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Greenzone Azores
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Off the Beaten Track Half Day Sete Cidades Jeep Tour
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Jeep Tour Full Day Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo
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Jeep Tour Furnas
Ranked #5 of 64 Tours in Ponta Delgada
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Owner description: Greenzone offers tours to all parts of the island of S.Miguel. Sete Cidades, Lagoa do Fogo, Furnas, and Nordeste. We take many secondary roads to see views that others miss out on. We travel in LandRover Defender Jeeps. Groups are welcome. We also do shore excursions for cruise ships. Please contact us for more information.
Reviewed April 26, 2013

We did two jeep tours with Greenzone (via Picos De Aventura) during our week-long stay in Ponta Delgada. Both times the guides were hugely knowledgable and went out of their way to show us the best sights, despite challenging weather conditions. Going by jeep rather than minibus is definitely the way to see the best of the island, particularly when the mists roll in, as you have a choice of more routes around the hills and volcanoes. The highlights for us were finally seeing the lakes of Sete Cidades (after a very foggy first visit) and Caldeira Velha near Fogo, which looks a bit like a set for Jurassic Park with giant ferns, bubbling ponds and rusty coloured waterfalls.

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Reviewed April 20, 2013

We did a tour with this company while docked in port on a Celebrity cruise in the fall of 2012. It had a similar itinerary to that of the cruise excursions with a few different routes that big buses could not travel on. The scenery of this island is really the main tourist attraction with lush, botanical views. The guide was a young chap, more quiet then expected of a tour guide but did answer questions when asked. He recommended a restaurant to hit up for lunch but unfortunately when we walked there it was closed. Overall, this is a nice day tour option to see the beauty the island has to offer.

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Reviewed March 22, 2013

We took two full-day tours with Greenzone on our recent trip to the Azores. Our tour guide, Eduardo, was the highpoint of our trip. He speaks English very well, and is knowledgeable and fun, and really paid attention to us. The two trips were entertaining and well-orchestrated. The first day there were 6 people, and for the second day we were the only ones on the tour. The lunches were really delicious, and Eduardo recommended restaurants for dinner which we all enjoyed later. We had rented a car for the second day, but opted to take the tour instead because we learned so much the first day. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed March 17, 2013

We took two different trips with our driver, Eduardo Miranda, to Furnas, Sete Cidades, Lagoa do Fogo, tea plantation, pineapple farm, etc. He was a great guy with a fun personality that was very knowledgable about virtually everything on the island. He did a great job tracking the weather, using his skills to rearrange our schedule to avoid the rain and fog. We would recommend Eduardo to anyone!

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Reviewed February 23, 2013

We went on a day trip to see sete cidades with greenzone in September, the trip was excellent and the views were amazing. Our guide was brilliant and spoke excellent English as well. We stopped for lunch at a restaurant where they served the food up buffet style, and it was delicious.would definitely recommend using them.

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