1. Portugal
  2. Lisbon Metropolitan Area
  3. Lisbon
  4. Castle of Sao Jorge

Lisbon: Sunset Cruise with a Local Guide

Product ID: 162749
See the sights of Lisbon from a different perspective on a 1.5-hour evening cruise along the Tagus River. Journey through the medieval quarters of Alfama and Mouraria and watch the sunset from the 25th of April Bridge.
About this activity
Duration: 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the most emblematic monuments of Lisbon aboard a 28-foot catamaran
  • Stop at points of interest to take souvenir pictures
  • Benefit from comfortable seats, a sun canopy and sound system to play your own music
  • Watch the sunset at the historic 25 de Abril Bridge
Full description
See the monuments of Lisbon at the end of the day on a sunset cruise down the Tagus River. Set sail from the historic Belém district and make your way to the contemporary architecture of the Champalimaud Center for the Unknown. 

Pass the outstretched arms of Christ the King as you head towards the city center. Admire some of the most emblematic monuments, including Praça do Comércio, São Jorge Castle and Lisbon Cathedral. See the 17th-century Church of Santa Engrácia, now converted into the National Pantheon.

Journey through the medieval quarters of Alfama and Mouraria on the way to the 25th of April Bridge to watch the sunset. Get stunning views of the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT) and Electricity Museum in the old Tejo Power Station. Admire Belém Tower and the magnificent Jerónimos Monastery as the light fades and see the Padrão dos Descobrimentos monument that celebrates Portugal's age of exploration.
Includes
  • 1.5-hour river cruise
  • Local guide
  • Welcome drink (water, soda, beer or wine). Other drinks and finger food snacks can be arranged on prior request
  • Pretzels
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide at Gate 1 at the Doca de Belém.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• This cruise is not wheelchair accessible
• The cruise is subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date
• The minimum age to take part is 2 years old
• Wear comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for the weather
• The boat is equpped with toilet facilities and a sound system with bluetooth connectivity. You can bring your own music
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 121 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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the guide was great, husband and wife both very friendly. Not much documentary, they let you be and just come around to offer drinks. Blankets are also provided. Only I would have preferred the trip to be shorter. It was waaaaay too long, you start feeling dizzy, not to mention how cold it is with all the wind. Also we were four different groups on the same boat, so only two could take the nice seats, the other two had to just sit around the boat which isn’t super comfortable.

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November 19, 2019

Wonderful experience with this boat tour!! Unfortunately we did not get to see the sunset due to bad weather but that did not take away any of the joy. The guide(s) are super friendly and helpful and on board you get offered lovely drinks and a small snacks while riding the river and seeing some of Lisbon’s most beautiful sights. Would definitely recommend this amazing boat tour!

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July 5, 2019

Amazing and unique

It was just great. We had a wonderful and an amazing experience. Andre and Daniel did everything for us to make our trip as comfortable as possible. It was a great surprise for my husbands birthday. We‘ll surely book boat me up again. Thank you to the crew, also Cheila for the organisation and assistance.

September 1, 2018

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Product ID: 162749