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Berlengas return tickets

Our boat was built from scratch to run the ferry between Peniche and Berlenga Island , ensuring a safe journey. Buy your Berlengas tickets here and get your seat now at the best price!


Ferry time

45 minutes

Guided by Local Sailors
On board our brand new catamaran, we will take you to see places of extreme beauty, to learn about the stories of political imprisonment, shipwrecks, pirate attacks and the magnificent treasures lost at the bottom of the sea.

Dolphin watching Responsible
Dolphins are often spotted on the ferry. When this happens, it is essential to fully respect the international recommendations and rules of the code of conduct in order to minimize the disruption.

Points of interest in Berlenga
Berlengas Island is home to a wide variety of marine species and several species of migratory birds. In addition to its natural beauty, Berlengas Island also has a rich history and cultural heritage. The island’s lighthouse, built in 1841, is one of the most iconic attractions and offers breathtaking views of the island and the ocean. The ruins of the Monastery of St. John the Baptist, a former 16th century monastery, are another must-see attraction forvisitors interested in the island’s history.

Berlengas Island Tourist Tax
Please be advised that in order to visit Berlengas Island you must pay a tourist tax, in accordance with Ministerial Order 19/2022, of January 5th.

When purchasing your transport ticket to the island, you must register on the electronic platform for controlling access to Berlenga Island, available(here) and pay the respective tourist tax.

Rules of Good Conduct on Berlenga Island (more details here)
Always ride on the rails.
Respect the signs.
Bring the garbage back or dispose of it in the appropriate places.
Do not collect plants or geological samples.
Avoid noise and disturbing wildlife.
No bonfires.



What time is the boat?

Departure: 10:30 a.m.

Departures: 10h | 12h

July – August
Departures: 10h | 12h | 17h

Departures: 10h | 12h

Schedules may change for weather or other reasons.

How do I buy tickets to the Berlengas?

Select the desired date in the calendar to confirm the boat’s availability.
The online calendar is always up to date, so if the calendar shows availability, buy and your place will be guaranteed.

Select date, time, number of passengers and ages to find out the price.

Online payment

Payment methods:

  • Debit or credit card

  • Paypal, Ideal, Sofort, Bancontract

Digital Wallets:

  • Google pay

  • Apple pay

Can I add activities to the ferry ticket?

At the end of check-out, you can add activities to do while you’re on the island:

  • Visit to the Caves in a glass-bottomed boat (30 min) – An unforgettable walk between cliffs, holes and caves. See the underwater world and sea birds.

    Kayak tour (60 min) – guided with support boat, For the more adventurous, kayak through picturesque caves and passages where boats can’t enter. Experience live contact with fish, sea birds and the beauty of the crystal-clear green water. Single and double kayaks. From the age of 6

Where is the meeting point?

Largo Ribeira, Kiosk 2, 2520-619 Peniche

Do I have to pay a tourist tax?

What do you need to go to the Berlengas?

Berlenga Island is a Biosphere Nature Reserve and therefore has a limited number of visitors per day (decree 19/2022 of January 5th). It is compulsory to register and pay an access fee to enter the island. You can register via the platform(here).

What is the fee?

Three euros (€3) per day per person for access to the land area of Berlenga Island. Visitors over the age of 6 and under the age of 18, and visitors over the age of 65 pay 50% of the fee. Residents of the municipality of Peniche are exempt from paying the fee.


It is not up to us as a tour operator to verify or check whether you have already registered and paid the tourist tax. The local bodies of the National Maritime Authority, the ICNF, I. P., and the municipality of Peniche are responsible for monitoring compliance with this ordinance.

Visiting Berlengas Island without paying the tourist tax constitutes a minor environmental offense, punishable by Law 50/2006, of August 29, with a minimum fine of €500.

Berlengas Island has a daily limit of 550 visitors at the same time.


Normal: €3
Under 5s: €0
From 6 to 17 years old: €1.5
Over 65s: €1.5

They are exempt from paying the fee, without prejudice to the obligation to register in advance on the electronic platform for controlling access to Berlenga Island, under the terms of Ministerial Order 30/2021, of February 10:

a) Residents in the municipality of Peniche under the terms of Article 38(3)(b) of Decree-Law 142/2008, of July 24, in its current wording;

b) Children up to the age of 6 under the terms of Article 3(1)(b) of Ministerial Order 122/2014, of June 16, as amended.

3 – The users referred to in the preceding paragraphs must have supporting documentation attesting to their condition.”

Will the weather be good over the next few days?

If there is availability in the boat’s schedule, it’s because there are safe conditions for sea transportation to the island.

In any case, you should check the weather situation on the island to plan the most appropriate clothing and improve your activity plan. You can check it out(here)!

Is it normal for people to feel sick?

Although our boats are stable and safe, the sea off the west coast of Portugal is undulating, so it’s easy to get seasick.

If you don’t travel by boat regularly, we recommend that you take one tablet 30 minutes before boarding.

If you suffer from chronic motion sickness, where you get seasick even in the car, we recommend that you take two tablets 30 minutes before boarding and that when you sail, you try not to focus on any specific point, but try to relax.

What to wear and take with you?

Ideally, you should choose comfortable clothing and footwear for this trip to the Berlengas. If the weather is warm, it’s worth taking a bathing suit and towel and trying out the clear – and cool – waters! – Praia do Carreiro do Mosteiro, next to the anchorage. In summer it’s also important to take a hat and sunscreen.

If the weather is rainy, you should bring a raincoat or even an umbrella.

As it’s not guaranteed that the few stores on the island (a supermarket and a restaurant) will be open, it’s best to take a bottle of water with you and an snack. If you’re considering having lunch on the island, it’s best to check with the company you’re traveling with to see if the restaurant will be open.

What to look out for?

In order to help preserve Berlenga Island, it is important to respect the following rules:

  1. Ride only on the tracks and respect the signs.
  2. When walking around the island, don’t throw stones into the sea.
  3. Put garbage in the appropriate places or take it back with you.
  4. Do not collect plants or geological samples.
  5. Keep your distance from animals and do not feed them.

It can also help keep the island free of predators:

  • Check your luggage before boarding and make sure you are not bringing any animals, plants or seeds onto the island,
  • Always close bags and suitcases and pay special attention to camping equipment,
  • If you see rats or rabbits on the island, inform the nature wardens,
  • Do not move, remove or damage the traps placed on the island.
What happens in the event of bad weather?

If the weather conditions are not favorable and the crew decides that it is better not to go out to sea, the trip will be canceled after which you can reschedule by phone (+351 262 407 489) or get your money back.

How do I change the date or time of my reservation?

Have you booked tickets, but the date or time is no longer right for you? Don’t worry, we’re here to help you. You can change your booking depending on the availability of our partner and their cancellation policy. Contact the operator at:
– phone: 262785646
– email:
* Enter your reservation number.

What if I cancel the reservation?

Although it’s rare, sometimes we may have to cancel a reservation. We understand that this can have a significant impact on your plans and will never happen without verifiable justification. You can rest assured that, in the unlikely event of this happening, you will automatically receive a refund or we can help you find a similar or better experience to rebook.

What do our customers say?

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13:39 03 Jun 24
5 star service
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géraldine Verwilghengéraldine Verwilghen
21:04 04 Apr 24
Great people, very professional and nice. Perfect experience with kids
18:47 28 Mar 24
A very pleasant trip at sea. Fernando and Vítor were very helpful and friendly; we loved their explanations about history and geography.
Martim RodriguesMartim Rodrigues
16:05 21 Feb 24
I loved the tour, the team is super attentive.
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I loved the tour, the team is super attentive.
Luís GomesLuís Gomes
15:19 21 Feb 24
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15:18 21 Feb 24
Vinicius AmaralVinicius Amaral
15:18 21 Feb 24
Fantastic experience!
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15:18 21 Feb 24
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15:18 21 Feb 24
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15:18 21 Feb 24
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15:17 21 Feb 24
Very good
Mustaf BaigMustaf Baig
09:39 29 Nov 23
We went on a school activity and it was awesome 💪
09:26 27 Nov 23
Wow! Unique experience🫶🏼
Catarina CaeiroCatarina Caeiro
09:25 27 Nov 23
I really enjoyed the activity, I will do it again!
Inês Jones BarataInês Jones Barata
09:25 27 Nov 23
5 star team!!
Bia PedrosoBia Pedroso
09:24 27 Nov 23
Spectacular tour!!
Carolina PinheiroCarolina Pinheiro
09:24 27 Nov 23
I loved it 🤩
Elisa Barchiesi RebornElisa Barchiesi Reborn
20:02 04 Oct 23
Telmo VicenteTelmo Vicente
12:33 28 Aug 23
Jorge Serrate NevesJorge Serrate Neves
14:09 22 Aug 23
I found the tour without a life jacket and without support for people who feel sick on the boat to be irresponsible.
Josééé ChristianJosééé Christian
16:41 12 Jul 23
It was an excellent and wonderful experience. The employees were pretty friendly. Susana and Vítor provided a great service, they left us all happy and full of laughter during the whole trip. They explained the landscapes and history to us very well. Their company is the only one that can be very close to the coast. Besides, after leaving for twenty or so minutes, it was lucky that we found many dolphins by their good guide. Comparing with my experience in Madeira on a tour boat, in Setúbal it was much better and we loved it a lot. Without a doubt, we will go there and take more people. I want to give ten stars!!! ❤️
R KumarR Kumar
15:25 17 Jun 23
Wonderful experience. The most considerate and helpful team who helped accommodate us at the last minute. The dolphin tour and tour of the coastline was phenomenal!
Tina HoffmannTina Hoffmann
16:00 03 Jun 23
We had a super fun time on board. The crew was so nice and explained a lot about the history and the area. We really enjoyed the tour- even that the weather wasn’t that sunny- great all over experience.
Mark RapisardiMark Rapisardi
16:44 02 Jun 23
The tour was fantastic, Marco is a true professional and an unbelievable tour guide. If you’re in Sesimbre, this is a must. This was the highlight of our trip.
Heike UhligHeike Uhlig
09:56 27 Oct 22
We really enjoyed our boat tour. The skippers were friendly and our boat was great. We've even seen some dolphins. It was a great and unique experience.
ian nefskyian nefsky
08:45 26 Aug 22
Fabulous experience!!! Great communication. Victor and his daughter were very gracious, clean boat, perfect for the excursion. Saw so many dolphins. Swam in a beautiful clear water green grotto. A very exciting memorable day! Thank you Edgar and group!
We had an amazing time on the dolphin and coastline tour with Arrabida Sea tours! Our guides were knowledgeable, professional, experienced and very friendly. They were kind to my children and very eager to point out and help them see dolphins!It took a while before we saw any dolphins, and we were worried they might give up and say no dolphins today, but they kept looking and calling other boats. And sure enough, we saw dozens. It was truly magical and something my kids will never forget! And at age 74 my mom saw dolphins for the first time in her life, and experienced it with her only grandchildren! It was a fantastic day filled with a lifetime of memories!Do not hesitate and do not book with anyone else. If you have any questions, concerns, issues, send a WhatsApp or call/leave a voicemail. I did, and I am so thankful I did. They answered my voicemail and my WhatsApp and really took care of my family. Treated us like their family!We can’t wait to return and book another adventure! THANK YOU!
Deli MatsuoDeli Matsuo
16:41 25 Aug 22
We used Arrabida Sea Ventures to book a private sailing boat. It was the highlight of the trip for us. We truly enjoyed our time with the crew and the incredible sightseeing that you can only get from the water. Highly recommended.
Great tour with a good view of the occean and a comfortable boat/crew. We saw the dolphins close to the boat and were next to them for a long time. When the dolphins needed peace, we drove to the coast and looked at some of the beaches.Would definately reccomend this company!
Yuranny CabralYuranny Cabral
10:05 08 Aug 22
Very nice tour! Got to see many dolphins. My 4-yr old kid enjoyed it very much. Great views and great crew. Would definitely do it again!
08:30 25 Jul 22
Wow - what can I say? Thank you, thank you thank you! Quite simply one of the best days we ever had - made extra special by the thoughtful tailoring of the day to the needs of our very mixed group, wonderful hosting by the crew, and a wonderful boat. It was just so much fun!
Sara RamosSara Ramos
21:06 25 Jun 21
The best captain in Sesimbra! Available, helpful, friendly, extraordinary, no adjectives possible for the trips we made. Over the years we have done several and I can assure you that the last one is always better than the penultimate. Don't hesitate, this is your choice for a Genre adventure. P.S. for those who can, ask to see the sea on fire....
S. G.S. G.
21:23 25 Jul 20
A fantastic experience. We saw loads of bottleneck dolphins and were the only boat there for a while. Edgar is a great guide who gave just the right amount of Information. The trip along the coast after the dolphins was also wonderful.