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  1. Portugal
  2. Algarve
  3. Faro
  4. Culatra Island

Faro: Ria Formosa National Park Boat Tour

Product ID: 275587
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Explore Ria Formosa Natural Park with a local guide and get to know more about the area's fauna and traditions while cruising to the Barrier Islands, Deserta and Culatra.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore Ria Formosa and visit 2 of the Barrier Islands
  • Marvel at the view over Cabo de Santa Maria in Deserta island
  • Learn more about the Natural Park from your guide
Full description
Departing from Faro, head into the Ria Formosa lagoon to discover the marshlands and their inhabitants on your way to the Barrier islands.

While cruising, admire the breathtaking views that surround you and listen to your guide as they give you information about the Natural Park and its local fauna. With the help of your guide, spot local bird species flying overhead.

Enjoy 30 minutes of free time at the beach in Deserta Island. Go for a swim in the bay’s crystal clear waters or simply take a walk around the island. Later, enjoy 1 hour of free time to discover Culatra Island. Explore the island’s picturesque villages or take a stroll on one of the many sandy beaches before cruising back to Faro.
  • Live guide
  • Stops at Deserta Island and Culatra Island
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Nautic Bar (By Faro Harbour). You should notice lots of flags in a row.

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Important information
Know before you go
• You may have to remove your shoes to drop off at the beach.
• It is recommended to bring water and sun cream.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 15 reviews
Review summary
Value for money

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Ocean Vibes Algarve

Product ID: 275587