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Madeira (Funchal) Cable Car Excursion Reviews

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Ride in a modern cable car 1,800 feet up to Monte. The trip offers spectacular views of the seafront promenade and Madeira's capital city.


1 review

Caught the cable car up to Monte and came down the hill in the sledge - great fun but not if you are easily scared. Just as easty to get a taxi from the sip and go up yourself then pick up a taxi at the bottom of the hill.

Provider: Thomson Cruises


1 review

excellent views dubious about getting on and off

Provider: P&O Cruises


10 reviews

OK, they should have bought the tickets earlier so that we did not have too stand and wait.

Provider: Seabourn Cruise Line


1 review

Cable car was good, you could do it easily without booking on board .

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line


1 review

Efficiently run, stunning views. Again, pestered to buy photographs.

Provider: Thomson Cruises


1 review

perfectly alright

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line


1 review

This was one of my favorite ports, and just a magnificent island with picturesque views. The tour to the cable cars was excellent, we the bus ride to the top of one of the islands was magnificent (and somewhat dangerous), with lots of winding roads!

Provider: MSC Cruises


2 reviews

Smooth, clean gondolas and an absolutely spectacular view. Also enjoyed a half-day tour inland with Strawberry Tours who took us to the Valley of the Nuns. Enchanting.

Provider: Independent Operator


1 review

There was a long line, in spite of us being from an organized group. However, it was nice to look around while waiting for our turn. A photographer took our picture in the cable car before leaving. When we arrived at the top, the photo was ready, a large size photo in a nice packaging. The views from the quite long cable car ride are beyond any description: the ocean below, the ships in the port, the red tiled rooves, the vegetation... we were speechless.

Provider: Oceania Cruises


1 review

Que to board cable cars was well over an hour long - so we gave up without riding.

Provider: Independent Operator

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