Madeira (Funchal) Cable Car Excursion Reviews

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.
Scenery was amazing, nice and slow so the views could be taken in
Scenery was amazing, nice and slow so the views could be taken in
Scenery was amazing, nice and slow so the views could be taken in Read Less
Sail Date October 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
The view was amazing, and it was so quiet up there.
The view was amazing, and it was so quiet up there.
The view was amazing, and it was so quiet up there. Read Less
Sail Date October 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Beautiful journey down to Funchal from the top of the hill!
Beautiful journey down to Funchal from the top of the hill!
Beautiful journey down to Funchal from the top of the hill! Read Less
Sail Date June 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Nice views and activities
Nice views and activities
Nice views and activities Read Less
Sail Date December 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Quick trip to the cable car straight from the ship and as we beat all the other coaches we were ...
Quick trip to the cable car straight from the ship and as we beat all the other coaches we were straight on which meant I didn't have time to get to scared! Beautiful scenery from up high.
Quick trip to the cable car straight from the ship and as we beat all the other coaches we were straight on which meant I didn't have time to get to scared! Beautiful scenery from up high. Read Less
Sail Date June 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Provided a panoramic view of Funchal.
Provided a panoramic view of Funchal.
Provided a panoramic view of Funchal. Read Less
Sail Date March 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking Ocean Cruises
A very knowiedgable trip
A very knowiedgable trip
A very knowiedgable trip Read Less
Sail Date March 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Great vistas on the way up.
Great vistas on the way up. At the top is a tiny village and small garden that was peaceful.
Great vistas on the way up. At the top is a tiny village and small garden that was peaceful. Read Less
Sail Date January 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
very smooth we got there after a short walk and the guide booked us all in we got tickets and more ...
very smooth we got there after a short walk and the guide booked us all in we got tickets and more or less got straight on the cable car, they took our photo which was €10 with a DVD. very nice
very smooth we got there after a short walk and the guide booked us all in we got tickets and more or less got straight on the cable car, they took our photo which was €10 with a DVD. very nice Read Less
Sail Date September 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Took us up to the top where we then finished by coming down the toboggan ride.
Took us up to the top where we then finished by coming down the toboggan ride. Good views on the way up.
Took us up to the top where we then finished by coming down the toboggan ride. Good views on the way up. Read Less
Sail Date September 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Cunard Line
The cable car was a great ride and very smooth, wonderful views.
The cable car was a great ride and very smooth, wonderful views. Watch out for the steep cobbled walking areas to the cable car
The cable car was a great ride and very smooth, wonderful views. Watch out for the steep cobbled walking areas to the cable car Read Less
Sail Date March 2017
Shore Excursion Provider:
Ride up the mountain in a cable car to see spectacular view of Funchal then ride back down in a ...
Ride up the mountain in a cable car to see spectacular view of Funchal then ride back down in a whiker basket on a wooden sledge, guided by to locals, quite an experience.
Ride up the mountain in a cable car to see spectacular view of Funchal then ride back down in a whiker basket on a wooden sledge, guided by to locals, quite an experience. Read Less
Sail Date December 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: P&O Cruises
Was very good, in hindsight you could probably do this on your own as it isn't far from the port.
Was very good, in hindsight you could probably do this on your own as it isn't far from the port. But to be honest it didn't cost that much more than the fare for the cable car and taboggon, and they also took us up to the ... Read More
Was very good, in hindsight you could probably do this on your own as it isn't far from the port. But to be honest it didn't cost that much more than the fare for the cable car and taboggon, and they also took us up to the mountain to get pictures etc. We loved medira, it is one of the most beautiful places i have been to. Read Less
Sail Date September 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Toboggan ride was fun, spoilt a bit by the guys pushing insisting on a tip at the end of the ride.
Toboggan ride was fun, spoilt a bit by the guys pushing insisting on a tip at the end of the ride. I am afraid of heights but decided to do the cable car ride down and I am so glad I did as it was amazing. It was just a shame there was ... Read More
Toboggan ride was fun, spoilt a bit by the guys pushing insisting on a tip at the end of the ride. I am afraid of heights but decided to do the cable car ride down and I am so glad I did as it was amazing. It was just a shame there was so much devastation after the arson attacks a few weeks previously. Read Less
Sail Date September 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Pre planned and exactly what we expected (have travelled there before).
Pre planned and exactly what we expected (have travelled there before).
Pre planned and exactly what we expected (have travelled there before). Read Less
Sail Date September 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Taken on bus and did wicker basket down mountain the back up by bus and did cable car.
Taken on bus and did wicker basket down mountain the back up by bus and did cable car. After this we spent free time in town to explore. Best do excursion for this as others were ripped off by taxis and you had to wait for cable car and ... Read More
Taken on bus and did wicker basket down mountain the back up by bus and did cable car. After this we spent free time in town to explore. Best do excursion for this as others were ripped off by taxis and you had to wait for cable car and basket ride till tours went. A fun day Read Less
Sail Date September 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Cancelled due to fire on th island
Cancelled due to fire on th island
Cancelled due to fire on th island Read Less
Sail Date August 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: P&O Cruises
Enjoyed my cable car ride
Enjoyed my cable car ride
Enjoyed my cable car ride Read Less
Sail Date June 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
we walked outside the cruise terminal and booked with a vendor there for a cable car ride and an ...
we walked outside the cruise terminal and booked with a vendor there for a cable car ride and an open top bus tour of funchal - we had a super time
we walked outside the cruise terminal and booked with a vendor there for a cable car ride and an open top bus tour of funchal - we had a super time Read Less
Sail Date April 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
We just walked to the cable car and then down to the toboggan ride.
We just walked to the cable car and then down to the toboggan ride. Both were good. I would do the cable car again (round trip for $15 euros) but will skip the Toboggan next time. Still it was worth doing once.
We just walked to the cable car and then down to the toboggan ride. Both were good. I would do the cable car again (round trip for $15 euros) but will skip the Toboggan next time. Still it was worth doing once. Read Less
Sail Date April 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
The cable car is very gentle.
The cable car is very gentle. The view is just agnifienct and the ride relaxing. Loved it
The cable car is very gentle. The view is just agnifienct and the ride relaxing. Loved it Read Less
Sail Date October 2015
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Great experience despite the rain.
Great experience despite the rain. Great scenery and photo opportunities.
Great experience despite the rain. Great scenery and photo opportunities. Read Less
Sail Date October 2015
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International