Levada da Referta Walk And Visit to Porto da Cruz Rum Distillery

Price: $40.00
Ages 4 and under are free.
Choose Options My Cruise Itinerary
Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Active, Scenic, Cultural
Shore Excursion Duration 4 Hours
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier.
Food/Beverage Provided Not included.
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes (no flip-flops, or sandals) or hiking boots. Hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen are suggested. You should bring along a bottle of water and a granola bar or candy bar and a light weight, waterproof jacket. The weather can change quickly.
Restrictions Guests must be able to walk a roughly 3 miles (5 kms) over 2 hours with varying terrain with inclines and steps. Due to the quick pace, this tour is not suitable for any mobility restricted traveler including guests who need to sit and rest periodically. Parents with small children should take the terrain into consideration and use a baby carrier instead of a stroller since the paths are not all accessible to baby carriages. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

This 2-hour walking tour (4 hour total duration) takes you along the peaceful Levada da Referta with its various crop plantations and agricultural fields. Your fully qualified, local mountain guide will lead you along this 15th century irrigation canal, where you can admire the scenic views and observe how the locals work and live.

You will come away from this experience with a better idea of how the local agriculture is cleverly managed. Plus, have the wonderful chance to snap some amazing pictures of the panoramic and scenic vistas.

Following your 5 kilometer (3 mile) walk, you and your small group will make your way to Porto da Cruz's Rum Distillery, where you will see its 19th century machinery and discover the importance of the sugarcane industry on the island. Next up is a fun chance to leisurely take part in a taste of the delicious rum products.

This popular tour sells out fast as there is limited space, sign up today.