Faro: Private 1-Hour Ria Formosa Experience

4.3 / 5

4 reviews

Faro: Private 1-Hour Ria Formosa Experience

From $24.22 per person

Enjoy the nature, while you sail trough the channels of the Ria Formosa Natural Park on this private adventure. Discover some of the birds species that live there.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, Spanish, English, French
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Come on board a comfortable catamaran
  • Sail across the Ria Formosa Natural Park
  • Enjoy a guided tour
Full description
Come on board a comfortable catamaran on this private tour. During this 1-hour tour, experience the feel of the nature and get to know different species of birds that inhabit the Ria Formosa Natural Park. Explore the lagoon while sailing through marshes and channels. The skipper is an experienced guide that will give you relevant information about the ecosystem, the tidal system, the birds and also the history of Faro. The guide can speak in different languages such as English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Then, return to your original point of departure for the end of the tour.
  • Guide
  • Boat ride
  • Safety briefing and life-jackets
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

The meeting point is next to Hotel Eva Senses, next to the Old City and about 100 meters/300 feet past the fire station. You can find parking near the Faro Marina.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • During summer, bring sunscreen and a hat
  • During the winter, be prepared for the fresh river breeze
  • You can bring your own snacks and drinks
  • Please check-in 15 minutes before departure
  • There is free parking at Largo São Francisco, Faro (about 3 minutes of walking to the point of departure)
  • There's no guarantee that you'll see birds. Best season is from October to March. Better to go with low tide
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Review summary

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We only make the trip from Faro to the island of Faro ... not much to see and even the guide did not leave us so much time ... I do not recommend.

July 25, 2018

Was very special !!! And the travel guide Pedro was very good

A very nice trip is definitely recommended

June 16, 2018

Skipper super sympa !

July 23, 2018

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