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Lands - Turismo na Natureza

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Address: Doca de Recreio de Faro | Edifício Ginásio Clube Naval, Faro 8000-541, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 914 539 511
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: We organize tours and activities in Ria Formosa and the Algarve: sailing...
We organize tours and activities in Ria Formosa and the Algarve: sailing boat trips, kayak tours, birdwatching tours, guided walks and kayak rental & hire. Daily available departures throughout the year.
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kayaking at Ria Formosa

Our experience in Faro was awsome, all because of the two hour long kayak tour in the park of Ria Formosa. The nature was beautiful, our guide David was supercool and made our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Špela R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Our experience in Faro was awsome, all because of the two hour long kayak tour in the park of Ria Formosa. The nature was beautiful, our guide David was supercool and made our day. Really relaxing and fun.

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Bárbara A, Manager at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this review

Dear Spela, Many thanks for your very nice comments about our kayak tours in Ria Formosa. Visitors feedback is very important for us and we're really happy to know your experience in Faro was awesome, really relaxing and fun. We also would like to thank you for your nice comments about our guide David. Knowing that he was supercool and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I would highly recommend the sea kayaking in Faro. Our fantastic guide, David, was very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. A very patient and skilled instructor. We booked the 2 hour kayak tour in a double kayak. I would recommend the guided tour unless you are very experienced as the changing tides and narrow channels would be difficult to... More 

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Bárbara A, Manager at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your very nice comments about our kayak tours in Ria Formosa. Visitors feedback is very important for us and we're really happy to know you would highly recommend our guided kayak tours and think they're a beautiful relaxed way to see the Ria Formosa. We also would like to thank you for your nice comments... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I went for a Kayak tour with David in the National park wetlands at Faro. Our guide David was great!! Very knowledgeable about the area and wildlife. It was relaxing and a perfect way to see the wetlands. I'd recommend this to all people of varying ages and fitness ability. I was original going to hire a kayak and go... More 

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Bárbara A, Manager at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Many thanks for taking your time and sharing your experience with us on Trip Advisor. We're very happy to know that your guided kayak tour in Ria Formosa was a relaxing and a perfect way to see the wetlands. Visitors feedback means a lot to us so it's very good to know that you'd recommend this to all... More 

Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We used lands.pt for a guided tour of the wetlands via kayak - guided by David. very interesting and worthwhile. not too hard, so don't worry if you are not very fit. would recommend. this was April 2015

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Bárbara A, Manager at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this review

Dear Tontol, Many thanks for taking your time to review us on Trip Advisor. Guest feedback is very important for us and we're very happy that you experienced our guided kayak tours in Ria Formosa and think they're a good choice and would recommend it. We also want to thank for your excellent comments about David which makes us very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

A group of 6 of us wanted to see the beautiful area of Faro and i am glad we chose to do a Kayaking Tour. Our instructor David (i hope that's correct) was so nice - very informative and entertaining. Some of us had experience and others didn't. We all thoroughly enjoyed our time kayaking and would recommend it to... More 

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Bárbara A, Manager at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this review

Dear Tara, Many thanks for your nice comments about your kayak tour in Ria Formosa with us. We are very happy to know you all thoroughly enjoyed your time kayaking and would highly recommend it to everyone. Visitors feedback is very important for us and we're very satisfied to hear that it was a great experience and that David, your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My husband and I had a wonderful day of sailing on Ria Formosa with David (that's the Portuguese pronunciation, not the American). He is a very experienced sailor and such a great guide! For most of the journey, David controlled the sails while he taught my husband how to steer the sailboat. And my husband had a great time "being... More 

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Bárbara A, Manager at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this review

Dear Amy, Many thanks for taking your time and sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. Your feedback is very important for us and it’s great to know you had a wonderful day of sailing in Ria Formosa with us and that the experience has left a wonderful and lasting impression on you for both our company and your amazing day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We took a twoman kayak out for 35 Euros. We had four hrs to explore the marshland around faro aboard an easy to use kayak. We encountered a vast array of birds for the twitcher in me. And took lunch for a secluded picnic on a desserted beach. Friendly staff, great value and a stunning way to take in the... More 

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Bárbara A, Manager at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this review

Dear Brucey, Many thanks for taking your time to review your experience with Lands. Guests feedback is very important for us and it’s great to know you have rented one of our kayaks and had a lovely kayak trip in Ria Formosa and yes we must agree kayaking is indeed a stunning way to take in the local wildlife of... More 

Teaticket, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Let's face it, I am a die-hard sailor, so going sailing in Portugal in February was something I could not pass up especially when the sky was perfectly clear and the wind out of the West about 15 - 20, I rounded up some fellow students from the Cial Language school here in Faro to go sailing Friday after class,... More 

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Bárbara A, Manager at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this review

Dear C. David, Many thanks for taking your time to review us on TripAdvisor. Guests feedback is very important for us and we're very happy to know you spent a fabulous afternoon sailing in Ria Formosa with us. It's great to know your first sail of the year was a real treat and that you recommend both our sailing trips... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had to search long and hard to find a boat that was big enough for our group (4 adults and 1 toddler) but small enough that we could hire it to our selves. The boat was great, the skipper excellent! 2 of our party are leisure sailors and 'David' (Skipper) encouraged them no helm, crew and gave some great... More 

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Bárbara A, Manager at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking your time to review your experience with Lands. Guests feedback is very important us and it’s great to know you had exactly what you wanted on our sailing boat trip in Ria Formosa and that it was an excellent all round experience. We also want to thank you for your nice comments about David... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We bumped into Lands stall by chance while walking around Faro. We booked for the next day very easily over the phone for the 4 hours sailing trip. We really enjoyed the whole experience despite having not much wind that day. David, our skipper, was very informative and could describe most of the birds in French and English (We are... More 

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Bárbara A, Manager at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this review

Dear François, Many thanks for taking your time and sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. Your feedback is very important for us and it’s great to know you really enjoyed the whole sailing experience in Ria Formosa with us. It's also great to read your nice comments about our guide David which make us very proud of our work and... More 

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