Arrabida Natural Park
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Our most recommended Arrabida Natural Park Walking Tours

  • Lisbon: Sesimbra Kayak Discovery Experience

    1. Lisbon: Sesimbra Kayak Discovery Experience

    This discovery tour by kayak is 3-hour guided tour which begins from the Bork outdoor center in Sesimbra Harbour. The tour travels through the Bay of Sesimbra, before also traveling along the beautiful coast of Arrabida Nature Park and Luiz de Saldanha Maritime Reserve. Your guide/instructor will help you find your way, as you explore the cliffs, caves, and other geological wonders during the tour. You’ll also have time to rest and enjoy a snack on Praia do Ribeiro do Cavalo, one of Portugal’s areas which contains crystal clear waters. You will then paddle back toward Sesimbra Harbour, where your tour began. This tour by kayak is the best way to have fun with family and friends while admiring unique landscapes and taking amazing souvenir photos.

    5-star experience, amazing, helpful guide, beautiful beach and ocean! Thank you Miguel for making our holiday memorable! We will come back definitely to go for a dolhins watch! ;)

  • Lisbon: Southern Sights and Wine Private Tour

    2. Lisbon: Southern Sights and Wine Private Tour

    Cross the Tagus River from Lisbon to the south side and visit a medieval castle with an archaeological museum inside. Travel through the dense forest to the immense Portuguese coast surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with beautiful beaches to explore. Located next to the sea, between Setúbal and the fishing town of Sesimbra, Arrábida Natural Park has incomparable natural beauty. Here, see how the blue of the sea alternates with the white tones of the chalk cliffs and the depths of the green vegetation that covers the mountain range. Have lunch in a sunny fisherman village, and taste the fresh flavors of the Portuguese fish-based gastronomy. Passing through the dense forest, visit an old sanctuary on the top of a dramatic cliff by the sea, and discover astonishing landscapes. Enjoy a wine tasting session with one of the most prestigious local wine producers.

    We had a great experience with Cesar. The fishing village of Sesimbra and the beach are delightful and the wine tour was super informative and relaxed! The nice views from the Arrabida mountains were an added bonus! Cesar is very passionate about the local culture and food and we had a very pleasant time.

  • Sesimbra: Arrábida Natural Park Cabo Espichel Sunset Tour

    3. Sesimbra: Arrábida Natural Park Cabo Espichel Sunset Tour

    Set sail from the harbor of Sesimbra and travel towards the famous Ribeiro do Cavalo beach. Enjoy the surrounding landscape and learn about the microclimate of the region from your guide.  Continue sailing westwards, where you will visit the beautiful beaches of Mijona and Inferno. Sail along the shores of the Arrábida Natural Park and visit "Whale Bay" and learn about the history of whale hunting in the region.  Then, sail towards Cabo Espichel and explore the caves and incredible rock formations dotted along the coast. Finally, enjoy a beautiful sunset with a glass of wine on the boat, before returning to Sesimbra.

  • Lisbon: Hiking in Arrábida Natural Park

    4. Lisbon: Hiking in Arrábida Natural Park

    These walking tours are a great way to explore the Arrábida Natural Park. Your guide will be a local who knows this region extremely well. They will help you discover it’s hidden secrets, while providing information about the local biodiversity, geology, history, culture and much more. The half-day hiking tour in Arrábida has between 6 to 8 kilometers and a maximum ascents/descents of approximately 130 meters. With a medium difficulty level, they are entirely made in the Arrábida Natural Park which is a mountain that rises above one of the most beautiful Portuguese coastlines and one of the most beautiful natural protected areas of the Lisbon region. The objective of this tour is to provide you with an activity where you can feel the mountain and the sea, in perfect harmony.

  • Lisbon: Full-Day Beach and Mountain Adventure in Arrábida

    5. Lisbon: Full-Day Beach and Mountain Adventure in Arrábida

    Join a full-day adventure to one of the most beautiful nature parks in Portugal. Meet your guide at the front gate of the zoo in Lisbon and head towards one of the top European beach destinations. Upon arrival in Arrabida, gear up and hike to a hidden place in the mountains. Enjoy outdoor rock climbing on beginner-friendly walls for people with no previous experience. Enjoy some complimentary coffee and water during the morning. Enjoy some leisure time and swim or snorkel in the crystal clear waters of Arrabida. After a relaxing and fun time at the beach, drive to the highest viewpoint of the mountain. From there, take in beautiful panoramic views over the coast of Arrabida. Then, you'll be driven back to the meeting point in Lisbon.

  • Arrabída Park with Wine, Cheese, and Pastry Tasting

    6. Arrabída Park with Wine, Cheese, and Pastry Tasting

    Crossing the 25th of April Bridge, admire the best view of Lisbon from the statue of Christ the King. Then, proceed to Arrábida Natural Park to enjoy some beautiful scenery. Marvel as breathtaking landscapes stretch out over crystal-clear waters. Later, you will arrive in the city of Setúbal, a coastal town known for its fishing activities. Explore a fantastic fresh food market before enjoying a lunch break. In the afternoon, visit a handmade tiles atelier to have the opportunity to see Portuguese tiles being made, a truly incredible experience. Before returning to Lisbon, you will go to a renowned Portuguese winery to visit their ancient wine cellars and enjoy a wine tasting. To finish the tour, savor tastings of 3 varieties of cheese, 2 varieties of smoked ham, and a traditional pastry, as well as 2 more wine tastings.

  • Arrábida: Coasteering Experience + Boat

    7. Arrábida: Coasteering Experience + Boat

    Enjoy 2 hours of emotion and adrenaline-charged fun along the coast, while you see the Arrábida Natural Park coastline like never before. Designed for those looking for a mixture of adventure and activity, this is not for the faint-hearted. The Arrábida Natural Park and the Marine Park Luiz Saldanha regions offer ideal conditions for Coasteering: good weather, clear and transparent waters, and a vast sea coast to explore. You will find a landscape that mixes small coves and high limestone cliffs. Ours instructors provide incredible locations and a unique view of an area with extremely high plant and animal diversity.

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What people are saying about Arrabida Natural Park

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 23 reviews

The trip was fantastic I really did enjoy my first Kayak with the help of Miguel, also Mrs. Anabelle the owner is really lovely person she helps alot in knowing about the good places in Lisbon, she even gave us the choice of staying more time in Sensimbra...I will definitely repeat my trip with them next time I will be in Lisbon ..Muito Obrigada

Annabelle is a super nice tour guide! The kayaking tour was really nice although mid-way it started pouring rain. Annabelle kept on the good spirit and has a lot of great tips in and around Lisbon as well!

5-star experience, amazing, helpful guide, beautiful beach and ocean! Thank you Miguel for making our holiday memorable! We will come back definitely to go for a dolhins watch! ;)

Superb experience just gorgeous and awesome boat captain I definitely recommend

Annabelle is an excellent guide and I had a lot of fun kayaking with her.