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The West Coast Adventure Co.
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Somewhere out there, just beyond the bars and beach cafés... passed the last paved road... to the very edge of the map... you will find hiding a wild and undiscovered Algarve. Journey there with me & experience the wondrous West Coast & historic End...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Lagos 8600-537, Portugal
+351 918 903 899
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Without giving too much away, TJ has a unique ability to combine hiking, climbing, history, geology, and even some astrology all while creating an incredible sense of adventure. Seriously, you won't be bored for a single second during this hours-long exploration. I would recommend this...More

4  Thank Spencer F
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 August 2015

T.J is a nice American guy living in Portugal, but the trip was not exactly as we expected given the descriptions of the other reviews and his website. First of all, the hikes are more of a short walk, in and around the cliffs. It...More

10  Thank tkgd
T.J. E, Owner at The West Coast Adventure Co., responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2015

Finally, an "average" review! You cannot possibly please everyone all of the time. Even Casablanca had a bad review or two, after all... And it is only through honest, critical feedback that I can improve, so I really appreciate your comments. However, I do not...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best part of our trip (a group of 4 friends) over a 2-week span in mainland Portugal. TJ has created a hike that's well off the beaten path and feels surreal. So worth the time & energy. Everything from the jagged cliffs...More

Thank Ramna S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I signed up for this hike on September 29 after rave reviews from family members who did it two years earlier... and it did not disappoint. This was easily the highlight of our two week trip in Spain and Portugal! TJ is...More

Thank Bianca S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for adventure and curious to discover this wild region, please book this tour ! We had a very nice day with tj and the rest of the group. I highly recommand it 😁

Thank Solenne R
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This tour was amazing! The scenery was so different from what we saw in Lagos. It was so rugged and wildly beautiful. Climbing over the rocks was so much fun, the sunset at the end of the world was stunning and peaceful and our starlit...More

Thank stardustanwanderlust
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This tour takes you off of the beaten track to some of the most raw and natural spots I have seen in the Algarve. I have lived in Lagos for 4 months now but was yet to see it in all its beauty. TJ is...More

Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 4 October 2018

You must do this tour! TJ's tour was recommended me by a friend that had done it previously as the only thing in Portugal that I must do, and it did not disappoint at all. We had a private tour for 11 people and it...More

Thank Kelyse M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We spent 10 days in Portugal and Spain and both agree that our day spent with TJ was far and away one of the coolest experiences we have ever had. Not too much detail here as we enjoyed the surprise aspect of the day (and...More

Thank elledigs
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We booked our tour with West Coast Adventures to celebrate my husband’s 60th birthday. It was an experience of a lifetime. We didn’t know what to expect and we aren’t hikers but were totally amazed by the day TJ planned. Our group of 9 hikers...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

A very unique excursion that you cannot do without TJ! Beautiful, uncrowded views. TJ is a great group leader, this was definitely our most fun day in Lagos.

Thank Kalani H
Reviewed 17 September 2018

In the 11 days we were in Portugal, this was the highlight of our trip. TJ was an interesting guide, who shared insights and information about the surrounding landscape, geography, and geology throughout the hike. The places we went were incredible, the views too beautiful...More

Thank Alison S
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4 July 2018|
Response from TJEyes | Property representative |
You must book through my website. Just go there, click the big BOOK NOW button, and you're set. That's all!
Debra T
19 September 2017|
Response from Jessie W | Reviewed this property |
There are definitely heights involved as you are hiking around cliffs that overlook the ocean but you can be kind of conservative with how close to the edge of the cliffs you get. I'm iffy with heights but never felt unsafe... More
12 April 2017|
Response from T.J. E | Property representative |
Hey there, Yes, likely my season will end by then... Although there is no experience quite like this one, there are other fun outdoor adventure experiences that I can personally recommend. Please email me to learn more... More