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Relish inspiring views of Lisbon during this 2-hour Tagus River cruise aboard a private sailboat, departing central Lisbon. Let romance fill you with joy as you enjoy magnificent golden soaked views of the city’s famous monuments. This Tagus River cruise is a perfect way to spend an early evening with as many as six friends. During this Lisbon sunset sail, you’ll admire UNESCO World Heritage sites like Belém Tower and Jerónimos Monastery.


  • 2-hour sunset cruise by private sailboat on Lisbon's Tagus River
  • Relax out on deck and enjoy the company of your private group as you sail
  • Pass top Lisbon attractions and city sights including Belém Tower and Christ the King monument (Cristo Rei).
  • Look out for the UNESCO World Heritage site of Jerónimos Monastery with its eye-catching Manueline architecture
  • Arrange a start time that suits your vacation schedule
  • Upgrade to include a hotel pickup and drop-off service from central Lisbon

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What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Tagus River Sunset Cruise in Lisbon

Enjoy a private sailing trip around Lisbon!

Meet near the Museu do Oriente in central Lisbon and board your private sailboat for a 2-hour breathtaking sunset Tagus River cruise. After your crew prepares the sails, depart from the 25th of April Bridge and begin your private tour over the Tagus River. Savor stunning views of historic monuments drenched in warm golden rays, like Lisbon’s famous Christ the King monument (Cristo Rei). Learn how the monument was influenced by the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Continue along the lively Tagus River and spot Lisbon’s most famous attractions. Glimpse out at Belém Tower which once was used as a defense system at the mouth of the Tagus River. Hear from your friendly crew how this tower was dedicated to Saint Vincent, Lisbon’s patron saint. As the sun dips deeper, marvel at the Monument to the Discoveries which was built to honor the many Portuguese explorers who risked everything to sail to new lands in India and beyond.

Just as the sun is about to descend below the Atlantic, capture spectacular views of the UNESCO-listed Jerónimos Monastery. Enjoy its late Portuguese Gothic Manueline style of architecture as the sun sets. Then journey back to land, where your private Tagus River sunset cruise ends.

Customer Reviews

Morgane M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

Robin R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

My wife and I scheduled this sunset cruise for our first full day in Lisbon. Unfortunately, it was rainy and cold on this day. We were unsure if the cruise would be cancelled, but the owner of the company came and picked us up at the hotel. He said that since the weather was bad, we would be going out on a catamaran, instead of a traditional sailboat. The boat was beautiful and the captain, Joao, was very nice. We enjoyed having the boat to ourselves and the unique views of Lisbon from the river. Joao was a great guide and we had a nice experience, despite the weather. The owner of the company had offered another sunset cruise, since ours had such bad weather, but we did not feel that this was necessary, as we had a great time on the cruise we went on.

Kathryn K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Lisbon. The boat was clean and safe, the skipper was very pleasant. It was a beautiful night which, of course, helped. We were very comfortable on board. Our only slight problem was that we were unsure if we were waiting at the correct place before the tour began - could do with some signage.

Carlo M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Our party of 8 arrived at the dock and were immediately greeted. Our sail boat turned out to be a catamaran and we were the only passengers. The sail was wonderful lasting 2 hours with the most lovely views of Lisbon. What a great way to start off vacation. We used this trip to come down from the trip to Lisbon.. We are from New York and Florida.. You cant get value like this anywhere. 166.00 for 8 people..

Blanca N. W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

The most memorable experience in Lisbon. Sailing at sunset the very first night in country gave this place a magical feel to it. By far the best choice on any travel. The music played on board was soothing, and classy. The set up was very sophisticated, and the crew was phenomenal, where one had the sailboat to ourselves with as much or as little interaction from the crew as needed. A truly memorable, remarkable and unforgettable experience. Made me fall in love with Lisbon, and want to return over and over again.


4 star rating: Recommended August 2014

The family enjoyed the private boat trip down the Tagus River. The weather was good on this day. We took a private taxi for the whole family going together (8). ,The taxi was overrate of 120 EUROs. Rather take normal taxi from hotel to the river was 8 EUROs.

Lisa B

3 star rating: Worth doing February 2015

Bit wet and cloudy but still great

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