Water activity

From Lagos: Ponta da Piedade Sightseeing Cruise

Activity provider: Actual Boattrips

From Lagos: Ponta da Piedade Sightseeing Cruise

Activity provider: Actual Boattrips

From US$ 19.58 per person

Discover the picturesque Ponta da Piedade on a guided cruise from Lagos and experience the beauty of the Algarve. Drift into the caves to admire the geological formations and view the golden cliffs.

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Small group
Limited to 7 participants


  • Marvel at stunning rock formations that have been sculpted by the wind and sea
  • Sit back and relax as your skipper navigates along the cliff's rocky coastline
  • Feel the sea breeze in your hair as you view long stretches of sandy beaches
  • Admire the old Fisherman´s Harbor and the Lagos Old Town from the water
  • Travel on a sea vessel that is maintained to the highest safety standards
Full description

Explore the fantastical rock formations of the Ponta da Piedade (Point of Mercy) on this boat tour from Lagos. Capture pictures of the Ponta da Piedade Lighthouse, golden sea arches, and natural caves. 

Meet your guide at the tour supplier's office and don on your life jacket before boarding a cozy 6-meter boat and setting off from the old Fisherman´s Harbor. Take in the sights as you travel along the river and the historical downtown of Lagos. 

Come upon a headland with a group of rock formations along the coastline consisting of yellow-golden cliff-like rocks up to 20 meters high Snap pictures of one of the most famous touristic attractions in Portugal from the water. 

Pass by a clifftop lighthouse, dating back to 1913. Admire beaches with soft waves hitting long stretches of golden sand. Get information from your skipper about local history and place names. Return to your meeting point at the end of your tour.

  • Skipper
  • Boat tour
  • Life vest
  • Food and Drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet at the 'Actual Boat Trips' office in Cais Marítimo Turística Lagos.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • The tour can be refunded or rebooked in case of cancellation due with bad weather conditions
  • Swimming is not permitted on this trip
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 /5

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Great trip with a nice guide. Can only be recommended

July 24, 2022

Fatal en puntualidad, nos hicieron esperar media hora. No había señalización del punto de salida. El conductor de la barca un tío genial. Por él mereció la pena. La organización no.

September 25, 2022


Product ID: 417238