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Lighthouse View 2: Ponta de São Lourenço Boat Tour

Lighthouse View 2: Ponta de São Lourenço Boat Tour

From US$ 19.01 per person

Ponta de São Lourenço lighthouse is the oldest in Madeira island. Upon return we will make a quick stop at Cais do Sardinha where you can take a dip in its crystal clear waters.

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Duration 1 - 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, Spanish, French
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy beautiful views of Ponta de São Lourenço bay from Baía d´Abra Viewpoint
  • Pass by Pico Frade to see the rare and endemic tree Sideroxylon Mirmulans
  • See the natural water source near Casa do Sardinha
  • Cruise by the protected islet of Ilhéu dos Desembarcadouros
  • View the oldest lighthouse of Madeira from the sea
Full description
Embark on a boat trip to admire a 150-year-old lighthouse, the oldest in Madeira Archipelago. See Ilhéu do Desembarcadouro, the North Coast, its beautiful caves and calm bays. This islet is a protected conservation area for its rich biodiversity. The Farol da Ponta de São Lourenço is a lighthouse located on the islet of São Lourenço. It lies on the extreme east of Madeira Island. The lighthouse was built in 1870 on top of a small extinct volcano. Spot several species of animals and plants that are unique to this area along the way. Marvel at the flowering plants of Marmulano, endemic to Madeira Islands. Soak in spectacular views from the Baía d´Abra Viewpoint over Ponta de São Lourenço and its coastline. There are different starting and ending point options for the tour. Choose the one that fits your needs. If you decide to end at Marina da Quinta do Lorde, you will see the Elephant rock before completing the tour.
Includes
  • Guided tour;
  • We have life vest in the boat for all passengers.
  • LIGHT HOUSE VIEW 1 ---- the pick up is in Cais do Sardinha (after Hiking Ponta de São Lourenço PR8)
  • LIGHT HOUSE VIEW 2 ---- The boat pick up is in Marina Quinta do Lorde
  • LIGHT HOUSE VIEW 3 ---- the pick up is in Cais do Sardinha (after Hiking Ponta de São Lourenço PR8)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Baby strollers

Know before you go

  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • No public transportation nearby
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

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At first we hesitated to book the boat tour because no transfer was offered. But luckily we didn't let that deter us. It was no problem to take the public bus from Funchal to the "Quinta do Lorde" hotel complex. We booked the Leuchtturmblick 2 variant... and were very surprised that we were the only participants. So we had a private speedboat tour.

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May 27, 2022

July 31, 2022

Very helpful, We had an inconvenient situation with the schedule of the boat and they managed to solve it for us: Spectacular trip with a good guide. I recommend

July 13, 2022

Product ID: 392799