Parasailing in Albufeira

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Are you ready for parasailing in Albufeira?

Parasailing in Albufeira gives you the unique feeling of flying. The experience of parasailing Albufeira only lasts approximately 10 minutes but you will remember it for the rest of your life! You will experience a very special sensation of free-flying above the Atlantic!

From the Marina of Albufeira, we’ll get on our parasailing boat and reach a spot where the conditions are best. The location for parasailing in Albufeira depends on the wind and wave directions and intensities. You will start by ascending our parasailing (individual, double or triple) by the platform on the stern of the vessel, safely and without getting wet, until the maximum height of 80 meters. Do you dare? 

Our special parasailing-boats takes up to 12 passengers, along with our certified crew. Children are welcome to fly from 3 years old. If you'd like to join this exciting experience without flying, you can book the special "spectator price" and take some incredible pictures! The whole experience can take up to 1,5hours, depending on how many people there are on board to fly.

This parasailing experience in Albufeira provides a privileged view of the city and the coastline. While in the air during your parasailing Albufeira experience, you can enjoy an absolute silence and an extraordinary moment of peace and tranquillity. After about 10 minutes, slowly you will start descending. If you want to, you will have the opportunity of touching the water prior to landing back on the platform on the boat.

FAQ Parasailing

What should I wear when parasailing?

All you need is your bathing suit. And don’t forget sunscreen. For girls, it’s recommended to use a ponytail. For after the experience, you might want to have a towel and some dry/warm clothes.

Will I get wet when parasailing? Do you land in the water when parasailing?

No, you don't have to get wet if you don't want to. You take off and land smoothly right from the platform on the boat. The captain will slow the boat down and you will gently freefall, dipping your feet in the water for a refreshing splash, only if you want to, as you can choose to land on the platform.

Do I need to fly on my own?

Parasailing in Albufeira can be done single, tandem or triple. This is great for families with young kids and couples, for example.

Is there a weight limit for parasailing?

No, there’s no minimum or maximum weight limit.

How high do I go when parasailing?

You can go up to 80m high. This is about 260 feet. This is high enough to feel the thrill and have an panaramic views!

How long will I be in the air for parasailing?

You’ll be in the air for about 10 minutes. This may sound short, but believe us, it’s long enough. The whole experience, including the boat tour, can take up to 1,5 hours, depending on how many people will fly.

Is there a photo service?

Yes, there’s a photo service. We have a GoPro available for an extra fee. You can request this upon check-in. Or you can bring your own GoPro or similar or a waterproof bag.

Is this tour suitable for kids?

Most parasailing experiences in the Algarve are designed for all ages. That’s why the tandem and triple options are great. Along with an adult, in Albufeira, the minimum age is 3 years old.

Do I need to know how to swim?

No, for parasailing swimming skills are not a must. Everyone wears a life vest, so if you don't know how to swim the life vest should make you feel secure. We have life vests for children and babies too. However, we still recommend basic swimming skills for ALL sea experiences.

Can parasailing be done all year round?

Yes, parasailing can be done all year round, depending on the ocean and weather conditions. 

Should I book in advance? 

Yes, please book as far in advance as you can to make sure you get your spot! During the high season, parasailing in the Algarve gets sold out quickly!

What happens if the tour is cancelled? 

Parasailing is always subject to the weather and sea conditions. If we expect the tour to be cancelled due to the wind, for example, we will get in touch to try to reschedule. Occasionally, it may happen that the experience is cancelled last minute. This may happen as we value safety above all and the sea conditions are unforeseeable. If we don't manage to find a new compatible slot, you’ll always be 100% refunded.



  • In small groups, a more personal and fun experience is guaranteed;

  • This experience can be done all year round, depending on the weather and ocean conditions;

  • From high in the sky, you'll get the best possible view of the impressive coastline;

  • Parasailing will give you a unique moment of silence and peace while up in the sky;


  • This tour is not suitable for pregnant women or people with back/neck problems;

  • Please check-in 20 minutes before the start of the experience;

  • All sea experiences are subject to the weather and sea conditions. In case of bad conditions, we'll contact you to reschedule or arrange a refund;

  • Detailed tour operator information, including local phone number and exact address, is included in your confirmation email;

  • There's no need to print your ticket, but please bring your reference number and ID card to check-in;

  • We recommend bringing sunscreen, swimming gear, a hat and a towel;

  • Did you use a credit card to pay? Please make sure you have your card with you for check-in.


  • A safety briefing by a multilingual guide, insurance and life-jackets are included;

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