Water activity

Porto: Douro River Panoramic Tour by Boat

Activity provider: BBDouro

Porto: Douro River Panoramic Tour by Boat

Activity provider: BBDouro

From US$ 48.65 per person

Go on a cruise along the banks of Porto with a glass of wine and see the beautiful monuments of the city from the Douro River. Enjoy an option for a daytime or sunset cruise.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Drift past the Porto wine cellars and the beautiful Ponte Luis I bridge
  • Sip a glass of wine as you journey over the waters in Porto
  • See remarkable places such as Ponte da Arrabida and the old market
  • Take in panoramic views of the city from the deck of a cruise boat
  • Marvel at the colors and architecture of the oldest part of the city
Full description

Travel by water on a unique cruise through the city of Porto and soak in the beautiful views accompanied by a glass of wine. Pass by the famous Ponte da Arrábida, Douro Ecological Reserve, and more during the journey on a sunset or daytime cruise.

Departing from the convenient meeting point in Douro Marina, you will begin your round-trip cruise through the beautiful cityscape of Porto. Throughout the trip, you will have the chance to see remarkable places such as Ponte da Arrábida, the old market (Alfandega), the Porto wine cellars, and the beautiful Ponte Luiz I. Turning back at Luiz I bridge, you will sail until the entrance of the Douro River for a sea experience and a lovely view of Foz do Douro and the new cruise terminal. If you want you can also stop close to the Douro Ecological Reserve to enjoy the peace and quietness of this fantastic area. Alternatively, choose the sunset option to enjoy a magnificent boat tour combined with beautiful sunset views from the vantage point of the sea. The tour ends back at the meeting point.

  • A glass of port wine
  • Boat cruise
  • Boat captain
  • Food
  • Guide
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meet in front of the gate that says "D Pontoon" in Douro Marina. Look for the BBDouro office.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets

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  • Children from 0 to 4 years old go free upon presentation of proof of age
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 198 reviews

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Best cruise experience in Porto, everything was perfect from start to finish. José and André are exceptional and truly generous people. Everything will be set up for your comfort: plaids in winter, cushions, music and even a small glass of port! Their explanations of the region and the making of port are a real plus. We highly recommend this cruise within this crew.

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December 17, 2022

The meeting point is far from the center, but it is worth it. Quiet walk from the meeting area to the Luis I bridge, down to the mouth of the river and back to the meeting point. They offer you a glass of Port wine and solve some doubts during the walk. highly recommended

November 3, 2022

Didn’t feel like a tour:) intimate small group of about 14. A 2 hour sailboat cruise enjoying a glass of port while passing by the big tourist boats filled with people! We were so glad to be on our boat!!! Was an amazing way to see porto all the way from the Atlantic Ocean to the bridge. Amazing views and circled few times in the historic central area. Didn’t feel rushed and was very enjoyable:) highly suggest.

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September 11, 2022

Product ID: 243637