Portugal Adventure Sports

Portugal adventure sports

Find Portugal adventure sports centres

From wakeboarding to gokarting, white water rafting to mountain top zipwires and diving with sharks to skydiving adventure sports are really taking off in Portugal.

You’ll find few other places in Europe offering as wide variety of sports at affordable prices in such beautiful natural surroundings. Throughout Portugal, Madeira and the Azores you can be sure of a friendly welcome from multilingual instructors and the country’s warm, sunny climate lets you try new things all year around without getting too cold or damp! Adventures in Portugal

Algarve Adventure Sports

Algarve Quad Bikes
Algarve quad bikingA fun day out through the picturesque Algarve landscape across a variety of terrain from wide open trails with magnificent panoramic views to narrow, winding hillside and woodland trails. Those seeking adventure and an adrenaline rush will not be disappointed!
Algarve Adventure Park
adventure parkThis tree top adventure park is a fantastic day out and a great addition to our Algarve adventures! With 4 courses designed to suit different ages and abilities you can tackle 50 fun and challenging obstacles. Then challenge your friends to around on the paintball course or refuel in the relaxing picnic area.
Blokarting in the Algarve
Algarve blokartingUp for a race? Take one of our wind powered blokarts for a spin- they’re fun, fast and easy to control. a few minutes training, a practice lap or two and you?re off! Our Algarve blokarting centre is based in the region’s beautiful west coast and is open all year round
Algarve Skydiving!
algarve skydivingEvery holiday should have at least one truly memorable experience and you’ll never forget the exhilaration of an Algarve skydive. The Algarve boasts one of the Europe’s most scenic jump spots with a view that stretches from lands end to the plains of Spain. Go on we dare you!
Paragliding in the Algarve
paraglidingLooking for adventure in the Algarve? Come paragliding! We offer tandem flights, paragliding courses and equipment hire. You’ll receive expert tuition from a qualified instructor so no experience is neccessary. We fly in the hills and from cliff tops for amazing views over the sea and countryside.
microlightTake a Paramotor Flight!
See the western Algarve by paramotor! Experience the thrills and views as never before! Great coastal flying in the sun!
Rock Climbing in the Algarve
Algarve climbingUp for a fun, challenge? Come rock climbing in the Algarve. There’s routes for beginners, intermediate and experienced climbers and no shortage of phenomenal views. Once you’re tried it you’ll be hooked!
Kite Surfing in the Algarve
kitesurfingLearn to kitesurf in the Algarve where the wind and sun make for great conditions all year round. Our Algarve kitesurf lessons are suitable for everyone from complete beginners to intermediate kite surfers. Discover one of the Portugal’s top kitesurfing locations.
SUP in the Algarve
SUPCome and stand up paddle; the Algarve has routes to suit all levels with fantastic scenery from dramatic sea caves to tranquil, country rivers. We offer lessons, guided tours and holidays. Easy to learn!

Central Portugal Adventure Sports

Adventures in Arrabida!
abseiling in ArrabidaAdventurous days out in the beautiful Arrabida natural park: climbing, abseiling, caving, coasteering, mountain biking, canorafting, paragliding, diving and more…The park is located one hour south of Lisbon.
Adventure Park
Adventure parkCome and have a go at our high adrenaline tree top, high ropes challenges with tight ropes, scramble nets, rope and wobbly bridges, suspended tunnels, tarzan swings, fast zip slides and much more. Ideal for adults and kids! Stag and hen parties, corporate, group and individual bookings welcome.
See the real Portugal and have fun doing it!
climbing in PortugalWe offer everything from adventure sports to cultural days out in central Portugal. We are based in the Beira Litoral – ideally placed for exploring the nearby mountains, natural parks, rivers and historical towns. Our aim is to preserve and promote the natural beauty of the local countryside while offering you an experience you’ll never forget.
Serra da Estrela Adventures
Serra da EstrelaThe Serra da Estrela national park could have been tailor made for adventure! Join us climbing, kayaking, hiking or for a multi-activity expedition in this stunning wilderness. Specialist guides and equipment are provided to ensure a truly memorable experience.
paragliding near LisbonCome paragliding in the sunshine and soar over the cliffs and coast. The views are spectacular so this is one holiday experience you won’t forget! Tandem flights for beginners and paragliding courses are available. Kids welcome.
Sky Diving!
sky divingThe adventure of a lifetime! Come and throw yourself out of a plane in the Alentejo’s sunny skies. Easy to get to from Lisbon.
Kayak Tour of Arrabida
Arrabida kayak tourA kayak tour is a fun and memorable way to explore the dramatic coastline of the Arrabida Natural Park with its towering cliffs, secluded beaches, spectacular rock formations and hidden coves. Transport from Lisbon can be provided.
Kitesurfing in Lisbon and Cascais
Portugal kitesurfingLearn to kitesurf in Lisbon and Cascais, join us for a surfari or hire equipment. Easy access to fantastic beaches including the famous Guincho beach, a long kitesurfing season, friendly and experienced trilingual instructors and lots of fun!

Northern Portugal Adventure Sports

Adventurous Days Out
canoeingDiscover more of Northern Portugal’s spectacular landscapes from the waters of Matosinhos to the mountains of Geres and have lots of fun doing it. Adventure park holidays and exciting days out including rafting and canoeing, climbing, abseil and canyoning, mountain biking, paintball and more.
Peneda Geres Canyoning
canyoningOne of the most fun and intense contact nature sports: hike, rappel, scramble, slide, jump and swim your way down river!
Sky Diving!
Portugal skydivingOne holiday experience you’ll never forget! We offer skydiving in Braga near Porto and Proenca a Nova in Northern Portugal. Come and take the plunge!
Drift Racing!
Portugal drift racingA fantastic new experience for car lovers and adrenalin fiends! When drift racing a driver intentionally oversteers causing a slide or drift in the rear wheels while maintaining vehicle control and a high exit speed. Sounds fun? Come and give it a go!
Rafting in Northern Portugal
raftingThe North of Portugal is particularly popular for rafting as it has spectacular mountainous scenery and clean, fast flowing rivers. We offer rafting adventures on the Minho and Paiva rivers- suitable for beginners and experienced rafters.

Madeira and Azores Adventure Sports

Canyoning in Madeira 
canyoning in MadeiraCanyoning trips involve leaping, swimming and abseiling your way down Madeira’s rivers! Madeira is widely recognised as one of the best spots in the world for this exciting, up-and-coming new sport. You must be able to swim but no canyoning experience is required so come and give it a go!
Dolphin and Whale Watching in Madeira
dolphin watchingFor an unforgettable experience join our marine biologists on a specialist whale and dolphin watching trip. We guarantee you’ll see them or you get a free second trip. If you have always dreamt of swimming with wild dolphins we can also make that dream come true!
Kayaking in Madeira
kayaking in MadeiraCome sea kayaking in Madeira a fun, adventurous trip with beautiful coastal scenery. We have double and single kayaks and the trip is suitable for regular kayakers and beginners alike
Whale and Dolphin Watching and Diving.dolphins
We offer you the opportunity to observe some of the world’s most beautiful creatures in their natural habitat. From your base on the spectacularly scenic Pico Island you can swim with dolphins, go dolphin and whale watching, scuba diving or explore the countryside. We can also arrange accommodation, car rental and baby-sitting.
Diving with Sharks!
Azores sharksThe trip of a lifetime for experienced divers, diving with sharks in the Azores will sharpen all your senses! The dives are shark friendly and are led by certified shark guides and individual dives and specialist holidays available.

To plan your perfect trip you can also browse the regional pages. Adrenalin junkies, kids, stag and hen parties and corporate teambuilders are all welcome!