The red and yellow Funchal sightseeing buses will take you on an informative, hop on, hop off tour of the city, with a digital audio guide with commentries in over 14 langauges.
These are two different companies and the ticket of the one cannot be used o the other.They visit all the most interesting parts of Funchal and gives you the chance to hop off and explore a certain part of the city and then hop on later to finish your tour. This tour goes every 20 to 30 minutes and have 18 different stops. A €12 ticket per person is valid for two consecutive days, and includes a visit to the neighbouring village of Câmara de Lobos.
The red bus also visits Pico dos Barcelos which has fantastic views over Funchal. The yellow bus ticket , can also be used on any of the yellow public buses, but only on the first day. This will enable you to go and visit the Botanical Gardens ( bus 31 or 31A ), Monte, ( bus 20 or 21 ) or even the Palheiro Gardens
( bus 37 or 36A ) and then return with the same ticket.