1. Portugal
  2. Algarve
  3. Faro
  4. Ria Formosa

1-Hour Ria Formosa Experience from Faro

Product ID: 145074
Enjoy the nature, while you sail trough the channels of the Ria Formosa Natural Park. Discover some of the birds species that live there.
About this activity
Duration: 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants and date:



  • Come on board a comfortable catamaran
  • Sail across the Ria Formosa Natural Park
  • Enjoy a guided tour
Full description
Come on board a comfortable catamaran with a maximum of 12 passengers. During this 1-hour tour, experience the feel of the nature and get to know different species of birds that inhabit the Ria Formosa Natural Park.

Explore the lagoon while sailing through marshes and channels. The skipper is an experienced guide that will give you relevant information about the ecosystem, the tidal system, the birds and also the history of Faro.

The guide can speak in different languages such as English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Then, return to your original point of departure for the end of the tour.
  • Guide
  • Boat ride
  • Safety briefing and life-jackets
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Cais Portas do Mar, Faro. There is free parking at Largo São Francisco, Faro (about 3 minutes of walking to the point of departure).

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Important information
Know before you go
• During summer, bring sunscreen and a hat
• During the winter, be prepared for the fresh river breeze
• You can bring your own snacks and drinks
• Please check-in 15 minutes before departure
• There is free parking at Largo São Francisco, Faro (about 3 minutes of walking to the point of departure)
• There's no guarantee that you'll see birds. Best season is from October to March. Better to go with low tide
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4 / 5
  • Organization
    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.3 / 5
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We only make the trip from Faro to the island of Faro ... not much to see and even the guide did not leave us so much time ... I do not recommend.

July 25, 2018

Was very special !!! And the travel guide Pedro was very good

A very nice trip is definitely recommended

June 16, 2018

Skipper super sympa !

July 23, 2018

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Product ID: 145074