all year

Starting Point

São Miguel

Best time to travel

all year

Recommended Length

8 - 10 days

Minimum Age *

from 6 years

Activity Level **




- volcanic crater lakes at Sete Cidades, Fogo and Furnas
- learn about marine wildlife on a whale and dolphin watching tour
- discover fascinating rock formations and submarine life on a snorkeling adventure
- relax in the thermal hot springs at Furnas and the Caldeira Velha
- actively experience the beautiful Ribeira dos Caldeirões Nature Park on a canyoning adventure

São Miguel, the main island of the Azores, is the perfect playground for any family adventure. The rich volcanic heritage with spectacular ancient caldeiras, deep blue crater lakes and hot thermal springs all over the island makes a perfect setting for many outdoor activities. A long week full of hiking, snorkeling, canyoning or kayaking is waiting for you while you enjoy the beautiful lush green scenery and the deep blue coastline around the volcanic rock. Wildlife and gastronomic adventures further make for a true Azorian experience to enjoy with the whole family.


Day 1 - arrival - overnight in Ponta Delgada
Day 2 - dolphin and whale watching tour - free time in Ponta Delgada - overnight in Ponta Delgada
Day 3 - hiking and SUP at Sete Cidades - visit to a pineapple plantation - overnight in Ponta Delgada
Day 4 - hiking at Lagoa do Fogo & Caleira Velha - snorkeling at Vila Franco do Campo - overnight in Furnas
Day 5 - free day around Furnas and Terra Nostra Park and Bath - overnight Furnas
Day 6 - canyoning in the Ribeira dos Calderoes - overnight in Furnas
Day 7 - discovery adventure tour in the Nordeste - overnight in Furnas
Day 8 - ice cream making class - overnight in Furnas
Day 9 - departure


- accommodation in good standard hotels or guesthouses
- private transfers for the entire trip
- activities, visits and tours as outlined, with a certified, English speaking guide where desired/required
- all taxes and insurances for the activities
- expert travel planning, trip preparation and 24/7 on-tour support

* The minimum age is based on the minimum age necessary for children to participate in most activities. Some activities might require a higher minimum age, which will specified in each individual proposal. Younger kids are of course welcome on each tour and itineraries can be tailored accordingly.

**  The activity level is based on the amount of tours and activities included (1 - few tours and activities with a lot of free time, 5 - a lot of tours and activities with little free time). The activity level does not reflect the difficulty of the activities or tours included. Itineraries can be tailored to match the preferred level of activity.

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