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Ponta de Piedade Grotto Sightseeing Cruise from Lagos provided by Days of Adventure

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Ponta de Piedade Grotto Sightseeing Cruise from Lagos

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Gain access to the tight spaces of the Ponta de Piedade grottoes on this tour, which uses specially-designed boats to access more of the seascape. Your captain navigates the small boat into the nooks and crannies of the grottoes along Portugal’s Atlantic coast, renowned for its unusual rock formations and caverns. Learn about the formation of the landscape through the guide's commentary. Travel in a small group of just 10 people or fewer, which provides plenty of time to ask questions.
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Passeio dos Descobrimentos 1
Passeio dos Descobrimentos 1, 8600-302 Lagos, PortugalOur office and meeting point is in the Marina of Lagos, next to Bar Amuras. Please check in 15 minutes before departure. No shows will be charged the full price.
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  • Pass by Ponta da Piedade
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Passeio dos Descobrimentos 1
Passeio dos Descobrimentos 1, 8600-302 Lagos, PortugalOur office and meeting point is in the Marina of Lagos, next to Bar Amuras. Please check in 15 minutes before departure. No shows will be charged the full price.
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  • Navigate Lagos' coastal caverns in a specially designed boat 
  • Learn about the geology and origin of the formations from your guide
  • Small group of just 10 people allows an intimate atmosphere and time to ask questions
  • Multiple departure times make it easy to fit your schedule
What to Expect
Make your own way to Marina de Lagos to meet your guide and group at your selected departure time. Boats leave regularly throughout the day, which ensures you can find a time that fits your vacation schedule. Step aboard a low-profile vessel, specially designed for navigating the tight spaces in the Ponta de Piedade grottoes. With a small group of 10 people or fewer, this tour has an intimate atmosphere and offers plenty of time to ask questions. Relax and enjoy the ocean breeze and unusual scenery, composed of sandstone cliffs punctuated by tiny grottoes and secluded beaches. Let the captain show his or her expertise while navigating the tight spaces and tough turns that you would never try on your own, while providing commentary on the formation and geological details of the Atlantic coast. Return to Marina de Lagos at the conclusion of your tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Passeio dos Descobrimentos 1, 8600-302 Lagos, Portugal
1h 15m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional local driver/guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Live commentary on board
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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doctorbobster wrote a review 19 Mar
Gainesville, Florida728 contributions269 helpful votes
Ponta de Piedade is a fantastic piece of seascape and landscape; I would call it a must-see if you are passing through the area. Besides seeing it from above, you also want to see it from water level. There are several operators who provide boat tours from the Lagos dock; we
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Date of experience: March 2020
Rob wrote a review 14 Mar
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Days of Adventure were a fantastic company to do a range of tours with. In particular when faced with scheduling difficulties their flexibility and customer service was excellent. Special thanks to Deogo and Roger who were brilliant. Definitely recommend this company.
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Wade L wrote a review 5 Mar
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The cruise was great and so much to see, with the hidden beaches, Caves and rock formations. The historical landmarks of old ports an military strong holds was totally unexpected. We would definitely do it again.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Ryan wrote a review Jan 2020
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The cruise left on time and was very well organised. Our skipper was great at pointing out all the interesting features on the tour. He was especially good at navigating through the tight rock formations and making sure everyone had enough time to take photos. We were really
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Date of experience: January 2020
Sophie M wrote a review Dec 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
We absolutely loved it! Justino was our captain. He is very nice, fun and skilled to navigate. I highly recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Castro and Andrea were wonderful, great tour!
Got to see everything we wanted and more. Castro and Andrea were amazing guides. Would highly recommend!
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This was such a great trip hosted by the young and capable Miguel and Andreia. The speedboat took us out of the Mar
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Dhanwanth V
Excellent guide, captain and service
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