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Water Sports in Porto

Who wouldn’t want to have a perfect vacation with the family? Memories to last us a lifetime. Our goal is to provide you with the best city tours in Porto to achieve that flawless trip you have been dreaming of. Keeping the kids entertained will be a challenge. Check out the water sports activities to do in Porto to guide you on the possible activities your children might like.

A sailing cruise is a perfect alternative from the usual tours. The best Porto Boat tours will also allow you to explore Porto’s beaches including Porto de Mos Beach‚ Porto de Galinhas‚ and Sardinia. See the faces of the children light up as you enter the best theme parks in Porto. Enjoy the different activities suitable for kids and adults alike.

Discover Porto's top attractions, such as Bolsa Palace, the Porto Cathedral, and the city's historic center while on the hop on hop off bus tours of Porto. Joining this kind of tour will not only save you time, but it will also let you learn about the city through the onboard commentary or the local guide.

Lastly, walking the city streets with the locals and going through the places closely will provide you with an in-depth understanding of Porto. Check out the list Porto walking tours for the different programs you can avail of. To make the most of your trip money, check out the free things to do in Porto. You and your family can have a grand time even with limited resources. Keeping an open mind is the key to enjoying a new place.

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Kayaking, Hiking & 4x4 adventure In Douro valley with Lunch included

1. Kayaking, Hiking & 4x4 adventure In Douro valley with Lunch included

clock Duration: 9 hours
  • This tour is the perfect combination of activities for nature lovers that want to explore the natural beauty of the Douro valley.

    Most of the Douro tours are focused only on the wine and the vineyards, we will be focusing on the amazing landscapes, part of Unesco world heritage. We will pick you up in Porto in our 4×4 and take you to the...
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Kayaking & Waterfalls Trek In Gerês National Park With Lunch Included

2. Kayaking & Waterfalls Trek In Gerês National Park With Lunch Included

clock Duration: 10 to 11 h
  • Come with us and get to experience all the diversity the park has to offer in one single day! This tour is for water lovers and nature addicts!

    Kayak in the Caniçada reservoir and start your day surrounded by stunning mountain landscapes. The kayaking trip is very easy! The idea is to provide you with a completely different perspective of...
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Family Rafting (Paiva River)

3. Family Rafting (Paiva River)

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • Rafting is the descent of a river course, paddling in inflatable rafts, under the instructions and navigation of an experienced guide.

    The Paiva River is a very versatile river in terms of white water levels. There are sections suitable for those who are looking for more adrenaline and others who are much calmer and that allows a descent in...
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Rafting (Paiva River)

4. Rafting (Paiva River)

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • Rafting is an Adventure Sport, consisting on descents of whitewater rivers in inflatable boats (Rafts) specially designed for this purpose. Under instructions and commands from an experienced and certified guide, the crew actively participate in the navigation of the Raft along the descent, trying to follow the best "lines" of the various rapids...
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Cano-Rafting (Paiva River)

5. Cano-Rafting (Paiva River)

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • Cano-Rafting is a river descent in 2 or 3 seat inflatable canoes that allow you to navigate the rapids of the Paiva River in the summer, even with low flow conditions.

    After a technical and safety briefing by our team of guides, it is time to get into the water and down the river. Here, it is you and the crew of the canoe, that navigate...
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Stand Up Paddle (by local guides)

6. Stand Up Paddle (by local guides)

clock Duration: 2 hours 30
  • Original from Hawaii, in the 60s, Stand Up Paddle (SUP) is the most “trendy” aquatic sport, consisting on standing on a long board while paddling. It is accessible to everybody and it is suitable for any water plan: sea, lake or river.

    The mouth of the Paiva River is the perfect spot for a ride in SUP!

    We start by having a look...
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Kayak Course (by local guides)

7. Kayak Course (by local guides)

clock Duration: 6 hours
  • This activity is an one-day mini-course of white water kayaking on the Paiva River. Under the instructions and accompaniment of experienced kayakers, the participants will have the opportunity to learn the basic concepts of this modality, as well as put them into practice in a real context, in the river.

    The day begins with a brief...
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Porto Boat Sailing Tour

8. Porto Boat Sailing Tour

clock Duration: 2 hours 30
  • Have your first sailing experience in the Douro river, and enjoy the beautiful views over Porto and Gaia historic city centers.

    We'll give you the oportunity of participating in the manouver and driving a sailboat, only using the wind to move our boat.

    During that time we'll see the magnificent landscapes of river areas of Vila Nova...
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Porto Speedboat Tour

9. Porto Speedboat Tour

clock Duration: 30 minutes
  • Welcome to your Porto Speedboat Tour!

    You should expect high levels of adrenaline during this speedboat tour with the high speed of the boat.

    Each Tour is guided with professional and experienced pilots. The Tour normally takes place in the Douro river, however, depending on weather conditions, you might also be able to go to the...
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Porto Boat Private Sailing Lesson

10. Porto Boat Private Sailing Lesson

clock Duration: 2 hours 30
  • Take advantage of the excellent conditions that our city offers and take classes with accredited monitors, with extensive experience in teaching and sailing competition with relevant national and international results.
    It is never too late to start and Porto is surely the ideal place to perhaps embrace a new passion:...
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Surfing Class with World Surf League partners

11. Surfing Class with World Surf League partners

clock Duration: 1 hour 30
  • Our school, Onda Pura, was established in 1994 and is one of the first surf schools to be implemented in Portugal.

    We are located in Praia de Matosinhos, considered one of the best beaches in the country with perfect conditions for surfing.

    Our partnerships like Deeply and WSL (World Surf League) guarantee our veracity.

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Stand-up Paddle

12. Stand-up Paddle

clock Duration: 2 hours 30
  • We will meet you at our Surf School in Matosinhos Beach, which is one of the best spots in Portugal and the most adapted for surfing lessons. It is also characterized by consistent swells, fine white sand and faces westwards out to the Atlantic Ocean.

    Sup Lessons in the Ocean or Douro River Tours have a duration of 2 hours, starting with an...
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Surfing in Private & Small Groups

13. Surfing in Private & Small Groups

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • Have you never surfed before or only a few times? Then this is the experience you have been looking for.

    Be taught in a fun, safe, and encouraging way, to catch your first waves with the support and tips you need to become a better surfer.

    "My name is João, I'm a local surfer from Porto with 30 years experience surfing. I'm a...
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Filigree Route

14. Filigree Route

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • A trip to the origins of Filigrana and its traditions!
    With a visit to the traditional workshops you can discover how it all started ...
    In the afternoon you can choose between a motorboat ride or an off road ride. The day ends with a tasting of regional...
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