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Lighthouse View: Ponta de São Lourenço Boat Tour

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Lighthouse View: Ponta de São Lourenço Boat Tour

From US$ 17.01 per person

Enjoy views of the lighthouse of Ponta de São Lourenço on a guided boat trip until the end of Madeira island.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
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
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    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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    • Passport or ID card

    Not allowed

    • Baby strollers

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    • Infants must not sit on laps
    • Infant seats unavailable
    • No public transportation nearby
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    4.5 /5

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    September 3, 2021

    A fabulous experience - very professional guides and excellent equipment.

    October 4, 2021

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