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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.
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.
This boat tour cruises along all the main atractions of the Arrabida coast.
In a modern cabin boat guided by local guides and with all the aminities available like toilete, walkaround or swimming platform participants can experience with full confort and security the main spots of this coast.
Swim in this cristal clear waters and take time to do some pictures of one of the beautiful especies of fish that live in this maritime protected area.
The dolphin watching is one of the highlights of this tour and with our experienced crew you will also will get to know more of the coastal landmarks, their history and legends of this ancient coast.
This day will start with a transfers from Lisbon (or Setúbal) to the Prof. Luiz Saldanha Marine Park, about 30 minutes distance.
Is currently considered an example of excellence in terms of the preservation and management of a protected marine area, providing the ideal conditions for many different species.
Dolphins benefit directly from this and it is therefore possible to observe them during their regular visits to this coast.
During this tour and as you have a taste of our local delicacies, you may enjoy the magnificent limestone cliffs of the Arrábida.
Our guides will assist with the interpretation of local fauna, flora and geology.
At the end of this adventure we return to Lisbon (or Setúbal.