West Tour

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19 reviews   (4.16)

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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.


On this day you will discover several natural wonders, as well as surprising landscapes.

Start in Câmara de Lobos, a picturesque fishing village featured in Sir Winston Churchill's 1950 painting.

Continue the journey towards Cabo Girão and admire the wine fields, used for the production of the famous Madeira Wine.

Reach the highest maritime cliff in Europe, and the second highest in the world, Cabo Girão at 580 meters high.

Follow the west coast until you reach Ribeira Brava, and the Encumeadas viewpoint, at 1007 meters. Admire the wonderful landscapes both on the coast and on the island.

Proceeding, you will cross the plateau of Paúl da Serra, the largest plateau on the island of Madeira.

Stop for a snack in Porto Moniz, a famous spot in the north of the island, known for its natural pools.

Driving towards São Vicente, you will enjoy the small waterfalls, passing through Seixal, along the way.

End of the day with a visit to São Vicente.

Return to the Hotel.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

What's Not Included

WiFi on board

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 5
  • CHILD: Age: 6 - 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 and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

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.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • 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

Camara De Lobos
First stop of the tour in one of the island's most famous fishing villages, Câmara de Lobos where you can watch the colorful little fishing boats

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Cabo Girao
580m altitude viewpoint and glass platform

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ribeira Brava
Stop at a viewpoint where you can see the whole village of Ribeira brava and its banana plantations. Visit through the wonderful village

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Caminho Real da Encumeada PR12
Stop overlooking the three highest mountains of Madeira

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

View over the largest plateau of the island

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Porto Moniz
Stop for lunch and visit the natural pools, formed by the solidification of lava in seawater.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Sao Vicente
Stop in the village of São Vicente

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Everybody should do that!
anarajz, 15-03-2022
I highly recommend tours with Ilhatours! We decided to go for an organised trip instead of hiring a car and that was an excellent choice! Our guide Patricia Gomez made it amazing! We’d never visit that much on our own. Not only she showed us tourist attractions and breath taking views, but also introduced us to Madeiran culture. It was definitely worth to visit the island with the local guide. Also Patricia is a great driver, and we felt very safe during the mountain trips. Thanks again Patricia!
Unforgettable memories and high quality personalized service
Stina K, 10-01-2022
We went on three different excursions with Ilha tours, and had great experiences every time! We did a couple of hiking tours with Carlos who was a very competent and skilled guide, he knew a lot about the plants and herbs of the areas, and we felt very safe on the tours even though the weather conditions were challenging.

Our favorite trip was the West Coast explorer trip and while this was an amazing experience on it’s own Patricia (our driver) went above and beyond to ensure we had an unforgettable day. We requested a few things that were outside the planned itinerary and she quickly made arrangements to accommodate our requests. She was extremely knowledgeable of the island, very kind and genuinely passionate about her job.

Thanks to Carlos and Patricia we have some wonderful memories of Madeira island and we can’t wait to come back for more adventures!
joannasV5015UR, 11-08-2021
Greatest tour ever, we hope to see our best guide on island tommorow again - on the East trip! It was quite long adventure with a little bit of walking (not to much), plenty of great views, tasting some yum yum liquors, and what's the most important - nice company of our helpful guide with impressive knowledge:) Cheers!
Was absolutely great
672kamah, 18-10-2020
I was on a trip to Western Madeira. everyone was very pleased with the trip. Patricia is a great woman, she talked about what we visit and answered questions. She is very good drivers. Thank you for a great time and we recommend everyone a trip with the girls from this travel agency. Kamila with mather
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B3104SMjm, 13-09-2020
Highlights Seixal beach, Ribeira Brava, Poncha Taberna (The real deal!)
Patricia - the best, most chilled, tour guide in Madeira, knowledgeable, approachable and friendly.
Safe driving, good with all group members and a real understanding of people and group dynamics. Multilingual, portuguese, german, english and I also think italian and french as well.
Lunch purchased midpoint (with wine included) - very nice.
Very reasonably priced tour, comfortable minivan (5 passengers and the driver in total - all masked).
Great tour showing all the diverse climates and geography of beautiful Madeira.
Will be back...highly recommended.

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