Private tour

Madeira: Private Levada da Rocha Vermelha Walk

Madeira: Private Levada da Rocha Vermelha Walk

From US$ 81.62 per person

Hike the Levada da Rocha Vermelha, a lesser-known levada of Madeira. Throughout your pleasant walk, become better acquainted with the nature of Madeira Island and make the most of the many fantastic photo opportunities.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish, German, French
Pickup optional
Pickup is from anywhere in Machico, Santana, Porto da Cruz, Faial, and Caniçal.
Private group


  • Walk along the beautiful natural green trail of the Laurissilva Forest
  • Take in the amazing views of the forest and surrounding landscape
  • See local birds, viewpoints, flora, waterfalls, and tunnels
  • Enjoy the intimacy of a private tour
Full description
The trail of Levada da Rocha Vermelha begins in Calheta, passing just below the Levada das 25 Fontes. The trail provides its visitors with a pleasant walk, ideal for spending a day in contact with the fantastic nature of Madeira Island. Throughout the journey, appreciate several species of typical flora and fauna of the island. As you travel, your guide points out local highlights which include the Chaffinch, the Heathers, and Uveira. A little further on, encounter an area with some ponds and small waterfalls. Spend some time enjoying the area, taking some photographs in this magnificent and pure environment. Following the levada to the left, enjoy a few more kilometers full of natural beauty and landscapes. As you arrive to the end of the path, take a break and relax to regain your energy for the return journey.
  • Driver/local guide
  • Private pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • WiFi onboard
  • Flashlight (when required)
  • Insurance
  • Food and drinks
  • Clothing
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with altitude sickness
  • People over 95 years
  • Children under 3 years
  • Babies under 1 year
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Pickup is from the Funchal Cruise Ship Port. Your guides will pick you up outside on the pier next to your cruise ship.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Hiking shoes

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Electric wheelchairs
  • Food in the vehicle
  • Alcoholic drinks in the vehicle
  • Food and drinks in the vehicle
  • Smoking in the vehicle
  • High-heeled shoes
  • Drinks in the vehicle
  • Bare feet
  • Open-toed shoes
  • Sandals or flip flops

Know before you go

  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level to partake in this tour
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The tour ranges in altitude from 791-908 meters
  • The tour begins and ends in Calheta, covering a distance of 14 kilometers
  • You are responsible for all your clothing for the activities
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Product ID: 382832