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Algar do Carvao

Acores | Center of Island, Terceira, Portugal
+351 295 212 992
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“extinct volcano” (16 reviews)
“small lake” (10 reviews)
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Acores | Center of Island, Terceira, Portugal
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+351 295 212 992
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"extinct volcano"
in 16 reviews
"unique experience"
in 13 reviews
"small lake"
in 10 reviews
"limited hours"
in 4 reviews
"climb down"
in 6 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 8 reviews
"lava tube"
in 13 reviews
"euros per person"
in 4 reviews
"places in the world"
in 4 reviews
"take your time"
in 7 reviews
"a small gift shop"
in 3 reviews
"amazing cave"
in 4 reviews
"opening times"
in 3 reviews
"several levels"
in 3 reviews
"buy a combo ticket"
in 3 reviews
"mother nature"
in 4 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you expect more than walk down a cave, then this is not for you. Going down and have the opportunity to see how nature works into creating this amazing cave. An simple idea of how volcanoes can transform and became a wonder of nature.

Thank 908gracielal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome experience walking down into a cave. Limited hours so be sure to check availability before booking. Also, you can buy a two-cave pass for this one and the other (about 15 minutes away).

Thank JessLark
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Reviewed 1 week ago

there's a lot to see here, and a lot of people here to see it, so it can feel overwhelming and noisy. Would be better if they limited the number of people inside, and perhaps lead guided tours so you actually knew what you were...More

Thank smrbrowne
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The step back into time one eexperiences when enterimy into this unique environment. Just open your mind to the time of the volcanos and lava flowd

Thank Bob D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For those interested in volcanology, the Algar is impressive, deep and mysterious with the lake at its bottom level. A combination ticket is sold for visitors of the nearby lava tunnels (not seen this time as we've seen plenty of them in Washington state and...More

1  Thank Aipalovik
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Being inside a real volcano crater ! Worth read about the formation of the cave so you realise the great fenomena! Takes about half an hour and a jacket!!

Thank Cristina P
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We went on a half-day tour out of Angra do Heroismo to this volcano at Algar do Carvao, the lava one at Gruta do Natal and the sulphur fields - great trip. The inside of this volcano is breathtaking. You will be descending and climbing...More

Thank Joanne M
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Loved it here - amazing experience to go into a volcano! There are some steps, but we are not in good shape and were able to come back up with some breaks along the way. Absolutely great - highly recommended as a must do activity...More

Thank tkbrady
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Hawaii, Iceland, and the Azores, so far. Well worth doing. The other volcano, which is a different type is also worth the effort, just keep your helmet on and duck your head ! This one opens to the sky and the minerals and growth on...More

Thank billybobcobbob
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

My husband is claustrophobic. We both had bad backs and were hobbling on this trip [and we're not young]. So, the thought of going down a bunch of steps [what goes down must go up], hoisting our fat selves up... seemed daunting. Until you get...More

1  Thank schimmelart
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Nanum
2 February 2018|
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Response from Ana B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, late answer. At the gate.
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Lori C
11 April 2017|
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Response from Carol D | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's open all year round. We were there in January. It is only open in the afternoon. Enjoy your trip. I love the Azores!
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