For the adventurer in us all, this kayaking experience in Sesimbra gives you an experience on the water you won’t soon forget. Travel across the 25th of April Bridge to get to the coast of Sesimbra’s Arrabida Nature Park and Luiz de Saldanha Maritime Reserve. Follow your guide in a kayak to explore caves, cliffs, and geological wonders.
Enjoy a day of deep sea fishing off of Portugal’s Sesimbra Coast on this experiential tour. Meet your crew at the Sesimbra Harbor, then try your luck at catching mackerel, red snapper or sea bream and learn proper baiting techniques. Along the journey, you’ll see the Arrabida and National Sea Reserve, Espichel Cape and hidden beaches and coves.
Adventure enthusiasts that haven't tried coasteering are in for a pleasant surprise on this outdoor adventure tour in Setubal. Explore the rocky coastline and intertidal areas, where you can swim, walk, and climb your way along the cliffs. With a few cliff jumps thrown in for good measure, this tour makes for a fantastic outdoor experience. Just don't forget to wear comfy, water-friendly shoes and a swimsuit for your day adventuring.
Head out onto the Atlantic Ocean and take a dolphin watching tour from Sesimbra. Look out for playful pods of bottlenose dolphins in the Sado River Estuary and take in the beautiful coastal scenery of the surrounding Arrábida Mountains. Snap some photos and enjoy some time to swim in Armação Bay before heading back to shore.
Departure at the port of Abrigo de Sesimbra where we will then look for dolphins in their natural habitat. See Bottle-nosed Dolphins and Common Dolphins in the blue and crystal clear waters of the Arrábida Natural Park, without disturbing their natural behavior.
Observe various forms of wildlife and different types of birds. Swim and sunbathe on some of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal, accessible only by sea. Visit caves and rock formations along the coast of the natural park and listen to the mysterious stories of the 18th century that characterize the region with your local guide.
Portugal’s Arrábida Natural Park is known for its extraordinary limestone rock formations, bijou beaches, and other spectacular scenery—and a sea-kayaking tour offers the best way to get an up-close look. Make your own way to the Clube Naval de Sesimbra, grab your kayaking equipment, and set out with your guide. You’ll paddle past some of the region’s most photogenic vistas, will soak up the coastal ambiance, and will even have the chance to dive to see the underwater sights.
You will head to the diving spots across the landscape of Arrabida’s Natural Park. You will be amazed with the enormous cliffs and nature around you. Most fishes you can see are the golden grey mullet, seabass, golden fish, white and zebra seabream. We might also see a lot more species like the dusky grouper, the John Dory or the long-snouted seahorse.
We offer you the opportunity to explore the coast of the Arrábida mountain range. With our team you can share unforgettable experiences, discovering places and landscapes of rare beauty. You will always be supported and supervised by our team of experienced guides and instructors
A stroll inside Professor Luis Saldanha's Marine Park, unique and unforgettable landscapes will be the highlight of your experience.
You can also experience snorkeling in one of the most crystalline waters of Portugal!
We provide you with the opportunity to explore the bottom of the oceans. With our team you can share unforgettable experiences, discovering places and landscapes of rare beauty. You will always be supported and supervised by our team of experienced guides and instructors
A dip in a reef within the Professor Luis Saldanha Marine Park, unique and unforgettable landscapes will be the highlight of your experience.
Take to the coastal waters of Portugal by stand-up paddleboard on this private tour—ideal for learners and experienced paddlers alike. Following pickup at your Setúbal hotel, transfer to the beach and hit the water with your guide. With all safety equipment included on your tour, head through the beautiful Arrabida Natural Park and admire uninterrupted coastal views.
Nobody knows about diving in Portugal as we do.
We are Portuguese divers and we are keen to go diving with our friends and clients all year round.
If you want to experience Portugal underwater, Portugal Dive will take exactly where you like to dive.
Finding a scuba experience which caters to all ability and interest levels can be tricky. However, this private boat, beach, and (optional) diving combo excursion should please most parties, given that you can dive below water or stick to the sand. It’s also ideal for friend groups who either don’t want the hassle or don’t have the time to join a large-group excursion.
Admire the great outdoors of Setubal on this spectacular kayak tour. You won’t have to worry about bringing heavy kit with you as a sit-on-top canoe, backboard, life jacket, paddle, and waterproof bag is provided. You’ll explore Arrabida Natural Park and Marine Reserve with a guide to navigate so you don’t get lost. Your trip will be educational too, as you’ll learn about the geology, flora, and fauna of this idyllic landscape.
There is whole underwater world waiting for you!
The rich biodiversity of marine life in Sesimbra will sure make your dive memorable. You will be able to see plenty of species while learning about scuba diving equipment and safety rules.
If you have always wanted to try dive and wondered how it feels to see life underwater and be part of it this is the best experience for you!
With the Seaview board it becomes much easier to know a little more about the aquatic world of the Luís Saldanha Marine Park and Martime reserve.
Difficulty level? Its very easy and open to all ages!
This activity is carried out with all comfort on a Seaview board in a very simple way.
Ideal for groups of friends, couples, families and team buildings.
Enjoy a boat tour! Departing from the harbour in one of our boats be amazed by this beautiful coast scenary while we head to the spots to discover them with a SeaView board.
Once there a Seaview board is provided and be free to explore the amazing seaflor and the aquatic life of Arrabida´s pristine waters as well the small caves full with musel or clamshells!
A Gopro is provided for recording this unforgettable experience.
Become a SeaView explorer!
• Paddle Board in beautiful Arrabida Nature Park where we will explore its breathtaking coast, clear waters and rich marine life.
• Snorkeling (optional) at Anixa Island
• Picnic at one of the most beautiful beachs in Europe
• Gopro pics and video included
During this unique experience we aim not only to observe the dolphins in their natural habitat but also to locate and collect floating plastic.
It will thus be developing its environmental education as well as that of the smaller ones.
Embark on Sesimbra and gain the opportunity to see other species (such as the common dolphin) as well as explore the entire coastline of the Arrábida Natural Park up to the Sado River.
Its estuary is a point of prime importance for the conservation of dolphins, since they live there all year round, making this place a unique place considering that there are only three in all of Europe.
The best Coasteering of Portinho da Arrábida ”is an experience for those looking for strong emotions, in a heavenly place inside the Luís Saldanha Marine Park !!
Coasteering, or in other words «Flying Into Water», is a multi activity as it encompasses Trekking, Climbing, Abseiling, Swimming, Caving, Slide and Jumping into the Sea ... By the way, many jumps into the crystal clear waters from the coast of Serra da Arrábida.
Aloha, I am Nate! I am passioNate about meeting new people, teaching Paddle Boarding, and food & wine culture. I have had the pleasure of operating SUP schools and Restaurants around the world for over two decades. Described as a People Person, I love to make people laugh and leave with Aloha in their hearts for Portugal.
Coming from Hawaii & Living in Portugal for the last few years I have found a new home for this passion, in the hidden gem that is Arrábida Nature Park.
It is my goal to share everything there is to know about SUP and the local food and wine culture. Leaving you with the confidence to go anywhere in the world and rent a board on your next holiday.
The bonus is, after our day of paddling on the Turquoise water of Arrábida, you will get to tour, taste and learn about the region of Setúbal.
Canoeing is an outdoor activity that allows you to insert the practitioner into the environment, putting him in perfect symbiosis with nature.
Discover the paradisiacal beaches of Rabbits, Galapinhos, Pilots, Alpertuche or the iconic island of Anicha (otherwise not accessible), not forgetting the Lapa de Santa Margarida.
"Setubal Undiscovered" intends to share with everyone the wonderful landscapes, places and experiences that the region of Setúbal encloses and that creates in each Setubalense a deep and unconditional love for their land.
It is our intention to make sure that each of you carries with you a piece of that love, created not only for a vacation but for an unforgettable experience.