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Volcanic Caves Day Trip by Jeep
Activities in Terceira

Volcanic Caves Day Trip by Jeep

9.20 / 10
8 reviews | 43 travellers
Unique experience, full explanations and super nice guide! Super recommended
10 Francesca
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
US$ 47
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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Tour the interior of Terceira on board a 4x4 jeep and feel the speed while you discover the beauty of the island. Discover the natural heritage of the Azores: the Algar do Carvão and Gruta do Natal.

Itinerary

We'll pick you up from your hotel at the indicated time, and begin our route to the volcanic caves of Terceira on board a 4x4 jeep: the leafy forests and the characteristic fields of hydrangeas keeping you company on your way.

Cutting through the lesser travelled trails of Terceira we'll arrive at the Guilherme Moniz crater, 640 metres high. Here you can see the most important geological features on the island: the Algar do Carvão and Gruta do Natal. We'll tour these volcanic caves, (entry not included) exploring their interiors and the Azorian vegetation which flourishes inside including holly, moss and laurel.

As we get to know the history surrounding the formation of these caves, we'll admire the stalactites and cavities in the surface, even arriving at a hidden pond inside, adding a magical touch to proceedings.

On the return journey by jeep we'll take the island's main roads so you can enjoy the Terceira landscape, and after four hours immersed in nature, we'll head back to your hotel. 

Important Information

This tour does not include entry to the caves, but you can buy your tickets on the day. The price is €12 for the two caves, or €8 if you would prefer to enter only one.

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Price

Adults Children between 2 and 12 Children under 2
US$ 47
US$ 23.50
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 47
  • Children between 2 and 12

    US$ 23.50
  • Children under 2

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 4 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 20% of their maximum capacity.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 25% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

3 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

4x4 jeep transport.

Multilingual guide.

Guided tour of the volcanic caves.

Not included

Entry to the caves (€12 for two, €8 for one)

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 47
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.