Private Shore Excursion in Ponta Delgada
On your cruise stop in Ponta Delgada Port join us and explore São Miguel island, in a 4×4 experience, and let yourself be amazed by the beautiful sceneries of the island. Most popular choices for excursions are: Sete Cidades, Furnas or Lagoa do Fogo.
In the case of shore excursions, the start time is directly related to the ship's arrival. We are constantly updating the ETA of the ship and when the ship docks we will be waiting for you at the pier on the ground level with the lead traveller name on a sign.
On this private tour, on the day that you arrive, weather conditions will determine the type of tour you should take. Wait and see and decide on the day.
Options include Sete Cidades, Furnas or Lagoa do Fogo, but other options can be considered within the time frames available.
On the shore excursion tour to Sete Cidades, you will explore several lakes around the area and hop-on an all-terrain ride along the craters of Sete Cidades as well as visit the small local parish.
If you take the shore excursion to Furnas, you will be visiting the most romantic town in Portugal. In Furnas, hot spring waters, neighbour fresh spring waters inside a volcano. See vegetation and fumaroles competing. Enjoy Furnas lake shore (a small trail hike can be included if you wish) and you will also see how a traditional Portuguese plate is made.
On the shore excursion tour to Lagoa do Fogo you will enjoy the natural blue hue of the nature reserve and Fogo Lake. Visit the Caldeira Velha with its hot waterfall and natural pool for swimming. Explore a 4WD trail to a freshwater waterfall (a small hike can be included if desired). You will also witness evidence of volcano activity at Ribeira Grande, a small town in Caldeiras.
- Private tour – only for your group
- Get off the beaten track in a 4×4
- Pier Pick-up and Drop-Off
- Admire the waterfall
- Watch traditional Portuguese plates being made
- See the hot springs and the inside of a volcano
- Visit a small local parish
- Explore the lakes at Sete Cidades
- Scheduling: Private Tour
- Languages offered on the Activity / Tour: English, Portuguese
- Duration: 4 hours
- Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Instant Confirmation
- Pick-up servicePick up time is directy related to Ships ETA - Client sould advise Disembarkation Time and Cruise Ship Name
- Disability ServicesCollapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
- Ship to shore “Stress-free” tour guarantee.Get a full refund for non-docking ships or late port arrivals.
- Easy CancellationCancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
- Local English speaking guide/driver
- Pick-up drop-off at the pier
- All taxes and VAT at legal rate
- Entrance fees in thermal pools and natural parks
- Tips Gratuities
- Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
- A maximum of 6 passengers per booking - Advise 5 passengers maximum for better comfort
- It is advisable to wear comfortable shoes and should bring a swimsuit to enjoy and experience the gifts that nature gives us