We´re the ones who are truly "out of the box"
I started Hit the Road Tours in August of 2012 with my Land Rover, by myself. I very soon discovered what the “formula” was for a successful tour and got to work on growing my reputation.
After 2 years and many many tours, we were listed as the 2nd best tour company in Madeira according to Tripadvisor. My clients were all looking for genuine experiences and to get away from the beaten path.
I tailored every single tour, wasn´t afraid to try something new and different and always made sure to leave my clients better off than when I found them.
The company has since then expanded but the core beliefs remain. We´re a small company with big dreams and big hearts.
Jeff, Owner and Guide.
I grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa, in a portuguese family. As a proud Portuguese South African, I came back to Madeira to reconnect with my roots and couln´t be happier than I am now.
I absolutely love my job, my team and my beautiful island.
I´m generally a positive thinker, a hard worker and a big dreamer and in my free time, I love playing the drums.
Lisa is our superstar.
She is officially credited as a mountain guide and is constantly learning and improving her skills. I often joke about how she is the smartest in the group.
Her love for history, fauna and flora and relentless work ethic will eventually make her one of the greatest guides on the island.
She’s also taking her black belt in Karate.
Hugo is our life-experienced 4×4 guide.
Definitely the funniest of the group, his energy is contagious and his playful outlook on life is a breath of fresh air. Hugo will make you laugh, give you great advice and maybe even make fun of you a little bit. 😉
He’s also an ex footballer and in better shape than most people 20 years younger than him.
I very often say Victor is the hardest working person on the team and is a valuable asset to our small company.
He has been with us for a couple of years now, he drives the van, the 4x4s and is now the number 1 guide for the Sunrise Hike.
A true local, a kind soul and a hard worker, you’ll love Victor!
He’s also very dangerous with a paintball gun.
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