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A woman and a man can be seen kajaking in the Peneda-Gerês National Park with Oporto Adventure Tours.



Hiking & Kayaking in the Peneda-Gerês National Park

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Kayaking & Canoeing
Full description
Minimum age
5 years
English, Portuguese
Easy, Moderate
Meeting place

We pick you up from your accommodation in Porto.

FREE cancellation with full refund up to 24 hours before the start of the activity


Join us for a breathtaking tour that will have every nature-lover's heart beat faster as we go hiking and kayaking in the Peneda-Gerês National Park! Get to know this unique place of natural beauty from a different perspective and absorb the surroundings while hiking through the mountainous landscape and kayaking in the Caniçada reservoir. There's no doubt this tour will give you a taste of the best of Portugal, - a day full of memorable experiences in the great outdoors. So don't hesitate and book your spot to go hiking and kayaking in the Peneda-Gerês National Park now.

Tour programme
- Preparation:
We provide a complimentary pick-up service from accommodations in Porto. Pick up is approximately at 08:30 am but you will receive more detailed information about the exact pick-up time via email, by the latest on the day before the tour. Our groups typically consist of 5 to 6 people per guide. The drive from Porto to the national park take approximately 1h 30min.
- Tour:
Once we arrive at the national park, we will start the tour, during which we will alternate between hiking and kayaking in order to get the most out of our visit and explore all the hidden gems of the Gerês National Park. When kayaking, we will paddle across the pristine waters of the Caniçada reservoir. Furthermore, we will visit an ancient village of Fafiao and stop at a local restaurant for lunch where you can enjoy a traditional Portuguese meal and a stunning panoramic view. In the afternoon, we will also visit an impressive waterfall with a beautiful lagoon where you can relax and go for a swim.
- Return:
All in all, we will spend around 9 to 10 hours together, after which time you will be dropped off back in Porto.

Tour facts
- River: Caniçada Reservoir
- Total duration: 9-10h
- Time on the river:1h

Included Services
- High-quality Kayak
- Certified kayak and nature guide
- Hotel pick-up with transfer to the starting point and back
- Photos/Videos
- Local food and wine

Bring along
- Swimwear
- Second pair of trainers (which may get wet)
- Towel
- Sunscreen
- Water

- Minimum age: 5 years
- Physical health (no mobility issues)
- Swimming ability

Recommendations for Hiking & Kayaking in the Peneda-Gerês National Park

NoahSeptember 4, 2021verified1 day (10 hours/day)

One of the highlights of our trip. Lots of love to Afonso and Co. Recommend to everyone Noah and Johnny

  • Action level
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  • Value for money
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  • Location
  • Beginner friendly

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