Full Day Madeira Island Private Discovery by Tuk Tuk

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Duration: 6 hours

Departs: Madeira, Madeira

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Have you ever wanted to go on a tuk-tuk tour, but wanted something more personalized to your own taste?

Now you can create the perfect tuk-tuk tour journey by picking the unique places you want to visit, for how long, and when.

With this service, you will be able to pick from more than 25 unique places, to design your own exclusive tour ride, with one of our storytellers/guides.

Whether you want to visit Monte’s Palace, Cabo Girão Viewpoint, or even of the Cathedral at Funchal, you name it and we will make it happen.

Not only you will be able to get to know some of the most beautiful scenery, the best places, and the most spectacular roads, but we will also provide you with some background history of the places you choose to visit.

Bare in mind that if there might be one specific place that isn’t included on our list, describe it to us, to see if it is possible to visit it.

So, dream it, design it, and let us make your dream tuk-tuk tour of your dreams possible.

What's Included



Local driver/guide

Pick up & drop off anywhere within Funchal

What's Not Included

Food and drinks (upon request/ additional cost)

Pick up & drop off outside Funchal (upon request/ additional cost)

Tickets for Gardens: Tropical (12,50€) Botanical (6€) Palheiro (10€) - Prices per person

Tickets for Toboggans (30€ for 2 People)

Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • Service animals allowed
  • Service animals allowed

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.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

You can explore Madeira’s traditional wicker sled on this tuk-tuk ride.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Palheiro Gardens
An award-winning garden with a great variety of exotic trees that are eager to be discovered on this invigorating ride.

This journey will continue its course all the way up to one of the most gorgeous botanical gardens one can see on the entire island.

The gardens at “Quinta do Palheiro” are situated about 500 meters above sea level in the city of Funchal.

Palheiro Gardens are famous for their legendary gardens and surroundings, they are open throughout the year to fascinate all its guests.

There are tree plantations there with about 200 years old that were planted by the first owner of the Manor House, the Conde de Carvalhal.

Nowadays, the Palheiro Gardens include a hotel, a golf course, and the Palheiro Village Florialis orchid nurse.

These gardens are praised among one of the most beautiful in the world, this will be a memorable trip from beginning to end.

The price of admission for the Gardens is 10€ per person.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Cabo Girao
Going towards one of the most mesmerizing attractions in Madeira island, Cabo Girão. This is the highest viewpoint in Europe, and it is only a 2 min walk from Cabo Girão´s village.
This incredible viewpoint is at an incredible elevation of 580m, and is mostly famous due to its glass platform, which can be crossed by foot.
Definitely not a viewpoint for the faint of heart, with a glass platform that makes it look at all the beautiful panoramas.
The glass platform makes it possible to look at the view, and make someone feel as if walking on top of the cliff. It presents an astonishing view of Fajãs of Rancho and Cabo Girão.
From up there it is possible to observe magnificent panoramic views of the ocean and the city of both Funchal and Câmara de Lobos.
This spot is also used for paragliding and base-jumping, due to its altitude and positioning.
Condé Nast Traveler chose Cabo Girão as the fifth-best viewpoint in the world, due to its astonishing splendour and its unique surroundings.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Miradouro do Cristo Rei do Garajau
Arriving at one of Madeira’s wonders, a small town called Garajau, where the statue of the “Cristo Rei” can be found.

This monument and its spectacular views are one of the main attractions in this small town.

Cristo Rei´s statue was built back in 1927 and it was completed four years before the famous Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil.

This monument is an Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ and is the magnificent work of French sculptor Georges Serraz.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Zona Velha
A thrilling journey that will initiate its course at Funchal´s Old Town, uncovering one of the most iconic places of Funchal city. Streets filled with stories and character, and buildings that have survived since the 15th century. (40 minutes ride until garajau)

• Admission Ticket Free

Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte
Going towards the mountains, all the way up to Monte city. Prepare to be mesmerized with all the lovely plants, and one of the most visited churches on the island, Monte´s church.

August 15th is when the day of Lady of Monte is celebrated and is the most important and most attended feast in Madeira Island.

All of these fun facts and so many more will be explained to the clients by an expert driver/ storyteller.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Monte Palace Madeira
The next stop will reveal one of the biggest attractions of Monte, the Monte Palace Madeira. This is one of the most visited, and adored places in the city of Funchal because of its immense and fascinating garden.

A stop of one hour and a half will be made here, to take photos, enjoy the space, and why not enjoy a cup of coffee at the “Greenhouse Coffee Roaster”.

This special place is not only known for its great variety of plants but also by its central lake that houses swans and ducks, some peacocks and chickens can also be found in the main areas of the property. So, be quick to take some lovely and creative shots.

Inside the park, there is also the possibility to be acquainted with the museum, The Monte Palace Madeira Museum. A space that has three floors, two dedicated to sculptures amongst others, and the third is where you will find a compilation of unique minerals.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Madeira Botanical Garden
An exclusive tuk-tuk ride of the Botanical Garden

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Miradouro Pico Dos Barcelos
This exciting journey will take you 355 meters above sea level, showing one of the most splendid panoramic views over the city of Funchal Bay. This viewpoint is known as Pico dos Barcelos and is located in Funchal, providing a fascinating panoramic view of the city.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Miradouro Eira do Serrado
Continuing this journey towards another great perspective of the island, located at an elevation of 1,095 m above sea level. The Eira do Serrado viewpoint is in the mountains in the city of Câmara de Lobos.

This spot shows a fantastic panoramic view of the valley, where one can see the charming village of Curral das Freiras, and the most majestic mountains have a backdrop.

From up there, you will be able to soak up all the beauty, and the sounds of nature that are asking to be appreciated and felt.

This viewpoint/terrace was built in 1962, having had some upgrades through the years to make it even more inviting to all its guests.

All these facts and many more, you can expect to be told on your tuk-tuk ride with us at Tukway.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Curral das Freiras
With this tour, we aim to show our lovely Tukway friends the best viewpoints the island has to offer, and the last one of this journey will be the Nuns Valley.

Why the name Nuns Valley one might ask. Because back in 1566, some nuns from the Santa Clara Convent in Funchal sought refuge in this remote spot whilst French pirates attacked and plundered their city.

Since then, this place was named and known as Nuns Valley.

Surrounded by massive mountains, bursting with green vegetation, and the peace and solitude that this place offers are undeniably one of a kind.

You will be able to take all this amazingness with a 30-minute spot at this place.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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