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

From Faro: Ria Formosa 1-Hour Family-Friendly Boat Trip

Product ID: 102995
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Cross the waters of Ria Formosa National Park on a relaxing boat ride. Discover the nature and beauty of the waters of the Algarve on a 1-hour tour.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French, Portuguese
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Take a boat tour suitable for the whole family
  • Enjoy the beautiful scenery while seeing a variety of birds
  • Watch fisherman catch seafood when the tide is low
Full description
Enjoy a family trip to Ria Formosa Natural Park for 1 hour. Cross the channels of the Ria Formosa, where you can observe nature and birds including storks, spoonbills, egrets, grey herons, oystercatchers, and with some luck, flamingos. When the tide is low you can watch fishermen catch seafood.

The Ria Formosa is a marsh situated in the Algarve province of Portugal, which extends through the municipalities of Loulé, Faro, Olhão, Tavira and Vila Real de Santo António, covering an area of about 18,400 hectares along 60 km. 
  • Professional skipper
  • Life jackets
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The pier at Cais da Porta Nova, R. Cmte. Francisco Manuel 41, 8000-138 Faro, Portugal (near the Old Town of Faro). Your guide will be dressed in a green T-shirt.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Life jackets and binoculars are provided for children
• Tour operated in English
• Maximum 4 people
• Please bring your ID
• Bring comfortable clothing and shoes
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Estrela da Ria Formosa

Product ID: 102995