Lisbon Boat Tours

Boat tours in Lisbon

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Guided Tours

WINE AND CHEESE

BOAT PARTY

BIG GROUPS

SUNSET TOUR

SUSHI TOUR

All bookings have to be made with 50% downpayment.

For boat events with more than 14 pax please notice that the number of boats is more limited, and

therefore the sooner you book the tour the better it will be to get the best date for your group.

 

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Lisbon Landmarks

What will you see

Tower of Bélem

Discoveries Monument

Monastery of Jeronimos

Ajuda Palace

Bridge 25 April

Commerce Square

Arch of Rua Augusta

Castle of São Jorge

Christ Monument

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Frequent questions

According to the type of your event, we can suggest you the best duration.

Simple boat tour: 2 to 3 hours

Romantic boat tour: 2 to 3 hours

Boat tour with Barbecue: 4 to 6 hours

Birthday boat Party: 3 to 5 hours

Stag/Hen boat Party: 3 hours

Bachelor Party: 2 to 3 hours

Group summer boat tour: 4 hours to full day

Group winter boat tour: 2 to 3 hours

Corporate events: 3 to 4 hours

 

The route will depends on your event type.

For simple boat tours we recommend doing this triangle, as you will be able to see the main landmarks of Lisbon.

 

For example, for barbecues or boat parties, you can choose the route!

 

Most of the boats you can take your own Catering.

Some of them might charge a small fee. Some others it's free.

Contact us and we will inform you all the options.

Most of the times you are able to pay for the extra hour when doing the tour.

The only cases where it's be not possible, it's when there are booked tours just after yours.

Contact us to receive all the details.

If you cancel the event with more 30 days before the event, the operator will return 100% of the paid value. After that, you are able to rebook your event to another date, but you will not be able to receive refund. The cancelation of the event in less than 30 days to the event date, will only happen if there are not good weather conditions and this decision will come from the skipper of the boat.

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Historical Content

Tower of Bélem

  • The Tower of Belém, located in the estuary of the Tagus river, was built between 1514 and 1520. It was used as a defense tour in Lisbon. It’s windows close to the water were used to place the cannon in the direction of the lower part of the boat.
  • The cannon balls would do the ricochet effect over the water, hitting the boat on the lower part, close to the water line, so it would sink faster.
  • This Tower is one of the main icons of Lisbon, it receives more than 1 million visitors each years and it was classified by UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
  • On our boat tour, you will have the opportunity to view it from the water, the best angle to get to know this Tower.
  • The first version of this monument was constructed in 1940, for the world Portuguese Exhibition. It was build with wood as a temporary monument.
  • Twenty years later they rebuilt it in ciment and rose stone. It represents a ship with three sails, full of Portuguese historical figures from that time. In the front we have Infante Dom Henrique holding a small vessel called Caravela. He was the big mind behind the Portuguese Expeditions.
  • There is also the poet Luis de Camões, Vasco da Gama, crusaders, monks and cosmographers. Inside you will find an space with temporary exhibits, and there i salso an elevator that can take visitors to the top of this monument.
  • It’s the perfect view for a photograph of Belém area.
  • It represents a three-sailed ship ready to depart, with sculptures of important historical figures such as King Manuel I carrying an armillary sphere, poet Camões holding verses from The Lusiadas, Vasco da Gama, Magellan, Cabral, and several other notable Portuguese explorers, crusaders, monks, cartographers, and cosmographers, following Prince Henry the Navigator at the prow holding a small vessel.
  • The only female is queen Felipa of Lancaster, mother of Henry the navigator, the brain of the discoveries.
  • This monument is inscribed on the UNESCOS world heritage list. It was founded by King D.Manuel I and it's located on one of Lisbon's most noble areas in Belém.
  • This Monastery of Jeronimos still preserves most of the structures that contributed for it's world recognition, so it's definatly a most go!
  • Visits to the Jeronimos Monastery: October to April -> From 10 am to 5:30 pm (last entry at 5 pm) May to September -> From 10 am to 6:30 pm (last entry at 6 pm) The monastery closes on Mondays and on 1 January, Easter Sunday, 1st May and 25th December.
  • This amazing palace was constructed in the 18th century, when King John V planned to build a summer residence in Ajuda area, very close to Belém.
  • After the big earthquake in 1755, which destroyed 70% of Lisbon, including the Royal family residence, in Praça do Comércio (Ribeira Palace), this building was used by the Royal family as the main residence, as it was higher and more protected from future natural threats.
  • Inside you will find amazing collections of decorative arts from the 15th century to the 20th century.
  • When to visit? The amazing Ajuda Palace is open from 10:00 until 17:00 every day, except for Monday and public holidays.
  • Prices: Adult 5€, Child 3€ and free every Sundays between 10am and 2pm. The best way to get there is catching a tram, electric scooter of Tuk Tuk.
  • The Champalimaud Foundation Center, also known as "The Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, it's located in Lisbon on the Tagus estuary.
  • This is a private biomedical research foundation, that develops advanced biomedical programmes and provides clinical prime clinical care.
  • The main research fields of this foundation are neuroscience and oncology. Contacts: Website - fchampalimaud.org/ Phone - +351 210480200
  • Commerce Square is located in the city of Lisbon, near the Tagus river. The name of this square is also known as Terreiro do Paço square, because here it was located the Royal Family residence, until it was destroyed in 1755. After this tragic day, this square was reconstructed under the guidance of the architect Marquês de Pombal, responsible to remodel all the destroyed parts of Lisbon.
  • This square was build in the 16th century, when King D.Manuel I build a new royal residence, the Ribeira Palace, by the Tagus River. Here it was also build the port Ribeira das Naus.
  • The name, Square of Commerce, came from the importance of this port to the economy of Lisbon, as the boats were unloading it's goods in there.
  • The bronze statue in the middle, represents King José I, it was inaugurated in 1775, designed by Joaquim Machado de Castro.
  • This square has been classified as a National monument of Portugal since 1910. The best way to see the square is from the river, on a boat tour.
  • The boat tours will pass very closely to this square, so you will be able to clearly the geography of Lisbon. The St Jorge Castle is easily spotted, as well as the traditional neighborhoods of Alfama and Bairro Alto.

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