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O Pioneiro do Mondego

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O Pioneiro do Mondego
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“kayaking trip”(6 reviews)
“mondego river”(16 reviews)
“beach bar”(3 reviews)
Daily kayak-trips on the Mondego river, in the beautifull valley between Penacova and Coimbra. Takes 3-4 hours, possibility to swim and picknick on the river beaches. For all ages, enjoy sun, water, nature! The meeting point is at 10.00 in Coimbra...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Coimbra, Portugal
+351 239 478 385
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Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Had the good fortune to go kayaking on the Mondego river with these awesome guides. Miguel and Goncalo were especially friendly and made sure everyone had a great time. Our small group of 18 paddled and floated through mostly calm and very clear waters. The...More

Thank Frank F
Reviewed August 26, 2018

I booked it as a single person with pick up from Coimbra. I was the only one coming from Coimbra and was picked up by car. The organization was perfect and the staff was very friendly and helpful if need. The river is very beautiful....More

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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We booked onto this with our friends and two children. One 12, one 8. The day was professionally guided and even though a very large group set off initially together we then had the opportunity to break of and do our own thing which was...More

Thank Lesley L
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

The 18 lm kayak down the Mondego was very enjoyable. The valley is beautiful. The guides were very relaxed and allowed us to make our own way except for a couple of rendezvous points. Sunday in mid summer was sometimes very busy with huge “pool...More

Thank J and K C
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Found this when searching on Google for kayak tours near where we were staying, booked online the day before, very well organised, lovely staff and a range of languages spoken. Kayaking gentle - beginner level - lovely river, plenty of places to stop en route,...More

Thank Suzanne A
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Guide was really friendly and knowledgeable and trip was pretty reasonably priced. Was the highlight of my trip to Portugal and would definitely recommend it to anyone.

3  Thank Justin C
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

We did a stop in Coimbra on our way from Porto-Lisbon and decided to do some kayaking the day before we arrived in Coimbra. It was no problem to book the tour for the next day via phone! Very friendly service+ guide! We decided to...More

2  Thank ap-ffm
Reviewed September 22, 2017

We had a wonderful kayaking experience, thank you! Our tour was well-organized (including convenient pick up in Coimbra) and felt very safe. The views were amazingly beautiful. We particularly loved the beach-restaurant where we stopped for lunch and relaxation. This was a terrific adventure, which...More

3  Thank Ellen K
Reviewed September 9, 2017

We had an excellent time kayaking down the Mondego River. Our guides were extremely helpful, informative and friendly. The tour was very well organised and it was an excellent family day out.

3  Thank Peter D
Reviewed August 13, 2017

It was great experience to kayak with these people down the Mondego River, they are kind, patient and very nice, and the river is good for everyone

2  Thank Joanna S
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