Arrabida Natural Park
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Our most recommended Arrabida Natural Park Workshops & Classes

  • Arrábida: Snorkeling Course with SSI certification

    1. Arrábida: Snorkeling Course with SSI certification

    Discover the great biological diversity of the Luiz Saldanha Marine Park with a guided snorkeling activity. Explore the underwater world with professional instructors and receive an SSI snorkeling certification after your experience. Enjoy an activity suitable for families or groups of friends. Learn to snorkel in calm waters, and enjoy a safe and fun introduction to snorkeling in a beautiful natural environment. Discover a variety of plant and fish species as you explore underwater coral reefs teeming with life.

    Very nice and professional people, amazing dedication to the client and a very relaxed environment are the main things that come to mind, my next course will be with them

  • Lisbon: Surf or Bodyboard and Wine Tasting

    2. Lisbon: Surf or Bodyboard and Wine Tasting

    Travel from the Lisbon Zoo, taking in views of the rich coastline and its varied elements along the way to the Costa da Caparica, where the Tejo River (River Tagus) flows into the ocean. You will be provided with surf equipment and meet your instructor before beginning your surf experience.  After surfing take a break and visit a sunny fisherman village. Here, you will be given the opportunity to taste the fresh flavors of the Portuguese fish-based gastronomy. Marvel at the views of the spectacular protected landscapes and historical monuments in Arrábida Natural Park. After, enjoy a wine tasting in a historic cellar in one of the richest wine regions in Portugal, Setúbal.

    We had a great time learning how to surf! Our guide was extremely knowledgeable about surfing as well as the Lisbon area. We had a wonderful day and would absolutely recommend this experience to others.

  • Lisbon: SSI Basic Diver Certification

    3. Lisbon: SSI Basic Diver Certification

    Get the perfect introduction to diving with the SSI Basic Diver program which has been designed to offer you a taste of scuba diving. Discover the underwater world within the protected area of the Professor Luiz Saldanha Marine Park, enjoying the most extensive biodiversity in Europe, before starting your official certification program. The program is internationally recognised by SSI (Scuba Schools International) and Wild Sea Europe. Start your program with a theoretical session, including a security briefing and environmental awareness session. Then, enjoy 2 scuba diving sessions: 1 adaptation dive in confined waters, with some exercises to improve your water comfort level, and 1 exploration dive within the protected area of the Professor Luis Saldanha Marine Park in order to truly experience scuba diving. After your program, receive a free e-course on Marine Ecology, in addition to ...

  • Lisbon: Eco-Friendly Beginner's Scuba Diving

    4. Lisbon: Eco-Friendly Beginner's Scuba Diving

    This program gives you the opportunity to discover the underwater world by diving in the Professor Luiz Saldanha Marine Park. Whilst there you'll enjoy the most extensive biodiversity in Europe, without having to commit to a more extensive certification program. The program is internationally recognized by SSI (Scuba Schools International) and Wild Sea Europe, and begins with a security and communication briefing which will prepare you to breathe underwater. Following that you will board your boat to travel to one of the historical spots within the Marine Park. Throughout your activity your guides encourage you to locate underwater plastic so that they can collect it. This way you will be contributing with a positive environmental impact. At the conclusion of your experience, you will receive free access to a marine ecology e-learning service called "SSI Blue Oceans".

  • Lisbon: 4-Day Advanced Open Water Diver Course

    5. Lisbon: 4-Day Advanced Open Water Diver Course

    Improve your basic open water scuba training with a series of 5 diving adventures. Complete the dives to earn the SSI Advanced Adventurer and SSI Marine Ecology certifications. Explore the stunning underwater landscape of the Professor Luiz Saldanha Marine Park (part of Arrabida Natural Park). Gain more experience with deep diving, wreck diving, navigation, using enriched air (nitrox), maintaining perfect buoyancy, and search and recovery. Also pick up important ecological skills, including safe techniques for collection and cleaning of ghost nets and fishing traps.  Should you decide to specialize in any of the areas covered by the different dives in the future, you can use this course towards that accreditation. 

  • Sesimbra: Eco-Summer Academy

    6. Sesimbra: Eco-Summer Academy

    Make a difference to the environment whilst enjoying your vacation. With this comprehensive activity plan appropriate for ages 10 and older, you will learn about the magnificent Luiz Saldanha Marine Park, which is home to some of Europe's richest biodiversity. Throughout this educational experience you will also enjoy activities such as the international certification program SSI for scuba diving, an eco boat tour, and stand-up paddling. You'll also receive an introduction to the WildSea Europe community, and will learn about marine ecology. You will of course also have full access to the stunning beach, and can also kayak if you wish. At the conclusion of your experience, you will return back to the tour starting point of the diving center.

  • Lisbon: Become a Scuba Diver in 3-Days

    7. Lisbon: Become a Scuba Diver in 3-Days

    Take part in a globally-recognized certification program that will be sure to kick start your newfound passion in scuba diving. Whether you're a local or visiting Lisbon on holiday, this is a fantastic outdoor adventure that is not only fun, but will leave you with the certification you need to take part in other scuba diving adventures in the future.  You will be diving within the protected area of the Marine Park with Professor Luiz Saldanha, part of Arrabida Natural Park. By the conclusion of your adventure, you will receive the SSI Open Water Diver certification (ISO 24801-2). This program provides you with the knowledge and training necessary to dive autonomously with an equally or more qualified buddy, in environments equivalent with their training and to depths shallower than 18 meters. It also allows you to continue your training further with specialty training courses.

    Awesome experience, staff were all so friendly and welcoming and made it a very fun, safe and enjoyable experience. I will be back again!

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What people are saying about Arrabida Natural Park

We had a great time learning how to surf! Our guide was extremely knowledgeable about surfing as well as the Lisbon area. We had a wonderful day and would absolutely recommend this experience to others.

Very nice and professional people, amazing dedication to the client and a very relaxed environment are the main things that come to mind, my next course will be with them

Awesome experience, staff were all so friendly and welcoming and made it a very fun, safe and enjoyable experience. I will be back again!