São João Party Boat in Porto

São João Party Boat in Porto

5.0 out of 5 stars (based on 30 reviews)

€ 59 /person

São João Party on Board a Boat in Porto

€ 59 /person

Join in the lively and exciting celebration of one of Porto's most traditional festivals, São João, on board a festive cruise.

Come and be part of a memorable experience sailing the waters of the imposing Douro River to the sound of vibrant music, played by our DJ, and an open bar.

At this unforgettable party you'll have the chance to experience moments of pure fun and joy. This will be the perfect moment to toast, dance and have fun, while experiencing a fantastic Porto night with fireworks.

Join the best São João party in Porto!


  • Celebrate the feast of St. John in a different way, on board a cruise on the Douro River;

  • Enjoy a genuine and lively atmosphere with a DJ and open bar;

  • Navigate the majestic waters of the Douro River and let yourself be enchanted by the city's festive landscape at night;

  • Participate in this traditional Porto festival with friends or family and take the opportunity to meet new people;

  • Experience one of the best São João nights ever and watch the beautiful fireworks.



Known as one of Porto's most emblematic and lively festivals, the São João festival is also one of Portugal's most vibrant and traditional festivities.

Come and take part in this festive celebration on board a 2.5-hour cruise on the Douro River.

When you embark on this unique celebration aboard our party boat, you'll be greeted by a very lively and welcoming atmosphere, with colorful and traditional São João decorations.

Decorated with balloons, flags and hammers, the dance floor is the perfect place for all those who want to experience a moment of pure happiness and fun.

During this incredible cruise party you'll be able to put your best dance moves into practice to the sound of vibrant rhythms, with our on-board DJ who will make this party even more special.

As the evening progresses, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy the cruise's open bar, with delicious drinks prepared by our expert bartenders.

For those who like alcoholic drinks, you can enjoy a tasty Gin and Tonic, a Port Tonic or even a beer. If you prefer lighter drinks, you can opt for soft drinks or water.

It's in this festive atmosphere that the evening reaches its peak. At around 00:00 the first fireworks appear in the starry sky.

From the boat you'll be able to enjoy this special moment, set in spectacular scenery.

The boat's route will take it past the emblematic bridges of Porto (the D. Maria Pia Bridge, the Luís I Bridge, the Infante Bridge, the São João Bridge, the Freixo Bridge and the Arrábida Bridge) and through the contagious festive atmosphere of the Ribeira, Cais de Gaia and Fontainhas areas, among others.

This will be a night of pure fun and excitement! Perfect for socializing, dancing and toasting to the joy and tradition of São João. Join this unique experience!



2:30 HOURS
22h30 – 01h00
  • 2h30 party boat ride on the Douro River (shared cruise)

  • Boat trip over the 6 bridges on the River Douro

  • DJ on board

  • Stop to watch the fireworks

  • Open bar (drinks: Gin Tonic, Porto Tonic, coca cola, beer, water)

  • Drinks other than those mentioned

  • Food

  • Transport from/to the pier

Eletronic. Take it with you on your cell phone.
Not wheelchair accessible.
Not allowed.
  •  All services comply with our Sustainability Code. In
    addition, in this activity

    • The use of printed material is avoided. No need to print documentation.
    • No single-use plastics are used.
    • The activity encourages local production.
    • Encourages local job creation.
    • It has a gender equality policy.
    • The activity helps vulnerable groups, find out more about our social cause LivingTourianos com Causa.
iconAdditional Information
    • The boarding starts 15 minutes before the departing time. Please be there on time.
    • Minimum age: Only people over 10 years old are allowed.
    • Limited capacity: The boat has a maximum passenger capacity of 75 passengers. It is recommended to book in advance to secure your spot on board.
    • There is no seating area on board.
    • Beverage included: Choose between a white drink or two beers or soft drinks.
    • On-board boat bar service is only accepted through card payment.
    • A deposit of €2 will be requested for the cup, which will be refunded if the cup is returned at the end.
    • Safety and guidelines: Before boarding, safety guidelines and procedures to be followed during the tour will be provided.
    • Departure and arrival times: Please check the departure and arrival times of the tour, to ensure that you are present at the pick-up location with sufficient notice.
    • Weather conditions: Remember that weather conditions may affect the tour. In case of adverse weather conditions, the boat operator may postpone or cancel the tour for safety reasons. Please check the cancelation and rescheduling policies in advance for unfavorable weather conditions.
Free! Cancel free of charge up to 24 hours before the activity. If you cancel with less time, arrive late or do not show up, no refund will be offered.
iconFrequently asked questions
How to make a reservation?
To book this activity, choose the desired date and complete the form. A confirmation is immediate.

Is a minimum number of participants required?
This activity requires a minimum of 20 participants. If this number does not is reached, we will contact you to offer different alternatives.








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Meeting Point

  • MEETING POINT: Vila Nova de Gaia (Cais Living Cruise) Av. de Ramos Pinto 710 4400, Vila Nova de Gaia

    00:00 Stop at Cais de Gaia to watch the fireworks display

    01:00 Return to pier and disembarkation

  • Appear 15 minutes early at the pier to start boarding

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