Water activity

Lisbon: Amphibious Sightseeing

Activity provider: Hippotrip
Water activity

Lisbon: Amphibious Sightseeing

Activity provider: Hippotrip

From US$ 32.39 per person

Explore the city of Lisbon from the land and from the river on a laughter-filled amphibious adventure. Learn about the rich history and culture of Portugal from lively local guides.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Explore Lisbon from the land and the water
  • Enjoy an adventure tour full of laughter and fun
  • Learn about the history of Portugal and Lisbon
  • Plunge into the Tagus and see the city from the river
  • Marvel at Lisbon's top attractions
  • Enjoy a tour entertained by lively guides
Full description
Learn about the history and culture of Lisbon on a fun and thrilling amphibious adventure. Take a plunge into the Tagus River in your bus! Board your amphibious vehicle and spend 90 minutes exploring the heart of Portugal’s capital, by land and river, without leaving the comfort of your seat. Prepare to be entertained by lively guides, who will share myths, legends and curiosities during an entertaining show filled with positive energy and passenger interaction. It’s all about fun and laughter. Don’t expect a traditional sightseeing tour with a traditional guide, but rather a memorable experience! Your route will take through the historic center, giving you the chance to see some of the highlights of Lisbon, before plunging into the Tagus. From there you’ll take in amazing views of Lisbon and of many of the monuments in the Belém area that date back to the Age of the Discoveries. Tours operate daily, rain or shine, and are conducted in both Portuguese and English.
  • 1.5-hour amphibious tour of Lisbon
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 2 years
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Doca de Santo Amaro (the marina right below the 25th of April Bridge)

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Food and drinks
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Tours operate rain or shine. Keep in mind that it is an open-sided vehicle, so please dress accordingly. If Mother Nature precludes conducting the water portion of the tour, then half the ticket price will be refunded.
  • Children under 2 years old are not allowed and for security reasons, every passenger should be able to embark and disembark on his own.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 470 reviews

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We had a wonderful time. It was good fun. We had animator Ines and driver Carlos. Driving such a vehicle safely through a busy city is not easy. Schedule was as planned. We had our small dog (5kg) with us. She had to stay in a closed bag under the seat and we had to sign a paper saying, in case of emergency on the water, we had to leave the dog behind. So better not take your dog.

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March 28, 2023

Tour of Lisbon on dry land. Ana told us lots of information about the city, in English. Much more Portuguese spoken than English, though. Jolly demeanour overall. The splash into the river was fun. Very enjoyable. The seat that I was in was quite uncomfortable due to part of the metal fabric of the craft protruding.

March 28, 2023

Excelente! O tour é iniciado como ônibus pelas ruas de Lisboa, assim temos uma visão geral da cidade e depois podemos visitar os pontos com calma. Depois, o ônibus entra nas águas do Rio Tejo, permitindo uma vista excepcional dos monumentos que estão à margem do rio.

March 28, 2023

Product ID: 75896