Let us take you on a journey to hidden gems around Ponta de São Lourenço. Visit its enchanting bays, marine caves and breathtaking landscapes, accessible only by boat. Kayaking or Stand Up Paddling are relaxing and thrilling educational experiences for all. Our knowledgeable and friendly guides will lead the way to the marine nature reserve of Ponta de Sao Lourenco. The route follows the curves of the coast to show you its secrets and dazzling landscapes including enchanting bays and marine caves only accessible by boat. The trip will be a mix of exploring, snorkeling, bird watching and paddling with the guide pointing out interesting features of the landscape, flora and marine life as you pass.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Canical, Madeira|
|DEPARTURE TIME||9:30am or 2:30pm|
|RETURN TIME||Dependent on the tour selected|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing and shoes, swimsuit, towel and sunscreen.|
|NOT INCLUDED||Transportation (can be arranged)|
Baia d’Abra Tour
This is an excursion for all ages: it allows you to take confidence with the kayak and to explore the beauties of Ponta de São Lourenço accompanied by an expert guide. Fancy an occasion for paddling along one of the most beautiful coasts in the world, admiring its caverns and hidden creeks? This tour lasts about two and a half hours in company of a kayak and environmental guide.
Duration: 2:30 hours
Kayak & Snorkeling Tour
This tour is suitable for all levels and families. It allows you to explore the beauties of Ponta de São Lourenço accompanied by an expert guide with a stop in our “private” Pedros beach where crystal waters and colored fish are waiting for you for 1 hour of snorkeling.
Duration: 3:30 hours
Full Day Kayak & Trekking Tour
Looking for a whole day by the sea? Our Kayak & Trekking Tour looks like the best deal for you! Follow your environmental guide to reach the most enchanting places by kayak; snorkel in those areas reachable only by sea and have a break on Sardinha’s Beach: you will also have the opportunity to have a picnic and visit Cais do Sardinha, the Natural Park’s headquarter.
Price: 80€ Duration: 5-6 hours
Stand Up Paddling Lesson
SUP is the latest cool board sport to hit the planet. It’s exploding in popularity all over the world, as its so easy to get started. It’s a great way to learn to read and surf small waves. It also very good for fitness especially core strength.
It is not only fun for all ages, but it’s also a sport that everyone can enjoy! Whether you are new to open ocean paddling, looking to freshen up your SUP skills, or just want a leisurely stroll to check out marine life, Azul Diving Center Stand Up Paddle Board sessions are the answer for you.
With the right instruction, SUP can be easy to learn while giving you a full body workout. The skilled SUP instructors will get you standing up on your board right away so you can see Madeira from a different perspective!
Our goal is to give you a memorable and authentic SUP experience – that’s their promise to you. And as an added bonus, their guides will document your great accomplishment with their GoPro!
During the lesson your instructor will teach you:
– How to stand up on the board
– Getting your balance just right
– Stabilising the board
– How to turn
– How to increase your speed
If you want to try the fastest growing sport around, an intro lesson is right for you. This will take you through the basics of necessary equipment, including instruction on balance, turning, safety and overall success guaranteed for your first go.
Kids as young as 8 years old can come and share this new experience! The main focus is to have a lot of fun on the water and build confidence. Flotation vests can be provided if necessary.
Duration: 2 hours
Paddling in Ponta de Sao Lourenco
This program introduces paddlers to more challenging conditions and more advanced paddleboarding skills. Pre-requisite is successful completion of one training session first.
We are located ideally located in Ponta de Sao Lourenço Protected area a few steps away from the water giving you the chance to enjoy SUP sessions and excursions in the best conditions ever!
- Small groups
- Lesson duration: 1.5hr
- Cave exploration
- Taught by friendly, hand-picked local and international coaches
- Covers all the advanced techniques
- Includes important surf and safety rules
- Relaxed, supportive vibe
- Professional and well organized
- Massive fun!
Duration: 1.5 hours