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O Pioneiro do Mondego

Coimbra, Portugal
+351 239 478 385
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Beautiful trip

The 18 lm kayak down the Mondego was very enjoyable. The valley is beautiful. The guides were very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
J and K C
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Excellent day out

Found this when searching on Google for kayak tours near where we were staying, booked online the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Suzanne A
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Daily kayak-trips on the Mondego river, in the beautifull valley between Penacova and Coimbra. Takes 3-4 hours, possibility to swim and picknick on the river beaches. For all ages, enjoy sun, water, nature! The meeting point is at 10.00 in Coimbra from where we organize transport to Penacova. The trip (18/25 km) ends around 16.00 near Coimbra. Bring dry clothes and sun-protection.
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  • Average1%
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“kayaking trip” (6 reviews)
“mondego river” (16 reviews)
“beach bar” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Coimbra, Portugal
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+351 239 478 385
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The 18 lm kayak down the Mondego was very enjoyable. The valley is beautiful. The guides were very relaxed and allowed us to make our own way except for a couple of rendezvous points. Sunday in mid summer was sometimes very busy with huge “pool...More

Thank J and K C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this when searching on Google for kayak tours near where we were staying, booked online the day before, very well organised, lovely staff and a range of languages spoken. Kayaking gentle - beginner level - lovely river, plenty of places to stop en route,...More

Thank Suzanne A
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Guide was really friendly and knowledgeable and trip was pretty reasonably priced. Was the highlight of my trip to Portugal and would definitely recommend it to anyone.

3  Thank Justin C
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We did a stop in Coimbra on our way from Porto-Lisbon and decided to do some kayaking the day before we arrived in Coimbra. It was no problem to book the tour for the next day via phone! Very friendly service+ guide! We decided to...More

2  Thank ap-ffm
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We had a wonderful kayaking experience, thank you! Our tour was well-organized (including convenient pick up in Coimbra) and felt very safe. The views were amazingly beautiful. We particularly loved the beach-restaurant where we stopped for lunch and relaxation. This was a terrific adventure, which...More

3  Thank Ellen K
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

We had an excellent time kayaking down the Mondego River. Our guides were extremely helpful, informative and friendly. The tour was very well organised and it was an excellent family day out.

3  Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

It was great experience to kayak with these people down the Mondego River, they are kind, patient and very nice, and the river is good for everyone

2  Thank Joanna S
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

This was a well organised, well guided kayaking trip. We (two adults and two teenagers) drove to Torres do Mondego and were bussed to our kayaks near Penacova. Here we were also able to get a waterproof tub (for a returnable deposit) to keep our...More

1  Thank T S
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

There are no words in English or Portuguese to describe just how beautiful the river and the surrounding environment is. My wife and I actually found this on TripAdvisor and jumped on board last second.. we nearly didn't though and trust me when I say...More

1  Thank Joel B
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

My husband, 14 year old son and I all enjoyed our kayaking trip with O Pioneiro on the Mondego River. We lucked out with a cloudy day (it could be brutally hot on a sunny day) and a very small group on a weekday. Our...More

2  Thank CarolynNewYork
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