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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.
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You'll start at
Islands 4 you
Avenida da República - Stand 8 Doca de Recreio de Faro, 8000-078 Faro, PortugalIt's next to Hotel Eva Senses. The representatives are with red t-shirt/jacket.
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    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, PortugalIt's next to Hotel Eva Senses. The representatives are with red t-shirt/jacket.
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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 10 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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Iva wrote a review Oct 2019
Coventry, United Kingdom10 contributions2 helpful votes
Amazing experience! We booked the 3 hours boat trip with Miguel and we couldn't be happier with our choice. Miguel changed the time of the tour to a 16:00 o'clock start so we could also catch the sunset at 18:55 while on the boat. It was one of the most beautiful views we
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Katarina M wrote a review Oct 2019
Edinburgh, United Kingdom111 contributions19 helpful votes
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We loved this excursion . It’s been fantastic from the start to the finish . Miguel was attentive and knowledgable. Great fun to be with and made us feel very safe. Loads of memories and beautiful sea self to take home.
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Richard M wrote a review Oct 2019
Bristol, United Kingdom455 contributions95 helpful votes
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Excellent trip! €25 per person. Informative and entertaining commentary by Miguel. Dropped off at 2 entirely different islands for a walkabout on each. Highly recommended.
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Poleendew wrote a review Oct 2019
Paris, France4 contributions1 helpful vote
A 3 hours tour around Ria Formosa with the best guide ever ! You can do a quick visit of Ilha Deserta and Ilha Farol and see Faro from the laguna. We had a great time and Miguel was knowledgeable and thoughtful, he even speaks 4 different languages. A must do in Faro ! #miguel 💕
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Kieran H wrote a review Sep 2019
5 contributions3 helpful votes
The trip was brilliant, taking us to Isla Deserta and Isla Farol via Ria Formosa. Our guide, Phillip was great, very knowledgeable, friendly and funny. Taking time to offer insight into the natural park’s varied ecosystem, stopping to point out many species of local birds, we
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Date of experience: September 2019
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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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RodgerSauble
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A Great Outing
Weather-wise the day was cool but we had a beautiful day on the water. Miguel’s commentary and enthusiasm made the
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S841VJalanr
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Wonderful experience
Miguel out guide was outstanding! He was very informative, with a great knowledge of the islands and wildlife. Ther
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Noorafinnish
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Amazing experience We'll never forget
I highly recommend this trip and company Islands4you! We had the best time and very unique experience. Since we wer
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