From Albufeira: Half-Day Off-Road Quad Tour

From Albufeira: Half-Day Off-Road Quad Tour

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Ride off-road through the Algarve’s countryside in a tour that combines thrilling driving with historic sightseeing. Experience a variety of terrains, see Paderne castle, and visit the town of Paderne’s ancient windmills.

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Duration 3 hours
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Spanish, English, French, German, Portuguese


  • Take in the panoramic views from Paderne Castle
  • Ride off-road on a quad through a variety of landscapes
  • Visit an ancient windmill that is still in operation in Paderne
Full description
Discover inland locations not easily accessible on foot or by public transport on a half-day ATV tour of the Algarve countryside from Albufeira. Soak up sweeping views as you rumble along rural trails and benefit from the insider knowledge of your local guide.  Spend more time riding as you rumble through off-road trails and observe the beauty of the untouched nature. As a special highlight, visit the historic Paderne Castle, an ancient fortification constructed in the 12th century by Berbers.  Along the way, stops are made for photography and time to relax time. The trails are sure to be challenging for all levels of experience.
  • Tour guide
  • All equipment
  • Helmets
  • Goggles
  • Mineral water
  • Liability insurance
  • Security deposit of €100 (in cash or credit card)
  • Food
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 7 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • People without driver’s license
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Arrive 30 minutes before the activity starts. There is a free parking area on-site.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Driver's license
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops

Know before you go

  • It is mandatory to present a valid driving license on the day of the activity (provisional or learner licenses are not allowed). A passport or ID card is also required
  • A security deposit of 100€ in cash is also required
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 37 reviews

Review summary

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Good explanations, nice competent guides, the technical condition of the quads (especially for a very first tour) was not great. A vehicle always went out, on the tour a mirror kept turning into the operating area. On the trip, the companions were very attentive and took very good care of us "beginners". The real problem was that, without a little practice, you had to drive straight into traffic on a very busy national road. That was a bad feeling. A second driver has to be paid extra!

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July 29, 2022

The guides are magnificent, Paulo and Francisco are very attentive, there was also a dark-haired boy with a beard whose name I don't remember and he was very attentive the whole time. As a suggestion to the experience is that they take a photo of the whole group and send it by wassap, I think people would appreciate it. The experience itself is very good, in our case it was the first time taking a quad and the truth is that it was a good and recommended experience.

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July 27, 2022

Overall the experience was amazing! Our guide Edgar was very helpful, both explaining how to use the quad and making sure everyone in the group was okay to proceed! He even offered to take off some of the dust after the tour! The course included a couple of stops with some interesting information about the area we were in and Algarve in general. It would have been helpful to learn in advance if there was a place to keep our things in the quad or not and that we would make a stop in a cafe to eat or drink something! Otherwise, amazing experience!

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July 3, 2022

Product ID: 256577