Kayak Tour & Bird Spotting
This is a full day of Sea Kayaking is an activity for experienced kayakers only. The kayak gives us the possibility to explore wildlife in protected nesting habitats from a unique point of view, so this is a great excursion for bird spotters.
During your tour you will discover the steep rocky coastal landscapes formed by lava flows and erosion, forming typical formations and hidden bays.
Activity for people with kayak experience
Natural park area and hidden bays
Nesting habitat of protected seabirds
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Challenging
Group Size Small Group
Southeast Coast Expedition
For those who already have experience sea kayaking, this activity is a great opportunity to explore to unique coasts and wildlife of Terceira. Slide through the deep blue and admire the green island in the landscape.
We will provide a picnic lunch for you along the way.
Discover the island from a different point of view!
We will guide you through the ‘Ponta das contendas’, an important nesting habitat of protected seabirds. The site consisted of three islets of an ancient peninsula that formed due to sea erosion. This is the nesting spot of the common tern ( Sterna hirundo) , the roseate tern ( Sterna Dougalli ), as well as cory’s shearwater ( Calonectris diomedea borealis ).
Motor boats are limited here so the kayak is the most distinctive way to arrive to this fantastic bay with clear waters.
EXTENSION: 15km (9.3 miles)
TOTAL TIME: Full Day
Adult € 70,- for small groups (2 -3 people)
Adult € 60,- for medium groups (4-5 people)
This tour is operated by ComunicAir, alvará 06/2011/RAA
Kayak and paddle
Life-jacket and dry bag
Pick-up & Drop-off (some locations have a surplus for this)
We recommend you to wear comfortable clothing and get ready to get wet. The conditions on the sea can feel different then the conditions on land. Make sure to have an extra dry clothes for your return and bring a wind / rain jacket.
Remember to wear sunscreen.