Canoeing: Accessible canoe walk

Location: São Miguel
From $4.59 per trip

Date and Participants

About the Experience

This canoe journey will take place in the blue lake of Sete Cidades, a volcano located on the western part of São Miguel Island (Azores), considered one of the seven wonders of Portugal, it´s a unique experience for nature lovers. With exuberant vegetation and breathtaking mountains, the canoeing experience in Sete Cidades lakes allows you to be aware of its undoubted water mass, enjoying a different perspective and overview towards the vegetation around and it´s the village. The Sete Cidades Volcano is a central polygenetic volcano of trachytic nature, with the presence of a large collapse depression, at the top of the Sete Cidades massif, about km in diameter, within which is located the village of Sete Cidades.

You will be having a small briefing before the activity to explain how to use the flippers and how to control the canoe in the water. We´ll guarantee the safety equipment (live vest)and this experience will only take place if the safety weather.

Included: Water, insurance and the two monitors, life vest and flippers.

The presented price is for the double canoe and not per person and for 1 hour. Let us know if you want to extend it for 2h30 (13€)


** Other details

Adapted transport not included (we can provide under pre-reservation). You´ll find public accessible parking nearby the green lake (besides the football camp of Sete Cidade village). Your family, friends or assistant are welcome to join us. Our canoes are double so you can bring family, friends or assistant. Even children can go in a canoe with their parents and children over 10 years old can go canoeing by themselves. Children until 2 years old don’t pay and children from 2 to 12 years old will have a 50% discount;

This experience is suitable for all disabilities. Our team has training on accessible tourism and how to deal with all disabilities. In case of a wheelchair user,
our monitor will accompany the client in the canoe, maintaining his trunk balance and safety, with another monitor to row, transporting 3 in total. The transposition of the disabled client from his chair to the canoe will be done manually, with the monitors or
personal assistant support.

In case of a couple with children up to 5 years old they can go all together in one canoe being the maximum capacity of each canoe of three. Bring your own lunch box or we can arrange a picnic lunch in this farming village of Sete Cidades with local fresh cheese and bread. At the end of the canoe walk, you will have access to an adapted bathroom available in Sete Cidades village.

Activity provider policies

Changes to the reservation

  • The company has the right to modify or cancel your reservation, whenever there are adverse weather conditions.
  • The company has the right to modify or cancel your reservation, whenever the minimum number of participants is not met.
  • The company will have access to the contact information of the hotel where the client is accommodated, whenever this information is available (to facilitate the contact).
  • The company may contact the client up to 1 day before in order to communicate any eventual alterations.
  • In case it wasn't possible to contact the client, the alterations will be communicate when the client reaches the company's headquarters.