Water activity

From Faro: Private Tour in Ria Formosa

Activity provider: Estrela da Ria Formosa
Water activity

From Faro: Private Tour in Ria Formosa

Activity provider: Estrela da Ria Formosa

From US$ 376.93 per group up to 10

Cross the channels of the Ria Formosa National Park and enjoy a relaxing boat trip. Bring your family or friends to discover Deserta Island and Farol Island in a Private Catamaran Tour.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Private group


  • 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-friendly Catamaran Tour in Ria Formosa Natural Park for half -day. 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. Visit 2 islands in the Ria Formosa and marvel at the beauty around you : Deserta Island where you will have the opportunity to take a bath in the crystalline waters (Diving Masks free). Farol Island where you can discover the lighthouse and take pictures of the typical Algarve houses around it. 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
  • Masks for snorkeling
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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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

  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  •  Not recommended for people with limited mobility
  •  Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Maximum 10 people per reservation including babies
Customer reviews

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Margerita is the best Guide you can have. the little boat trip and stop next to islha deserta were amazing ! thank you !

August 21, 2018

Product ID: 102995