Sete Cidades: Half-Day ATV Quad Tour
- Small group
- Duration options: 3 - 4 hours
The tour starts at our meeting point on the North Cost of São Miguel Island, where you will set off on your adventure. See breathtaking views of both the lakes and the sea. Drive along roads that offer great excitement and adrenaline. Visit Lagoa das Sete Cidades, the north ridge of the Sete Cidades crater, Miradouro e Lagoa do Canário, Vista do Rei, and the south ridge of the Sete Cidades crater.
Amazing experience. Showed us around sete cicades did some stops along the way. Due to the bad weather for the afternoon and days after, Azores outdoor activities contacted us to move our excursion to a earlier time. Which worked out great!
Enjoy a half-day quad tour around Sete Cidades, the largest freshwater lake in the Azores, situated in the western part of the island of São Miguel. Starting from Ponta Delgada, discover the stunning landscapes of the island. Experience the amazing view over the island at the Pico do Carvão viewpoint, with Ponta Delgada on one side, and Ribeira Grande on the other. Climb up into the mountains to see the Lagoas Empadadas, and the Serra Devassa. The mountains and lakes in this region play a very important role supplying water to the villages. Stop at Canário Lake for one of the best views of the Boca do Inferno trail. On the way back to the city, you will see the majestic view at Vista do Rei, providing you with spectacular views of the magical blue and green colors that characterize the waters of these lakes.
My favorite activity I did while I was on the island. Our guide was amazing and super funny. The combination of on-road and off-roading made the experience unique and was able to get to view points a regular car wouldn’t be able to get to! Plus, who doesn’t love driving a quad through the narrow, hydrangea lined streets?!
Embark on an adventurous ride, cycling around Cumeeira Grande (“Big Rim“) of Sete Cidades, on a self guided tour on an electric mountain bike. Get breathtaking views as you pass by points of interest along the way. Get a quick briefing and a demonstration on how to use your e-bike, GPS tracker and Map, before taking off. Set off with an easy warm up along the banks of Lagoa Azul (“Blue Lagoon“), taking you to the Peninsula, the peaceful picnic area of Baia do Silencio (“Bay of Silence“) and through dirt roads back to the bridge. Head up a long, steep and winding main road, along which you may stop at the viewpoints of Lagoa de Santiago (“Lagoon of Santiago“) and Cerrado das Freiras. Continue onwards and upwards around Lagoa de Santiago, taking a short but exciting detour up through an overgrown trail to a hidden viewpoint of Lagoa Rasa (“Shallow Lagoon“). Continue ascending until you r...
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This experience was literally to the sky and back! Amazing! Beautiful spots that can only be accessed with the Quads and beautiful breathtaking views of the island, the crater and the Ocean!
The activity was great! We’ve been driving on some awesome spots!!! It was really funny and the tour was really appropriate! Hope to do it again in the future!!
Absolutely fantastic trip.The scenery got more breathtaking the farther we got into it.You couldn’t want for a better guide than Felipe. We’ll be back!!
Very well organized. Filipe was an excellent host and guide, very knowledgeable and friendly. His attention to safety was excellent.
Highly recommended!! Amazing ride and excellent guide ;)