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Vertical Dream

| Pombal - Vilar de Viando, Mondim de Basto 4880-212, Portugal
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Amazing!

We had our canyoning yesterday and what a great experience! Our kids (11 and 9 year old twins) and... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
ConnievdK
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Unparalleled experience for everyone!

It was an incredible trip through caves and canyons with great guides. Ilona and her husband were... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Marcin P
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We started our project in 2012, when we decided to change our lives and move out from the city to small village in the Basto region. We are passionate by nature, travels and outdoor activities. We feel that the world of outdoor activities is not just the domain of cold and suffering but that with quality equipment and service, is a pleasurable active way to enjoy the beautiful landscape we are blessed with living in the midst of. We do not see disabilities as a barrier to outdoor activities and pride ourselves on our ability to enable people to achieve what they want to. We aim for high quality and try to deliver this throughout. We have chosen equipment that makes for the most pleasurable ride. Vertical Dream has the licence number 2012/82 of the National Register of Tourism Recreation agents.
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| Pombal - Vilar de Viando, Mondim de Basto 4880-212, Portugal
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We had our canyoning yesterday and what a great experience! Our kids (11 and 9 year old twins) and us had such a great time! The nature, the river, the stories, the guides and the croissant afterwards were all stunning! Thank you Ricardo and Ilona...More

Thank ConnievdK
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Ilona C, Owner at Vertical Dream, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thank you very much! It was a pleasure to meet your a lovely family :-) Best regards to all!

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

It was an incredible trip through caves and canyons with great guides. Ilona and her husband were very informative and I've learned a lot about living in Portugal. On the way Ilona has shared a lot of information about the river bed we were in....More

Thank Marcin P
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Ilona C, Owner at Vertical Dream, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017
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Dziekujemy bardzo! Pozdrawiamy serdecznie :-)

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This activity was planned for our company trip and flabbergasted us all in a positive way. A lot of the colleagues overcame small fears by jumping of the rocks into the water and abseiling into eroded stone pools. In short: a mind-blowing activity in a...More

Thank Tobias R
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Ilona C, Owner at Vertical Dream, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you very much for great review!!! Best regards from sunny Portugal ;-)

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had a nice email contact in which Illona informed us about the canyoning. She an Ricardo took us 5 to the northern Portugal for the canyoning. And it was amacing!! They were very friendly and showed us what to do. Geat experience. It was...More

Thank Martins N
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Ilona C, Owner at Vertical Dream, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you very much for stepping by ;-) See you in the next canyoning tour! Warm regards to all !!!

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We received a warm welcome from Ilona and her husband. They encouraged you in taking big jumps and try out things you have never done before, but they always made you feel safe. The weather and site was exiting and diverse for every level of...More

Thank mattijndegraaf
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Ilona C, Owner at Vertical Dream, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thank you for your friendly comments ;-)

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Very fantastic ! Ilona and Ricardo are so friendly, natural, cool and give you so much confiance that you don't have time to get feared ! Even with our three children from six to thirteen. Good equipement, wonderful places, good talks, they take the pictures...More

Thank NinaBohou
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Ilona C, Owner at Vertical Dream, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you very much for positive comments :-)

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had a brilliant time, all first timers but Ricardo was a fantastic guide and made everybody feel at ease. A nice touch was the refreshments and snacks at the end and also a free download of loads of photographs taken during the activity. Would...More

Thank David B
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Ilona C, Owner at Vertical Dream, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you very much...

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

We (=Nick, Jari, Sofie and Nico) had 2 excellent days in the canioning !! Ilona and Ricardo are two super persons, guides. Thx for these fantastic moments. We will returne !!!!!!

Thank niconeef
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Ilona C, Owner at Vertical Dream, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for those days! We enjoy a lot a time with you and your spirit of adventure :-)

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Ilona of Vertical Dream gave us a wonderful day canyoning in North Portugal near Cabeceiras de Basto. We were a group of 8, three Dutch families (3 fathers, 5 kids age 14-16). Ilona took us on a medium level challenging canyoining trip that we made...More

Thank Jan v
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Ilona C, Owner at Vertical Dream, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you very much for this wonderful review!

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Great tour with super guide Ricardo. Intermediate tour was doable for all participants, even those with few experience.

Thank Harold E
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Ilona C, Owner at Vertical Dream, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you for your review! Greets

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