Side by Side Tour - Sete Cidades from North Coast (Half Day)

3 to 4 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 4
Mobile ticket


Get ready to drive or be a passenger on the brand new Wolverine® RMAX™4 1000(one of the best UTV's available on the market).
This activity is ideal for families or couples looking for adventure and fun.
This tour will take you to the highest points that surround Sete Cidades Volcano.
The itinerary is On and Offroad and If the weather is good, you can count on awesome views to the lakes and the ocean.
Our team of expert guides will ensure your safety and provide brief explanations at each stop.
Driver`s license is mandatory for drivers and remember that this is a tour to enjoy the landscapes, not a rally competition.

* Fenais da Luz ( North cost)
* Pico da Cruz (845 meters altitude) View to Lagoa de Santiago, lagoa Rasa and Sete Cidades lagoon.
* Vista da Rainha/Miradouro das Cumeeiras ( View point for Sete Cidades, Green and Blue Lagoon)
* Cerrado das Freiras
* Passing by Capelas village
* Fenais da Luz


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Fenais da Luz, Fenais da Luz, Sao Miguel, Azores

This parish located on the north coast of São Miguel island is where we start and end the tour. After starting our tour on paved roads, we will ride along the seafront of and explore dirt roads in this area.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pico da Cruz, Portugal

This is a mountain with an altitude of 845 meters. The breathtaking view is very similar to “Miradouro da Boca do Inferno” but from a higher perspective (accessible with the quads) and even more magnificent due to its altitude. From here you can see Lagoa Rasa, Lagoa de Santiago, Lagoa Verde, Lagoa Azul and a view to the whole crater of Sete Cidades dormant volcano. If weather is good, this one of the high lights of the tour, where we can see almost the whole island from the top.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Vista do Rei Miradouro, Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel 9555-000 Portugal

Located at an altitude of 540 meters, this viewpoint offers a unique and panoramic view over Sete Cidades crater. Depending on weather and dirt roads conditions we can get to see the same view from a diferent perspective “Miradouro das Cumeeiras”, where we can have an amazing view to the green and blue lake but from the opposite side of the Crater.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Miradouro do Cerrado das Freiras, En 9-1a, Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel 9555-000 Portugal

Here you can expect to make some dirt paths that surround the Blue Lagoon in Sete Cidades with incredible views over the lakes.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sao Vicente Ferreira, Sao Vicente Ferreira, Sao Miguel, Azores

Passing on a dirt road aroundThis is a parish located on the north coast of the island of São Miguel. This is one of the transit villages that we pass on the way back to the meeting point. Here we will pass by Poços (bathing area) and the place of the old whale’s factory, disabled since 1970 where only the factory chimney remains. Here we will also make a dirt path that connects this parish to Fenais da Luz. Lagoa Azul.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Fenais da Luz, Fenais da Luz, Sao Miguel, Azores

Here we get back to where we started, exploring some seafront dirt roads.

Duration: 20 minutes


  • UTV
  • guide
  • helmets


  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Lunch
  • Gloves and rain coats
  • Any type of mask or face shield for protection against coronavirus.

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Driving License(+18) is required for drivers
  • We advise the use of gloves. We do not provide gloves.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

January 2022

From bottom to top, we climbed the mountains with buggy, stoped at several points taking pictures. Filipe explained the scenery and also told us the tales of the lake in details. We saw the lake and trees, as well as sea and grass. Amazed by the rainbow and cow moving. A really special tour with...

October 2021

My husband and I have lived in São Miguel for over two years already and have seen a good bit of the island already. But I’m kicking myself that we didn’t do this tour sooner because we saw things that we would have loved to show people who have visited us. And we would have sent some of our visi...

Mike D
September 2021

Excellent tour, our guide was very knowledgeable about the geography of the volcano and local legends! Tour was well paced and takes you from oceanside to the rim pf a volcano. Incredible views!

July 2021

Excellent tour guide, we got to see many different sites along the way. Even drove down the road alongside some cattle. It really was an awesome trip and a great way to see the island. Staff is friendly and helpful!

February 2020

This tour is AMAZING! Philip is a great guide with a heart of adventure. He provides you with the history of the island and you ride along some of the most breathtaking views on the island. There is also a chance to get muddy if you are so inclined to do so.

Jacob M
June 2019

Filipe was an absolutely amazing guide, was very knowledgeable about the area, and was an excellent buggy driver. I would certainly recommend this trip to anyone! Make sure to get him to take you to the abandoned hotel!

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