Albufera Boat Trips and Tours

Discover the beautiful Albufera lake.

From €13.00

Discover the beauty of Albufera lake, traditional thatched cottages, rice paddies and delicious local cuisine on this comprehensive guided tour just 12.4 miles (20 kms) from Valencia.

Arriving in the village of El Palmar, you'll find an oasis of peace and tranquillity where time stands still.

Explore by boat and learn how fishermen and rice growers have traditionally worked its beautiful waters.

With its wealth of migratory birds and rich variety of flora and fauna, you will certainly have plenty of photo opportunities as you cover a 5-mile (8.5km) expanse of this stunning waterway.

You also have the option to visit a barraca; a traditional high-peaked thatched fisher or farmer’s cottage, with a design that dates back hundreds of years.

Few of these dwellings remain and it is fascinating to learn about these curious constructions and their traditional inhabitants.

You will also discover traditional tools and methods involved in fishing and rice cultivation on and around the lake.

And if you opt for the longer tour option, you can also include a guided walk around the rice fields to learn why rice and paella is so important to Valencia.

All activities are completed with a local meal in one of the best restaurants in the area.

Option 1: Boat trip on Albufera lake.

Option 2: Boat trip on Albufera lake and traditional meal.

Option 3: Boat trip on Albufera lake, visit to a barraca and traditional meal.

Option 4: Boat trip on Albufera lake, visit to a barraca, guided walk through rice fields and traditional meal.

Duration

1 to 4 hours

Date & Times

Daily, Monday to Sunday, any time between 9am and sunset.

Pricing

Note: a supplement may apply for an English-speaking guide.

Option 1: Private boat trip on Albufera lake.

2 guests: €35 per adult
3 guests: €25 per adult
4 guests: €20 per adult
5- 7 guests: €15 per adult
8 guests or more: €13 per adult

Children (3-12 years) pay €8. Children under 2 go for free if they sit on an adult's lap.

Option 2: Private boat trip on Albufera lake and traditional meal.

2 guests: €58 per adult
3 guests: €48 per adult
4 guests: €43 per adult
5-7 guests: €40 per adult
8 guest or more: €40 per adult

Children (3-12 years) €17 each

Option 3: Private boat trip on Albufera lake, visit to a barraca and traditional meal.

Minimum 6 adults: €40 per adult

Children (3-12 years) €17each

Option 4: Private boat trip on Albufera lake, visit to a barraca, guided walk through rice fields and traditional meal

Minimum 6 adults: €50 per adult

Children (4-12 years) €17 each

Age Limit

None

Language of Tour

English and Spanish

Notes

Suitable for:

Everybody.

What's Included: 

Meal includes 2 starters, Valencian rice dish, dessert, coffee and drinks.

Not Included:

Transport to/from the meeting point, but can be arranged by us for an additional charge or you can take a taxi. Contact us for more information.

Other Information:

Boat tours are dependent on the weather. The tour goes ahead rain or shine, as long as the captain considers it safe to do so. It is your responsibility to check the weather and bring suitable clothing. Bear in mind in can often be cooler on the water than on the land.

The captain will only use the sails if the wind is suitable, otherwise you will sail with the motor.

Transport to El Palmar is not included in the price of tour but can be arranged for €30 per taxi in each direction. Contact us for more information.

Other Information:

The tour goes ahead rain or shine. It is your responsibility to check the weather and bring suitable clothing. 

Local Service Provider Information:

Complete service provider information, including directions and local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your E-ticket.

Important:

Bookings and deposits are non-refundable and non-changeable. Reservations subject to our reservation policy here.

Meeting Point

The meeting point is at the village of El Palmar.

Detailed directions are included on your E-ticket.

Transport to El Palmar is not included in the price of tour but can be arranged by us for an additional charge or you can take a taxi. Contact us for more information.

Restrictions

Under-18s must be accompanied by an adult.

Please inform us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies by replying to the confirmation email after booking, and you should also remind your guide on the day.

Photos are illustrative only, the actual food and drink may vary.

Suitable for:

Everybody.

What's Included: 

Meal includes 2 starters, Valencian rice dish, dessert, coffee and drinks.

Not Included:

Transport to/from the meeting point, but can be arranged by us for an additional charge or you can take a taxi. Contact us for more information.

Other Information:

Boat tours are dependent on the weather. The tour goes ahead rain or shine, as long as the captain considers it safe to do so. It is your responsibility to check the weather and bring suitable clothing. Bear in mind in can often be cooler on the water than on the land.

The captain will only use the sails if the wind is suitable, otherwise you will sail with the motor.

Transport to El Palmar is not included in the price of tour but can be arranged for €30 per taxi in each direction. Contact us for more information.

Other Information:

The tour goes ahead rain or shine. It is your responsibility to check the weather and bring suitable clothing. 

Local Service Provider Information:

Complete service provider information, including directions and local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your E-ticket.

Important:

Bookings and deposits are non-refundable and non-changeable. Reservations subject to our reservation policy here.

The meeting point is at the village of El Palmar.

Detailed directions are included on your E-ticket.

Transport to El Palmar is not included in the price of tour but can be arranged by us for an additional charge or you can take a taxi. Contact us for more information.

Note: a supplement may apply for an English-speaking guide.

Option 1: Private boat trip on Albufera lake.

2 guests: €35 per adult
3 guests: €25 per adult
4 guests: €20 per adult
5- 7 guests: €15 per adult
8 guests or more: €13 per adult

Children (3-12 years) pay €8. Children under 2 go for free if they sit on an adult's lap.

Option 2: Private boat trip on Albufera lake and traditional meal.

2 guests: €58 per adult
3 guests: €48 per adult
4 guests: €43 per adult
5-7 guests: €40 per adult
8 guest or more: €40 per adult

Children (3-12 years) €17 each

Option 3: Private boat trip on Albufera lake, visit to a barraca and traditional meal.

Minimum 6 adults: €40 per adult

Children (3-12 years) €17each

Option 4: Private boat trip on Albufera lake, visit to a barraca, guided walk through rice fields and traditional meal

Minimum 6 adults: €50 per adult

Children (4-12 years) €17 each

Under-18s must be accompanied by an adult.

Please inform us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies by replying to the confirmation email after booking, and you should also remind your guide on the day.

Photos are illustrative only, the actual food and drink may vary.

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To book less than 48 hrs ahead email us or call (+34) 960-653-203 or WhatsApp: (+34) 693-287-242


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