Grade 3 - Moderate

Ribeiro Frio - Portela

A moderate walk along one of the most beautiful and known levadas of Madeira surround by Laurissilva Forest

With its magnificent display of greens. Starting at Ribeiro Frio where the trout farm is located. We travel through the indigenous forest of Madeira on the way to Portela. Where the only sound that you hear are the vast bird life. Now and then you will see trout swimming in the cold water of the levada do Ribeiro Frio. Getting at the same time the magnificent view over Porto da Cruz and Penha d’Aguia, making it a fulfilling view of this fantastic walk.

Price per Person

39 Euros


11 km


Tuesdays & Fridays

Walking Time

4 hours

Pick up Time

08h25 / 09h00


Vertigo and Path may be Slippery

Additional Information:

Includes guide

Officially Certified Professional Mountain Guide

Free pickup

in Funchal, Caniço & Camara de Lobos

No Cancellation Fees

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the walk starts

If Payment online

- No credit card fees

– If the Walk is Cancelled Full Refund will be issued.


Walks spoken in Portuguese, English, French, German or Spanish


All walks are done in small groups of 8 – 16 people maximum

Weather conditions

Levada Walks may be Cancelled Due to Weather Conditions or Events Beyond our Control

If Payment in Person

- Payment made to the guide

Highly recommended

Bring Along

- Comfortable Walking Boots

- One pair of thick socks

- Sweater, Waterproof Anorak

- Sunglasses and Sunscreen Cream

- Plenty of Water

- Camera & Binoculars

- Prepare Picnic lunch to take with you or Request One

- Torch

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