Sprung in das Meer beim Coasteering
Wunderschöner Ausblick auf die Küste und das Meer in Madeira
Wandern auf den Felsen beim Coasteering


Adventure on the flower island.

Picture you and your family right in the middle of a big, floating garden in the Atlantic. Sound good? It certainly is! The family holiday on Madeira offers variety, a warm climate, rich flora and fauna and plenty of breathtaking landscapes. Are your children water babies and like to be active while having fun? Then grab a kayak and follow the water into the deep ravines. With a bit of luck you might even get to see a manta ray in the nature reserve.

Details about the family holiday in Madeira

Relaxing on a sun lounger while sizzling in the sun is definitely not part of this holiday! Variety and sports are an important part of this family holiday in Madeira. Everyday you and your loved ones can expect something new! How about canyoning? Or padding through the crystal –clear streams and impressive rocks, or riding on horseback through the tranquil surroundings of the highlands?  There’s an activity to suit every taste. For the most daring, the outdoor adventure sport of coasteering is an absolute highlight! Armed with neoprene, a life jacket, harness and helmet, you head towards the eastern tip of Madeira. Over the next hours you climb, swim and hike over the rugged coastal terrain.

Highlights of the activity holidays on Madeira at a glance:

  • Kayaking in Faja dos Padres: Paddle along the beautiful coast from Câmara de Lobos to Faja dos Padres. The special thing about this kayak tour? The little town can hardly be reached by land, but tells a story that goes back to the beginning of the colonisation of the island of Madeira. Pay attention and listen to the stories from the locals!

Useful information about the family holiday in Madeira

The six-day active holiday on the beautiful flower island in the middle of the Atlantic offers everything that an active family could wish for. Every day you’ll be offered a sporting highlight – you certainly won’t be bored! Even children from the age of six can join this active holiday on Madeira. In order to participate in the individual daily activities, swimming skills and sure-footedness are needed. On day six, some riding experience is beneficial. Enjoy spending time with the family and explore the rocky coast of Madeira by climbing, jumping and swimming!

Do you want a holiday away from boredom and the daily grind? Then the active family holiday on the flower island of Madeira is just the ticket for you and your children. Book now!

  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
  • Minimum age: 6 years old
  • No minimum number of participants


Arrive in Caniço de Baixo and move into your accommodation. Enjoy the impressive view of the sea and have a good time by the pool with a cool drink to get in the mood for your active holiday!

Madeira is a paradise for canyoning. In fact, Madeira is one of the best places worldwide to go canyoning. That is not just because there is something for everyone’s ability though.  Whether it will be your first time canyoning or if you are already experienced: the tours in Ribeira des Cales or Ribeiro Frio let you explore the crystal clear streams, impressive rocks and beautiful nature. Explore Madeira from its adventurous side.

2–3 hours

Today you fetch yourself a kayak and head to the sea. You will receive your equipment in Lazaretto and get a kayaking lesson. They you will set off with your guide to Funchal bay in the Garajau nature protection area. In this wonderful nature reserve there are next to no boats allowed, which means that you can snorkel and admire the unique under water world in this crystal clear water in peace. With a bit of luck you will even spot one of the large manta rays that emerge from the depths of the sea from time to time!

approx. 4 hours

Another wonderful day is lined up for you today with outstanding outdoor adventures! Equipped with wet suits, life vests, harnesses and helmets you will all jump into the sea with your guide in order to find your route along the impressive coastline. The tour takes place in a very special part of the nature protection area and guarantees you an unforgettable experience!

approx. 3 hours

Today will be spent at sea. You meet your guide and then set off to Câmara de Lobos. There you will put your kayak in the water and kayak along the wonderful coastline until you get to Faja dos Padres. What’s special about this little place? It’s not really possible to get there via land and it tells a special story, which stretches back to the start of the colonisation in Madeira. You should definitely pay a visit to the pebble beach with its crystal clear, warm water.

approx. 4 hours

Madeira has great tracks for horse riding and is therefore suitable for less experienced riders too. You will be picked up from your hotel and taken to Madeira’s lovely mountain world. You explore the surrounding on horseback and ride through the lush green forests. You can take a break for a picnic where you can eat regional products like honey, corn bread and cakes. Enjoy the beauty.

approx. 3 hours

Tour character

Requirements: Surefootedness and swimming skills. Riding experience.

Prices and events

All data for 2018 at a glance
Season 1
Feb 4, 2018 - Apr 30, 2018
Jul 1, 2018 - Dec 9, 2018
Season 2
May 1, 2018 - Jun 30, 2018
Family Activ Week Madeira 7 days, PO-MAACB-07X
Base price
Base price 13 - 14 Years
Base price 7 - 12 Years
Base price 5 - 6 Years
surcharge half board
Surcharge half board 7 - 12 Years
Surcharge sea view
Surcharge sea view 13 - 14 Years
Surcharge sea view 7 - 12 Years

Category: Room with lateral sea view in a 4**** hotel

Child prices valid in a room with 2 full paying adults

Season 1
Feb 4, 2018 - Apr 30, 2018
Jul 1, 2018 - Dec 9, 2018
Season 2
May 1, 2018 - Jun 30, 2018
Caniço de Baixo
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb

Services and infos

  • 6 overnight stays incl. breakfast
  • Half board incl. at least a 3 course meal 
  • Canyoning incl. equipment and guide
  • Kayak Lazaretto incl. equipment and guide
  • Coasteering incl. equipment and guide
  • Kayak Faja dos Padres incl. equipment and guide
  • Riding excursion incl. equipment and guide
  • All transfers according to the itinerary
  • Detailed travel documents
  • Service hotline

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Fly to Madeira and then take a taxi for about 15 minutes to get to your hotel. It costs about € 20 per journey and is to be paid for at the time.

Not Included

  • Transfer from airport– Hotel – airport


  • If you cannot ride, you can do another activity like climbing, surfing or walking. Reservation necessary!
  • Depending on the weather, the itinerary may change.
  • You can swim in the pools or in the sea by Reis Magos beach everyday.
  • Any visitor’s taxes not included in the tour price and payable on site.


Michael Kröll
"I will help you with the planning of your holidays with advice and action"
Michael Kröll, Manager Euroaktiv

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