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Experience hosted by Thylbert

3.5 hoursHosted in English and Portuguese
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 5 people
Includes drinks and transportation

What you'll do

The beauty of nature with a taste of adventure !
Jeep Safari in the hills followed by a tranquil river cruise.

We leave Silves and go straight into the hills. We use a classic Portuguese jeep to explore little paths and take our time to enjoy the views. Often the way will be steep so the ride is exciting as well as beautiful. There will be hills and valleys, arid and green landscapes, open views as well as dense vegetation. Along the way we can stop at a few secret spots to stretch our legs and enjoy the surroundings. If you are lucky you may see some local wildlife. I have already seen boar, deer, foxes and other animals in the hills ...

I bring you to a beautiful place on the river where my boat is waiting for you.
We cruise down the river Arade, and turn back just as we see the open sea. Sometimes we glide peacefully along the quiet river banks ... at other times we go a little faster and feel the wind in our hair. The landscape is varied. We pass pure nature, the port city of Portimão, the fishing village of Ferragudo, the castle of São João and the beaches and cliffs of Praia Grande. There will be refreshments aboard and I will share some interesting historical facts about what we see.
The beauty of nature with a taste of adventure !
Jeep Safari in the hills followed by a tranquil river cruise.

We leave Silves and go straight into the hills. We use a classic Portuguese jeep to explore little paths and take our time to enjoy the views. Often the way will be steep so the ride is exciting as well as beautiful. There will be hills and valleys, arid and green landscapes, open views as well as dense vegetation. Alon…

What's included

  • Drinks
    I will provide some soft drinks and water if you need a refreshment on the...
  • Transportation
    Safari in a jeep and River cruise in a motor boat.

Meet your host, Thylbert

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • Identity verified
Hello, I am Thyl (pronounced “Teel”). I have lived the last years in the city of Silves and love it! I am a nature enthusiast and in the winter months also a landscape painter. I have enjoyed many hours exploring the nearby countryside. I wish to show the beautiful landscapes I have discovered and share my local knowledge about the nature and history.
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Where you'll be

The jeep safari is mainly on dirt roads, between the Arade and Odelouca river valleys, in the hills north of Silves. I will bring you with my jeep to the boat, located 3 kilometers from Silves on the river. The river cruise is a return journey from here to the sea, passing through nature, the port and citiy of Portimâo, the village of Ferragudo and along the beach and cliffs of Praia Grande.

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Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 5 and up can attend.

What to bring

Comfortable clothes, walking shoes.

Temperature can cool quickly in the hills and on the river so I recommend a windbreaker as well as sun protection.