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Kayaking Volcanic Lakes Adventure

Kayaking & SUP

Sao Miguel island
Family friendly
Epic landscapes
Professional material
Secure Payments
Free cancellations
10 per adult

Kayaking Volcanic Lakes Adventure

Kayaking Rental (double) in Sete Cidades

Sao Miguel island

The mysterious surface of the lagoon, the secrets held at the bottom of its waters, and the fauna and flora that populate it invite us for a kayak tour, paddling at the pace of a time filled with a bright new richness:

Under a special sky, we will find a new air and a different dimension for being.

  • Difficulty Easy
  • Languages English, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Tour starts Sete Cidades
  • Minimum age 8
  • Season Availabe in all season
  • Duration 1H
  • Includes

    • 1 hour kayak sit-on-top
    • Life jacket
    • Insurance (personal accident and liability)

    The Experience

    Paddling is a relaxing way to experience Sete Cidades lake and at the same time enjoy the tranquility of the water.

    Renting a stand up paddle in Sete Cidades is a good opportunity for those who always wanted to experiment this activity because there are no or very small waves, making it much easier than in big lakes or in the sea. Once you get the hang of it, you can even try some yoga poses!

    • Sete Cidades Activity Center

      – Sete Cidades is one of the country’s seven natural wonders. Once you arrive there, you will truly understand why.

      – Our activity center on the lakeshore is the starting point for our adventure. There, we have modern equipment to enjoy the lake on a new perspective.

    • The beauty of Sete Cidades lake

      – Be amazed by the superb views over the lakes and green expanses around you. Because Sete Cidades is one of the most scenic places of São Miguel island.

    • Ready to go

      – Once you are ready, our guide will explain to you how to kayak on the lake. Also, we will tell you about safety rules and give you the equipment needed to do this activity properly.

      – Then you are good to go on the lake!

    Departure Point

    Sete Cidades Lake, Arruamento Margem das Sete Cidades, nº2 (9555-204, Sete Cidades)

    Departure Time

    Please select a date on the calendar on the top right hand side of this program page and check the available schedule.

    Return Point

    Returns to original departure point

    Why Futurismo

  • 100+ Breathtaking experiences

    Venture beyond the extraordinary. Unrivaled adventure

  • Azores Travel Experts

    Largest tour operator in the Azores with 30 years of experience

  • Environmental Education

    At Futurismo, we think that educating and raising awareness among the young ones is very important for the future

  • Friendly Help

    We’re here to make your experience incredible. Reach us by phone, email, or WhatsApp

  • Helping Social Solidarity Institutions

    Apart from being a responsible tour operator, we also have a social commitment with many local organizations

  • Plan your Kayaking Rental (double) in Sete Cidades

    What to bring?

    • Comfortable clothes and shoes
    • Change of clothes
    • Sweater, raincoat
    • Swimsuit & towel
    • Sunscreen, hat and backpack


    Our Policies

    Cancellation policy

    • Cancellations up to 48 hours before the tour, no penalties are applied
    • Cancellations up to 24 hours: 50% of the total amount will be charged
    • Cancellations less than 24 hours or no-show: full amount will be charged
    • If the weather conditions do not allow the activity to be done safely, we will cancel it and contact you suggesting an alternative date or provide a full refund.

    Booking confirmation policy

    • You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of successful booking.

    Reviews What people think about


    Are the Azores a good place for Kayaking & SUP?

    Sete Cidades lake is a beautiful location to paddle, in addition to being an easy place to start due to small or no waves at all.

    Are the stand up paddle boards stable?

    Stand Up Paddles are less stable than kayaks. It is more likely that you will fall into the water. However, some people manage to stay on the board for the whole trip.

    Can I cancel my tour reservation and have a full refund?

    Yes, you can check our detailed cancellation and refund policies per tour on each tour page, under “Good to Know” section

    Can I fall into the water?

    Our kayaks are pretty stable, it is more probable to fall on a stand-up paddle board

    Do I have to wear the life jacket even if I know how to swim?

    Yes, life jackets are mandatory for everyone for safety reasons.

    How can I book this activity?

    You can select any tour within our website and get your booking confirmation on your email immediately. Alternativelly, you can visit us on our shops or get in touch with us by phone, email or send us a message on social media (Instagram and Facebook)

    What if the weather isn’t ok?

    If the weather doesn’t allow to do this activity safely, we will cancel it and suggest na alternative date.

    What is the minimum number of participants?

    Please check the minimum number of participant for each tour inside the program’s page.

    How to go to Sete Cidades?

    The best way is to rent a car and go by yourself. However, we can offer a transfer from and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

    Are the kayaks stable? Can I fall into the water?

    Our Sit-on-top kayaks are stable and easy to use. They can tip over if you move really brusquely, but if you are careful, it will not happen. Our staff will explain everything about how to navigate with the kayak before you go to the lake.

    Where is located Sete Cidades?

    Sete Cidades is about 40 minutes away from Ponta Delgada. It is situated on the western part of São Miguel island.

    What can I do in Sete Cidades?

    In addition to enjoying the magical surrounding landscape, during the summertime, it is possible to

    How to go to Sete Cidades?

    The best way is to rent a car and go by yourself. However, we can offer a transfer from and to Ponta Delgada. Also, there are some buses from Ponta Delgada. More information in the tourist office.

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