Furnas Lake Canoeing at Sao Miguel Island from Lagoa Das Furnas

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What To Expect

See the volcanic terrain and activity at the Azores islands at a volcanic caldera in the middle of a lake as you canoe across the site!


  • Explore the volcanic landscape of Sao Miguel Island

  • Canoe to the middle of the Furnas lake where you will see the imposing Caldera!

  • Witness the locals cooking the Cozido using the boiling water from the fumaroles!


Day Tours from Ponta Delgada
Departs From:
Lagoa Das Furnas
Meeting Point:
Car park (West side) of Lagoa das Furnas
2 hours
daily at 10:00 AM; 1:30 PM
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Lagoa das Furnas is part of the volcanic caldera whose last eruption was in the year 1630. The lagoon is surrounded by dense vegetation, hiding myster and secrets on its shores. You can make a stop during the canoeing to admire the phenomena that is the fumaroles and calderas with boiling water.

The Sao Miguel Island originated from volcanic activity. See the very core of the island as you canoe to the volcanic caldera in the middle of the Furnas lake. The Furnas Calderas is one of the most picturesque and interesting sites in the island, due to its ecological significance and great beauty.

Despite the exciting volcanic formations and thrill of canoeing through the lake, a huge highlight of this tour would be the tranquil ambience of the location that will take all your cares away. Apart from natural formations, you will also see the humble yet rich heritage of the settlements in the place. Witness the locals cook the renowned Cozido on the banks of the lake! The Cozido is a hearty stew of meat and vegetables, and is a favorite comfort food of Portugal, and the people of the Furnas Lake have the special custom of cooking the dish on the boiling waters of the fumaroles.


  • Canoe seats

  • Paddle

  • Life jacket

  • Certified guide

  • Insurance


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Participants must be at least 6 years old to join this tour. Those below 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, or bring written permission.

  • We recommend that you bring the following: lyrcra shirt, neoprene shoes, neoprene gloves, winbreaker and waterproof bag.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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