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Ponta Delgada: Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeirões Trip

Ponta Delgada: Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeirões Trip

From US$ 116.83 per person

Venture into the Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeirões on a guided day trip from Ponta Delgada. Rapel off of breathtaking waterfalls and leap from rocks 1.5 to 6 meters high into natural pools.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup from hotels in Ponta Delgada.
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Listen to the roar of a cascading waterfall as you wait to jump
  • Stay safe under the guidance of experts teaching you how to rappel
  • Admire the beautiful landscape of São Miguel Island on your drive
  • Climb to the top of a 6 meter waterfall and jump into the pool below
  • Feel the thrill of throwing yourself down a natural water slide
Full description

Enjoy an excursion to the Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeirões, one of the most extraordinary national parks on São Miguel Island. Learn how to rappel, then spend your day climbing, sliding, and jumping off waterfalls into natural pools. 

Drive 45 minutes from the city of Ponta Delgada and start your adventure when you arrive at the national park. Gather up your equipment and set off on a short walk to your first stop. Listen to important safety briefings teaching you how to rappel.

Feel the thrill as you abseil down a cascading waterfall and jump into the flowing waters below. Continue downriver to a water slide and hold your breath as you jump from a height of 2 meters into a natural pool.

Trek back along the forest path and delve into the valley to reach your second jumping point. Choose to freefall from 4 meters or leap from the lower height of 1.5 meters into the water.

Save the best for last and end your adventure in style by jumping from the top of a waterfall at the height of 6 meters. Imagine the sensation in your stomach as the jungle scenery rushes past you.

  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Accredited guides
  • All equipment
  • Photos and videos
  • Picnic lunch
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with heart problems
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Sunglasses
    • Swimwear
    • Change of clothes
    • Towel
    • Hair tie
    • Daypack
    • Personal medication
    • Reusable water bottle

    Know before you go

    • This tour involves jumping into pools of water
    • This is a whole day trip that will take around 8 hours
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