From Angra: 3-Hour Volcano Tour

From Angra: 3-Hour Volcano Tour

From US$ 70.61 per person

Experience volcanoes up close on this guided tour. Travel from Agra do Heroísmo to various volcanos including Algar do Carvão, Furnas do Enxofre, and Gruto do Nadal.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese
Pickup included
The driver/guide will pick up visitors from any lodgings in Angra do Heroísmo.
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Learn from an expert guide about what makes Terceira Island's formations so amazing
  • Walk inside an inactive volcano
  • Visit the inside of a lava tube and see different volcanic formations
Full description
Discover the volcanos and volcanic caves of Terceira Island on this geology lover's guided tour. Visit Algar do Carvão, Furnas do Enxofre and Gruta do Natal with an expert guide. Meet your guide and driver for pick-up at your hotel and head to the first stop on the tour — the inactive Algar do Carvão. Visit it from the inside and discover its small lake and fascinating geological formations. Next head to Furnas do Enxofre, a small strip of land with 20 fumaroles expelling white vapor into the air. You'll also see native flora like the Azores juniper and the Azores blueberry. Top off your tour with a visit to Gruta do Natal (Christmas Cave), a system of caves known as a lava tube, full of spectacular volcanic formations.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Tours that starts in the airport, cruise ships and hotels in Praia da Vitória have an additional fee)
  • Local expert guide
  • Map for guidance
  • Tickets to Algar do Carvão and Christmas Cave
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with claustrophobia
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • High-heeled shoes
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Tripods

Know before you go

  • Algar do Carvão has around 300 steps with no elevator
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 13 reviews

Review summary

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Great tour of the volcanoes! Our tour guide was knowledgeable and fun. She took her time and make sure we didn't feel rushed. She even took extra time for us to see certain sights. Thank you so much!

October 5, 2022

Quite synthetic visit of the 3 major points of the island in connection with the spectacular Algar de Carvao volcanoes! On the other hand visit quite Speed and dispatched in 2 h 30 A little more time and explanations would have been desirable …

August 24, 2022

Cecilia gave us a lovely tour and gave us a lot of information about the volcanic formations and the caves. She was able to to answer al our questions! We had an amazing afternoon in the caves!

August 16, 2022

Product ID: 396145