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Wind Lagoon & Waterfalls Tour (Sunday & Wednesday: FULL DAY)

The Lagoa do Vento is a river basin formed by the water which fall from the top of the cliff, coming from the Ribeira do Lajeado and moving towards the waterfall (or cascade) of Risco.

This tour begins in Porto Moniz at 09:00.

We go to Rabaçal and we start Vereda da Lagoa do Vento, in a two-hour walk and we arrived at Wind Lagoon and Waterfalls. The existence of several water streams, derived from small branches of the main creeks of the area, demands the walker to be the extremely careful during its crossing.

However, as it is a transitional area between the heath and the Laurel Forest, classified as Natural World Heritage by UNESCO since December 1999.

When we finish the walk we stop to have lunch in Rabaçal.

In the afternoon, we go down the off road to Estrela da Calhea and Prazeres village, following to Ponta de Pargo Light House.

We later visit the amazing viewpoint called the Garganta Funda Viewpoint.

Then we go offroad to Capela da Nossa Senhora da Boa Morte - Cabo

per adult from

$73

AUD

Duration

6 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • WiFi on board
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Breakfast
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Rua do Lugar, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-156 Portugal

    The natural pools of Porto Moniz are the ex-libris of the municipality, which is a major tourist attraction. This holiday complex consists of pools formed from volcanic rocks with very singular shapes, where the sea comes in naturally always providing fresh and clear waters.

    In Porto Moniz, we can visit the Living Science Centre and Madeira Aquarium.

    Stop At: Miradouro da Santa, ER101 46, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-000 Portugal

    This viewpoint provides a beautiful view over the village of Porto Moniz and of its natural swimming pools, as well as the Mole Islet.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Pico Ruivo do Paul da Serra, Er 209, Madeira 6160-206 Portugal

    Paúl da Serra at 1,300 - 1,500 metres above sea level is a tourist attraction located on the central west part of the island, the flattest place in all of Madeira with stunning views over the green mountains and valleys. On a clear day it’s possible to observe the south and the north sea!

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Lagoa do Vento, Rabacal, Calheta, Madeira Portugal

    The Lagoa do Vento is a river basin formed by the water which fall from the top of the cliff, coming from the Ribeira do Lajeado and moving towards the waterfall (or cascade) of Risco.

    Enjoy this magical and inspiring place, where the silence is only interrupted by the sound of the water, to recharge your energy to return.
    From the Lagoa do Vento, you may follow the opposite direction until the point of departure or, alternatively, you may access the regional road (ER105) through the PR 6.2 Levada do Alecrim levada walk.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Calheta, Calheta, Madeira, Madeira Islands

    The Piarro viewpoint is located in Lombo do Doutor, at the top of the hillside overlooking the beach of Calheta and the marina, from which there is an almost aerial perspective. It is even possible to observe the Casa das Mudas Arts Center to the West, which is at the same height.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Miradouro do Fio, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9370-376 Portugal

    This parish has about 1,145 inhabitants and its main economic activities are fishing, agriculture and livestock.
    Located in the extreme southwest of the island, the name is linked to the fact that when the explorers were unravelling the coast, on the boat Severus of Afonso, they fished in this area a fish of fabulous size similar to a ‘pargo’ (snapper). For this reason they called this tip Ponta do Pargo.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse, Rua do Farol 1, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9385-251 Portugal

    The Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse viewpoint, located in Ponta Vigia, on the island’s westernmost cape, rises to an elevation of 312 m, offering stunning views of the immense ocean and the rugged landscape, extending from the Ponta do Pargo lighthouse to Achadas da Cruz.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Vereda da Garganta Funda, Caminho do Pedregal Ribeira da Vaca, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9385-269 Portugal

    The Garganta Funda (deep throat) waterfall deserves a moment of contemplation as does the Atlantic Ocean that completes the scene. To the left you can see the lighthouse and the rugged coastline of the Madeiran southwest.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Miradouro do Pico Vermelho, Caminho Lombada Velha, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9385-288 Portugal

    This peak is located in Lombada Velha (Ponta do Pargo). The name of this peak is related to the color of the soil. To reach the peak you will have to walk a dirt road. When reach the peak you will be 420m high and you will see a small fajã in the background. Opportunity to view the ocean and in the distance the Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse and Pico das Favas.

    Duration: 25 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Centro Multiusos do Porto Moniz, Rotunda do Ilhéu Mole, Vila Porto Moniz,, Ilha da Madeira, Porto Moniz,, 9270-095 Vila, Porto Moniz, Portugal
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Let us know in advance if you need a pickup on your location between Porto Moniz and São Vicente not listed here.
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by OFFROAD Experience

Activity ID: V-112364P6

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