Peniche: Berlengas Island Round-Trip Catamaran Ferry

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Peniche: Berlengas Island Round-Trip Catamaran Ferry

From $25.97 per person

Travel by ferry to the secluded Berlengas Islands, which are are home to the Arquipélago das Berlengas nature reserve. Explore the natural landscape, scenic fort, and crystal-clear waters that are teeming with sea life.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Admire the imposing cliffs overlooking the harbour
  • Enjoy the unique Elephant rock formation
  • Explore São João Baptista Fort built in the 17th-century
Full description
The Berlengas archipelago is situated 16km west of Peniche, a powerful granite block which belongs to the parish of St. Peter, in the Peniche municipality. The archipelago is a protected area that includes various nature reserves and is considered a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve since 2011. Depart from the harbor of Peniche and enjoy a 30-minute ferry ride along the turquoise sea waters. Arrive at the Berlengas harbor from where you will be able to freely explore the archipelago. Start with a visit to the São João Baptista fort built in the 17th-century. This little fort is one of the most visually striking buildings in Portugal. After this, go for a swim at Praia do Carreiro do Mosteiro, the only beach that is accessible and safe to swim from. Next, find the café and restaurant on the island before taking the ferry back to Peniche
  • Ferry from/to Peniche's Marina to Berlenga Island
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
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

    Stand 3 - Berlengatur Berlengoest, Marina de Peniche, 2520, Peniche, Portugal

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    • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
    •  You need to be at the meeting point 30 minutes prior to the departure
    •  You will exchange your voucher for a physical ticket before departure
    • It's advisable to bring plenty of water as it can get very hot
    • The morning departure leaves at 9:00 AM and returns at 1:30 PM from August 1 to Sept 15. The rest of the year it leaves at 10:00 AM and returns at 3:00 PM
    • The afternoon departure only works from August 1 to Oct 5. It leaves at 3:00 PM and returns at 6:30 PM
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 / 5

    based on 53 reviews

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    Very beautifull!!!! Not for those looking for comfort or activities to do ... here there is nature, and for those who love the sea and trekking (easy - T) 4 hours are perfect to get around it, stop to take pictures and enjoy a snack at the bar. The guys from Berlengatur were amazing, precise and caring, even Miss Julia from the super precise and helpful office. To do!!!

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    October 2, 2020

    The boat trip was more of an adventure trip, since there was a big swell, but those responsible were very vigilant in case someone got dizzy. In general it is comfortable, follow the covid measures, they have drinks and the journey is not very long. Las Berlengas is a very interesting natural setting, although it does not have much beach area. When it is hot it is a bit hard to walk, since it is very mountainous, but it is worth it

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    August 26, 2020

    It’s very good and supported team was very friendly

    June 8, 2021

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