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Porto - Private Cruise on the Douro River with Tasting Menu

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What to Expect
The meeting point is in Pontoon C of Douro Marina, near Afurada, a small fishing village in front of the Porto city.

Leaving the Douro Marina, sail along the Douro River between the slopes of Porto and Gaia, passing under the 6 bridges connecting the two cities, you will discover with the crew some stories about the cities, the river and the famous Port Wine.

A relaxing cruise to see Porto, Gaia and bridges from another perspective.

This is not just a river cruise, it is also a gastronomic experience on board!

You can enjoy some typical Portuguese snacks with Douro wine and of course, the Port Wine,

The trip ends at the Douro Marina.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Douro Marina - Pontoon C
Departure Time
Morning: 11:30 am
Afternoon: 4:30 pm
Duration
2h
Return Details
Douro Marina
Inclusions
  • Food tasting
  • Wine tasting
  • Bottled water
  • Live commentary on board
  • Private tour
  • Crew
  • Insurance
  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the cruise day.
  • Vegetarian option is available with 48h advance, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Excellent experience celebrating our anniversary aboard the RiverSoul on a private dinner cruise of the Douro River. We highly recommend this. Jorge is a superb host of this charming boat, informative, welcoming, considerate, serving good food and port. The evening was all
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Response from j0rgeantunes, Proprietário at Porto - Private Cruise on the Douro River with Tasting Menu
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you Wendy for your comment! I'm very glad you enjoyed the experience. It is a privilege for me to have contributed to the commemoration of your wedding anniversary! Best regards Jorge
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Words cannot describe how perfect this tour was. I was looking for a private way to enjoy the river and not having to deal with the big cruise lines that are very touristy and don't have too much detail information, well look no further, River Soul meet our requirements and
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Response from j0rgeantunes, Proprietário at Porto - Private Cruise on the Douro River with Tasting Menu
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much Rosa for your kind words! It was a pleasure to share with you my knowledge, the Portuguese flavors, the Douro wines and the Port wine! Best regards Jorge
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Although Jorge' boat had an issue, he made a plan to still take us on our 2 hour trip, and what a special experience. Jorge made every effort to make us feel at ease, and explain all the sights along the river. That, coupled with excellent wine, Port and food, made the
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Response from j0rgeantunes, Proprietário at Porto - Private Cruise on the Douro River with Tasting Menu
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks Michele for your comment! First I appreciate your understanding with the boat change. I am very happy to have provided a special experience during your visit to Porto! Best regards Jorge
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My wife & I thoroughly enjoyed this 2 hour RiverSoul private cruise. We met our guide, Jorge, & captain, Marcelo, at Pontoon C in the Douro Marina (a pleasant ~45' stroll along the boardwalk from the Gaia waterfront west toward the ocean), Both Jorge (an ex-architect) & Marcelo
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Response from j0rgeantunes, Proprietário at Porto - Private Cruise on the Douro River with Tasting Menu
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you Bernard for your review and recommendation! It was a pleasure for us to provide a good onboard experience for you and your wife! Best regards Jorge
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I would give it a zero if I could...I booked a private sunset cruise through my travel agency months ago. This was something we were so looking forward to doing and they never showed up and didn’t even bother to call. A waste of my family’s time and money!! So very
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Response from j0rgeantunes, Proprietário at Porto - Private Cruise on the Douro River with Tasting Menu
Responded Aug. 11, 2019
I am sorry what happened, but a boat malfunction the day before the cruise forced me to cancel your reservation as well as others. It was an unexpected situation and impossible to solve at night, unfortunately.
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