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Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip in Faro provided by Islands 4 You

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Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip in Faro

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 25/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 25/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Escape the crowds on land and increase your chances of spotting wildlife twofold on a sightseeing cruise of Ria Formosa Natural Park. You’ll sail to two remote islands, both of which are usually inaccessible, where you’ll have free time to either relax or explore. Plus, personalized attention from your guide is guaranteed in a small group limited to 12.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Islands 4 you
    Avenida da República - Stand 8 Doca de Recreio de Faro, 8000-078 Faro, Portugal
    It's next to Hotel Eva Senses. The representatives are with red t-shirt/jacket.
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  • 1
    Ilha Deserta
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    Ilha da Culatra
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Islands 4 you
    Avenida da República - Stand 8 Doca de Recreio de Faro, 8000-078 Faro, Portugal
    It's next to Hotel Eva Senses. The representatives are with red t-shirt/jacket.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Explore two usually inaccessible islands on a boat tour
  • See Ria Formosa Natural Park from the water
  • Choose between a morning or afternoon departure
  • Increase your chances of seeing native wildlife
Important Information
Departure Point
Islands 4 you, Avenida da República - Stand 8 Doca de Recreio de Faro, 8000-078 Faro, Portugal
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Live commentary on board
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operated by a multilingual guide
  • Free parking available at Largo Sao Francisco
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • 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 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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pavan kumar wrote a review Jan 2020
6 contributions2 helpful votes
Miguel was the guide. First trip in the year for all of us in the boat. miguel showed us and explained a lot of things and with a amazing humour. Overall it was amazing. Definitely recommended.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Emma F wrote a review Dec 2019
London2 contributions3 helpful votes
A boat trip worth doing! Was a really great tour of the Rio Formosa and 2 islands. The boat was incredibly comfortable and caters for small groups of up to 12 so the group size is nice and small. The guide Miguel was great - lots of knowledge and made our trip all the more
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Date of experience: December 2019
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SolihullHazza52 wrote a review Dec 2019
Solihull51 contributions35 helpful votes
This trip was recommended by our hotel, and proved to be spot on! The boat left the jetty by the Old Town and lasted two and a half hours. Miguel entertained us with information about wildlife, and local history. We stopped and visited two islands, with enough time to take short
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Date of experience: December 2019
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VeroNuny wrote a review Dec 2019
Soldano, Italy17 contributions12 helpful votes
Although in November, we had a great experience. We chose the 2 and a half hour trip in the afternoon in order to also see the sunset and really enjoyed it. The natural park is beautiful, the islands were charming and thanks to the low season we were able to visit them easily
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Jordan C wrote a review Nov 2019
Derby, United Kingdom2 contributions2 helpful votes
Firstly, Miguel is a fantastic guide. Very knowledgeable about local wildlife and funny guy. He even let us take control of boat for a little while! Also, what I thought was good was that he stopped the boat to pick some plastic out of the water that he spotted. We need more
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Date of experience: November 2019
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About the operator

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193jeremyf
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Excellent! Unmissable
Fabulous sunset, very informative guide, Great variety of bird life Nice 45minute stay on the island Great value 4
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HugoT673
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Trip to remember
Great trip and Miguel, the guide was very friendly and professional always giving us valuable information. Totally
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SamyDesiree
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The best choice of my vacations
I didn't think it would be so good. It was the best and amazing activity I did on my vacation. The nature, lagoon c
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tristand397
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Gréât Island trip
Gréât service friendly staff lovely trip highly recomend it. Thank you for looking after me so well merci obrigado!
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marct455
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Very nice and safe experience
The boat was very comfortable and covid spacing was no problem at all. Lots of covid measure The skipper knew real
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stevejnb
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Relaxing tour of the Islands.
Many thanks to Ricardo for a great cruise. Sorry we got confused by the boarding point. Thanks for waiting and than
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Allmynamesweretaken
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Fabulous afternoon
We had the most wonderful trip with Islands 4 U. The guide was hugely knowledgeable and pointed out storks, spoonbi
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Londoner016
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Unmissable!
Ricardo was a great guide! Pointing out all the little details and names of the birds. We loved the trip. Ilha dese
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emmagZ4389XL
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Unforgettable
Ricardo was an amazing guide, very kind and available to answer any question. He drove us around Ria formosa and to
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Lesley M
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Excellent
Excellent well organised day. Very enjoyable the guide, Ricardo was brilliant! Socially distanced on the catamaran
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Claudia D
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Mellow!
What a beautiful day on the water! Ricardo navigated our way through the aquatic wildlife area and explained the va
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Rosalieblaak
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Islands With Phillip
We drove with Phillip to a few islands, and I couldn’t say something negative about this experience.
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310CarolineM
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Sunset cruise
This is a not to be missed experience. Small groups, no more than 10. There were only 5 on our cruise, the tour g
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KathyO369
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Great boat trip
Our guide was Michael. From the moment we stepped on board the boat, Michael was friendly and informative. There ar
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nikoler798
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Ilha do Farol
Amazing tour of the islands and a great guide! Miguel was incredibly knowledgable and enthusiastic ! Worth every p
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