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Porto: Sail the Douro River Private 3-Hour Cruise

4.8 / 5

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Porto: Sail the Douro River Private 3-Hour Cruise

From US$ 306.14 per group up to 4

See the sights of the coast of Porto and the Douro River with this private Portuguese sailing experience.

About this activity

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Float along the Duoro River and sample some of the region's Port wine
  • Admire the panoramic views of Porto
  • Marvel at the magnificent views of Porto and Gaia from Ribeira
Full description
Experience the pleasure of sailing on the Atlantic sea with fabulous views of Porto on board the "Diva", a fantastic Beneteau First 35s5 boat designed by Jean Berret and the famous Philippe Stark. Discover Porto in a new way with this tour, and the opportunity to become part of the crew by helping to trim the sails and helm the boat. Start your private tour at Marina Porto Atlântico, in Leça da Palmeira. Then, pass Matosinhos beach and cross the Porto seafront to enter the Douro River. Continue up the river until you reach Ribeira, where you will be able to take in the magnificent views of Porto and Gaia. Enjoy soft drinks, beer, and local wine as you admire the scenic views.
  • 3-hour private sailing trip
  • Water, soda, beer
  • Port wine
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Finger D, place D26, Marina de Leça.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • Please wear a wind jacket and shoes with rubber soles.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 8 reviews

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Fabulous from start to finish

Wonderful crew, professional, friendly & knowledgable, we had the most perfect trip. I got a reminder text before hand to tell us the weather conditions and remind us to bring wind jackets (lucky for us the weather was great so they weren’t needed). The boat was there waiting for us, absolutely stunning and in beautiful condition. We went out to sea where we could all have a go steering and trimming the sails, then we cruised along the river enjoying the views sipping the cold drinks and eating the nibbles (provided) while the skipper pointed out buildings of interest. We felt really well looked after and didn’t want to get off when we returned to the marina! We even received a photo of us all and a thank you after. I felt the whole experience was great value for money and definitely the highlight of our visit to Porto.

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June 30, 2019

Gorgeous tour, great guide/captain, all around amazing experience!

Paulo, the owner/operator was a very nice guy and definitely made us feel welcome once we got on board. We got lost going there and ended up being a half hour late, but he was kind enough to extend our time to make up for it. Brought us some breakfast, waters and beers for the trip. We got to actually 'sail' ourselves for a bit out into the Atlantic, which was pretty cool. Once we were up river we were right on top of the Ribiera and there were some gorgeous views. Would totally do this again!

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June 3, 2019

This was a really nice trip, and worth all the money! A great ship, a nice skipper and a fabulous route, on the waves of the Atlantic and the river Douro!

June 29, 2021

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