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PerNatur - Nature Trails

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About PerNatur - Nature Trails
Guided walking trails in the hills and natural surrounding area of Olhao. These half -day (3- hour) nature trails are conducted in the areas of Cerro da Cabeca, Cerro de San Miguel or the Natural Park of Ria Formosa. All highly interactive trips include full description and explanation of the geology, fauna, flora and the cultural heritage by using field guide books as well as optical equipment.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Luìs is an amazingly knowledgeable and engaging guide who made our trip to the Algarve a memorable one. To boot we saw a rare Green Heron that made its way from North America to Portugal!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shourib
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Very interesting and we learned a lot about the birds and vegetation. Luiz is a great guide. And the trail really surprised us.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Oegsgeest
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Thank you for making our family trip to Portugal so special. We all enjoyed our day very much, learning about the native flora and fauna of southern Portugal. The cork oaks and pine nut trees were particularly intriguing! Your warm hospitality and wealth of knowledge...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank brietheplantnerd
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Nice trail through the Algarve, experienced guide Luis knew lots about the vegetation, edible plants, herbs; also birds, bird sounds, bore tracks and other local animals; the track was somewhat slippery and a bit challenging but Luis took great care of us. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Beate D
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

What an amazing day me and my boyfriend spent with Luis doing the San Miguel route. At short notice Luis picked up up from our hotel and drove us to a remote area where we began our hike. Along the way he told us fascinating...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kathy76Liverpool
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Luis is a modest and intelligent guide that is able to provide you with lots of interesting knowledge about history, environment, surroundings, animals and plants. He will make sure that you are comfortable and can provide you with a good quality pair of binoculairs during...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vangroeningen
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We really enjoyed the tour with Luis. Luis has given us an insight into the complex ecology of this beautiful area. We have seen far more different species of birds than we expected. Luis is very friendly and patient. The provided binoculars and the telescope...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Uruetter
Reviewed 14 October 2018

During our 2 week stay near the coast at Olhao we learned about a nature guide who did walks to exploe the wonders of this area. This was how i met Luis, who IS the person behind PerNatur - look him up and his services...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pasulu
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Definitely recommend this experience, I’m not really a birdwatcher, but thoroughly enjoyed it, this was a great way to see and learn more about the countryside around Faro. We had previously been on a Birdwatching tour by boat which was terrible, the ‘expert’ spoke little...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CMSonhol
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Luis is knowledgeable and knows the area like the back of his hand. We saw wildlife that we never would have seen if we attempted this on our own

Date of experience: September 2018
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