Private tour

Madeira: Private Half-Day Guided Gardens Tour

Madeira: Private Half-Day Guided Gardens Tour

From $87.94 per person

Join a half-day tour dedicated to the wonderful array of gardens to be discovered in Madeira. With your private guide, visit the Botanical Gardens and Monte Palace Tropical Gardens.

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
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Pickup optional
Your hotel in Calheta, Ponta do Sol, Ribeira Brava.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the beautiful Tropical Monte Palace Garden
  • Stroll through the Botanical Garden of Madeira and learn about its diverse species
  • Admire the fascinating flora and fauna around the gardens
  • Discover the mineral and gem collection at the Monte Palace
Full description
Embark on a half-day tour dedicated to the Madeira's gardens, one of the island's greatest treasures. Visit the Monte Palace Tropical Garden and be impressed by its beauty and diverse culture. See traces of Portugal's history since the reign of its first king, D. Afonso Henriques. Wander through the Monte Palace, which occupies an area of 70.000 square meters and houses an exotic collection of plants from different regions in the world. Watch swans and ducks floating on the lake as well as peacocks and chickens walking freely in the main areas of the property. Visit the museum inside the palace that houses a unique collection of minerals and gems.  The tour ends in the Botanical Garden, founded in 1960 by a Madeiran Botanist. Find more than 2500 species of plants from different parts in the world, all brought together in the “Garden of the Atlantic.”
Includes
  • Hotel or port pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/local guide
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Entrance fees to the Botanical Garden
  • Entrance fees to Monte Palace Garden
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
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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Meeting point

Funchal Cruise Ship Port, Gare Marítima do Porto do Funchal, 9004-518 Funchal, Portugal. 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
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • This product operates rain or shine except in the case of extreme weather events
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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Guide very knowledgeable in the history of wood and gardens , very intuitive

September 29, 2020

We enjoyed our trip to the botanical gardens and Monte Palace gardens. So glad we chose a private tour as our guide was very informative.

August 15, 2021

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