Around The Islet Boat Tour [Apr-Oct] NEW!

From EUR €28.00
  • Duration: 45 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: São Miguel, Azores Islands

Circle by boat around the Islet of Vila Franca do Campo, see and learn with a biologist or naturalist about the beautiful submerged volcano’s geology and living habitat!The tour starts with a short briefing introducing the islet’s geology and wildlife, the nature reserve’s, and boat safety. Follow the Guide and Skipper to your designated boat for 5-minute travel by sea to the Islet.

Enjoy a boat exploration to see and admire the volcanic marvel and its notorious geological features and the seasonal highlights of marine life, with an enchanting narrative while circling the Ilhéu de Vila Franca do Campo.

A beautiful exposed relic of an oceanic volcanic cone and unique wildlife-thriving maritime sanctuary sculpted by the forces of sea and seismic activity, for Birds and Fish to even Lightfoot Crabs, it is especially life-rich from Fall to Spring! It is also a  prominent influential factor in Vila Franca do Campo and the island’s history, a representation of the resilient embrace of life on the edge of the Atlantic.

Your guide will keep you informed on what you are observing and is available for any specific questions - feel free to ask! After a 40 minute boat tour it is time to head back to the Marina for check-out.

Know before you go:

  • Eat light, and bring your personal water supply, sunscreen and chapstick for the Sun. Light food is permitted, and a Camera is essential, especially for photography lovers - protect any personal equipment.

  • NOT FOR anyone pregnant, with weak back, in wheelchair or delicate health conditions, or under the age of 4.

  • Bathing is not permitted on this tour.


  • Knowledgeable Wildlife Guide

  • Experienced Skipper

  • Zodiac RIB Boat (12 to 28 pax)

  • Impermeable Full Suit and Life Vest

  • Coastal boat tour Around the Islet of Vila Franca do Campo

  • Insurance


  • Hotel Pickup and Drop-off (available separately)

  • Personal Water supply