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Address: N110 Vale da Azenha, Coimbra 3000, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 239 478 385
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Description: Daily kayak-trips on the Mondego river, in the beautifull valley between...
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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Great fun and excellent guides! Wonderful tour on the mondego river and a relaxing experience. Everything went smooth from the first contact

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 10, 2014
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Lummen, Belgium
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Lummen, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Great fun and excellent guides! Wonderful tour on the mondego river and a relaxing experience. Everything went smooth from the first contact

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We had a great few hours kayaking down the river just outside of Coimbra. We were picked up in town and driven to the site (via a stop off to meet up with the others)- at the end we were driven straight back to town too. Staff were friendly and the paddling easy! Great fun.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Had the best family day , canoeing down the river Mondego. We parked the car at Torres de Mondego and then had a bus trip to the start at Penacova. We hired water tight containers to carry cameras , money and phones etc and we're all given life jackets and full instructions in English by our guide Fabio. The staff... More 

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liverpool, merseyside
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Amazing activity. Weather was fab. Jonas and his mum were very helpful. We drove from vale de cambra which took an hour. Directions werent the easiest to follow and there are no signs of the company to follow but its easy to find using google maps as its near the river beach opposite penacova at the campsite near carvoeira. The... More 

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We loved kayaking on the Rio do Mondego. The weather was perfect, the pick-up in Coimbra was also arranged pretty well and Jonas & Kristien are just very nice and helpful people. Thanks a lot!

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Alvorge, Portugal
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

A wonderful full day out excellent value for money and a great way for our UK visitors to enjoy the beautiful Mondego River and surrounding areas. Memorable in every way!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

What a great day we had floating down the Mondego at our own pace, we seemed to have the river to ourselves at times even though we were in a group of 35 kayakers. Can't say thank you enough to the fantastic staff, especially to Jonas and his mum who collected us from Coimbra and dropped us back afterwards. A... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We came across O Pioneiro while looking for adventure activities in Portugal.. We loved the idea of spending a day kayaking downstream on the lovely Mondego river & we signed up for the tour via our B&B (Casa Nas Serras). We were a small group, since there was a rain forecast the day we were planning to kayak. The kayaking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We had a fantastic day kayaking on the Mondego. This is a family run business and the attention they give you is superb. There is no pressure, you are not rushed and there are opportunities to stop for a swim and laze about. Great for kids, very safe. If you are going in the summer take plenty of sun protection... More 

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Lokeren, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

we had a great day paddling on the Mondego river. we made a lil stop and the pinacova beach. there are nice stop-offs for lunch and pic-nics. the whole guid group was was wonderful, good instructions, well organized and best of all we had a nice, wonderful sunny day here in portugal.

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