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Algarve: Off-Road Quad Tour from Albufeira

1. Algarve: Off-Road Quad Tour from Albufeira

Enjoy a unique way to see the Algarve on this 1.5-hour quad off-road guided tour. Visit Paderne Castle, and admire the beautiful landscapes. Start at the tour headquarters in Albufeira, and from there travel and ride along streets and dirt tracks where only off-road vehicles can go. Visit the Paderne Castle and snap photos of 360 views. Enjoy the thrill of off-road adventure, along with the assurance that you are completely safe on this low-speed ride.

Albufeira: Off-Road Quad Tour 90-Minutes

2. Albufeira: Off-Road Quad Tour 90-Minutes

This tour is suitable for beginners, families with teenagers, and keen novices. After the safety briefing, you will drive a 300cc quad ATV in the countryside where you will be able to face various challenges and test your abilities. This 90-minute tour does not have any stops so you will be always driving. Our tour leader will show you the route and set the pace to guarantee your safety. The perfect choice for those who are wondering about something bold and different to do in the Algarve.

From Albufeira: Algarve Off-Road Buggy Tour

3. From Albufeira: Algarve Off-Road Buggy Tour

Experience the thrill of an off-road adventure on a buggy tour that takes off from Albufeira. Explore the landscapes of the countryside and visit the Castle of Paderne for unforgettable photo opportunities. Feel secure with a licensed guide by your side. Choose between a buggy for one person or a buggy for two people with the option to switch drivers in between the journey. Start at the tour headquarters in Albufeira. From there, enjoy a safe, low-speed ride along streets and dirt tracks where only off-road vehicles can go. Arrive at the Castle of Paderne and snap photos of 360-degree views. Along your tour, learn about the region's history from your guide.

From Albufeira: Half-Day Off-Road Quad Tour

4. From Albufeira: Half-Day Off-Road Quad Tour

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.

Albufeira: Off-Road Buggy Tour and Visit to Paderne Castle

5. Albufeira: Off-Road Buggy Tour and Visit to Paderne Castle

Discover the Algarve countryside on a buggy ride experience departing from Albufeira. These carefully selected off-road trails are suitable for all levels of experience. Soak up the scenic views as you cover a wide variety of terrain and observe the beauty of the unspoiled landscapes of the Algarve and surrounding hills. As a special highlight, stop at the historic Paderne Castle, an ancient fortification that was constructed in the 12th century by Berbers.

Algarve: Half-Day Off-Road Buggy Tour from Albufeira

6. Algarve: Half-Day Off-Road Buggy Tour from Albufeira

Discover the natural wonders and unbeatable scenery of the Algarve on this guided buggy trip from Olhos de Agua in Albufeira. Pass by Paderne's local farms and orange fields, stop to see the castle, and visit a cafe. Drive solo or with a passenger. Your buggy adventure starts at the tour headquarters in Albufeira, where you’ll gear up on a 1- or 2-person buggy, depending on what you chose. If riding in a pair, you’ll have the option to switch drivers in between the journey. For optimal safety during our adventure, you’ll ride alongside a licensed guide and each vehicle must have at least one adult with a Class B driver's license. Taking off from the headquarters, enjoy a safe, low-speed ride along streets and dirt tracks where only off-road vehicles can go. Arrive at the Castle of Paderne and snap photos of 360-degree views (entry not included). As you explore, learn about the region’s history from your guide. From there, continue to high hilltops to take breathtaking pictures. After descending back down, visit the village of Paderne to enjoy a short break at a characteristic café to try a local pastry (costs not included). At the end of the tour, return round-trip to Albufeira.

Albufeira: Full Day Off-Road Buggy Tour with Lunch & Guide

7. Albufeira: Full Day Off-Road Buggy Tour with Lunch & Guide

Ride a buggy off-road and discover the most wonderful hidden treasures of the Algarve region: picturesque traditional villages, orange groves, cork oak forests, visit to a Castle and much more. The panoramic views will amaze your expectations along hills and valleys, crossing challenges for all driving levels. Lunch will take place at Quinta do Freixo (a wonderful farm with an area of around 800Ha), located in the heart of the Algarve and is dedicated to activities ranging from Agriculture and Livestock to the Production of Traditional Products and Rural Tourism. The whole area is certified in organic production mode. Participants will have here the opportunity to try some delicious jams among the following flavors: pumpkin, fig, orange, pumpkin with almond, green tomato, apricot, tomato and then enjoy a fabulous lunch with traditional food (options for vegetarian too). If the participants want to buy any of these products (jams and liqueurs), they can do it directly on the farm during the stop which is always a great souvenir to surprise family and friends back home.

Albufeira: Off-road Quad Bike Adventure

8. Albufeira: Off-road Quad Bike Adventure

Do something unique, get off the beaten track, and trek over rocky laneways on this off-road quad biking adventure. Begin your tour with a safety briefing to ensure that you are entirely comfortable with your quad and ready for a great day out. Start the tour on top of the windmill hill in Paderne and drive over quiet country lanes and dirt tracks until you arrive at the 12th century Paderne Castle and learn about the history of the area from your knowledgeable tour guide. Continue over non-paved roads and ride through the local orchards such as orange and lemon groves and down woodland paths surrounded by olive, fig, almond, and carob trees. Stop along the way for photo opportunities, a stretch, and refreshment (included). Twist and turn through the countryside on a diversity of back roads of the Algarve before heading up the mountain again back to Paderne, taking in the remarkable scenery surrounding you.

From Albufeira: Algarve Half-Day Off-Road ATV Tour

9. From Albufeira: Algarve Half-Day Off-Road ATV Tour

Travel through local farms and orange groves on this ATV tour through the Algarvian countryside from Albufeira. Have the option to choose from riding your ATV alone or share driving with another rider. Meet your guide in Albufeira and get fitted with a bike and helmet. Take-off through the countryside and follow your guide as you go off-road. Get the chance to take photos of Albufeira and the sea from hilltop locations. Pass by local farms and the orange fields of Paderne. Travel by the castle of Paderne which is an ancient Berber fortification. Stop for a break in the village of Paderne where you can purchase a pastry in a local café. Feel secure as you ride-off road with a licensed guide by your side. Learn about the region's history from your local guide. Return to your starting point in Albufeira at the end of your tour.

From Albufeira: Full-Day Off-Road Quad Tour

10. From Albufeira: Full-Day Off-Road Quad Tour

Experience the adrenaline rush of driving a quad off-road in the countryside of the Algarve. After an all-important safety briefing at the base, you and your guide will head out into the countryside. Cover a variety of terrains with panoramic views, steep inclines where your skills will be proven, and cross streams and riverbeds (depending on the time of year).   As a special addition, you’ll also take a short drive through two typical towns of the interior of Algarve: Paderne and Alte. Enjoy lunch in a typical Portuguese restaurant and see the historic Paderne Castle, an ancient fortification constructed in the 12th century by Berbers, or visit the famous Alte Natural Springs. Get a marvelous view of your surroundings from the Old Windmills at Rocha da Pena. You will return to your starting point in the afternoon.

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What people are saying about Algarve

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 49 reviews

Very nice excursion, some technical passages and other rapids but overall without any risk. The buggies are a bit old but the guide is great. Attention for less than 1m70 the driving position is unsuitable because the seats are not adjustable so the steering wheel is too far.

OMG what an amazing experience. 1st time on Quad bikes, so easy to control. Great off road tracks going up and down the countryside over, road, sand and rocks. would highly recommend. The guides were brilliant and fun. well worth the price

The excursion was awesome. The guide took us through great paths. We loved it, easy to find. possibility of parking.

Really cool and so much fun! You go on the roads as well as off-road, through some villages etc. Really worth it!

I was really pleased with this experience. Definitely a must do.