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Salou: PortAventura and Ferrari Land 1, 2, or 3-Day Ticket

1. Salou: PortAventura and Ferrari Land 1, 2, or 3-Day Ticket

Enjoy 1, 2, or 3 days of thrills with a ticket to 2 amazing parks, meet fascinating characters, explore mysterious ruins in far away lands, feel like a real cowboy or cowgirl, embark on amazing adventures and make your dreams come true. Feel the adrenaline rush on board roller coasters, unwind in the spa, enjoy the fresh air with a round of golf or simply sit back and enjoy the tranquility of the gentle Mediterranean breeze. Explore PortAventura's third theme park dedicated to the prestigious Italian firm Ferrari. Visit a unique park in Europe and see its tribute not only to the technological facet of Ferrari, but also to its role as an emblem of Italian genius. Feel the speed, innovation, adrenaline, theming, and leading rides on an international scale. Discover Ferrari Land's incredible attractions and amazing spaces dedicated exclusively to the legendary Italian racing team. The tickets are valid for a limited number of days after the first activation. The number of days depends on the option chosen. 

Tarragona: Costa Daurada Catamaran and Snorkeling Tour

2. Tarragona: Costa Daurada Catamaran and Snorkeling Tour

Sail across the azure waters of the Mediterranean on a Costa Daurada catamaran tour from Tarragona. Choose between a 3-hour cruise with snacks and drinks, a 3-hour cruise with drinks, or a 5-hour cruise with a tasty barbecue lunch and drinks. Stop to swim and snorkel in stunning locations. Board the boat and set sail from Tarragona. Sip on a ice-cold drink as the wind blows through your hair. Be on the lookout for caves hidden between the sandy beaches and frolicking dolphins. Drop anchor off the coast so you can enjoy some time swimming. Snorkel around the boat, exploring the underwater life and swimming through schools of silver fish. Soak up some sun on the spacious deck. Enjoy views of dynamic shoreline and turquoise waters as the catamaran sails back to Cambrils.

Salou: PortAventura Theme Park Entry Ticket

3. Salou: PortAventura Theme Park Entry Ticket

Enjoy a day of thrills at PortAventura, Spain's largest theme park, just 45 minutes away from Barcelona by train. Explore the universe, divided into 6 distinct destinations, each with attractions for all ages, unique gastronomy, and typical products to purchase as one-off souvenir gifts. Have fun in Mexico, the Wild West, Imperial China, and Polynesia. With more than 37 attractions, from roller coasters to water slides, and skydiving simulators to cowboy shows, there’s something for everyone. The exotic landscape of marvelous Polynesia is a gift for the senses. Sounds, colors, and sensations will transport you to paradise. Explore the world of the Mediterranean, ideal for those who crave the tranquillity of a traditional fishing village. Have fun in China and go to the Far West to enjoy cowboy dances and shows. Indulge your inner child and put a smile back on your face at the new Sesame Street rides, where Bert and Ernie await old and young alike.

House of Illusion Mystery Theatre and Comedy Show

4. House of Illusion Mystery Theatre and Comedy Show

Be greeted by attentive staff and escorted up the grand stairs and onto a beautiful terrace or into the Houdini Bar. For Gold and VIP guests, you will be escorted into the VIP area, where you will at once be presented with a glass of champagne and treated to a beautiful room overlooking the sea. All guests will be treated to a close up parlor show before the doors to the theater open and you will be shown into a beautifully decorated, candlelit theater, where you will be served as much white wine, red wine, lager and soft drinks as you like, without even having to lift a finger. On the early dinner show option, enjoy a meal of fresh salad, marinated chicken, fries and ice cream or upgrade to the VIP package for a three course dinner of a mixed meat starter, sirloin steak or baked cod and a special dessert. Be entertained at your table by weird and wonderful mystery entertainers, followed closely by a hilarious variety performance, full of a mixture of magic, comedy and laughter. Throughout the second half of the show, explore the concept of ‘Dreams’. A mysterious world full of mystery, magic and bewilderment. Be full of amazement as the performers leave you lost for words with shadowography, manipulation, theatre of the mind and of course grand, mind blowing illusions.

From Salou and Cambrils: Ultimate Speedboat Experience

5. From Salou and Cambrils: Ultimate Speedboat Experience

Come enjoy 2 hours of thrills, excitement and relaxation, all in one memory-filled trip on the fastest speedboat on the Costa Dorada. After you depart from Salou or Cambrils, your captain will soon have the boat gliding along the Costa Dorada coastline. Sit back and relax while enjoying the feeling of the wind and waves, and let your adrenaline start to flow.   Once the boat reaches its destination, you’ll drop anchor to take a dip in the gorgeous Mediterranean Sea. Life jackets and snorkels will be provided. Those who don’t want to swim can soak up the sun from the comfort of the boat. Drinks will be served while the boat is anchored. Choose from a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages on offer. Once everyone is back on board, it’s full speed ahead back to the marina.

Salou : 1-Hour Quad Safari

6. Salou : 1-Hour Quad Safari

Enjoy by driving your Quad on the off roads in Salou. Your professional guide, who will also accompany you on the entire route, will brief you on how to use the quad and how to properly handle the equipment. A fantastic activity for friends, family, or couples who want to spend an unforgettable moment with nature. All routes are led by a Professional Guide who can speak English, French, Russian, and Spanish. The routes are designed to accommodate both beginners and families, allowing you to enjoy every moment of your adventure.

Salou: 2-Hour Boat Party with Drinks and Music

7. Salou: 2-Hour Boat Party with Drinks and Music

To begin, we will all meet in the booths of the boats and catamarans in Salou. If you chose the 12 or 4 pm schedule, you must be 15 minutes before the event. Look for the organizer in the wooden hut to organize the entrance of your group to the pier. Then you will get on the boat, and you will enjoy 2 hours of navigation with drinks, entertainment party and you can take a bath. There are toilets available inside the boat. Our boat parties are for young people with current music, suitable for friends, not for families with children. The minimum age is 18 years

From Salou: Barcelona City Day Trip and Magic Fountains

8. From Salou: Barcelona City Day Trip and Magic Fountains

For those who visited Barcelona before, join us and we’ll drop you in the city centre of Barcelona where you can enjoy some free time (± 6 hours). You can choose to stroll along the Ramblas with its famous living statues and various stalls of flowers and birds or to walk around the Plaza Catalunya or the Gothic Quarter with its Cathedral of Santa Eulalia and the many side streets plenty of shops and markets. We end the evening together with Montjuic's Magic Fountain performance of water, music and lights (± 50 min). The Magic Fountain's display of moving jets of water are illuminated in many different colors. The dance of the water is synchronized with music and lights. This was probably the first synchronized water, music and light show in the world and it continues to be one of Barcelona's most popular attractions.

From Barcelona: PortAventura Theme Park Ticket & Transfer

9. From Barcelona: PortAventura Theme Park Ticket & Transfer

At 9:00 in the morning, we will depart from the office at Estació del Nord, located very close to Arc de Triomf, relax and enjoy the journey, we will arrive at PortAventura World around 10:30 A.M. Enjoy a full-day of thrills and spills at Spain's largest theme park on this day out to PortAventura from Barcelona. Six completely different worlds of adventure await you in PortAventura Park: Mediterrània, Polynesia, SésamoAventura, China, México and Far West. PortAventura Park is home to 40 rides for you to test your courage and feel an adrenaline rush. Whatever you're into, you're sure to find something to suit your interests! At the park, you will discover one-of-a-kind rides in Europe with records for height, speed and size. Encounter intense, dizzying and exciting attractions such as Dragon Khan, Furius Baco and Shambhala, Europe’s highest roller coaster. You'll also find plenty of attractions for younger guests, and lots more fun for the whole family!  In addition to fantastic rides, enjoy a different kind of entertainment through the magic of show business with up to 40 daily performances! Step inside the Gran Teatro Imperial and discover a world of magic and music where anything is possible, including acrobats, dance routines and melodies! Around 6:30 P.M. meet your guide again to go back to Barcelona office, please bear in mind that July and August we will be departing around 7:30 P.M. because the theme park remains open longer. Let yourself be seduced by fantastic offers! 

Tarragona: Scavenger Hunt and City Sights Self-Guided Tour

10. Tarragona: Scavenger Hunt and City Sights Self-Guided Tour

Get to know Tarragona at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. Use a fun app to explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks.  Make use of hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions at the city's top sights. Look for answers hidden in places like signs and pictures. Expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Reach amazing places like the Cathedral of Tarragona, the Roman Walls and Circus of Tarraco, Sedassos Square, and the Mediterranean Balcony. Get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the Archaeological Walk and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the Mediterranean Balcony. Download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours, but you can pause and resume the game whenever you wish. 

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Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 2,348 reviews

We had a great night! It was a lot of fun and my veggie curry was probably my best meal while in Salou! There was a variety of acts and a really great team there!

Worthit price Amazing day for all the family Next holiday in spain im looking forward to visit port aventura aquatic park ❤️Im surely nice too

This was actually unreal went by myself was pure chilling went rapid and mad turns it was worth money 100%

Really friendly staff. Great tour. Plenty drinks and food on board. Loads of time for swimming/snorkelling

Went on a Monday so very little to no queuing, no need for fast track tickets.