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About Cascais Routes
We were born on waves and grew up on the mountains. This is our place and our passion. Turn your vacation in Portugal, into a journey of discovery and adventure in Cascais and Sintra. All our outdoor activities are carried out by our team of professional local guides and in a safe environment: - Surf lessons / Surf guide - Rock climbing - Trail running experience, lessons - Hiking / trekking experiences - Sea kayak tours in Cascais and Sesimbra - Mountain bike tours in Sintra-Cascais Natural Park - Private Adventure tours (by van and on foot) - Surf, bouldering equipment rental - Corporate events and team building activities - Birthday parties...& more! Choose an activity, one of our suggested packs or make your own adventurous pack. We’ll craft it for you!! Enough with touristy bays and mudane walks on the beach ; ). Come discover with us the other side of the Cascais village that connects with the legendary mountains of Sintra.
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Sea Kayaking in Cascais Bay, Lisbon

Make the most of Portugal’s coastal beauty, and enjoy a new way to discover the scenery, with this small-group, sea-kayaking tour. Meet your guide in the resort town of Cascais, and get acquainted with your gear, plus basic kayaking maneuvers. Then, head out onto the water to enjoy a one-of-a-kind perspective on the shoreline. This beginner-friendly tour will be adapted to suit your skills and experience level.
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2 hours
from $98.61

Surf Experience in Cascais, Lisbon

Looking for a fun surf experience?

Learn to surf with us in Cascais or take your surfing to the next level while getting to know some of the best and most beautiful surfing beaches in Lisbon area!

Our local certified surf instructors are passionate about surfing and take having fun in the outdoors seriously. They will adapt the surf lesson to your level and will make your experience FUN, SAFE and UNIQUE!

The usual surf spots are Guincho beach and Carcavelos beach but your instructors will take into account your surfing knowledge and the daily surfing conditions to choose the appropriate surf spot for you.

Come have fun and catch your first wave with us!
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2 hours
from $80.12

Rock Climbing in Cascais, Lisbon

Come have a great rock climbing experience with Cascais Routes on the sea cliffs of sunny Cascais. Don´t worry if you are a complete beginner! We will adapt the climbing lesson to your level and we will make your experience SAFE, FUN and UNIQUE.

The climbing spot is usually protected from winds and allows for a delightful climbing while enjoying the breeze, the sound of the splashing waves and the seagulls.
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3 hours
from $110.94

Guided hike in Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, Lisbon

Wanna get off the beaten track?? Come explore with us Sintra-Cascais Natural Park on foot. It will be an unforgettable experience!

Your guide will make sure you enjoy the magnificent paths and landscapes this land we call home offers, no matter your level or physical condition. Whatever your mood and feelings, that day we will adjust the level and scenery to suit you best.

Sintra-Cascais Natural Park is located at a close distance from Lisbon and is UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Landscape since 1995. The Park presents a stunning diversity of environments and landscapes, including sand dunes, forests, lakes, and a rugged coastline where high cliffs are interspersed with lovely beaches.
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2 hours
from $73.96

Mountain Biking in Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, Lisbon

What about a mountain bike ride in beautiful Sintra-Cascais Natural Park? The breeze, the smell of the forest and the sea, the sound of nature, the healing views... We can immerse you into Sintra’s forest or ride along the Atlantic Ocean in Cascais. Whatever your mood and feelings, that day we will adjust the level and scenery to suit you best.
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3 hours
from $110.94
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diederick v wrote a review Nov 2020
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As i came to Lisbon to study for half a year, i asked Joāo to show me the surf spots arounds Lisbon and was not dissapointed! He knew a lot about the area, he could show me the coolest surf spots, was very friendly and gave me a super nice day!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Thank you! You are always welcome to discover new places with us :)
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Sytske wrote a review Jul 2020
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Such an amazing summer camp! Very cool and diverse activities. Well trained and super kind instructors. My son loved it. Well done!!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Reb B wrote a review Jul 2020
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Our son did a summer camp with João and the team at Cascais Routes and it was a fantastic week - surfing, hiking, kayaking, so much fun. The team were professional, communication was great, everything really well organized. We’ll be back!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Anna v Essen wrote a review Jul 2020
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My son went on a summer camp with Joao and for 5 days they did everything an 8 year old boy loves. Surfing, kayaking, cliff jumping, rock climbing and much more. My son had a fantastic week. He learned a lot and each day he came come very enthusiastic. I highly recommend this experience.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Sara F wrote a review Jun 2020
Cascais, Portugal10 contributions7 helpful votes
We were 3 , 2 of us doing kayak for the very first time . It was an incredible kayak tour with Cascais Roots , leading by Joao Gama. There’s no better program to know and enjoy Cascais coast than this. The land escapes , the sun, The Sea , the feeling of freedom and the happiness in the heart will remain forever ! Thank you so much !
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