is an educational park intended for all ages. Its principal topics are
history, culture and traditions of Madeira. You
will find a simulator which
deals with the discoveries of the island, a
model of the train of Monte,to
take you from one attraction
drawn by cows
on which you will be able to sail with counterparts of small fishing boats. Also
available are activities likea
slide, bungee-jumping, climbing etc...
is one of the island's
more than a
five toboggans, two swimming pools,
a small river, a bar and cloakrooms.
Madeira has rather good
Mentioned in several sporting reviews for the excellence of the
this sportwill know that due to its
situation, Madeira is ideally
placed for the "swells" of the North Atlantic.
Surfer will be able to perform
low season (June-September) is the best time
Horse riding: For more information go to the
“Associação Hípica da Madeira na Quinta Vila Alpires - Caminho dos Pretos –
Funchal”, open from Tuesday to
the hotels have their tennis
squash facilities: Quinta Magnólia, Hôtel Baía Azul, Hôtel Alto Lido, Hôtel Tivoli Ocean Park,
Hôtel Eden Mar, Hôtel Panorâmico, Club Naval do Funchal, Madeira Regency Palace,
Madeira Regency Club, Galomar e Onda Vital.
courses on the archipelago: 1 in Porto
Santo and 2 others in Madeira. "Palheiro Golf" is an
by Cabell Robinson. The "Santo da
golf club (one of the
Europe) has 27 holes
by Robert Trent Jones. This
each year. The Porto
has 9 holes and a 9
hole pitch and put.
of a Club House, Putting Green and Driving Rang. It was
by Severiano Ballestero, the former Spanish world
There are some diving
Madeira is famous for
is proven by
several world records. You can
are to be foundat
the marina of funchal.Don't
forget your rod!
from above. For the helicopter trip make your way
to the small typical Santana
house in the port of Funchal. Make your selection from the
Be aware however that a minimum of 4 people is necessary for a flight.
You can't miss
the balloon, at
the marina of Funchal.
A flight in the balloon provide a breathtaking view of
There are several agencies in
the port of Funchal which offer you
some small excursions.
Santa Maria,a replica of Christopher
Aquarium of Porto