten.
With our bellies full we continued the “ Grates of Fire “ tour. Stunning scenery and waterfalls were a plenty.
We went from the most western point, Ponta do Pargo, all along the west coast, taking in
Paul do Mar, calheta, Madalena do Mar and ponta do sol.
It was a fabulous day, made so by our guide Nuno, and of course the trusty Land Rover.
Highly recommend Green Devil for your Madeira adventures. Thank~you
Fun trip
Lei_W, 29-12-2021
Southwest part of Madeira might be less scenaric than other parts. But we had a lot of fun as our driver was Nelson. Fellow travelers were all having sense of humor. 4x4 drive was bumpy. I recommend you wear dark coat. We got splashed from the muddy water. My white jacket turned brown. The weather was cloudy and cold in the mountains but we still enjoyed it very much. Walked through waterfall was the highlight of our journey.
Well worth taking
PatriciaC, 14-11-2021
Juan our driver was very knowledgeable about the plant life, with his stops to check his 'garden'where he came back with herbs growing wild on the island. The spectacular scenery was breath-taking. When anyone mentions massages we will be reminded of the bone shaking off road sections. It was truly a fantastic way to see the less well travelled parts of the island.
Amazing.
BelindaM753, 20-10-2020
Just had an amazing day out. Truly breathtakingly stunning scenery. Great fun off roading and getting to places you normally couldn't visit. Highly informative and recommended.
Excellent!!!
Sandancer77, 27-09-2018
Picked up on time outside our hotel. There was 3 other couples on our trip so it was a full jeep. Once we got off the main roads, the top of the jeep was removed and we could stand up while off road. What an adventure!! This trip had lots of off road sections which were a bit crazy but very enjoyable. It was very dusty and our clothes got dirty so don’t wear your best gear! The views were amazing. We stopped in a couple of small villages along the coast where we could get out and walk for a bit. We ate lunch in a traditional restaurant which cost only €12 for 3 course with drinks.
Our driver, Valtmart, was excellent and made the trip that much better for us. He was knowledgable and very funny.
We really enjoyed our day out with this company.




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