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Cap John Boat Tours Olhao

Olhao City Marina, Olhao 8700-491, Portugal
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Very enjoyable half-day on the Rio Formosa

The four of us spent a great half-day with Carlos of Captain John Boat Tours. His skill in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dave H
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Walnut Creek, California
Very fine excursions - my sixth tour

This was my sixth tour with Captain John within one year. I very much anjoy the familiar atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
FANAUAO
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Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany
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Do something different during your holidays! Boat Tours in the Natural Park Of Ria Formosa!
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“desert beach” (2 reviews)
“local bakery” (2 reviews)
“boat tour” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Olhao City Marina, Olhao 8700-491, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The four of us spent a great half-day with Carlos of Captain John Boat Tours. His skill in handling the boat, assistance with our on-board needs, help with selecting fresh fish for our very nice lunch on Culatra, and charming over-all presence made for a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was my sixth tour with Captain John within one year. I very much anjoy the familiar atmosphere with the crew (Skipers Carla, Philip and Carlos and Claudia selling the rickets at the sea side promenade). Detailed explanations of the environmental details of the flora...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our boat tour to Culatra and Armona. We took the four hour trip and Carlos was an exceptional guide, pointing out the fish and plant life. He was courteous, amusing and extremely professional!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for the most wonderful day , recommendations and safe sailing through a little stormy Ria Formosa. It was an relaxing day and you were caring and funny even when the boat was rocking a little against the waves. Looking forward to our next...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Went to Olhao in April in the low season and found this tour without any advance booking. We were so lucky to have the trip starting immediately and with only the 2 of us with a nice tour leader, Carlos. He showed us around not...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

The boat trip was wonderful. Carla was very well informed about all the birds, in three languages, and showed us the fishermen at their business. She is passionate about the subject, and was keen to emphasise the importance of marine conservation: any fish that are...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We went on this trip with Carla our guide and it was wonderful. Loved the trip which was to 3 islands. Carla was so helpful and friendly. The islands are all different. The boat was small and intimate. Highly recommend. Just across the road from...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Definitely recommend this tour company. We took the 4.5 hr (long) trip and enjoyed every moment. Our guide Filipe (excuse spelling) was very well informed and friendly. Boat was comfortable and a nice balance of stopping in three different locations for a mixture of lunch;...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

What a lovely company this team are. Everyone involved was first class. This is the second time we have done the 4.30hr trip to Culatra, Armona trip and would be happy to do it again when next in town. This time we were with Carla...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Good value for money. The captain gave good explanation during the excursion. Good ballance between time on the boat and free time to spent on the beaches or in the small towns on the islands. Beautifull nature, sandy beaches and colorfull water to swim in....More

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