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Full-Day 4WD Tour to Furnas Volcano provided by Carpe Diem dream tours

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Full-Day 4WD Tour to Furnas Volcano

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Updated 30/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Hop in a 4WD and discover spots not easily accessed by regular old cars with this full-day tour to the Furnas Volcano. You'll take in the views from the Castelo Branco viewpoint, take a walk through the forest, and check out the thermal springs at Lagoa das Furnas, where you'll have the option to soak in natural springs. You'll also get to visit the only remaining tea plantation at Chá Gorreana before returning to Ponta Delgada.
You'll start at
Av. Infante Dom Henrique 17
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  • 1
    Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Poca Da Dona Beija
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Lagoa das Furnas
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Caldeira das Furnas
    Stop: 3 hours -
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  • 5
    Pico do Ferro Viewpoint
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Nossa Senhora da Paz
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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You'll end at
Av. Infante Dom Henrique 17
Av. Infante Dom Henrique 17, 9500-101 Ponta Delgada, PortugalTourism Post Office
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  • Get to hard-to-reach spots in a 4WD vehicle
  • A certified nature guide will lead the way
  • Round-trip transfers from your Ponta Delgada hotel are included
  • All taxes and accident insurance are included
Important Information
Departure Point
Av. Infante Dom Henrique 17, 9500-101 Ponta Delgada, Portugal
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off from Ponta Delgada
  • Local taxes
  • Transport by air-conditioned 4WD vehicle
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Driver/Certified nature guide
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees to: Thermal Pools “Poça da Beija" and Chapel of Nossa Senhora das Vitórias
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Entry/Admission - Poca Da Dona Beija
  • Entry/Admission - Lagoa das Furnas
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • If canceled due to extreme weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 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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Mr. & Mrs. Scott wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions
Wonderful experience! Our guide was super knowledgeable and so nice! Wanted to thank him for feeding the hungry kitty-that made the day just that much better!
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Date of experience: March 2020
BoardingPass83478 wrote a review Dec 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We did three tours with Jose and each one was better than the previous. His knowledge of the island is extensive and he is so respectful of the natural beauty of his home. He was engaging and enthusiastic about everything spot he showed us. He made the trip an absolute
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from josemsantos, General Manager at Full-Day 4WD Tour to Furnas Volcano
Responded 14 Jan 2020
Thank you very much for your review, it was a pleasure to share our island whit you.
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Pascale5965 wrote a review Nov 2019
Gross-Bieberau, Germany5 contributions3 helpful votes
First, we were the only 2 members of the tour and José didn't cancel it, thanks God! The tour was incredible and also our Guide, José: He is a very agreable, sympatic man, with so much knowledge..... And his way to give his knowledge is so natural and entertaining! About
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Date of experience: November 2019
robertsra23 wrote a review Sep 2019
Nashua, New Hampshire5 contributions
We had a great time on this tour! The guide José was extremely knowledgeable as he grew up on the island. He was very passionate about the nature and history of the island and we learned quite a bit from him. Not only that, he really cared that we had an exceptional time to the
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Armands L. wrote a review Sep 2019
2 contributions
This was by far the best tour we had while staying in São Miguel. José knowledge of the island is just impressive, he truly does this wholeheartedly. We were amazed by the quality of the tour and how well prepared he was. I was limping because of my ankle injury and José took
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Date of experience: September 2019
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By: Carpe Diem dream tours
Wow! This tour greatly exceeded our expectations! I can not recommend a tour with Jose enough! We did a whole day t
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This tour is a must on Sao Miguel!
We loved our tour with Jose so much that we asked for a go-back to some of the sights. Jose's passion for the land
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Deb C
Would of loved the trip I am sure!
Was unable to do the trip, due to the ship not able to dock that day. Was greatly disappointed, however when asked
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Sarah S
We should have done this first!
We did our tour our last day but wish we had done it at the beginning, because Jose told us so much about the islan
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Mark F
Mark and Debbie
Really enjoyed our tour of Fogo and Jòse was really knowledgeable about a whole range of topics. Going in a 4x4 al
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stacey k
Sieze the Day .. Fantastic Day !
We enjoyed the day with Jose ... covered a lot of ground during the day tour.. amazing sights. Jose's interest of
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Fantastic tour and guide
Jose really made the tour! He did not just show us just the sights but demonstrated such in-depth knowledge of the
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Charlie M
Very Personal/Customizable Itinerary
Jose was awesome! He picked us up in the west, changed the itinerary to accommodate a different starting point and
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This is the best way to know deeply Sao Miguel. José has been amazing, he is the perfect guide always professional
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Awesome experience
Throughly enjoyed our experience with Carpe Diem Tours. Our driver took us to the rim of the volcano (not Active I
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rebecca l
Two superb tours with José
We booked two tours for our holiday on Sao Miguel - both with José, both 1/2 day tours to Lagoa do Fogo and Sete Ci
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Excellent Tour Guide
We booked Carpe Diem Dream Tours after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor and we're so glad we did. My friend and I
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Amazing Guide and Tour
We had an amazing private tour of the Sete Cidades area and our guide Jose made it even better! We also appreciate
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Lovely Tour
We took a tour last week with Jose and Vera. We had 12 people in two vehicles, including 2 children. Jose and Ver
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Excellent guide - beautiful place
Three of us joined another couple for a half day tour with Jose while in port during a transatlantic cruise. From
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese
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