Top 20 Experiences in ponta delgada
Azores Whale Watching & Islet Boat Tour
Join an exciting Marine Wildlife tour with Biologists and Naturalists, to see and learn more about Whales, Dolphins, Turtles, Fish, Birds, and the season's marine biodiversity of the Azores Islands! Unlock the island's scenic coastline, the sandy beaches and the Princess Ring Islet of Vila Franca do Campo, along with all the best kept secrets of sea life in the heart of the Atlantic.
8-Hour Private Tour in 4x4 Vehicle from Ponta Delgada
Enjoy this 8-hour tour which can be tailored entirely to your needs and preferences. Use a 4x4 and skilled guide/driver to explore Azores, Portugal at your own pace.
Quad Biking - Sete Cidades from North Coast (Half Day)
On this tour you will be the driver of an quad / ATV and this will probably be the best way to feel and experience this part of São Miguel Island. This tour will take you to the highest points of the mountains that surround Sete Cidades Volcano. The itinerary is On and Offroad and you will have the opportunity to visit some of the trails that are part of the Azores Airlines Rallye. If the weather is good, you can count on awesome views to the lakes and the ocean. This will make you feel as you are on the top of the world. Our team of experient guides will ensure your safety and provide brief explanations at each stop. You can expect adventure! Itinerary: * Fenais da Luz ( North cost) * Pico da Cruz (845 meters altitude) View to Lagoa de Santiago, lagoa Rasa and Sete Cidades lagoon. * Vista da Rainha/Miradouro das Cumeeiras ( View point for Sete Cidades, Green and Blue Lagoon) * Cerrado das Freiras * Passing by Capelas village * Fenais da Luz
Small-Group Ponta Delgada Food Tour in Azores
Discover some of the best food in Portugal on this 3h culinary walking tour through Ponta Delgada, the main city of the Azores islands. Sample unique and delicious foods, while learning about the local traditions, culture and gastronomy, as you walk through charming cobblestone streets. Have a taste of the Azores and get immersed in surprising flavours and tales! • taste local specialties, to be found nowhere else in the world • gain knowledge and background of Azorean food • learn secrets of traditional cuisine from local artisans • visit the local market, meet traders and sample their quality produce From timeless recipes to innovative modern cuisine, you will enjoy a progressive menu that includes the unique Azorean pineapple, physalis and blackberry jams, seafood and organic meat products, ending up with homemade desserts such as passionfruit bavaroise or green tea ice cream!
Off the Beaten Track Half Day Sete Cidades Jeep Tour
Visit one on the seven wonders of Portugal! We travel the rim of the crater on a small dirt track see views that others miss out on. We make various stops along the way including the famous Vista do Rei (the kings view). This 3 1/2 hour tour is our best seller and cannot be missed. The breathtaking views will make you want more. We also make a small stop inside the crater for coffee, drinks, washrooms etc.... Around each corner is a new adventure.
Azores: Shore Excursion Sete Cidades - Blue & Green Twin Crater Lakes
Guaranteed, the perfect opportunity to discover how Seven Cities won the 7 Wonders of Portugal Visit one of the most emblematic viewpoints of São Miguel, Vista do Rei, known as the King D. Carlos and Queen D. Amélia; See for yourself the lush Santiago Lagoon, located within the Sete Cidades volcanic crater, surrounded by typical Macaronesian vegetation and cryptomeria plantations; Explore the center of the quiet Parish of Sete Cidades situated inside the 800-inhabitant crater; Admire from the top of the Escalvado Viewpoint the incredible view of the Parish of Mosteiros and Ferraria, generated by the volcanic force of this area; See for yourself and learn the whole process of growing pineapples in glass greenhouses, which take 2 years to generate; Tours start at 09am. For Ships arriving after 09am, the Tour starts one hour after docking (exp: Cruise ship docks at 10am, tour starts at 11am).
"Sightseeing Tour" Sete Cidades & Lagoa do Fogo | Full Day with lunch
Sete Cidades & Lagoa do Fogo – “The Power of Nature” Guaranteed to be a perfect opportunity to discover how Seven Cities crater volcano lake, won the 7 Wonders of Portugal, as well as the power of nature generated by the Lagoa do Fogo volcano, +/- 40% energy to the island of São Miguel.
Quad /2pax – Off-road Excursion – Sete Cidades – Half Day
The volcano crater provides stunning views over the valley of Setes Cidades. The amazing view over the two lakes provides moments of great adrenaline and emotions.
Full-Day Whales & Volcano Lagoa do Fogo (incl. lunch)
See Whales, Dolphins, and Lagoa do Fogo - enjoy local food, magnificent island views, learn about volcanoes, bathe at Caldeira Velha hotsprings or Salto do Cabrito cold waterfall - a Full Day!
Azores: Shore Excursion Furnas - Crater volcano and hot springs
Furnas / East Island, “Gastronomy, Hot springs, Boilers & Fumaroles” towards one of the most emblematic volcanic areas of São Miguel, considered the capital of Azorean tourism. Explore the volcanological activities of one of the most active volcanoes in the Azores, as well as all its eruptive history over 100,000 years old; See for yourself why Furnas Valley is considered by experts to be the largest hydropolis in the world for its diversity of mineral and thermal waters from its springs; See were locals cook a truly 100% azorean dish, on a volcanic soil for 6 hours; Visit one of only two tea plantations / factories in Europe.., it is impossible to remain indifferent to such diversity. Optionally, Terra Nostra botanic garden and thermal pool can be included at your shore excursion tour in a group size of 8 persons (entrance not included). Make sure you leave on comments that you desire to include this extra stop.
Totally personalized private tour to Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo (west)
Turn your day in a memorable moment with a totally personalized private tour, be part of a stress-free journey in São Miguel island. We take care of you all day, deciding with you what to see, where to go, when, and how long. Never feel rush or that you skip something better, we're here to take you to where you really want. The transport can be made by car up to 4 passengers or by mini-van up to 8. Just lay back and relax.
Nordeste Waterfall Tour
Discovery the Nordeste! Characterize by the highest and oldest mountains and highest coast of the island , fantastic views with gardens , big volcanic walls, where the settlemnts starts,......its where the sun rising everydays, land of poets. On this tour you can visite the famous "salto do cavalo" view point where you can see Furnas valley and the beautifull lake of Furnas, waterfalls with traditional water mills,you can try the traditional gastronomy in tradicional restaurant, we visite Nordeste village the Arnel lithhouse, we visite simple and magnificent wheat museam, with so much history ,and the old thresher work by water and much more....finish the tour in Povoação village , the first village of the island , the first house first church, where one day everything started.... was for long time second island of São Miguel island Its a tour very peacefull out of all tourist movement in the island , for sure you never forget!
Full-Day Whales & The Princess Ring Islet (incl. Lunch)
Whales, Food, and the Princess Ring Islet - Full Day. Enjoy a Whale Watching boat tour, local food lunch at a seafront village restaurant, and ferry on a traditional fishing boat to snorkel and explore the Islet of Vila Franca do Campo!
Canyoning Experience - half day
This is super fun activity in the middle of wild nature of the Azores Islands. Suitable to all ages and people. Come jump, slide, abseil and climb with us the unique waterlines of Nordeste
Full Day Outdoor Furnas Valley Tour With Traditional Lunch
Depart from Ponta Delgada for a full-day tour of a visit to ceramic factory, with stops at viewpoints in Caloura, Vila Franca Do Campo and Furnas crater. Visit the Furnas lake and the hot springs. Lunch in Furnas town with typical Azorean food "Cozido Stew". In the afternoon, taste the local mineral waters and visit more hot springs. Visit the north shore of the island, stopping at the viewpoints, visit the only Tea Factory of Europe and the Ribeira Grande City with its beautiful architecture and the beautiful Santa Barbara beach. Return to Ponta Delgada.
Half-Day Private Tour to Sete Cidades from Ponta Delgada
Once you are picked up at your hotel, get ready for a half-day of exploring. Cruise along the forested floor of a massive volcanic crater as you explore Sete Cidades with an experienced local guide. In a rugged 4×4 vehicle, ride between sparkling lakes and bounce down dirt roads that lead to sweeping viewpoints of this stunning and dramatic landscape.
Explore Furnas by Van - Full Day Tour with Lunch and Thermal Baths
Beginning of the tour towards the first capital of the island of São Miguel, Vila Franca do Campo, with a short stop for tasting a traditional pastry. The tour follows into the Furnas Valley, to visit the Terra Nostra Park, possibly the best example of the romantic 18th century gardens in the Azores. Here, in addition to walking through paths surrounded by vegetation from around the world, there is time to enjoy a thermal bath in the pool. Before lunch, we will visit the area of Caldeiras next to the Furnas lake, where we will attend demonstrations to the traditional Cozido and learn how to cook in the Caldeiras. In the afternoon, we will experience the way the inhabitants of this parish live with a dormant volcano and where you can taste the waters that come directly from the rocks. The return to Ponta Delgada will be made by the North Coast, with passage and stop at miradouro do Pico do Ferro, a viewpoint with superb views of the parish and lagoa das Furnas.
Half Day Walking Tour Janela do Inferno
We will begin this tour with an easy trail located near Fogo volcano and it starts and finishes in the same place. In this trail, you will see diverse vegetation and walk through small mystical tunnels. Then, we will go to the top of the mountain where you will be able to see the Fogo lagoon one of the seven wonders of Portugal.
Jeep Tour - Sete Cidades/Lagoa do Fogo(Full day)
The tour is made comfortably in a jeep Land Rover properly equipped for the purpose and is perfect for those who want to have a off-road experience in São Miguel Island. This jeep tour will start in the southeastern part of the island, in the volcanic complex of Sete Cidades, visiting Lagoa das Empadadas, Cumeeira Grande; Muro das Nove das Janelas; Sete Cidades village and Vista do Rei viewpoint. After lunch, served in a local restaurant, we´ll drive towards the Fogo complex and visit Pico da Barrosa, Lagoa do Fogo viewpoint, Caldeira Velha thermal baths, Salto do Cabrito and Ribeira Grande city. NOTE: a minimum of 2 persons is required.
Quad Bike Tour - Lagoa de Fogo (Half Day)
On this tour you will be the driver of an ATV and this will probably be the best way to feel the Island. This tour will take you to the highest points of the mountains that surround the volcano of Lagoa do Fogo. Expect adventure and many surprises as a fountain buried by the lava of a volcano or hidden locations from ancient battles.