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Reids Palace, Madeira


Reid's Palace will be happy to organise a variety of excursions for you and your party to enjoy during your stay. Excursions throughout Madeira are the perfect way to see the wonders and hiddens gems of the island. 

Please contact our reservations department for more details and availability:
Tel: +351 291 71 71 71
 Boat   Boat Excursions

Portuguese explorers in the 15th century sailed the waters of Madeira in search of wealth. In keeping with the tradition, Reid's Palace Hotel offers a varied selection of sailing boats, including a replica of Christopher Columbus' boat, Santa Maria, to explore the treasures of Madeira's waters.                                                                                                            

Hiking in Madeira

Breathtaking views as high as 1861m await, as hiking takes on a new dimension on the levada trails of Madeira. Constructed 500 years ago, these irrigation channels trace 4000 km of flora and panoramic views.

For more information, please visit our Sports & Activities section.

 Jeep Safari  

Jeep Safaris

The rugged side of Madeira can be discovered by jeep on roads and trails as high up as 1900m to Jardim da Serra, going down to Curral das Freiras, passing through Boca dos Namorados and Quinta Grande, stopping at Câmara de Lobos for a traditional 'poncha'.

 View   Helicopter Tours

To see the splendour of Madeira there really is no better way than by helicopter. The helicopter can carry five people in comfort on a variety of trips, from a quick flight to the beautiful Porto Santo or around the bay of Funchal, to a half or full island tour.

Deep Sea Fishing

Explore the rich ocean that surrounds the island, whether using our expertise to land marlin or tuna, trawling the coast for barracuda and snapper, or discovering the crystal clear waters.

For more information please click here.

 Jeep Whales   Whale and Dolphin spotting

Whale and dolphin spotting is a popular excursion, taking in the wonderful surroundings of the island, sailing around the coast in search of these beautiful mammals. The great whales can be seen off the Madeira coast all year round.

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