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Eco Tour Ria Formosa - Guided Nature Tour from Faro to Ilha DesertaNature and Wildlife

Eco Tour Ria Formosa - Guided Nature Tour from Faro to Ilha Deserta

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Immerse yourself in the natural splendor of Ria Formosa Natural Park on a 90-minute catamaran cruise to Deserta Island from Faro. While you listen to informative commentary from your guide, you’ll see fascinating flora and fauna and disembark at Deserta Island to stroll along the beautiful beach. Enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own departure time and opt to explore hiking trails and nature walks before you return to Faro by catamaran.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.70
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$37.70
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Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat TripDay Cruises

Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.13
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$36.13
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3-Hour Boat Tour in Ria Formosa on Olhão, AlgarveDay Cruises

3-Hour Boat Tour in Ria Formosa on Olhão, Algarve

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Discover the wonders of nature on the Ria Formosa and be amazed and dazzled by this fragile and complex ecosystem considered to be one of Portugal's seven wonders, a place to be visited and preserved. On this tour you will have the opportunity to observe the Natural Park of the Ria Formosa navigating through its channels. You will walk on white sands and sail through the calm waters of the Ria Formosa. We will have a lovely stop on a desert island where you can have a swim, relax and walk on the beach with wonderful white sand. Then we stop at one of the island communities. Can be Ilha do Farol or Ilha da Culatra. Throughout the tour the skipper will give a detailed explanation of the entire Ria Formosa, its fauna and flora and its fishing activities.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.11
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$30.11
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 4 Stops | 4 Islands & Ria Formosa Natural Park - From FaroDay Trips

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.13
From
$36.13
Taking safety measures

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

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.11
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$30.11
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Ria Formosa Natural Park Faro Islands Boat Cruise from FaroDay Cruises

Ria Formosa Natural Park Faro Islands 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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$36.13
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$36.13
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Faro: Dolphin & Wildlife Watching - Small groups only!Nature and Wildlife

Faro: Dolphin & Wildlife Watching - Small groups only!

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Our main goal is to connect science and tourism by providing wildlife watching boat tours while we collect data for scientific research. During this tour you will have the chance to learn more about our local fauna and get to know how we are studying these animals.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.42
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$49.42
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2-hour Bird Watching Guided Boat Trip in Ria Formosa from Faro AlgarveDay Cruises

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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$30.11
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$30.11
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Islands Tour: Half Day Cruise in Ria Formosa National ParkDay Cruises

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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$24.09
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$24.09

Ria Formosa Small-Group Catamaran Sunset Tour from FaroPrivate and Luxury

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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$240.88
per group
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$240.88
per group

Private Ria Formosa Natural Park Boat Cruise from FaroDay Cruises

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.66
per group
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$180.66
per group
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Stand Up Paddleboard Adventure in Algarve with Photos IncludedStand Up Paddleboarding

Stand Up Paddleboard Adventure in Algarve with Photos Included

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Explore beautiful caves and grottoes by SUP near Lagos, where the water is clear with turquoise and emerald lights. Enjoy Standup Paddleboarding in western Algarve's Costa Vicentina Natural Park. You can Jump off a cliff or two for an adrenaline thrill and Swim through small adventurous sea caves to feel like an explorer. Admire huge cliffs and secret beaches away from crowds. Pictures and videos are included so you can enjoy the tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.04
Price varies by group size
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$65.04
Price varies by group size

Let's Talk About FishingFishing Charters & Tours

Let's Talk About Fishing

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Fishing for the famous cuttlefish is a traditional art of local fishermen practiced in the estuary of the Ria Formosa, being a different experience, quite fun and enriching from a cultural and technic point of view. The feeling of knowing this new kind of fishing to catch one of the most unusual cephalopods doesn't happen every day.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$48.18
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$48.18

Ria Formosa Snorkeling with Seahorses, Old Fort Vist and Catching ClamsSnorkeling

Ria Formosa Snorkeling with Seahorses, Old Fort Vist and Catching Clams

This tour shows you the real nature of the Ria Formosa natural park, birds and animals, oysters and clams plantations, but the best experience is the snorkeling around seahorses, protected animals and we need to dive 50 cm Also we show you the old fort of Ria Formosa and visit Culatra Island in a guided tour
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.15
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$42.15

Stand Up Paddle tour, Ria FormosaPrivate Sightseeing Tours

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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$44.56
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$44.56

Ria Formosa Half Day Sailing TourSailing

Ria Formosa Half Day Sailing Tour

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We assure you, that you will have a good time, full of adrenaline and energy, the fun is guaranteed. Swim or relax under the hot Algarve sun and enjoy a tour on a stylish sailboat.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$328.13
Price varies by group size
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$328.13
Price varies by group size

Ria Formosa boat tourNature and Wildlife

Ria Formosa boat tour

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The Ria Formosa is a beautiful part of Portugal’s Algarve region, but to see the best of it you have to take to the water. On this tour, cruise through the Ria Formosa with your skipper at the tiller and enjoy uninterrupted views along the coastal waterway. Discover oyster beds among the hidden inlets, with plenty of time to hop out and explore Culatra Island on foot.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.09
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$24.09

Surf and Sup tour & Oysters tastingDining Experiences

Surf and Sup tour & Oysters tasting

This experience begins with a trip to a secluded, uncrowded beach where the surfing lessons will take place. After regaining strength we begin our SUP class. If conditions allow it, the return to base will be on the SUP board through the Ria Formosa national park area. Stopping at an oyster nursery where we are given a short explanation of how oysters develop. Upon returning to the surf club, the champagne and oysters will be prepared. On the terrace you can enjoy the true taste of Ria Formosa with a breathtaking view of the surroundings and a very fresh champagne. This experience includes transportation, materials for both lessons, instructor and insurance, oysters and champagne degustation.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.44
Price varies by group size
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$120.44
Price varies by group size

Your first experience Sailing - Private Trip in Ria FormosaSailing

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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$69.49
Price varies by group size
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$69.49
Price varies by group size

Ingrina to Barranco Grottos Kayak TourKayaking

Ingrina to Barranco Grottos Kayak Tour

Based in Carrapateira Village, we are a touristic company which provides qualified and personal tours for small groups or private, for different kind of activities to show you the secrets of the area and around. We want to offer different activities for tourists, so they can also get to know more about this area and fall in love with it as we do. It is also about creating moments, experiences and memories to take back home with you! In this Kayak tour, you will see one of the most remote and beautiful beaches in the south coast, exercise on your kayks in calm and crystalline waters, to visit some unexplored but perfect size breathtaking caves. If you like water sports and being in the sea, this is a great option for you!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.18
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$48.18
Taking safety measures

Octopus Route: Half Day Boat TripNature and Wildlife

Octopus Route: Half Day Boat Trip

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This tour is perfect to learn about the local culture. The tour is fun for all age groups. You will have a chance to eat the typical dishes of the region, namely the octopus.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.06
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$37.06

Kayak tourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Kayak tour

This experience begins with the kayak class explaining the basics and the theoretical part of the lesson. The tour will be on the side of the river, where we have easy conditions for riding on the kayak. The tour passes through the Ria Formosa National Park. We can see oyster farm and watch a great variety of birds and plants and fishes. This experience includes transportation, teaching materials, instructor and insurance.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.24
Price varies by group size
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$66.24
Price varies by group size

Barranco Grottos & Caves Stand Up Paddle TourStand Up Paddleboarding

Barranco Grottos & Caves Stand Up Paddle Tour

Based in Carrapateira Village, we are a touristic company which provides qualified and personal tours for small groups or private, for different kind of activities to show you the secrets of the area and around. We want to offer different activities for tourists, so they can also get to know more about this area and fall in love with it as we do. It is also about creating moments, experiences and memories to take back home with you! In this Stand Up Paddle tour, you will see one of the most remote and beautiful beaches in the south coast, paddle on top of your board in calm and crystalline waters, to visit some unexplored but perfect size breathtaking caves. If you like water sports and being in the sea, this is a great option for you!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.22
From
$60.22
Taking safety measures

4-Hour Private Boat Tour in Ria FormosaDay Cruises

4-Hour Private Boat Tour in Ria Formosa

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Discover the islands of Deserta, Farol, Culatra and Armona. Explore the lagoon on a confortable boat. Visit the fishing community of Culatra. Learn more about the Natural Park from your guide. Take a dive on the Cristal clear water. Relax and enjoy the amazing nature of the Ria Formosa Lagoon.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$385.41
per group
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$385.41
per group
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