Ponta Delgada Fire Lake and Ribera Grande Excursion Reviews

A trip to Ponta Delgada in the Azores is all about enjoying rare, unspoiled vistas and exploring the natural landscape. There might be no better way to do so than on a trip to the city of Ribera Grande and Fire Lake and taking a stroll through Old Boiler Natural Park.
A drive to a city where you get out and walk around before going to the Fire Lake where you have a ...
Sail Date: October 2018
A drive to a city where you get out and walk around before going to the Fire Lake where you have a matter of minutes to take some photos then onto a pineapple plantation.
A drive to a city where you get out and walk around before going to the Fire Lake where you have a matter of minutes to take some photos then onto a pineapple plantation. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
The Azores are a fascinating group of Islands that deserve a visit.
Sail Date: October 2018
The Azores are a fascinating group of Islands that deserve a visit. I visited the Island of Terciera many times in the 60s and 70s and Sao Miguel stirred a lot of memories. Seeing what humans can do in these isolated locations is an ... Read More
The Azores are a fascinating group of Islands that deserve a visit. I visited the Island of Terciera many times in the 60s and 70s and Sao Miguel stirred a lot of memories. Seeing what humans can do in these isolated locations is an indicator of what can be achieved if we try. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Nice drive around the island.
Sail Date: April 2018
Nice drive around the island. Very scenic and relaxing. Included visits to a couple of plantations.
Nice drive around the island. Very scenic and relaxing. Included visits to a couple of plantations. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
We used Azorean Tours for this full day excursion.
Sail Date: April 2018
We used Azorean Tours for this full day excursion. Gary was our guide and he was so knowledgeable and had a great personality.
We used Azorean Tours for this full day excursion. Gary was our guide and he was so knowledgeable and had a great personality. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Fog.
Sail Date: April 2018
Fog. Did not get to see much due to it. Gradually lifted near the end of the tour. Had a buffet lunch which was included.
Fog. Did not get to see much due to it. Gradually lifted near the end of the tour. Had a buffet lunch which was included. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
This was a lovely way to see this island.
Sail Date: April 2018
This was a lovely way to see this island. It stopped at a tea factory, and that was a bit disorganized, but the rest of the tour was very well organized and informated.
This was a lovely way to see this island. It stopped at a tea factory, and that was a bit disorganized, but the rest of the tour was very well organized and informated. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
This is actually Port 1, but form doesn’t give ability to make this change.
Sail Date: April 2018
This is actually Port 1, but form doesn’t give ability to make this change. Crater lakes are often obscured by clouds.
This is actually Port 1, but form doesn’t give ability to make this change. Crater lakes are often obscured by clouds. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Bus tour.
Sail Date: November 2017
Bus tour. Having been on Sabo Miguel before, this was a pleasant drive.
Bus tour. Having been on Sabo Miguel before, this was a pleasant drive. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking Ocean Cruises
It's a shame the weather was so cloudy because we missed out on some of the beautiful views we were ...
Sail Date: April 2017
It's a shame the weather was so cloudy because we missed out on some of the beautiful views we were supposed to see. I wish we could have eliminated the pineapple plantation stop so we could have spent more time exploring Caldeira. ... Read More
It's a shame the weather was so cloudy because we missed out on some of the beautiful views we were supposed to see. I wish we could have eliminated the pineapple plantation stop so we could have spent more time exploring Caldeira. Velha. Though this tour's rated activity level was a 1, I think it should be rated a 2 .... there is a lot of walking. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Ok.
Sail Date: January 2017
Ok. Wet day,difficult to see anything. Guide did his best.
Ok. Wet day,difficult to see anything. Guide did his best. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: P&O Cruises
Phillipe was our guide and gave us a great tour, beautiful sites, many experiences and cultural ...
Sail Date: October 2016
Phillipe was our guide and gave us a great tour, beautiful sites, many experiences and cultural insites. Unfortunately, we did not get a great look at Fire Lake and the crater, sue to low clouds and fog. It was still a beautiful day ... Read More
Phillipe was our guide and gave us a great tour, beautiful sites, many experiences and cultural insites. Unfortunately, we did not get a great look at Fire Lake and the crater, sue to low clouds and fog. It was still a beautiful day spent on a wonderful island... Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
Good tour by coach.
Sail Date: September 2016
Good tour by coach. Just managed to see Fire Lake before the cloud descended, which apparently regularly happens mid afternoon. Also visit to a pineapple plantation which was interesting.
Good tour by coach. Just managed to see Fire Lake before the cloud descended, which apparently regularly happens mid afternoon. Also visit to a pineapple plantation which was interesting. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Enjoyable and beautiful
Sail Date: May 2016
Enjoyable and beautiful
Enjoyable and beautiful Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
terrific bus ride and great guide, explaining everything about this beautiful country.
Sail Date: May 2016
terrific bus ride and great guide, explaining everything about this beautiful country.
terrific bus ride and great guide, explaining everything about this beautiful country. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Boring and a waste of time
Sail Date: September 2015
Boring and a waste of time
Boring and a waste of time Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises