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Douro Pula Canhada
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Owner description: We promote the natural and cultural-historical heritage of the Natural Park of Douro International. We develop activities, activity programs, and themed weekends where emotion transposes the expectations of tourists and businesses.We meet the leisure and the well-being in harmony with the regional flora and fauna, enhancing contact with the countryside, with the people, cuisine and traditions.
Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Is got everything I ever want - unspoilt nature, off the beaten track, a chance to do some proper kayaking, and a fantasticly charming guide with an encyclopedic knowledge of birds and local history. If you like being on a package tour then the diesel chugging cruise and non native captive bird show (next door) might be for you, but if you want to do something truly memorable then get in a kayak and head to parts of the river seen by fewer than a dozen people each year.

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Reviewed May 22, 2016

We just returned from Spain and Portugal and our hike with Pedro was one of the highlights of our 3 weeks in Europe. I cannot give out enough superlatives on Pedro who runs this group. He speaks perfect English, is exceedingly knowledgeable about the area, tailors the trip to his group (my wife and I), and is just a SUPERB host. If you want an outdoor experience you will always remember get involved with Pedro he is just terrific. He will build a trip to what you are looking for. The Miranda area and Duoro River are gorgeous and should be experienced in an outdoor setting. You won't be sorry that you used this guide service.

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Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

A word to the wise the gates open 1 hour before the tour begins. What you need to remember that there is a 1 hour time difference if you have come from the spainish side. The cruise is on Portuguese only but is informative and the show after well worth the wait . Seeing a golden eagle take to the skies was breathtaking

3  Thank sandra523
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Reviewed September 9, 2014

Pedro took us on an amazing half day canoe trip of the Douro River which divides Spain and Portugal through the Miranda De Douro National park. This area of the Douro river is seen by only a handful of people each year as Pedro's trips are very conscientious about maintaining the best practices for the environment and not disrupting the rare, existing wildlife. We got to see eagles, vultures and falcons at close proximity whilst kayaking through the beautiful canyon in perfect conditions. An absolutely brilliant day out!

In addition to Kayak and Canoe trips the team can also take you out by Land Rover, Donkey or foot to enjoy the bird watching

4  Thank shortsNtshirt
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