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Barn Owl Watching

  This tour is an excellent opportunity to watch and listen to the Madeiran Barn Owl, an endemic subspecies to Madeira Archipelago. Roam Madeira rural areas by night, looking for this mysterious bird of prey. A must for birdwatchers and nature lovers. DEPARTURE/RETURN Funchal DEPARTURE TIME 20:30 RETURN TIME Approximately
per person
2,5 hours
Easy
Every Wednesday
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Batwatching

A unique opportunity to watch Madeira's exclusive bats while they hunt their prey, defend their food patches and socialize. Become a bat scientist for a night and contribute to the conservation of these fascinating flying mammals. DEPARTURE/RETURN Funchal DEPARTURE TIME 20:30 RETURN TIME Approximately 23:00 REMINDER Due to changeable weather
per person
2,5 hours
Easy
Every Thursday
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Birdwatching – Land & Sea

A unique birding tour combining three land sites on the Important Bird Area (IBA) of São Lourenço Peninsula and one rib boat birdwatching trip. Record your bird sightings for the Portuguese Bird Conservation Society - SPEA. DEPARTURE/RETURN Funchal DEPARTURE TIME 07:30 RETURN TIME Approximately 13:00 REMINDER Due to changeable weather and altitude
per person
5,5 hours
Easy
Every Thursday
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Birdwatching – The Endemics

A unique birding tour visiting four land sites including the Laurel forest Important Bird Area (IBA). The right tour to meet the endemic Madeiran birds such as the Madeiran Firecrest, the Laurel Pigeon, the Madeiran Chaffinch and others. DEPARTURE/RETURN Funchal DEPARTURE TIME 08:00 RETURN TIME Approximately 12:00 REMINDER Due to changeable
per person
4 hours
Easy
Every Tuesday
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Botanical

An excellent tour for those who love plants and wish to observe Madeira Island wildflowers and learn the botanical evolution and colonization of this Island. Visit several botanical communities and learn about a journey that began almost 100 million years ago and ended with early settlers and the native species they
per person
4 hours
Easy
Every Friday
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Butterfly Watching

The ONLY butterfly watching tour on the Island. Meet Madeira's special rare endemic butterflies while walking different habitats and record your butterfly sightings for the Madeira Butterfly and Moth Monitoring Scheme. DEPARTURE/RETURN Funchal DEPARTURE TIME 14:00 RETURN TIME Approximately 18:00 REMINDER Due to changeable weather and altitude variations we recommend
per person
4 hours
Easy
Every Tuesday
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Geology – The Origins

Tour the northeastern coast of the Island while enjoying the amazing volcanic landscapes and learning about the Island's origin. Join us on this journey millions of years back in time. A famous tour by Madeira's visitors. DEPARTURE/RETURN Funchal DEPARTURE TIME 14:00 RETURN TIME Approximately 18:00 REMINDER Due to changeable weather
per person
4 hours
Easy
Every Wednesday
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Geology – Volcanoes & Caves

A wonderful tour visiting and observing some volcanoes, fossilized coral reefs and the lava tube caves in S. Vicente. All this topped with wonderful landscapes and a few new spots to visit. DEPARTURE/RETURN Funchal DEPARTURE TIME 14:00 RETURN TIME Approximately 18:00 REMINDER Due to changeable weather and altitude variations we
per person
4 hours
Easy
Every Thursday
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Hell’s River Walk

Walk through ancient hand carved tunnels in the dense Laurel Forest and discover the origin of the infamous Hell's River. Don't be put off by the name, you will certainly find this divine walk heavenly. DEPARTURE/RETURN Funchal DEPARTURE TIME 08:30 RETURN TIME Approximately 12:30 REMINDER Due to changeable weather and altitude
per person
4 hours
Easy
Every Monday
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Larano Walk

One of the most spectacular walks on the Island, with superb views over the Porto Santo Island, the São Lourenço peninsula, the northeastern coast and the valley of Machico. Not to be missed! DEPARTURE/RETURN Funchal DEPARTURE TIME 8:30am RETURN TIME Approximately 1:00pm REMINDER Due to changeable weather and altitude variations
per person
4 hours
Easy
Every Wednesday