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Sesimbra: Arrabida Natural Park & Caves Guided Kayaking Tour

1. Sesimbra: Arrabida Natural Park & Caves Guided Kayaking Tour

Venture along the caves and coves of Arrabida Natural Park on this kayaking tour from Sesimbra. Stop for beak and enjoy a snack of traditional sweets and some refreshing water. Plunge into the water at Ribeiro do Cavalo beach.  Meet your guide and get set up with high-quality kayaking gear. Stay safe and comfortable with the included backrest and life jacket. Keep your things dry with the use of a dry bag. Set off along the coast and keep an eye out for local wildlife along the way. Visit spaces that are only accessible by boat. Soak up the tranquility of the sea without the noise from a motor.  Go for a swim in the turquoise waters of the beach of Ribeiro do Cavalo. Take a walk on the beach and put your toes in the sand. Replenish with a delicious snack and some water before returning to Sesimbra.

100% Views! Dolphin Watching Tour, Let´s Explore Arrábida

2. 100% Views! Dolphin Watching Tour, Let´s Explore Arrábida

Visit the dolphins in the wild and the secluded bays of the Arrábida Mountains on this complete experience. Depart from Sesimbra harbor, where a briefing will be held regarding the behavior of the dolphins and what to do when they are spotted and learn the safety rules at sea. Depart towards the Arrabida Marine Park, a maritime reserve where the dolphins swim freely in large numbers all year long. Spot the dolphins and follow them during the period allowed by the maritime park code of conduct for the dolphin watching. The species that exist in the maritime park area: bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic common dolphins (100% sightings since 2013) and more rarely striped dolhins, orca and even whales can be seen. After the dolphin watch, visit the bays and stop for a taste of local tyipical liquor and snorkeling in one of the amazing bays of the Arrábida inside the Professor Luís Saldanha Maritime Reserve.

Sesimbra: Arrábida Marine Reserve Scuba Diving Experience

3. Sesimbra: Arrábida Marine Reserve Scuba Diving Experience

We'll do scuba diving. This is an experience in which you'll be able to breathe for the first time underwater. We always give a briefing that explains what to do, what to expect, how does the equipment work and what we'll see during the experience. Usually we are able to see shipwrecks, corals, unique fishes of the area and much more. In the boat trip you'll also be able to experience the uniqueness of Arrabida. A lot of fun is also included on our activities together with certified trainers and a resourceful team to create the best experiences possible for the clients.

Sesimbra: Beginner Scuba Dive in the Ocean

4. Sesimbra: Beginner Scuba Dive in the Ocean

After a brief initial training, you will take a boat trip to the diving area, accompanied by a certified instructor. It will be your first step in this new underwater world. Be aware, because there is a possibility of seeing dolphins during the trip, you will be able to discover the inhabitants of our amazing underwater world, for sure you will not forget the encounter with a sassy octopus, pipefish and many others! Also during the experience, we will offer a traditional sweet from Sesimbra for tasting. Afterward, you can enjoy a hot shower in our facilities. Enjoy the ocean in all its splendor. Discover a new world!!!

Lisbon: Eco-Friendly Beginner's Scuba Diving

5. Lisbon: Eco-Friendly Beginner's Scuba Diving

This program gives you the opportunity to discover the underwater world by diving in the Professor Luiz Saldanha Marine Park. Whilst there you'll enjoy the most extensive biodiversity in Europe, without having to commit to a more extensive certification program. The program is internationally recognized by SSI (Scuba Schools International) and Wild Sea Europe, and begins with a security and communication briefing which will prepare you to breathe underwater. Following that you will board your boat to travel to one of the historical spots within the Marine Park. Throughout your activity your guides encourage you to locate underwater plastic so that they can collect it. This way you will be contributing with a positive environmental impact. At the conclusion of your experience, you will receive free access to a marine ecology e-learning service called "SSI Blue Oceans".

From Sesimbra: Arrábida Dolphin Watching Boat Tour

6. From Sesimbra: Arrábida Dolphin Watching Boat Tour

Enjoy a boat tour with dolphin observation through Arrábida coast, with boarding in Sesimbra. Observe more than one species of dolphin if you are lucky, like common dolphin and roazes corvineiros. Watch the cetaceans in their own natural habitat, as they socialize, swim, and eat. Experience an educational component about sea living and biodiversity, and the geology and points of interest of archeological and historical importance connected with this region. Travel along Arrábida coast, passing through the caves and sacred beaches protected by cliffs with transparent and crystalline water if the dolphin observation happens early in the tour. Stop for diving and swimming if the weather and sea conditions are favorable.

From Sesimbra: Exclusive!!! Sea Scooter Snorkeling boat Tour

7. From Sesimbra: Exclusive!!! Sea Scooter Snorkeling boat Tour

Explore in this Sea Scooter snorkeling guided tour the aquatic world of the Luís Saldanha Marine Park. Board an amazing rib boat that will cruise along this amazing coastlines heading for the beautiful snorkeling spots. How? Its easy, check-in at the Nautical centre for suit up. There all facilities are available for your confort - changing room, warm showers, wc etc... From there depart to the snorkeling area and experience the ultimate adventure with a Sea Scooter in this snorkeling tour. Dive into a world of wonder as you glide effortlessly through the crystal-clear waters, propelled by our high-performance sea scooters. Explore vibrant coral reefs, encounter mesmerizing marine life, and uncover hidden treasures beneath the surface. Join this tour for an unforgettable underwater journey that combines the thrill of snorkeling with the exhilaration of a Sea Scooter. Difficulty level? With a Sea Scooter its efortless and open to all ages! With seasoned guides be led with all the safety and confort through the amazing bays of Arrábida coast to discover the diversity of the sea floors and fauna. Join this tour and become a Sea Scooter Snorkeling explorer!

Sesimbra: Beginner Scuba Diving in Prof. Luiz S. Marine Park

8. Sesimbra: Beginner Scuba Diving in Prof. Luiz S. Marine Park

Prof. Luiz Saldanha Marine Park is the perfect spot for your first Scuba Diving experience. In a reef and coral gardens environment, you will be able to watch close by the 1000+ different marine species, like anemones, gorgónias, lobsters, octopuses, stingrays, sea horses, sea stars, and sea urchins. Some of these unique to this zoologic reserve and biodiveristy conservation zone, and other rare, from other geographic áreas, making it one of the most diverse seabed in Europe, throughout all the Setúbal coast, between Serra da Arrábida and Cabo Espichel, less than an hour by car from Lisbon. In the Try Scuba Dive you will begin with a safety briefing and an introduction to your Instructor and Scuba Diving gear. Then you will start an adaptation session, during which you will learn to breathe underwater, applying recreational scuba diving techniques and gear, following with a guided dive, where you will increase your knowledge about the endemic fauna of this marine life sanctuary, feeling completely in harmony with nature. At the end of this Try Scuba Diving, you will return to the starting point on our speedboat. The Instructors and diving leaders (Divemasters) are certified by the world’s most prestige training organizations, namely by CMAS (World Confederation of Underwater Activities) and SSI (Scuba Schools International). Whether you are beginner or experienced, it is ideal to enjoy by yourself or in group, with your friends, family and/or partner, celebrate birthdays, bachelor(ettes), or school or corporate events, accessible to everyone.

Lisbon: Snorkeling and Wine Tasting in Arrábida

9. Lisbon: Snorkeling and Wine Tasting in Arrábida

Leave the busy city of Lisbon behind and spend the day exploring the landscapes of Arrábida Natural Park. On the way, soak up epic views of the Arrábida Mountains and the sweeping coastal cliffs.  Explore the sprawling greenery of the park and listen to your guide share information about the wildlife here. Later, cool off from the heat with a swim in the crystal clear waters and go snorkeling in search of colorful marine life. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, enjoy a delicious lunch at a nearby fishing village (at own expense). Taste the flavors of Portuguese cuisine followed by a wine tasting session of prestigious local wines. At the end of an unforgettable adventure, return to Lisbon.

Sesimbra: Ocean Snorkeling Cruise to Saldanha Marine Park

10. Sesimbra: Ocean Snorkeling Cruise to Saldanha Marine Park

When practiced in the calm waters of the Marine Park, snorkeling promotes the feeling of relaxation through the observation of an immense biodiversity. Schools of fish, forests of undulating seaweed and the incredible seascapes present themselves as an unforgettable natural spectacle. This is a perfect opportunity to share unforgettable moments in nature with family or friends. With more than 1300 different species you will be mesmerized by this beautiful new underwater world. All our instructors are certified with a lot of experience in the area, making the activity safe and fun for everyone

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What people are saying about Sesimbra

Very good. Lots of fun, beautiful scenery. You have to have a certain physical background, The guides are great and help you navigate the kayak, Keep in mind that parking is bad... you have to go with time.

We did this excursion with our teenage kids and everyone loved it! We didn't expect to see so many dolphins and these so close. It was an unforgettable experience! Thanks!

We had a lovely time paddling with Mario and the other guests. Ran longer than three hours so we really got our money’s worth!

Very nice tour, lovely views. The tour guide was very professional and kind. Highly recommended.

Saw many dolphins and we were allowed to sit on deck in turn. Had a great morning!