Activity Holidays Madeira Island

Join us for tropical vibes & world-class outdoor activities like hiking and canyoning in Madeira, Portugal!

On our private group activity holidays in Madeira we’ll take you exploring around the world-class Portuguese island and share some awesome adventures with you. Stay in the picturesque capital Funchal or opt for a relaxing retreat surrounded by Hawaii-esque nature.

Why not try your hand at canyoning, one of Madeira’s most popular outdoor activities with huge waterfalls and fun abseils, or enjoy the stunning rugged coastline on a surf lesson or sea-kayaking activity. The island is also known for its abundant marine life, we’d highly recommend adding on a boat trip with whale watching as part of your active break here. Hiking routes in Madeira are endless, whether you are an experienced hiker wanting to take on a mountain or if you fancy an easy-going walk through the tropical Levadas, the island offers a spectacular guided hike for everyone! Madeira also has a lovely warm subtropical climate, which makes it a great all year round destination.

Big Blue also offers quality group accommodation options to make your short break or activity holiday in Madeira comfortable and carefree. Choose between hotels, hostels & apartments and add your favourite outdoor adventure. When you’re ready, just hit the ‘quote’ button to enquire about a trip that fits your group or just email us directly.

Corporate Retreats

Surfing, Sailing & Hiking
Hotels & Apartments
Exploring & Sightseeing

Kids Camps

Sea-Kayaking, Surfing, Hiking
Hotels & Apartments
Exploring & Outdoor Education

Stag Do's

Canyoning, Coasteering, Surfing
Hotels & Hostels
Epic Scenery

Other Groups

Media / Press Trips
Family Reunions
Sports Groups

Hen Parties

Surfing, Boat Trips & SUP
Hotels & Apartments
Stunning Nature

Activity Only

Outdoor Activities
No transfers
No Accommodation

Day Trips

Food & extras
Pics & a highlights video

Multi-night Adventures

Fun Adventures
Group Accommodation
Transfers & Extras

Why Adventure With Us…

Quality Group Activities
We work as one big team with our activity providers, making sure that together we offer a high quality experience for groups. Each activity has been tried & tested, and personally chosen by us.
Handpicked Destinations

Our Big Blue destinations offer great group accommodation options, good travel links, quality facilities and world-class adventures. We spend a lot of time at our locations and know what works well for groups.

Group Specialists

Hosted group adventure travel, with numbers between 10-200+ people. BBA offers an award winning service; we’ll always go the extra mile to ensure our packages are perfect for your group.

Highlights Video

The best way to remember your group trip? A highlights video that captures all the best moments of your adventure. Video & pictures are included in all of our full packages.

Patel N.
Patel N.
Hands down the best experience Nuno gave us from coast steering to a delicious restaurant with... prime time view. Can't think of a time that was invaluable to our group while Nuno was giving us the experience.Will definitely ask for Nuno if i am ever back in Portugal!read more
Hannah Boo T.
Hannah Boo T.
Just got back from my hen do in Portugal and Nuno was an incredible tour guide for us for the... Saturday. Not only did he make the stand up paddleboarding and paddle board yoga really enjoyable, he was just an absolute delight. He greeted us with pastel de natas in the morning and was very attentive to everyone in the group - keeping everyone smiling the whole day. He was even helpful recommending places to visit over WhatsApp before we even got to Portugal! 100% recommend. thanks for making my hen extra special 😊 obrigada!read more
Christopher M.
Christopher M.
We booked a corporate retreat with Daniel and the Big Blue Adventures team. Right from the start... Daniel was accommodating and made the booking process extremely easy and advised us on the best packages for our team.

We settled on the coasteering package in the Algarve, and it turned out to be the perfect choice.

We were met by Nuno and the team, who picked all 16 of us up on time at our hotel (they even brought us pastel de natas!) Right from the start, they ensured everything we needed was sorted. The coasteering activity was awesome and the guys leading it were extremely helpful, professional and fun. The lunch that was provided was perfect for after the activities, and the restaurant setting of Benagil was fantastic! Nuno even brought us for and unexpected hike and tour around a local cove.

Big blue adventures made the whole experience easy for us, and ensured we had the best possible time during our short stay in Portugal! The team loved it, and I will definitely be booking again for next year!
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Heleen Lamm Co-owner of Big Blue Adventures Group Adventure Travel in Wales and Portugal

Why We Love This…

“Madeira is such an awesome destination because it feels super tropical with all the colourful fruits & flowers and palmtrees across the island, but you’re still just in Europe! I love going on a long hike up the mountains or through the famous levadas, and exploring all the picturesque streets of Funchal. But canyoning has to be on top of my list for fun outdoor adventures!

Heleen – Co-owner