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“land rover”(39 reviews)
“east tour”(51 reviews)
“off road”(69 reviews)
We offer tours to people looking to experience the real Madeira, behind the scenes. Our Land Rover island tours are fun, knowledgeable and exciting at times and our Nature Walks are on quiet paths where you can experience nature as it was meant to...more
Funchal, Madeira 9000-108, Portugal
+351 969 466 359
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East 4x4 Tour
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West 4x4 Tour
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 April 2013

A month ago I had the good luck to visit this wonderful island :)Were a solitary holiday so that is why I was searching for possibilities to spend the best time as possible. I went to the tourist information office and there informed me of...More

10  Thank milka260482
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 March 2013

Whilst my friend and I were on holiday in Madeira, Portugal, we took a Hit the road jeep tour, and our true experience of that day was terrible. We got picked up from our hotel and headed East. The day started well during the first...More

7  Thank kenneth H
Jeff_HitTheRoad, General Manager at Hit the Road Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2013

Dear Client, This was an absolute nightmare of a day I will agree with you on that one. The weather did not help a single bit, now, our Jeeps are roadworthy, first of all, and we are covered by Portuguese law with regards to licenses...More

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All reviews land rover east tour off road crazy roads off the beaten track private tour west side rock pools porto moniz great guide his enthusiasm real madeira full day tour beautiful island local culture an excellent lunch these guys
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Review of: Levada do Moinho

Fantastic day with Lisa and Vitor, knowledgable, fun and entertaining. Beautiful Levada and a surprise trip to a lighthouse what more could you ask for. A full day out and good value. Highly recommended

1  Thank Getaway279357
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good, relaxed, friendly and fun. And yes we did see a LOT of the island. Jazz, our guide, was able to tailor the tour so that we didn't see parts of the island that we'd already been to. Going in a 4x4 allowed us...More

Thank Pandyand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being keen photographers we opted for a private tour as this would allow us to take as long as we liked and not feel pressured to move on. Right from the start I was most impressed by the company, Jeff was great at keeping me...More

Thank chris p
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Thunderstorms started off the day, and our guide Lisa suggested a drier walk might be better if we headed more towards the North East. I'm glad we trusted her expertise, as myself and the other walkers were wowed by the walk along the Levadas. The...More

1  Thank aprettyhandywoman
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We did the sunset tour with Jazz&Jeff. They showed us some amazing views and gave a lot of information about the islands nature and local culture. Afterwards, we had time to sit and watch the sunset on top of a cliff. J&J provided us with...More

Thank Britt M
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience with Hugo and Chaz...very knowledgeable about the area and very friendly ...highly recommend this experience

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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We were signed up to hike the highest peaks but the weather wasn't so great that day. Lisa met us in the morning and explained that there was lots of fog in the mountains and the options were to go anyway or do an alternate...More

2  Thank sho k
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We had a brilliant day touring the island with Jeff. We were on a tight schedule, due to being on a cruise, but Jeff made sure we got to see everything we wanted during our tour- we didn't feel pressed for time at all, and...More

1  Thank v0yagingc0uple
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Was met by Lisa and Viktor in the am. Lisa discussed walk options and the group decided on one that was not yet listed (I think it is now) on the site Rabacal Waterfall Hike. She took her time and got to know us through...More

1  Thank windmillpoint
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile
Review of: East 4x4 Tour

We had a great day on this tour. Jeff was a terrific guide and took great care of us. He picked us up and we had 5 in our group and we arrived at all places before the crowds (local knowledge is a tremendous benefit)....More

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Wendy R
31 May 2018|
Response from Jeff_HitTheRoad | Property representative |
Hi Wendy, yes we do!!
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Response from Jeff_HitTheRoad | Property representative |
Just noticed everybody had already answered :)) thank guys!! ps, the website is the best way to book ;)