Melgaço Whitewater

¡¡ THE MOST RADICAL NATURE DESTINATION IN PORTUGAL !!

In Melgaço Whitewater we go further towards the current so that you can enjoy wild emotions while sailing on the waves of the river Minho. Get into nature, take care of it, and feel the adrenaline as a team by playing Paintball. Discover the landscapes in Buggys, Quad and jump into the void of the international bridge of Melgaço-Arbo that connects Portugal to Spain.

Rafting Melgaço Whitewater

What makes rafting on the Minho river in Melgaço and Arbo so special?


Rafting no Rio Minho

Ruta en buggy y Quad por Melgaço

by land or tarmac, exploring the north of Portugal riding a Buggy or a Quad


Buggy Trip & Quad Trip

Equipo de amigos en Melgaço WhiteWater Paintball

Paintball: adrenaline, strategy, team, adventure, all in one.


Paintball

Salto pendular desde Arbo

Are you adventurous? The most spectacular international jump


Pendular jump

ADVENTURE SPORTS COMPANY

Since 2016, Melgaço WhiteWater i has offered the best rafting experience in Rio Minho. Many people from different countries has alteady spent an unforgettable day doing adventure sports!

João Faria Director Gerente de Melgaço WhiteWater

JOÃO FARIA - RESPONSIBLE TECHNICIAN

João Faria: was born and raised in Melgaço, Portugal. He is the technical guide responsible for Melgaço WhiteWater. He always wanted to show the public and new generations the emotions provided by adventure sports surrounded by nature and what we call “our office”, through the eyes of customers and employees.

    Degrees
  • PhD Student in Sports Science (UTAD)
  • Master in Nature Sports (ESDLM_IPVC)
  • Master in Physical Education and Specialization in Sports in Child Development (UTAD)
  • Degree in Sports and Leisure (IPVC)
  • Further training
  • Elementary Technician of Canoeing
  • Amateur Diving Level 1 Stage / course: Canyoning FPCMP and EFDC
  • FPCMP rope technician
  • Whitewater Rescue Technician -Rescue3 | Training Course: FPO Orientation
  • Canoe Teacher Level 2 Course: Summer Camp Technician
  • Lifeguard (2015 -ISN)
  • Advanced Swiftwater & Flood Technician -Rescue3 IRF Guide Level 3 Certification
  • Active member of the SAR SUBZONE - Diver and Water Rescue Bravas team.

OUR TEAM: MONITORS, GUIDES AND LOGISTICS

MULTIADVENTURE - ADVENTURE SPORTS - ACTIVITIES

Rafting on the Minho River - Rafting & Alvarinho QM

Faqs

  • Melgaço accommodation

    Does Melgaço WhiteWater offer accommodation?

    Melgaço WhiteWater is a tourist entertainment company and does not have its own accommodation to accommodate its customers. However, we have a huge network of partners in this area who will respond to your need.

  • Centro de Estagio de Melgaço

    Where is the meeting point?

    The meeting point is at the Centro de Estagio de Melgaço, more precisely in the multi-sports complex that faces the Superior School of Sport and Leisure.

  • What should I bring?

    What should I bring?

    You should preferably bring shoes to wet sneakers, a bathing suit, a towel and personal hygiene products.

  • rafting price

    What is included in the price?

    Activity with certified guide, Equipment necessary for the activity: buoyancy aid, helmet, suit (when necessary) and lycra (when necessary),Mini Bus transfers, Personal Accident and Liability Insurance, Photographic report (delivered at the end of the activity), Spas with hot water shower, Final toast with Alvarinho Quintas de Melgaço, Food reinforcement and Surprise gift.

  • Rio Minho

    What river is the activity on?

    The activity takes place on the international section of the Rio Minho. There are two distinct routes for the activity, but your choice falls on the activity guides.

  • Melgaço WhiteWater

    Will I be cold in the activity?

    Melgaço WhiteWater provides all the necessary equipment for the activity so that you feel comfortable during the activity, the cold will not be a problem.

  • Camara Go-pro

    Can I take my GO-PRO or another type of machine?

    Yes, you can bring your personal cameras, however Melgaço WhiteWater is not responsible for them.

  • lenses

    Can I wear sunglasses or contact lenses?

    Yes, you can, however we recommend that you wear a sports belt or tie for glasses. Once again we remind you that we cannot guarantee the safety of your glasses so that if you can carry out the activity without them, it will be preferable.

  • boat

    How many people go by boat?

    Our boats can take 6, 8, 10 participants as maximum capacity

  • How long is the activity?

    How long is the activity?

    The activity in general takes about 03:30 hours and we reserve approximately 30 minutes to receive you, provide the equipment and take you to the boarding place on our bus. We will have about 02:30 m of activity in the water and the remaining 30 minutes will be to return to the base and bathe.

  • Are there any weight or age restrictions?

    Are there any weight or age restrictions?

    The minimum age for rafting is 6 years. There is no maximum age, as long as you are active and able to swim. The maximum weight limit for rafting is 120kg and all customers must be able to wear our safety equipment.

  • Is there a chance that I would fall into the water?

    Is there a chance that I would fall into the water?

    There is always the possibility of falling off the raft, in nature sports the risk is never 0 however, the guides are trained to deal with it. In each trip there is a complete safety brifing that indicates what to do in this type of situation.

  • Do I need to book well in advance?

    Do I need to book well in advance?

    Yes, you must book as much in advance as you can in order to guarantee the dates and times you want.

  • What is the maximum number of people that can go on a trip?

    What is the maximum number of people that can go on a trip?

    Normally our maximum capacity per trip is around 40 seats, but with advance notice, we can transport groups of up to 200 people on any trip.

  • Can I go rafting if I am pregnant?

    Can I go rafting if I am pregnant?

    No. We do not advise you to do the activity if you are pregnant.

  • Complexo Desportivo Centro de Estagio de Melgaço

    There is some cafe near the base of Melgaço WhiteWater?

    Yes, there is the bar at the Complexo Desportivo Centro de Estagio de Melgaço where they can have coffee and buy some snacks.

Adventure Sports for Companies

A day of pure adrenaline at Melgaço WhiteWater

Combine several adventure sports in a natural environment in the north of Portugal in front of the Minho River, under the mountainsides of the Peneda-Gerés National Park and merge different adventure sports such as, from the descent down the Rio Minho doing Rafting, jumping into the void from the international bridge that connects Spain and Portugal from Arbo-Melgacó, celebrating an event, party, birthday, Bachelor party in a game of Paintball or enjoy the landscape going up the mountain in Buggy or Quad, to a quiet walk to enter an environment that will envelop you. Those and many more are the options that Melgaço Whitewater offers you. The culture of sports takes a great leap and advances to the workplace, to the corporate world, to business.

New trends to consolidate a work team, hold company meetings, sign agreements and do business with clients ... become the best way to strengthen relationships between co-workers, companies and clients ... Through adventure sports and teamwork, they will learn about the role of each one in the company and will realize the reason for the importance of knowing how to work in a coordinated way with others. The world of work is linked to leisure, although it sounds like a metaphor, it is real, because in every company there is a leader just like in sports.

Adventure sports for bachelor parties

Bachelor Parties

A multi-adventure bachelor party tailored to you, in a natural environment, in the north of Portugal.

Activities for Companies + Radical

Activities for Companies + Radical

Multiadventure for companies, associations, schools, different adventure sports

Activities for Companies + Wine Tourism

Activities for Companies + Wine Tourism

Adventure sports for companies plus wine tourism, accommodation including wine tasting tests.

Two countries and a river ... live an international adventure!!

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Rafting on the Minho River

Rafting on the Minho River

Rafting & Alvarinho QM

Rafting on the Minho River

Rafting on the Minho River

Rafting & Alvarinho QM

Rafting on the Minho River

Rafting on the Minho River

Rafting & Alvarinho QM

Rafting on the Minho River

Rafting on the Minho River

Rafting & Alvarinho QM

Buggy & Quad Tour in the North of Portugal

Buggy Trip & Quad Trip

Buggy & Quad Tour in the North of Portugal

Buggy & Quad Tour in the North of Portugal

Buggy Trip & Quad Trip

Buggy & Quad Tour in the North of Portugal

Buggy & Quad Tour in the North of Portugal

Buggy Trip & Quad Trip

Buggy & Quad Tour in the North of Portugal

Buggy & Quad Tour in the North of Portugal

Buggy Trip & Quad Trip

Buggy & Quad Tour in the North of Portugal

Paintball, a real and ecological experience

Paintball

Paintball, a real and ecological experience

Paintball, a real and ecological experience

Paintball

Paintball, a real and ecological experience

Paintball, a real and ecological experience

Paintball

Paintball, a real and ecological experience

Paintball, a real and ecological experience

Paintball

Paintball, a real and ecological experience

Pendulum jump

Pendulum jump

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Pendulum jump

Pendulum jump

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Pendulum jump

Pendulum jump

Feel free...

Pendulum jump

Pendulum jump

Feel free...

Melgaço Whitewater, Adventure in the north of Portugal

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Remoães, 4960-330 Melgaço Portugal
Telephone
+351 933 459 751
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