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Azores: Vila Franca do Campo Islet Kayaking Experience

Azores: Vila Franca do Campo Islet Kayaking Experience

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From £38.04 per person

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Discover the beauty of the island aboard a kayak on an easy kayaking tour, suitable for beginners and experienced kayakers alike. Pass by high cliffs, islets, and small caves and see the island from a different perspective.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Instructor
English, Portuguese
Pickup optional
The pickup time is at 9:00 AM. In case the local partner needs to settle for a different time, you will be contacted via email.
Small group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Benefit from sit-on-top kayaks with waterproof barrels suitable for beginners
  • Share a kayak with your family (2 adults, 2 children)
  • Swim and snorkel in the crystal clear waters of the Azores
Full description
Paddle along the beautiful coastline of Vila Franca de Campo. Choose between the morning or afternoon tour and embark on a kayaking adventure suitable for families with children. The level is appropriate for beginners and experienced kayakers alike. Your professional instructor will make sure that everyone feels safe and comfortable. Get geared with the necessary equipment for your kayak tour. Then, receive a safety briefing from your instructor before heading out onto the waters. This tour takes you on a 4.5 kilometer stretch along the beautiful Vila Franca do Campo Islet. During the excursion, you may take a dip into the refreshing waters and try some snorkeling.
Includes
  • Accredited guides
  • Sit-on-top kayaks
  • Life vests or PFDs
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Insurance
  • Photos and videos
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Please meet at 9:30 AM at the Marina de Vila Franca do Campo. In case the time changes, the local partner will reach out to you via email.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Water

Know before you go

  • The ability to swim or feel comfortable in the water is required
  • For larger groups than 8 people please contact the local partner
  • In order to maintain your safety, the tour may be canceled or rescheduled depending on the sea conditions
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 53 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.9/5

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Would recommend this instead of taking the boat if you like a little more fun and adventure going out to the caldera. It’s not a difficult kayaking experience but a much better way to enjoy the island. There are a lot of fish in the lagoon in the middle so snorkeling was glam added bonus. The 2 instructors were excellent and guided us around the caldera first and even let us go into a small cave Inlet on the outer section before we spent an hour in the middle lagoon area. Was definitely worth it.

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9 August 2022

Magnificent kayak ride to the beautiful island of Vila Franca with Joao and his two collaborators, all very professional and nice! The kayaks are beautiful, equipped with a waterproof bag to keep your things safe, and a bag with masks and snorkels for snorkeling. I can only recommend this beautiful excursion!

3 July 2022

After a brief introduction, we were assigned the kayaks, and if required, each kayak also received a waterproof bag. First we circled the island, then we were able to explore the crater and the island on our own for about an hour, after which we went back to the port. For us it was a completely successful trip, the two guides were great and we had a lot of fun. Absolutely recommendable!

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1 July 2022

Product ID: 349751