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Boat trip from Faro to Ilha Deserta by Ferry

Boat trip from Faro to Ilha Deserta by Ferry

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Explore the rugged ‘Deserted Island’ located just off the Algarve coast. Take the ferry to the island and observe the various bird species that inhabit the area such as herons, plovers, and black-winged stilts. Soak up the sun on the white sandy beaches or go for a walk and admire the beautiful scenery before taking the ferry back to Faro.
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  • 1 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.75
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$12.75
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Ria Formosa Natural Park Boat Cruise from Faro

Ria Formosa Natural Park Boat Cruise from Faro

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Ria Formosa Natural Park is one of the most impressive natural wonders along Portugal’s Algarve coast and the best way to explore is by boat. Hop aboard a catamaran on this small-group tour from Faro; cruise around the islands of Culatra, Farol, and Deserta; and spot wild flamingos and egrets swooping over the lagoon.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.63
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$36.63
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Relax Tour on Solar Boat Ria Formosa

Relax Tour on Solar Boat Ria Formosa

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We are a company focused on providing unique environmentally conscious tourist experiences. We focus daily on the development of good practices for a sustainable activity, using our vessels powered by solar energy. We believe in raising awareness of environmental and cultural education, contributing to a better future. We want to share with you the tranquility and balance of this place ...
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.31
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Islands Tour: Half Day Cruise in Ria Formosa National Park

Islands Tour: Half Day Cruise in Ria Formosa National Park

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Make the most of your time exploring Ria Formosa Natural Park by traveling with a guide on this half-day excursion. While you move through the canals of Olhao, the Barrier Islands, and the bay of Armona, learn about the area’s ecosystem and history through guided commentary. Make a stop for lunch (own expense) in the tiny fishing village of Cultura, where you can get a restaurant recommendation or picnic on the beach.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.42
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2-hour Bird Watching Guided Boat Trip in Ria Formosa from Faro Algarve

2-hour Bird Watching Guided Boat Trip in Ria Formosa from Faro Algarve

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If you’re a nature lover in The Algarve, Ria Formosa National Park should be at the top of your itinerary. During this 2-hour tour from Faro, you’ll explore the natural landscape on a ‘saveiro’ (a traditional painted boat) while learning about the myriad of bird species that inhabit the area. With luck, you’ll spot birds such as white storks, little egrets, spoonbills, and grey plover. This small-group tour is limited to 10 people to guarantee an intimate atmosphere.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.63
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Ilha Deserta and Farol Island: a small group boat trip in Ria Formosa from Faro

Ilha Deserta and Farol Island: a small group boat trip in Ria Formosa from Faro

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Cruise the glittering waters of Ria Formosa Natural Park on a 3-hour sailing trip from Faro. After you climb aboard a luxurious catamaran, sail to natural landmarks like Deserta Island and Farol Island and scour the scenery for sightings of exotic birds. Observe the lives of locals as you listen to history and culture-rich commentary from your guide. Receive personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to 10 passengers.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.63
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 4 Stops 4 Islands & Ria Formosa Natural Park - From Faro

4 Stops 4 Islands & Ria Formosa Natural Park - From Faro

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Visit The Ria Formosa Natural Parque in a confortable catamaran and discover the 4 beautiful islands with 4 Stops : Deserta Island, Farol Island, Culatra Island an Hangares Island. You can snorkeling, walking near the ocean , enjoy a typical lunch on Culatra Island and observe the culture of oysters. ( Free Masks ) ( lunch not Included - you can bring your Pick Nick)
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.57
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Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip in Faro

Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip in Faro

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Cruise from Faro to Ria Formosa Natural Park on an outing by catamaran that explores the remote islands of Faro and Deserta. This cruise is the perfect way to experience the Ria Formosa estuary, where you’ll find a maze of wetlands split by canals and hidden islands. Watch for the coastal birds of the Algarve as you relax on the 12-person catamaran, then enjoy some beach time on each island before returning to Faro. Both morning and afternoon departures are available.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.73
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$42.73
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Private Ria Formosa Natural Park Boat Cruise from Faro

Private Ria Formosa Natural Park Boat Cruise from Faro

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Take a sightseeing cruise around the beautiful Ria Formosa Natural Park on your own private boat. This half-day tour leaves from Faro and stops at the islands of Armona, Culatra, Farol, and Deserta where you can enjoy time on the beach to soak up the sun and swim. Snorkel masks are provided for those who would like to discover the underwater marine life of the area.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$183.14
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Ria Formosa: Boat Tour of the 3 Islands (Armona / Culatra / Farol / Deserta)

Ria Formosa: Boat Tour of the 3 Islands (Armona / Culatra / Farol / Deserta)

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The tour will be interpretive and explanatory during your trip, so during stops, everyone is free to engage in any type of activities on the respective islands, advised by the vessel's captain. Comments : - Navigation made only by Ria Formosa, avoiding seasickness; - Experienced and fluent captains in several languages; Stops: - 1st Stop - Ilha do Farol (1 hour), free visit. - 2nd Stop: Ilha da Armona (between 1H30 and 2H00), stop for lunch with reserved table, and time to visit after or before lunch. It is at the discretion of the customer! - 3rd Stop - Praia Deserta (1 hour), free visit. Lunch is not included at this time due to technical flaws, TripAdvisor is not letting us change the information or the itinerary described above, thanks for your understanding! On this trip we will know all the mysteries and secrets that the beautiful Ria Formosa Natural Park has to offer on the most complete tour!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.85
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Ria Formosa Small-Group Catamaran Sunset Tour from Faro

Ria Formosa Small-Group Catamaran Sunset Tour from Faro

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Enjoy a sunset cruise on this small-group tour of Ria Formosa Natural Park. Led by a local guide, this tour of no more than 12 passengers promises gorgeous views and an intimate experience of the Algarve’s sprawling knot of marshes, canals and islands. Indulge your inner birder and watch for the park’s many winged creatures, including the rare purple swamphen, during this budget-friendly outing.   
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$250.45
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$250.45
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Romantic Sunset Tour in the Ria Formosa: From Faro

Romantic Sunset Tour in the Ria Formosa: From Faro

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Enjoy a romantic sunset cruise for two around the Ria Formosa Natural Park. Take a small, private catamaran and watch the sun dip below the horizon as you enjoy some champagne and strawberries. Admire the beautiful coastal scenery during golden hour and let the day melt away as you sail in the lagoon.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$183.14
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Faro - Ria Formosa tour with visit to 2 islands (Deserta, Farol) 3.5 hours

Faro - Ria Formosa tour with visit to 2 islands (Deserta, Farol) 3.5 hours

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Your trip will start through the channels of the Ria Formosa Natural Park where you can observe species of sea birds and fishing activities. Arriving at Deserta island, you can walk and enjoy the Dunar flora or dive in transparent waters, then we go out to the open sea to see the Cape of Stª Maria and head to the island of Farol. , enjoy the original architecture of the island, the return to Faro will be made enjoying the surroundings of the Ria Formosa. When you reach the end of the tour, you will notice that time has passed too quickly, and that your wish would be to stay on the islands for much longer.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.57
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Birdwatching on Solar Boat Ria Formosa

Birdwatching on Solar Boat Ria Formosa

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The birds are a passion and during winter we can see in greater quantity and diversity especially the waders who delight in the local food. velvos in their characteristic dances and sounds and a delight for any bird lover We have over 20 years of experience in the area and guarantee customer satisfaction. come and see the local birds and have a bird guide with 432 free species in 4 languages on offer
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.63
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Your first experience Sailing - Private Trip in Ria Formosa

Your first experience Sailing - Private Trip in Ria Formosa

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Join a sailing boat trip in the Ria Formosa with a skipper for 4 hours. Enjoy the trip or be an active part of it, as the skipper will teach and help you perform some of the sailing tasks.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.45
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2 Stop | 2 Islands & Ria Formosa Natural Park - From Faro

2 Stop | 2 Islands & Ria Formosa Natural Park - From Faro

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Enjoy this relaxing tour in the Ria formosa Natural Parque whit a confortable Catamaran and discover the 2 beautiful and principal Islands with 2 Stop : Deserta Island and Farol Island. You can snorkeling , walking near the oceano , observe Cape os Santa Mariade and enjoy the local wildlife.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.32
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Stand Up Paddle tour, Ria Formosa

Stand Up Paddle tour, Ria Formosa

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This experience begins with the SUP class explaining the basics and the theoretical part of the lesson. The tour will be on the side of the river, where there are easy conditions for riding on the SUP board. The tour passes through the Ria Formosa National Park. We can stop at the oyster farm and watch a great variety of birds and plants. This experience includes transportation, teaching materials, instructor and insurance.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.17
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Dolphin Watching + 4 Islands Tour - From Faro

Dolphin Watching + 4 Islands Tour - From Faro

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We offer you a Full day of adventure ,where you can enjoy the beauty of Dolphins and discover the 4 islands of the Ria Formosa Natural Park . The observation of the Dolphins is made on our Oceanic coast and the discovery of the 4 Islands is in the Natural Park of Ria Formosa. We Stop at Farol Island, Culatra Island where you can have lunch at a typical fisherman's restaurante in the island community or take your Pic-Nick, nest we go to Hangares Island to observe Oyter Culture, and finally we stop at Deserta Island. We return to Faro with a different lanscape of the Natural Park , as there is a difference in the tide , changing the whole scenery of Nature in our Ria Formosa.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.88
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$68.88
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Birds and Nature Catamaran Tour from Faro

Birds and Nature Catamaran Tour from Faro

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Spend the day away from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a calming nature tour from Faro. Sail through the channels of Ria Formosa Natural Park and discover the native birds and animals of the marshlands. Take in the beautiful scenery and learn about the diverse ecosystem that inhabits the area.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.79
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Algarve Dolphin Watching & Marine Life Eco Tour

Algarve Dolphin Watching & Marine Life Eco Tour

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Spotting dolphins in their natural habitat is an extraordinary experience and on this 2.5-hour excursion off the coast of the Algarve, you will get the chance to see common and bottlenose dolphins, as well as the other marine life that live and play around the barrier islands of Ria Formosa and Santa Maria Cape, Europe’s most southerly point. Departing Faro you will travel aboard a comfortable and safe RIB boat with a nature guide in tow, who will give you fascinating facts about the extraordinary sea life of this lovely location. The boat trip is approximately 2 hours long and cruises through the calm waters of the Ria Formosa towards the big blue ocean, reaching 10 or 12 miles offshore. You will sail along the coastline of the Algarve, pass by the barrier-islands of Ria Formosa and Santa Maria Cape looking out for several species of cetaceans. After the exciting water adventure tracking the intense marine life, you will return to Ria Formosa where the tour ends.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.36
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Short boat trip of the Algarve's Ria Formosa lagoon from Faro: 45 minutes

Short boat trip of the Algarve's Ria Formosa lagoon from Faro: 45 minutes

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This is boat trip to discover the lagoon of Ria Formosa This 45-minute boat trip is ideal for those who are passing by Faro and do not have much time, but still would like to know the Ria Formosa, one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal. We leave the marina of Faro on board a confortable catamaran. When exploring the lagoon area one can see numerous waders that feed on small organisms that live in the marshes. This boat trip goes through the numerous channels of this protected area and it ends with the beautiful view of the Walls of the Old Town of Faro. This small-group tour is limited to 11 people, offering a more intimate experience.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.31
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Full-Day Islands Salt Pond and Dead Sea Tour from Faro

Full-Day Islands Salt Pond and Dead Sea Tour from Faro

This Full day is divided in 2 Acticities : Firts we 'll travel in a Open Jeep with a maximum of 7 people to the Salt Ponds , where you colu discover the production of Sea Salt, observe the wild live and Floting in the "Dead Sea ". In the second acitivity, on a Confortable Catamaran we cross the channels of the Ria Formosa Natural Park and we Stopped to visit its 2 islands : Deserta and Farol.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.88
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Private Full day 4 islands tour & Lunch included (clean & safe)

Private Full day 4 islands tour & Lunch included (clean & safe)

Come on board a comfortable inflatable speed boat with your soul mate for a private tour. Follow the channels of the Ria Formosa and explore the barrier islands that form the natural reserve with a guide that will provide you with the relevant information. Enjoy drinks during the tour. You can make 4 stops before returning to Olhão, in Deserta island, Farol and Culatra and Experience a majestic water of a deserted beach in a paradise location and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Enjoy a BBQ lunch on a traditional local restaurant in Culatra with drinks and coffee included Gaze across the tranquil lagoon as the dips across the horizon in radiant colors. Then, return to your original point of departure for the end of the tour.
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  • 6 hours
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$354.07
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Ria Formosa & Ilhas: Sunset Boat Trip

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Ria Formosa & Ilhas: Sunset Boat Trip

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SEE THE SUNSET On this tour you can see the sunset from the boat and spend an incredible and unique moment! An unmissable moment and to be enjoyed until the sun is not seen QUALITY / PRICE This is the ideal tour of excellent quality and economical if you want to enjoy the Ria Formosa on a beautiful and peaceful end of the afternoon! GASTRONOMY You will have the opportunity to taste the gastronomy of the region on the island of Culatra, where the bivalves are highly appreciated! (Clams, Cockles, Oysters) NATURE On this trip, we will also observe nature, biodiversity and all the wonderful landscapes hidden in this treasure
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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