Water activity

Porto: Douro River Panoramic Tour by Boat

4.6 / 5

74 reviews

Activity provider: BBDouro

Porto: Douro River Panoramic Tour by Boat

Activity provider: BBDouro
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 42.72 per person

Go on a walk along the banks of Porto and see the beautiful monuments of the city from the Douro River. Enjoy all the comfort and facilities on a Jeanneau 53 and experience an unforgettable trip.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Spanish, English, Portuguese

Experience

Highlights
  • Take in panoramic views of the city from the deck
  • Marvel at the colors of the oldest part of the city
  • See remarkable places such as Ponte da Arrabida, the old market (Alfandega), the Porto wine cellars, and the beautiful Ponte Luis I
Full description
Departing from the convenient meeting point in Douro Marina, you will being your trip sailing by 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 you 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.
Includes
  • Glass of port wine
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Meet in front of the gate that says "D Pontoon", where the boat is, Douro Marina, R. da Praia, 4400-554 Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

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    Important information

    Not allowed

    • Pets

    Know before you go

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

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 74 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.6/5
    • Transportation
      4.7/5
    • Value for money
      4.4/5

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    The check in process at the marina gate was swift. The boat departed on time. (Don't be late...). There were four parties on the outing, but two of the parties thought they were supposed to be the only ones on the trip. It was a bit uncomfortable for a while as the passengers became angry as the boat operator had to explain their capacity and space availability to everyone as they were boarding (over the frustration of the folks who thought they had an "exclusive" trip) Not sure where they got that idea, But, "Get Your Guide" had a limit of 4 passengers in the booking purchase system that may have given the customer the impression that was the capacity of the boat. (But it was a 50+ foot boat, big enough for the 16 passengers and crew. Once everyone was settled on board, the irate passengers realized there was plenty of space, and the deck hand served a glass of chilled white port, they relaxed and had a good time.

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    May 21, 2022

    This was a really great experience … my mom and I are traveling on a special “mother/daughter” trip and this boat ride was one of the highlights. The glass of port during the ride, the kindness and care of the staff on board, and the overall evening were really memorable.

    April 15, 2022

    So glad we went on this tour. So relaxing and sunny, and there was only one other couple with us. The port was also delicious. The captain and guide kept us comfortable with large beanbag pillows for lounging on the bow. Then just as I was about to dig out my jacket, they gave us warm and cozy blankets. If you want relaxing, peaceful and beautiful views, this is the way to go!

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    October 5, 2021

    Product ID: 243637