Canoeing + Terra Nostra

Mystic Furnas - Canoeing + Terra Nostra

The activity begins with canoeing in the Furnas lake. participants will have the opportunity to enjoy all the built heritage in this bucolic place, until reaching the place where we find fumaroles and boiling waters. On the banks of the lake, and due to volcanic activity, one can see where the traditional stew - Cozido da Furnas is cooked. The return is made by the central part of the lagoon, to enjoy the surroundings of the site. After lunch in restaurant in Furnas village, to enjoy the traditional Cozido made with ground heat, time to visit to Terra Nostra Park. This is one of the most beautiful botanical gardens of the . 18th century, where one can find species of flora from different regions of the world. You will be guided in a brief tour by the garden paths passing by the outdoor pool, that invites for thermal bath. Now, it is time to return to Ponta Delgada by the North coast of the island..





Difficulty level


(no experience)

Minimum age: 6 years

(until 18 years must be accompanied by parents or guardians, , or bring a written permission).


The performance of the activities are subject to weather conditions and logistics.

Schedules and meeting points

09h00 - Picos de Aventura

10h00 – Canoeing at lagoa das Furnas

12h00 – “Cozido“ lunch in restaurant

13h30 – Visit to the Terra Nostra Park

15h30 – End of the visit

16h30 – Arrival at Ponta Delgada: end of the activity

Minimum equipment necessary

Swim suit, casual footwear that can get wet (ex.. sandals), towel, hat, sunscreen, backpack, change of clothes to wear after the activity, comfortable clothing, light jacket, extra t-shirt/sweater, water, food fortification and sunglasses.

Recommended Equipment

Lycra shirt, neoprene shoes, neoprene gloves, windbreaker jacket, proof bag (to keep the phone and/or the camera).


Price Per Person

Children (from 6 to 11 years) : 40 €

Price includes:

  • Transport
  • "Cozido" lunch in the restaurant
  • Sit-on-top canoe (2 persons per canoe + 1 child)
  • Paddle
  • Life Vest (mandatory use)
  • Picos de Aventura Guide
  • Insurance (Personal Accidents)

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