Furnas Volcano Shore Excursion from Ponta Delgada

Furnas Volcano Shore Excursion from Ponta Delgada

From $58.25 per person

Experience the natural beauty of the volcanic landscapes of the Azores on a scenic shore excursion from Ponta Delgada to the active Furnas do Enxofre volcano and its hot springs and lake.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Portuguese

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the power of the Furnas volcano up close
  • Taste the teas produced at the last natural tea plantation in the world
  • See different volcanic activity and breathe in the pure air of the hot springs
  • Learn about the history of the Azores from your guide
Full description
Benefit from pickup at the Ponta Delgada cruise ship terminal at 09:00 AM or 01:00 PM, and then travel along the south coast before heading north to Graciosa. Get breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape from the Santa Iria lookout.  Next, visit a tea factory at the last natural tea plantation in the world. Start your ascent to the volcanic crater of the active Furnas do Enxofre and get far-reaching views from the Pico do Ferro viewpoint.  Walk inside the volcano to marvel at the cones, hot lava activity, and mineral springs. Taste a traditional liquor at a local shop and discover the natural kitchen where the locals cook their unique stew using the heat of the volcano in a hole in the ground. Soak up the impressive views of the lake before driving back to the cruise ship terminal at Ponta Delgada.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off at the cruise ship terminal
  • Guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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    Pickup from the cruise ship terminal at Ponta Delgada port.

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    • Wear comfortable shoes and bring a rain jacket
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    5 /5

    based on 3 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      5/5
    • Value for money
      5/5
    • Safety
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    Spectacular!! This was by far the best excursion we’ve ever taken. John was waiting for us immediately upon disembarking, he is so knowledgeable and entertaining. He made sure we saw as much as possible during our 4 hour tour. It also cost half as much as the ships excursion. Definitely worth every penny!!

    October 23, 2019

    Victoro was a great guide. He truly loves his country and loves to give info and tours about it. He was aware of our group’s needs and made every stop very enjoyable. He as swerved our questions thoroughly and thoughtfully. We would highly recommend this tour and guide.

    October 30, 2019

    January 2, 2019

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