Trekking

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.

Trekking – What is it?

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.

Kayak Camping – What is it?

Kayak Raids, Kayak-camping 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.

Boat trips in the Óbidos Lagoon – Tell me more!

Cruises and boat trips in the Óbidos lagoon

Pleasant Boat 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.

All information about Boat tours in the Obidos lagoon here.

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)

Rambling, Hiking – Tell me more!

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)

Bushcraft

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.

Bushcraft – What is it?

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.

From Mértola to the sea. Descent of the Guadiana river in Kayak

 

Kayak descent of the Guadiana river (south Portugal) in autonomy, from Mértola to Vila Real de Santo António, with overnight stays in “bushcraft” style

Dates:

30 of April to May the 2nd 2021 – If COVID19 conditions permit

Depending on availability, participants will travel in double or single kayaks, comfortable and safe, or fast and light, depending on the participant’s preference.

Prices*:

135€ Adults. 65€ Children** up to 14 yo (inclusive), when accompanied by, at least, one registered adult.
10% discount for those who have participated in previous Intertidal / SED activities
10% discount on families with 3 or more members.
Discount for groups / companies, on request.
Discounts non cumulative.

*Prices per person

Included in the price:

Intertidal® guide on field.
Gear rental
(kayak+paddles+buoyancy vests + pond bag – 1 per person).
Saturday night dinner (Menu to be defined) – Please inform in advance, allergies or meatless option.
Return transfer between Vila Real de Santo António and Mértola.
Personal accident insurance.

Does not include:

Tent and individual gear and hygiene itens (sleeping bag, mat, soap, shampoo, toilet paper, etc. Meals (unless previously arranged), snacks, drinks and consumption at establishments where we stop.

Any other equipment, goods or services not specifically mentioned as included.

The maximum number of participants will be 8 people.**
The minimum age recommended to participate will be 14 years old, accompanied by at least one responsible adult.

The completion of this activity on the scheduled date necessarily depends on the existence of a minimum number of participants.

Inscrição para o evento acima descrito.
Escolhas sujeitas a marcação prévia, dependente da disponibilidade e válida somente após confirmação.
Insira o seu nome completo
Insira o seu E-mail
Insira o seu número de telemóvel
Insira a sua morada completa
Insira a sua data de nascimento (DD//MM/AAAA)
Indique o seu número de Cartão de Cidadão ou BI
Indique o seu número de contribuinte se pretender factura com NIF
indique a sua profissão ou ocupação (facultativo)
Coloque o seu comentário ou questão (facultativo)
Sofre de alguma alergia, doença, patologia, incapacidade ou condição que possa influenciar a sua capacidade de realizar o evento e da qual queira informar-nos? (facultativo)
Por favor indique as suas opções

 

Survival Course – Level 01

We invite you to join us during a weekend and head to “Serra de Sicó” for a level 01 survival course.

This course aims to familiarize participants with the basic techniques of survival on land and provide them with the means and knowledge so that they can survive in nature in case of need, or just as personal enrichment, acquiring greater knowledge about life in the outdoors and a greater proximity to nature.

Information

Duration: 2 Nights and 2 Days. (Friday at 10 pm until Sunday afternoon)
Location: Condeixa-a-Velha, Portugal
Minimum age: 16 years
Price: 100 € / Person

Includes: A survival KIT (1 Survival Knife – 1 Fire-steel and 1 Thermal Blanket), Personal accident and liability insurance, Embroided Patch (equivalent to the obtained rank), and Training Certificate

Program:

The topics are shown as an indication and can be modified for climatic, organizational or group level reasons.

Rule of 3 (and its application)
Stress management and its effects
Signaling and preventing aid
Build a Shelter
Light a bonfire
Filter and treat water
Topographic maps and guidance
Essential nodes
Basis of first aid
Fasting and its effects
Clay – Internal and external pathway
Urine – Properties and possible uses
Snakes and Black Stone
Prevent Lyme disease
Tips and Tricks
Waste Management

Mandatory material (If you don’t have equipment, contact us)
Schoolbag
Awning, Poncho or Tarp to take shelter from the rain
Sleeping bag or blanket
Water – 3 liters per day, per person
Light
Toilet paper
Notebook
Trash bag

PROHIBITED – Food, Soft Drinks and Tents

Suggested material

Thermal insulation for sleeping bag (eg mattress)
Work Gloves
Bush knife and pocket knife
Change of Clothes
Camera
Freezing bag with zip to protect electronic equipment
Mobile phone (off)
Strings of various diameters (eg paracord)
Whistle
Head lamp (front)
Compass
Protection against mosquitoes
Prescribed drugs and glasses, if you need them

Make your reservation now!

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Para que data se inscreve ou pretende mais informação?
Insira o seu nome completo
Insira o seu E-mail
Insira o seu número de telemóvel
Insira a sua morada completa
Insira a sua data de nascimento (DD//MM/AAAA)
Indique o seu número de Cartão de Cidadão ou BI
Indique o seu número de contribuinte se pretender factura com NIF
indique a sua profissão ou ocupação (facultativo)
Coloque o seu comentário ou questão (facultativo)
Sofre de alguma alergia, doença, patologia, incapacidade ou condição que possa influenciar a sua capacidade de realizar o evento e da qual queira informar-nos? (facultativo)
Por favor indique as suas opções

Dinosaur Trails – Discovering the Jurassic in Salir do Porto

Pegadas de dinossauros no oeste de Portugal

With the usual rigor present in all Intertidal® nature and science activities, in this tour, in collaboration with CAF-anafonso, we invite you to join us and discover some of the lesser known deposits of ichnofossils in Portugal (dinosaur footprints), where many of its secrets are yet to reveal…

We offer you an activity where the goal is to walk, have fun, and spend a morning or afternoon surrounded by nature, where you will learn and whitness the action of geological phenomena that occurred millions of years ago, from fossils and vestiges of an ancient sea to to the footprints of the dinosaurs that dominated “our country” 160 million years ago…

Details:
Distance: 7.55 km
Duration. 3h to 3.30h
Degree of Difficulty: Moderate
(some slopes and unevenness, crossing light obstacles)
Accumulated height: 657m
Maximum Elevation: 107m

Calendar, times and meeting point:
Every third Saturday of each month, or any other date by previous arrangement.
Meeting at 3:00pm by the pools of Salir do Porto. Coordinates: 39.500675, -9.151440
Walk will start at 3pm after meeting and briefing.

Price: 15 € Adults, 10 € Children * – Prior reservation required by phone / whatsapp +351 912 866 644 ou e-mail: info@intertidal.pt

* Up to 14 years old (inclusive), accompanied by at least one registered adult.
* 10% discount on (direct) families with 3 or more members.
* All prices are per person. Non-cumulative discounts
* Discounts for groups on request.

Includes:

Intertidal® guide with the group.
Personal accident insurance.
Use of available materials – only when applicable: (Walking poles, binoculars, charts, field guides and / or others specifically indicated.)

Not included:

Meals or drinks * during activities, all consumption in any establishments visited during the activity.
Anything that is not declared to be included.

We recommend:
Comfortable clothing suitable for weather conditions (eg. windbreaker).
Comfortable shoes suitable for off-road routes and with good grip.
Water (1L) and a piece of fruit, light snack or cereal / protein bar.

COVID-19
Although it is not necessary to use a mask during the activity, since the distance between participants, non-cohabitants or family members, should never be less than 2m, it will be necessary for all participants to have a mask with them during the activity for any situation, possible explanation, observation or other, which may require a distance less than the recommended one.

All participants must disinfect their hands with ABAS. (alcohol gel), provided by the guides, during the initial briefing and during the activity whenever one feels necessary.

Additional information
* The minimum number of participants is 5 adults. The maximum will be 20 participants per activity, regardless of age. The organization reserves the right to cancel the activity if the minimum number of participants is not reached.

Please select your option.
All activities subject to availability and prior booking. All bookings valid only after formal confirmation.
Please tell us your full name (Insurance and legal requirement)
Your E-mail address
Please enter your mobile number
Enter your date of birth (DD/MM/YYYY)
Enter your passport number (or ID if EU Citizen)
Enter your taxpayer number if you want an invoice with it (optional)
Post your inquiry or question (optional)
Do you suffer from any allergies, illness, pathology, disability or condition that may influence your ability to carry out the event and which you want to inform us about? (optional)
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Boat Tours in the Obidos Lagoon

 

 

Pleasant Boat Cruises for all the family!

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.

Accompanied by a local guide, that will provide you with a fun and rich experience. Departures by appointment from the dock ramp of Foz do Arelho (Mobile home park) and Covão dos Musaranhos (Óbidos).

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

Departures

* Prior reservation required (+351 912 866 644 or form bellow)

Departures* from Foz do Arelho: at 9:30h, 11:30h*, 14:30h, 16:30h Departures* from Covão dos Musaranhos: at 10:30h, 12:30h**, 15:30h

* By previous arrangement, (and an extra fee), passengers on this trip might return at 15:30h – Duration 5h: Includes 3h ashore, to have lunch at Covão dos Musaranhos (restaurant reservation required).
** Duration 3h, Includes 1h ashore between trips, to visit Foz do Arelho beach and the local craft, pottery and souvenir shops.

Foz do Arelho: (39.427801, -9.220809) see in google maps
Covão dos Musaranhos: (39.387807, -9.225816) see in google maps

Prices:

Boat Cruise Along the Lagoon (2h): 25€ Adults. 12.5€ Children*
Sunset in the Obidos Lagoon: see Sunset party in the Obidos Lagoon
Half day or a Full day in the Lagoon (charter). price by request

included:

Intertidal® guide on board.
Personal accident insurance.
Usage of the materials available on board for bird watching, location, referencing and security. (binoculars, charts, field guides, vests – mandatory by law, and others indicted at the time)

Not included:

* Up to 14 years (inclusive), accompanied by at least one enrolled adult.
* 10% discount on families (direct) with 3 or more elements.
* 10% discount on Partner’s Clients. (check conditions with partner)
* All prices are per person. Discounts non cumulative.

Meals or drinks* during the activities, all consumption in any establishments visited during the activity. Anything not stated as beeing formely included.

*Beverages available as an extra, by previous request.

The minimum number of participants is 2 adults. The maximum will be 7 participants per trip, regardless of age. (covid19 restrictions may apply)

 

Nature Tours in the Obidos Lagoon

 

Come and visit the Lagoa de Óbidos with who really knows it, either by Kayak or on foot.

Either on kayak, through the islands, sand banks and the nooks of the Lagoon, or walking through the ancient tracks hidden by the vegetation along the banks of the Óbidos Lagoon, make one of our nature tours and have fun while you explore this “thousand-years old” estuary.

Come alone, bring some friends, girlfriend or boyfriend, family and children, bring your dog … come as you wish, but come with the certainty that you will spend an amazing day!

Make a true “Expedition” in the Óbidos Lagoon that includes a Kayak and/or hike. Local history and traditions, Marine life identification, Birdwatching and Edible Algae (seaweed)*

An open-air laboratory!

In addition to the richness of the fauna and flora of this lagoon, also marvel at the histories and traditions of these people for centuries linked to this estuary of calm waters rich in life and history.

All our activities are carried out safe, stable and comfortable kayaks and accompanied by one or two certified local guides.

* All nature activities and all interactions involving organisms in the wild in their natural habitat are dependent on their habits, weather and tides, so it is not possible to ensure that all of the expected items are likely to be achieved, or that chronology indicated is likely to be fulfilled in the course of the activity.

Outdoor children are happier and healthier children.

Prices:

Half day in the Lagoon (3/4h): 35€ Adults. 20€ Children*
Full day in the Lagoon (6/7h): 45€ Adults. 25€ Children*

* Up to 14 years (inclusive), accompanied by at least one enrolled adult.
* 10% discount on families (direct) with 3 or more elements.
* All prices are per person.

Included:

Intertidal® local guide.
Rental of all the equipment (kayak + paddle + seats + buoyancy vests + pond bag – 1 per kayak).
Free coffee or tea and biscuits on a full day’s itinerary. (1 per person)
Insurance.

Depending on availability, participants will travel in double* or single kayaks, comfortable and stable, or fast and light, depending on the participant’s preference.

* There is a triple kayak for families with toddlers or small children.

Not included:

Round-trip transportationto non-partner accommodations* (see list of partners), meals or drinks during the activities, all consumption in any establishments visited during the activity. Anything not stated as beeing formely included.

* available as an extra.

On weekends and local and national holidays, the minimum number of participants is 4 adults. The maximum on any day will be 10 participants (exceptionally 12). The minimum recommended age to participate in the activity will be 4 years, when accompanied by at least one adult paddler*.

Fun, knowledge, health and well being for all!
Please select your option.
All activities subject to availability and prior booking. All bookings valid only after formal confirmation.
Please tell us your full name (Insurance and legal requirement)
Your E-mail address
Please enter your mobile number
Enter your full address
Enter your date of birth (DD/MM/YYYY)
Enter your passport number (or ID if EU Citizen)
Enter your taxpayer number if you want an invoice with it (optional)
Tell us your occupation (optional)
Post your inquiry or question (optional)
Do you suffer from any allergies, illness, pathology, disability or condition that may influence your ability to carry out the event and which you want to inform us about? (optional)
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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.

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

Inscrições encerradas. Obrigado!