Kayak Open Day – Óbidos Lagoon

To celebrate the arrival of the good weather next Sunday, May 26th, we will “open doors” for those who want to do a mini kayak tour through the Óbidos Lagoon

The tours are free and begin in the area of ​​the Foz do Arelho Pier with the duration of 1h approximately.

Inicio – Starts atFim – Ends at
9h – Completo 10h

14:30h – Últimos lugares15:30h
19h* – Excepcionalmente20h

Since the number of participants per tour is limited, a pre-registration is required by completing the form below.

Inscrições encerradas. Obrigado!


Trekking: Rambling (Hiking) tours lasting more than one day. They involve transporting food and water by the participant, eating or preparing food on the spot, staying overnight in the countryside or staying in the area.
Minimum group 4 persons, max group 10 persons.

Bicycle Tours (MTB)

MTB and Road Bikes

Routes along the countryside or/and in the coast along the Óbidos Lagoon. Fun rides with an emphasis on ecological, scientific, historical and ethnographic subjects.

Other routes and trails of biological, historical, religious or cultural interest. (pilgrimage to Fátima)
All routes will be appropriate to the bikes and the experience of the participants.

Garbage collection: Due to the difficulty in implementing this type of activity, encouragement on garbage collection will not be as strongly suggested in bicycle activities.

Kayak Raids

Kayak Raids and Expeditions

Kayaking tours lasting more than one day. They involve the transportation of food and water by each participant in their own kayak, eat or prepare food in location, overnight in the countryside or in accommodation in the region nearby.

Included in the price: Kayak, guide, insurance, transportation of participants and equipment to the place and back.
Minimum group 4 persons. Maximum group 10 persons.

Boat trips in the Óbidos Lagoon

Cruises and boat trips in the Óbidos lagoon

Pleasant Cruises for all the family with a scientific, historical and ethnographic component.

In an eco-friendly, stable and comfortable boat with accessibility for people with reduced mobility, you will enjoy the unspoilt landscapes of the Óbidos Lagoon in a comfortable, safe and relaxed way.

Always accompanied by a local guide, trained to provide you with a fun and rich experience. Departures by appointment from the dock ramp of Foz do Arelho and Covão dos Musaranhos (Óbidos).

Circular or hybrid routes, boat trips complemented by a bicycle ride along the banks of the lagoon, or a mini-bus with a guided tour to the Óbidos Medieval Castle and other places of interest in the Oeste region, available on advanced request.

Rambling, Hiking

Rambling (Hiking) through the coutryside or along the coast by the cliffs and banks of the Lagoa de Óbidos, with emphasis on the ecological, scientific, historical and ethnographic component, accompanied by a local guide.
All participants are encouraged to collect rubbish that is found during route, and to all participants will be given a bag and gloves to collect them.

Other routes and trails of biological, historical, religious or cultural interest. (pilgrimage to Fátima)

Kayak Tours

Kayaking through the Óbidos Lagoon with a local guide with a limit of 10 participants to provide a richer and more intimate experience. Bird Watching and Observation of wild species of the estuarine fauna and flora of the intertidal zone * (inter-tidal zone) of Óbidos Lagoon.

* Intertidal, the substrate zone between the lines of maximum high water and minimum low water tides.


Bushcraft, Coastal and marine survival, safety at sea, primitive fire, shelter construction, foraging, food and drinking water, basic orienteering workshops. These techniques are for the most part universal survival techniques, but have been specialiy adpated to be applied especially to coastal and marine environments.