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Nun's Valley Open 4X4 Tour

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    What to Expect
    Depending on whether your tour falls on a Wednesday or Friday, you’ll be collected from your hotel in morning or afternoon. After climbing aboard your open-top 4x4 vehicle, you’ll embark on a serpentine route to the Valley of the Nuns (Curral das Freiras).

    Admire cherry orchards, terraced vineyards, and mountainous terrain from your elevated vantage point before stopping to sample Portuguese liqueur and pastries.

    Following more views of valleys, visit a wicker factory to learn about local crafts. The tour concludes with hotel drop-off.     
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We do the pick up at your hotel / cruise port / holiday house
    • Hotel/port pick-up and drop-off
    • 4x4 tour
    • Gratuities
    • pick up in this areas extra fee - €5.00 p/p - Santo da Serra, Machico, Santa Cruz, Camacha, Jardim da Serra, Ponta do Sol, Calheta
    • pick up in this areas extra fee - €10.00 p/p - Caniçal, Porto da Cruz, Santana, Ponta Delgada, Porto Moniz, Ponta do Pargo, Prazeres
    • pick up at the cruise dock extra fee - €5.00 per person
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    And another great tour with Green Devil Safari. We were only 3 people + our guide Spencer. So it was a perfect tour. A lot to see and a lot of fun! Thank you!
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    The jeep was old and extremely uncomfortable. Eight adults were squeezed into a small jeep. I had a middle seat. If I wasn't so far away from my hotel, I would have left the tour and called a taxi. Our tour guide was very nice and tried to make it a fun tour, however, my husband
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    Response from greendevilsafarim, General Manager at Nun's Valley Open 4X4 Tour
    Responded 28 Sep 2019
    Dear toddrU3..., Thank you for tour feedback. I’m glad you had a great day with your guide, that is from our responsability having a great team to make amazing work as tour guides. About the vehicle: Green Devil Safari, I and our team, we are not car builders, engineers or car designers, but we organize excursions in 4x4 cars on the island of Madeira. "Eight adults were squeezed into a small jeep", the Land Rover Defender 110 takes up to 9 persons (in UK the same vehicle 110 (same size) can take up to 12 persons, please check for LR 110 12 seaters). So, this complain about the car, it should be done on the Land Rover website / factory, engineers, designers etc, and Euro NCAP, as they were the ones who set and aprove the car with 9 seats, exported and sold the car all over the world including America or USA. Once again “we are not car builders, engineers or car designers”. Before you booked this tour, you knew what type of 4x4 or "jeep" it would be, you could check at the photos on TripAdvisor, Facebook etc, and its the same 4x4 vehicles that we have on social media that we use daily for our excursion and you can see the feedback of the customers. You have to understand that, when you book a 4x4 tour, it will be a 4x4 vehicle, that they are not so confortable as a Mercedes class S, Jaguar XJ or the american car (since you are American) that you have huge limousines, Come on..you are in Europe not America. You must also understand that the tour you booked is not private and is written “small group up to 9 persons per vehicle”, so the maximum capacity is correct and we do not exceed this number. We have private tours that would be more comfortable for you, so you wouldn't have to share the car with other customers, which would make you feel more comfortable and not “squeezed”. Than you for understanding, and after your reflection you will see that I am really right, Green Devil Safari has never been a car builder “Eight adults were squeezed into a small jeep”, but a team of friendly guides that will give you a pleasant time in Madeira, showing unknown areas of difficult access (we need 1 4x4 vehicle), Madeira's history, flora and fauna, etc. Thank you for taking the time to read this message. All the best..
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    Fantastic experience, Nuno collected us (family of four) from our hotel and packed our afternoon full of interesting facts, quiet roads and took us to places to relax and affordable places to eat and drink. Nothing was too much trouble. Nuno was very easygoing and friendly
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    Highly recommend this tour company and advise doing it early in your holiday. Our tour guide was brilliant, we visited breathtaking places, met the locals, learnt about local culture, even had a lesson in the local flora and fauna, nothing was too much trouble. It really made
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    Had a great afternoon with Nuno as our guide. He was very knowledgeable about the area & stopped along the way to pick herbs & flowers to show us. We had the jeep to ourselves as it was a dull day but it didn’t spoil the experience. The views from the top were fantastic above
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    About the operator
    By: Green Devil Safari
    1,146 reviews
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    London, United Kingdom
    Very good way to see the Mountains and North West coast
    Did this today as a day trip from Funchal. Reliable and knowledgeable driver. Lots of variety of landscapes
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    Windsor, Canada
    Great day! Great views! Great guide!
    We really had a great day, from hotel pick-up to drop-off. Our guide Nuno was pleasant, helpful, knowledgeable.
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    Ontario, Canada
    great day tour
    went on the east island off road tour. Nuno was our excellent and attentive guide, very knowledgeable and fun.
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    Barneveld, The Netherlands
    Southwest Tour
    We made a full days tour with a very nice driver / guide in a 4wheel drive van. Enjoyed the amazing environment
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    Great tour
    Great... as all tours with Green Devil Safari. It was very nice to see different spots of the amazing island
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    Very nice tour
    And another great tour with Green Devil Safari. We were only 3 people + our guide Spencer. So it was a perfect
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    It was a very amazing day with Juan. Also the group was small and very nice. We saw many places of Madeira and it
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    Porto, Portugal
    Amazing experience
    We got to see hiden wonders of the island that we would never find by ourselves. The off road part was awesome,
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    Washington DC, District of Columbia
    Fantastic Guide!!
    This tour was soo much more than my friend and I could have hoped! We covered a great portion of the island,
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    Geanina P
    Fantastic trip!
    In November 2019, myself and my husband went to holiday in Madeira. We chose a day trip with Green Devil and had a
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    London, United Kingdom
    Amazing day ! A "must do" trip, gre
    We have just come back with a full day with our guide called Nelson on Christmas Eve. There were seven of us in a
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    4x4 trip
    Had a great day out with our driver spencer he was very informative all around the trip took us to some great
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    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Lovely day out in spectacular scenery
    Lovey day out in spectacular scenery where you get to sample also food and drink in local places,driver /host
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    Voorburg, The Netherlands
    Discovery and information
    A beautiful tour on the island with sensational views. Strong and secure hands on the steering wheel of the
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    A Great Day out
    A well organised trip covering the SW of the Island. Plenty of interesting places visited and great communication
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