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Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip

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  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Led by a local guide
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Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip
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2 hours tour with guided nature tour and stops at the islands Deserta and Farol
US$28.99
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2 hours tour with guided nature tour and stops at the islands Deserta and Farol
US$28.99
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3 hours tour with guided nature tour and stops at the islands Deserta and Farol
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Overview
Cruise from Faro to Ria Formosa Natural Park on a 3-hour outing by catamaran that explores the remote islands of Faro and Deserta. This cruise is the perfect way to experience the Ria Formosa estuary, where you’ll find a maze of wetlands split by canals and hidden islands. Watch for the coastal birds of the Algarve as you relax on the 12-person catamaran, then enjoy some beach time on each island before returning to Faro. Both morning and afternoon departures are available.
What to Expect

Make your way to  Cais das Portas do Mar in Faro for morning or afternoon departure, then board the 12-person catamaran. Sit back and relax as you sail through the lagoons of Ria Formosa Natural Park.

The guide will share stories about Ria Formosa Natural Park in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese, pointing out the things you pass along the way.

Visit the remote islands of Farol and Deserta, stopping for free time on each island. Deserta has a secluded beach and Farol has a tall lighthouse with 50 meters, restaurants and snack-bars. After two hours of cruising, your time in Ria Formosa Natural Park concludes at the original departure point. 

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile
Great 2 hours tour with Alex

In these 2 hours tour we went to the Desert Island and the Farol Island, both are very beautiful and have very nice view Our guide Alex is really friendly and did a great job to introduce us Ria Formosa natural park including the two...More

Thank Kimi C
Sandra C, Guest Relations Manager at Islands 4 You, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, We appreciate very much your review. Our great reward is to acknwolegde that you are pleased with our tour and our guide. Our main goal is to keep improving and doing better day after day. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Sandra...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile
Fun and relaxing trip

A fun way to spend a couple of hours. Alex our guide was great and the time on each island just right. A stroll on a beach and a climb up the lighthouse plus relaxing on the boat. Thank you!More

Thank Stufi89O
Sandra C, Guest Relations Manager at Islands 4 You, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, We appreciate very much your review. Our great reward is to acknwolegde that you are pleased with our tour and our guide. Our main goal is to keep improving and doing better day after day. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Sandra...More

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile
Bad weather day

We paid 20 euros a person for this tour from 11-13h. We were very unlucky with the weather as it was raining and there was quite some wind which made the experience less fun. This disabled the snorkeling as the sea was too rough and...More

1  Thank lancelotd669
Sandra C, Guest Relations Manager at Islands 4 You, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Hello, We appreciate very much your review and your kind words. We are sorry that just our company provided bad weather on that day, We hope to see you again. Best regards, Sandra Correia

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Great value excursion

This over 2 hour boat trip is relaxing, informative and interesting. With a guide who was knowledgable and interested in what he was showing. Stopping on two islands, one deserted with a boardwalk to stroll along, the second a quaint unspoilt community with eating and...More

Thank ChrisatScotsGap
Sandra C, Guest Relations Manager at Islands 4 You, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Hello, We appreciate very much your review. Our great reward is to acknwolegde that you are pleased with our tour and our guide. Our main goal is to keep improving and doing better day after day. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Sandra...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Great final trip before heading to the airport for home.

After a great week this was our final 'event' before heading home. The Islands are all you need to see and a two hour trip is perfect. Our guide and pilot Phil was great, immediately making everybody comfortable and ready to enjoy a great trip,...More

1  Thank Mick C
Sandra C, Guest Relations Manager at Islands 4 You, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Hello, We appreciate very much your review. Our great reward is to acknwolegde that you are pleased with our tour and our guide. Our main goal is to keep improving and doing better day after day. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Sandra...More

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