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Porto Boat Sailing Tour provided by BBDouro

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Porto Boat Sailing Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
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Updated 09/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 09/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Have your first sailing experience in the Douro river, and enjoy the beautiful views over Porto and Gaia historic city centers. We'll give you the oportunity of participating in the manouver and driving a sailboat, only using the wind to move our boat. During that time we'll see the magnificent landscapes of river areas of Vila Nova de Gaia and Porto. Depending on the sea conditions we´ll take you towards the sea to enjoy even more the pleasure of sailing.
Important Information
Departure Point
BBDouro, Douro Marina, R. da Praia, 4400-554 Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Helena Soares wrote a review Aug. 2020
8 contributions
Thank you to Tiago and Fernando for making this trip an amazing experience. We really enjoy the trip, specially the sunset!
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Date of experience: August 2020
Rebecca T wrote a review Sep. 2019
Argein, France10 contributions
I booked this pure sailing trip to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary whilst on holiday in Porto. My husband previously sailed when he was younger and I had experience of power boats. This was our first sailing experience together and it was the best thing we did during our
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fexiflexi wrote a review Aug. 2019
Neubeuern, Germany6 contributions1 helpful vote
If you are lookin forward to make an active sail trip, you are absolutely right here. Gaby our skipper was very patient, she thought us how to sail in this short period of time. I recommend this for everybody who wants to take apart in sailing and learn from a very cool skipper.
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About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: BBDouro
Relaxing and romantic
This was perfect in every way! If possible choose a late afternoon trip so you get to see the beautiful sunset. The
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Unforgettable experience
We had a great time, especially because the couple of us were the only ones on the boat. Very friendly and kind hos
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Sunset cruise
I booked the sunset cruise for my husband's birthday and it was the highlight of our weekend. We have been living i
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Amazing experience
Me and my family had an amazing sailing lesson! I have sailed before but never had such a great day sailing. The lo
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Great crew & scenic trip, no actual sailing
My wife and I had a lovely time on the boat chatting with the crew and taking in the sights. The only disappointme
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Bob B
Sail the Douro and out to sea
If you like to sail you really should contact BBDouro. My wide and I avoided the crowded tourist boat and too a 25
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Sail away
Friendly crew on a nice sailboat that comfortably held 6 people on the front of the boat. We sailed up and down the
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Roberta W
This boat trip made our holiday! The guys were so delightful, were really informative and the trip itself is absolu
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desa d
Very professional service!
Today I went sailing for the first time in my life and it was the BEST first experience - super nice welcome and ex
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Mila A
Great introduction to sailing
I had several classes with BBDouro with different skippers. They were all clearly very experienced and pedagogical
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Complete lack of responsibility
Sunday queried boat for my birthday the following Saturday. Andre emailed me the options - a big boat, or one or se
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Where the river meets the ocean
"My thought crosses the river." This line by Fernando Pessoa, Portugal's most famous poet, came to mind when Philip
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Vlad S
Great experience!
I was there with my girlfriend. I have an inland sailing permit, my girlfriend had no previous sailing experience.
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Key Details
  • Douro River, Alfandega Porto Congress Centre, and 3 more
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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