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

From Faro: Ria Formosa Hop-On Hop-Off Island Tour

Product ID: 214848
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Climb aboard a hop-on hop-off boat and sail through the amazing channels of Ria Formosa Natural Park at your own pace. Admire the stunning nature, relax on the beach and see how the locals live in a fishing village.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore 3 fascinating islands and discover each of their unique characteristics
  • Travel the islands at your own pace with flexible schedule hours
  • Enjoy the tranquility of the uninhabited Desert Island
  • Watch small fishing communities and their traditional fishing methods
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Discover 3 of Ria Formosa's barrier islands and admire the wonderful world of the fauna and flora of this part of the Algarve coast. Travel by hop-on hop-off boat and enjoy the flexibility to choose the time you want to spend at each of the islands. A professional team of boat skippers will be here to guide you and provide all the necessary information ensuring you'll have a pleasant and enjoyable stay.

With regular departures scheduled from the pier in Faro, aboard a speedboat or ferry boat heading in direction of Desert Island which will be your first stop. Spend the day exploring the only uninhabited island and enjoy the tranquility of this peaceful place. Relax on the beach, observe the wildlife or take a walking tour to Cape Saint Mary. Swim in the ocean’s clear waters, sunbathe or enjoy a memorable meal at Estaminé during your visit to Desert Island.

Next, visit Farol Island and the small village of Farol. Take a stroll along the sea wall, visit the island's namesake lighthouse or enjoy a drink at one of the beach bars. On the last stop of the tour, visit the small fishing village of Culatra Island. During low tide, observe the oyster farms that are exported internationally. Visit the church and school, meet the locals, and observe traditional fishing gear before heading back to Faro.
Includes
  • Transportation between islands by ferry or shuttle boat
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
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  • Pets
Know before you go
• Please note that your ticket is valid for 24 hours until you return to Faro

From US$ 36.24 per person

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