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

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

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 31/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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You'll start at
Formosamar Passeios de Barco na Ria Formosa
Pure Nature Store Doca de Recreio de, Passeio Abu Sào Ibn Harune, 8000-541 Faro, PortugalThe meeting point for your tour is at our offices at the shop Pure Nature Store - ground floor of the building of Ginásio Clube Naval de Faro (Nautical Club of Faro). Please be so kind and check in for your tour or activity with our team members at least 10 minutes before the departure time.
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    Formosamar Passeios de Barco na Ria Formosa
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Ginásio Clube Naval
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Ria Formosa Natural Park
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Praia de Faro
    Pass by Centro Nautico da Praia de Faro
  • 4
    Beach Faro Este
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Ria Formosa Natural Park
    Stop: 55 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Muralhas de Faro
    Pass by Portas do Mar
    Pass by Doca de Faro
    Pass by Marina de Faro
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Formosamar Passeios de Barco na Ria Formosa
Pure Nature Store Doca de Recreio de, Passeio Abu Sào Ibn Harune, 8000-541 Faro, PortugalThe meeting point for your tour is at our offices at the shop Pure Nature Store - ground floor of the building of Ginásio Clube Naval de Faro (Nautical Club of Faro). Please be so kind and check in for your tour or activity with our team members at least 10 minutes before the departure time.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Formosamar Passeios de Barco na Ria Formosa, Pure Nature Store Doca de Recreio de, Passeio Abu Sào Ibn Harune, 8000-541 Faro, Portugal
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 2-hour guided boat trip with a stop on a deserted beach (15 up to 20 minutes)
  • Use of binoculars and bird identification guide
  • Life vests
  • Local guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Entry/Admission - Ria Formosa Natural Park
  • Entry/Admission - Beach Faro Este
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and drink
  • Tips (Optional)
  • All other extras
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 11 people per booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Amanda S wrote a review Jan 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom7 contributions
We highly recommend to take this boat trip. We had a lot of fun. Philip was very funny and told us a lot of things. Will recommend to my friends!! Thank yoi
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Response from PauloNugas, General Manager at 2-hour Bird Watching Guided Boat Trip in Ria Formosa from Faro Algarve
Responded 15 Jan 2020
Dear Guest, Many thanks for your five star review! We are very glad to hear that you had a great boat trip and that you recommend it. Many thanks and best regards,
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Storyteller169281 wrote a review Oct 2019
Weisendorf, Germany9 contributions
We decided quite spontaneous to do a boat trip in Faro. They were the cheapest ones (30€ for 2h) and offered us the two hour nature trip that would end on sunset (we were all more excited about that than about the birds). The ‚driver‘ was super super nice and the trip was
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from PauloNugas, Manager at 2-hour Bird Watching Guided Boat Trip in Ria Formosa from Faro Algarve
Responded 29 Oct 2019
Hi, Many thanks for taking your time and sharing your experience in Trip Advisor. We're very happy to know that you had such an amazing trip with us. We're also really glad to hear your nice words about our guide. It was a pleasure having you onboard and we do hope to see you visit us again. Once again many thanks for your preference and on behalf on our team @ Formosamar we send our regards,
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Pierre267 wrote a review May 2019
Adelaide, Australia12 contributions1 helpful vote
Our two hour trip went too quickly. The boat was very comfortable, and the guide very knowledgeable. We saw may species of birds, and learnt about the lagoon and wet lands. We went right to the entrance to the Atlantic, and the scenery was impressive. Our favourties were the
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from PauloNugas, Gestor at 2-hour Bird Watching Guided Boat Trip in Ria Formosa from Faro Algarve
Responded 10 Jul 2019
Dear Pierre, Many thanks for taking your time and sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We're very glad to hear that you had such a great time with us and were impressed with our Ria Formosa Natural Park. We're also really glad to hear your kind words about our guide. It was a pleasure having you onboard and we do hope to see you visit us again. Once again many thanks for your preference and on behalf of our team @ Formosamar we send our regards, Paulo
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AlbertSalichs wrote a review May 2019
Manresa, Spain6,510 contributions616 helpful votes
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Formosamar is a business, with which you can catch a boat and sail around Ria Formosa Natural Park. Really, it is a relax and very beautiful experience. I came here with my daughter and we do an excursion with a little boat: we go from Faro to Deserta and Farol Islands. In the
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Response from PauloNugas, Manager at 2-hour Bird Watching Guided Boat Trip in Ria Formosa from Faro Algarve
Responded 22 May 2019
Dear AlbertSalichs, Many thanks for your feedback about our boat trips in Ria Formosa. It's really good to know that you had such a interesting and beautiful excursion. Once again many thanks for your preference. We look forward your next visit here and send our best regards on behalf of all our team @ Formosamar. Paulo
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Kate B wrote a review Mar 2019
London, United Kingdom36 contributions4 helpful votes
We went on the 3 hour Desert Island and Farol Tour. Both the staff on shore and the skipper on the boat were excellent - really helpful and knowledgeable. They gave us some really good tips about where we could go to see flamingos. The boat is really comfortable - do wrap up
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from PauloNugas, Gestor at 2-hour Bird Watching Guided Boat Trip in Ria Formosa from Faro Algarve
Responded 11 Jul 2019
Dear Kate, Many thanks for taking your time and sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We're very glad to hear that you had such a great time with us and were impressed with our Ria Formosa Natural Park. We're also really glad to hear your kind words about our staff. It was a pleasure having you onboard and we do hope to see you visit us again. Once again many thanks for your preference and on behalf of our team @ Formosamar we send our regards, Paulo
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261ew
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Fun!
We saw a lot of dolphins! The tour guide was very enthousiastic and gave a lot of info about the multiple kinds of
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FabienneWL
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Absolutely amazing
Great experience! We saw a lot of dolphins, they came close but the guide really cared about the dolphins having
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D7250PCjonathanw
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passionate guide, fair price and go to do with kid(s)
Nice trip, for a good price. With a child of 2 the 3 hours were perfect! Just enjoy and relaxe.....!
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smjmcilwaine
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Back again!
This is my fourth time on this boat trip and it never fails to deliver. The hosts are always fabulous (this time we
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A N
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A nice tour of the lagoon but too short in one island and too long in the other.
Cesar was a very knowledgeable tour guide, and expertly guided the boat through the lagoon. The tour itself could h
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bugworld
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Island tour and sunset cruise
What a great trip; Paulo was very well informed and fluent in several languages. The trip is an excellent way to ge
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Yvarve
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Look at that!
Had a real pleasant afternoon because of this trip! Our guide/Captain was 'Paolo': a very nice and fun man that mad
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257marionp
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Amazing
Best trip ever would do it all again,people,country loved everything about my holiday even the weather was great no
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Ethan K
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Boat Trip to Ilha Deserta and Faro Island 1130Hrs to around 1300Hrs.
Me and the missus partook in a morning boat trip which took us out on a comfortable boat with large seats for the p
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A4431RBrachelm
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Lovely morning and scenic boat trip
Thank you for a lovely warm guided boat trip today comfy boats friendly guide and stop offs at the islands were gre
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KarenB379
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Great trip with a fab guide
We highly recommend this trip. The boat was extremely comfortable. The guide was excellent and the islands we visit
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mikeipswich
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3 hour tour of Ria Formosa
Fantastic informative trip - we saw lots of birds thanks to our excellent guide Francesco and enjoyed the time asho
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Eddy C
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Well Worth it
My wife and decided to do Boat trip around and about Faro, It was Excellent, the Boat was of a New Design, large an
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Cesstra
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What a treasure! Those islands are truly special
Fell in love with the two islands! Amazing beach and calm clean sea. Would have loved to stay for hours on both ins
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Oscar N
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great trip
its was great, we took the 3 hours tour. nice not to crowded boat. so swimming , on the deserted island. birdwatchi
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