The cave tours are carried through established routes where the visitors can experience what it feels like to be inside a lava tunnel and get to know some facts and curiosities about volcanism, geodiversity and the biodiversity within Sao Miguel island.
Prior to each visit there is a briefing and a small video about Azores volcanic caves is displayed.
There are two types of tours available for the visitors:
- Small route tours, with an easy level of difficulty (1);
- Long route Tours, with a medium level of difficulty (2);
Maximum number of visitor per tour: 15
Average lenght of the tour: 45 minutes
Personal protective equipment provided: helmet
Maximum number of visitors per tour: 4
Minimum age required: 10 years old
Personal protective equipment provided: helmet, gloves knee and front lighting
Requires booking in advance and a minimum of 2 visitors
In any of the cases it is recommendable to wear comfortable shoes and keep in mind to bring a jacket or a warmer shirt since the temperature inside the cave is slightly colder than outside (around 15 ° C).