• Location: Algarve, Portugal
  • Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)
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Experience nature up close and personal on a Segway, during this 1.5-hour birdwatching tour in Ria Formosa Natural Park, departing from Faro. The beauty of the Algarve is in its iconic landscapes and untouched marshes. During this tour, explore Ria Formosa Natural Park and spot native and migratory birds feeding in freshwater lagoons, tidal flats and other ecosystems. Catch glimpses of flamingos, the rare purple swamphen, and other bird species as you learn about their natural habitat from your expert guide. This nature and wildlife tour also offers an optional pickup and drop-off from your Algarve hotel.


  • 1.5-hour guided Segway tour of Ria Formosa Natural Park near Faro
  • Glide past unspoiled coastal terrain that is known for its abundant flora and fauna
  • Discover more about the unique coastal landscapes, which include lagoons, marshes and tidal flats
  • Use binoculars to try and spot birds, such as flamingos and purple swamphens
  • Learn more about the various bird species from an expert guide
  • Upgrade to include pickup and drop-off from your Algarve hotel

What You Can Expect

Ria Formosa Natural Park Birdwatching Segway Tour from Faro

Flamingos on our Segway tour

Meet your guide near the Faro airport at a predetermined time or at your Algarve hotel for a pickup (if upgrade selected). Then begin your birdwatching tour by Segway at Ria Formosa Natural Park.

First, listen to a safety briefing that explains how to operate your electric self-balancing Segway. Then, strap on your helmet and cruise to Ria Formosa Natural Park, while savoring scenic coastal views along the way. See the Park’s marshes, freshwater lagoons, and tidal flats that comprise this important tranquil habitat. Learn about the hundreds of species that live here during spring and autumn migration periods.

Traverse nature and wildlife surroundings along smooth trails and paths. Then, zip over to Ludo for the park’s best birdwatching. Gaze into your binoculars and scan lush ecosystems for vibrant rosy-pink flamingos and purple swamphen preening their plumage. Listen as your guide explains how the park’s system of barrier islands communicates with the sea and makes a perfect home to its feathered inhabitants.

Continue birdwatching in the Algarve while searching for more unusual species and rare specimens until your 1.5 hours comes to a close. Then, drop off your Segway and return to your departure point.

Customer Reviews

Jaclyn D R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Great value, fantastic scenery, knowledge and entertaining tour guide. 5 Stars!

Roseana K

4 star rating: Recommended June 2016

Já mandei minha avaliação

Gerry oberg O

4 star rating: Recommended July 2015

Excellent . Would certainly recommend.
Riding the Segway was great fun.
Great teacher Andre?
However, don't expect much bird watching.... which was fine with me.

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