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Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip provided by Islands 4 You

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Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Escape the crowds on land and increase your chances of spotting wildlife twofold on a sightseeing cruise of Ria Formosa Natural Park. You’ll sail to two remote islands, both of which are usually inaccessible, where you’ll have free time to either relax or explore. Plus, personalized attention from your guide is guaranteed in a small group limited to 12.
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You'll start at
Islands 4 you
Avenida da República - Stand 8 Doca de Recreio de Faro, 8000-078 Faro, PortugalIt's next to Hotel Eva Senses. The representatives are with red t-shirt/jacket.
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    Ilha Deserta
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Ilha da Culatra
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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You'll end at
Islands 4 you
Avenida da República - Stand 8 Doca de Recreio de Faro, 8000-078 Faro, PortugalIt's next to Hotel Eva Senses. The representatives are with red t-shirt/jacket.
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Highlights
  • Explore two usually inaccessible islands on a boat tour
  • See Ria Formosa Natural Park from the water
  • Choose between a morning or afternoon departure
  • Increase your chances of seeing native wildlife
Important Information
Departure Point
Islands 4 you, Avenida da República - Stand 8 Doca de Recreio de Faro, 8000-078 Faro, Portugal
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Live commentary on board
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operated by a multilingual guide
  • Free parking available at Largo Sao Francisco
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Marieke G wrote a review Jul 2020
3 contributions3 helpful votes
Because of COVID we had a private Tour on Ricardo s boat . It was really a great experience! Ricardo showed us some really nice places en told as about the nature and birds. I recommend this trip to everyone !
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from 819pat25, Public Relations Manager at Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Marieke, It's a pleasure to know that you enjoyed our tour! Thank you so much for taking some of your time to give us such a nice review. You are 5 stars! Best regards Sandra Correia
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madge78 wrote a review Jul 2020
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We booked our boat trip with Sandra in the office near the Faro sign, lovely lady that gave good description of boat trip without being pushy. Responded quickly to messages sent on WhatsApp and easily arranged. Went for the 3pm trip and actually only 3 adults on the trip plus
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from 819pat25, Public Relations Manager at Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip
Responded 1 week ago
Hello again :) Thank you so much for taking some time for writing such a nice review as you are! We are very grateful that you chose our company in such difficult times. We hope to see you in your next vacations in Faro! Best regards Sandra Correia
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Agnieszka T wrote a review Jul 2020
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This is the best boat trip I have ever been on. The boat was very luxurious and spacious. There was shadow for people that wanted to sit in the shades. Our guide Ricardo was awesome- funny, knowledgable and made sure we are having great experience. We stopped first to see
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from 819pat25, Public Relations Manager at Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much girls for choosing our company! It was a pleasure to receive you and show you our beautiful landscapes. We hope to see you again! Best regards Sandra Correia
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Mark C wrote a review Mar 2020
Wendover, United Kingdom12 contributions7 helpful votes
Brilliant tour. Great mix of information, fun and relaxation. Miguel was a great guide. Recommend this
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RoryM1993 wrote a review Mar 2020
Worcester, United Kingdom10 contributions8 helpful votes
Just back from an amazing afternoon on this boat tour. Miguel the guide was fantastic catering for both French and English speakers, cracking some great jokes and making everyone feel relaxed. Great surprise at the end too.
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Claudia D
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Mellow!
What a beautiful day on the water! Ricardo navigated our way through the aquatic wildlife area and explained the va
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Rosalieblaak
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Islands With Phillip
We drove with Phillip to a few islands, and I couldn’t say something negative about this experience.
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310CarolineM
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Sunset cruise
This is a not to be missed experience. Small groups, no more than 10. There were only 5 on our cruise, the tour g
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KathyO369
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Great boat trip
Our guide was Michael. From the moment we stepped on board the boat, Michael was friendly and informative. There ar
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nikoler798
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Ilha do Farol
Amazing tour of the islands and a great guide! Miguel was incredibly knowledgable and enthusiastic ! Worth every p
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RodgerSauble
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A Great Outing
Weather-wise the day was cool but we had a beautiful day on the water. Miguel’s commentary and enthusiasm made the
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S841VJalanr
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Wonderful experience
Miguel out guide was outstanding! He was very informative, with a great knowledge of the islands and wildlife. Ther
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Noorafinnish
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Amazing experience We'll never forget
I highly recommend this trip and company Islands4you! We had the best time and very unique experience. Since we wer
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Princeoftides
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Wonderful Tour of the Ria Formosa
As most reviewers have mentioned, Miguel was a great guide, funny, very well informed and passionate about the wil
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MRey1972
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Beautiful day!
We took the Desert Island and Lighthouse Island (Farol) with Islands 4 You a few days ago with the very knowledgeab
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davistep007
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Very informative, entertaining and affordable tour!
With Miguel as our captain we enjoyed a lovely 1.5 hour tour of the mud flats and Faro island. We were able to see
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Marloesdk
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A perfect getaway
This tour was exactly what we needed. 3 hours of relaxing, enjoying the sun, and watching birds. On top of that, ev
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Liamlawson
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Thoroughly enjoyed the trip. Seen lots of local wildlife and was very interesting learning about the local history
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Hanna1238876799
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A very enjoyable trip
Miguel was extremely informed on the three islands we visited and helped make the experience super fun for all ages
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navithag2020
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A great day in Faro
Had a fantastic time on the boat trip. Miguel, our boat driver, was hilarious! Would highly recommend!
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