Small Group Walks Rabaçal 25 Fontes

4.8 / 5

55 reviews

Activity provider: Explore Nature

Small Group Walks Rabaçal 25 Fontes

Activity provider: Explore Nature
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From US$ 48.88 per person

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The Rabaçal 25 Fontes is one of the most beautiful places on Madeira Island, as it is the famous Levadas in the middle of the Laurissilva forest.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel or AirBnB in Funchal, Canico, Santa Cruz, and Machico, or at the Funchal cruise ships port
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Enjoy the best places on the island of Madeira
  • Travel through a beautiful and unique natural environment
  • Learn about the area with an official mountain guide
Full description
The Rabaçal 25 Fontes walk starts in the Rabaçal, a walk through the middle of the Laurissilva forest, through the irrigation canals that reach the lagoon from the 25 Fontes. The origin of the name of the Levada of the 25 Fontes is due to the fact that there is a lagoon with 25 springs at the end of Levada, it is the most beautiful point of the whole walk with a large waterfall falling into a small lagoon. Throughout the tour you have an immense variety of species of flora and fauna  to gaze at on the island of Madeira. This Levada has a small passage from the north coast to the south coast, with a very interesting history due to its origin and the way it was built. It is one of the most famous of all the islands because of the unforgettable landscapes and sensations along the whole walk.
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  • Official Mountain Guide
  • Food
  • Drink

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • For hiking it is advisable waterproof or similar jacket, comfortable clothing and shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 55 reviews

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It was an all-round great experience in a great environment. In the middle of nature, over hill and dale, up and down stairs, always a little different from the "mass flow". Mini-group (3 participants), 11 km hike that took longer than planned, but the guide never put pressure on and adjusted to the pace. Opportunities to take photos and take a breather at any time, while the guide told us a lot about the flora. On the way back we spontaneously stopped for food in a forest cafe, as we only had water with us and had actually underestimated the effort of the tour. Take a jacket and comfortable sturdy shoes with you!

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November 8, 2021

Very well organised small (8) guided tour led by experienced & knowledgeable guide Luis from Explore Nature. Despite wet weather conditions Luis led us on a very interesting route to:from the 25 Fontes lagoon. The steep paths were challenging at times but very manageable & no-one was rushed. Nice cafe/bar stop pre & post walk. Highly recommend as a ‘’must see’ levada

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September 16, 2021

Luis Fernandes was our guide. Very professional and we liked the small size group of 7 people. He is a local guide born in Madeira and is also trail runner world champion. He knows every corner of the island and we can only advise everyone to book him. Many thanks for the good care!

June 28, 2021

Product ID: 200377