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Sesimbra: Coasteering Adventure in Arrábida Natural Park

1. Sesimbra: Coasteering Adventure in Arrábida Natural Park

Explore the coast of Portugal’s picturesque Sesimbra on a unique coasteering activity, and experience the latest adventure sport craze to hit Portugal and Arrábida. Coasteering is a mix of rock climbing, rappelling, swimming and walking, and Sesimbra is one of the best spots for the sport. Thanks to its combination of a natural protected area with the blue green translucent waters of the sea, coasteering in Sesimbra is a special adventure guaranteed to be a thrill whatever time of year. Meet your guide at the Porto de Abrigo to collect your coasteering equipment. As you’d expect, this activity requires several security measures, and you will be assisted and monitored by experienced professionals all the time. You’ll be provided with a helmet, buoyancy aid wet suit, and trainers. Some routes require rappelling and the use of a harness. Ropes and rescue kits are available in case of an emergency, but typically the activity is a cool and calm experience. Marvel at the breathtaking landscapes as you swim, walk, climb, and jump. Clamber over magnificent rocky escarpments that plunge over bays and coves.

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Portinho da Arrábida: Coasteering Trip

2. Portinho da Arrábida: Coasteering Trip

Coasteering is a multi-activity that uses various sports modalities such as trekking, climbing, swimming, abseiling, caving and many jumps into the water. The coasteering circuit is located in one of the most extraordinary places, on the border between the Arrábida Mountain Nature Park and the Luiz Saldanha Marine Park, with its crystalline green waters. Venture into one of the most beautiful places in Portugal and enjoy a fun day full of activities.

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Sintra: 3.5-Hour Rock Climbing Experience

3. Sintra: 3.5-Hour Rock Climbing Experience

Enjoy a half-day rock climbing experience among the fairytale palaces and gardens of Sintra, and climb right below a Moorish castle for superb views of the Palacio da Pena and northern slopes of Sintra mountain. Meet your guide in the village center, and walk along a scenic path in the middle of a forest. Upon arrival at the base of the rocks, put on your climbing gear (provided) and start to climb under expert supervision. You’ll get a quick introduction to rock climbing and the climbing equipment, along with all the basic safety rules. Available as a morning activity (09:00 to 12:30), or in the afternoon (14:00 to 17:30), every tour combines the adrenaline thrills of an outdoor sporting activity with breathtaking views of Sintra Natural Park.

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Arrábida Climbing Experience

4. Arrábida Climbing Experience

Discover the world of climbing with professional guides - this is an ideal climbing experience for anyone who wants to start climbing, or for experienced climbers who want to have fun. You will first go over topics such as safety rules, types and forms of climbing before getting started with the experienced guides who guarantee the best safety conditions for you. The Fenda is a geo-monument of rare natural beauty. It's vertical walls have provided a true Mecca for climbing lovers and its natural architecture provides several routes  and different degrees of difficulty.

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Cascais 3.5-Hour Rock Climbing Experience

5. Cascais 3.5-Hour Rock Climbing Experience

Soak up the fresh air with a rock climbing experience at one of Portugal's most beautiful climbing cliffs, with the ocean at your feet.  Known among rock climbers in the Lisbon area, this site allows for a range of possibilities for climbing. Regardless of your level and experience, this is a privileged location to experience this extreme sport. This activity will be held in the morning from 9:00 to 12:30 or in the afternoon between 14:00 and 17:30 and the activity will last 3.5-hours. At the start of the activity you will have a quick introduction to rock climbing, climbing equipment, and basic safety rules before you commence climbing.

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Sintra: Half-Day Climbing Experience

6. Sintra: Half-Day Climbing Experience

The Sintra Mountains will always amaze you. Climbing is an experience in nature that will not leave you indifferent. This is an ideal climbing experience for anyone who wants to start climbing.  During the initiation to the activity, you will be instructed on subjects such as the material, safety rules and the types and forms of climbing. The Penedo da Amizade is a geological monument of rare natural beauty, long known to the people. The verticality of its walls has provided a true mecca for climbing lovers, and its natural architecture provides several routes of different degrees of difficulty. Your experienced guides will guarantee the best safety conditions.

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Arrábida National Park Rock Climbing Experience

7. Arrábida National Park Rock Climbing Experience

Arrábida National Park is one of the most beautiful places to climb in Portugal. This climbing area is adjacent to a beach, the “Portinho da Arrábida”, with a privileged view over the ocean, the mountains, and the beginning of the Alentejo coast.  There are several climbing possibilities here, regardless of the level and experience of the participants.  At the start of the activity, walk along a scenic path down to the base of the rocks that will be climbed. Then you will have a quick introduction to rock climbing, climbing equipment, and basic safety rules before the climbing commences. After the climb you will return to the vehicles and visit the "José Maria da Fonseca" wine cellars where you will taste some delicious wine.

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Arrábida: Rock Climbing Experience

8. Arrábida: Rock Climbing Experience

Try something new and challenge yourself to experience rock climbing. Explore the narrow corridors of Fenda, a "geomonument" of rare beauty on the southern slope of Serra da Arrábida.  Gain the confidence you need on a climb with a low level of difficulty. Bring your friends or family along on this safe and beginner-friendly route. Climb in top-rope mode, where the rope is always attached to the top of the route and anyone can climb, even if they have no climbing experience.

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Lisbon: Full-Day Beach and Mountain Adventure in Arrábida

9. Lisbon: Full-Day Beach and Mountain Adventure in Arrábida

Join a full-day adventure to one of the most beautiful nature parks in Portugal. Meet your guide at the front gate of the zoo in Lisbon and head towards one of the top European beach destinations. Upon arrival in Arrabida, gear up and hike to a hidden place in the mountains. Enjoy outdoor rock climbing on beginner-friendly walls for people with no previous experience. Enjoy some complimentary coffee and water during the morning. Enjoy some leisure time and swim or snorkel in the crystal clear waters of Arrabida. After a relaxing and fun time at the beach, drive to the highest viewpoint of the mountain. From there, take in beautiful panoramic views over the coast of Arrabida. Then, you'll be driven back to the meeting point in Lisbon.

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What people are saying about Lisbon District

Our guide was wonderful. Very patient and kept the energy up. We have never done coasteering this way so it was a bit scary and overwhelming. While it was super fun, it might be a good idea to have beginners, intermediate, and advanced type sessions to chose from.

Superb adventure I recommend to 200% team at the top of superb memories and breathtaking views Enjoy

Christina and the 2 TOP guides !!! Great excursion with family and friends. I recommend.

Very cool. We'll do it again. The best trip ever. Thanks a lot

Proper coastneering, high jumps and decent scrambling. Super!