Garganta Funda Waterfall 

Waterfalls in Calheta (Madeira)

Garganta Funda Waterfall 
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Within the Madeira archipelago, numerous locations showcase Nature’s remarkable exuberance, and the Garganta Funda Waterfall unquestionably stands among these exceptionally beautiful places that leave no one untouched.

Nestled on the southwestern edge of the island, within the Calheta municipality, reaching this natural sanctuary involves heading towards the parish of Ponta do Pargo, notable for its slightly rugged terrain.

Embarking on the journey to the Garganta Funda Waterfall viewpoint commences at Pedregal. This short and straightforward trail spans approximately 600 meters in one direction. Upon arrival, visitors are greeted by a unique landscape, dominated by the majestic waterfall, towering at about 140 meters in height.

The Garganta Funda Waterfall gracefully cascades from a rugged hillside, enveloped by lush green surroundings. From this vantage point, one can also admire the vastness of the Atlantic Ocean and the historic Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse, perched atop a cliff at an altitude of 290 meters. For all these compelling reasons, it is an absolute must-visit for anyone with a love for nature.


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Visiting Garganta Funda Waterfall 

Duration: 20 minutes

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