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Boat Tours Ria Formosa

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Address: Olhao 8700 304, Portugal
Phone Number: 966034723
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Afternoon boat tour visiting 3islands one for a fabulous lunch also...

Afternoon boat tour visiting 3islands one for a fabulous lunch also swimming and snorkeling and bird watching available.

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Boat Trip with Captain Steve

We were visiting Olhao for the first time and were interested in taking a boat trip but my sister is extremely nervous of anything to do with water. We were discussing it over a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
Sandra O
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English first
Paisley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

A lovely afternoon spent touring around the Ilhas . Extremely knowledgeable guide who also had a great sense of humour. Great value and a must do if your in Olhao

Thank camerde
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We choosed the natural trip for three hours, Rita, the pleasant girl in charge of the reception, explain in french the detail of the trip. it was very nice and Captain Carlos explain us the story of Olhao, the life in the Ria, he had a lot of interesting anecdots and was very funny. We were 12 people in the... More 

Thank isabelle s
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We had Captain Carlos who took us(family of two kids aged 11 and 13 and 2 adults) on Ria Formosa boat trip which was really interesting and he took us out to the sand spits where we were able to go swimming.We went to the island for lunch and he showed my sons all the sea life and let them... More 

Thank Pam186525
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We were visiting Olhao for the first time and were interested in taking a boat trip but my sister is extremely nervous of anything to do with water. We were discussing it over a coffee near the fish market when we were approached by Steve and after some persuasion we managed to convince my sister to take the trip that... More 

Thank Sandra O
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Met steve on the quay side near to the Naval Club around 1 in the afternoon. Boarded the small traditional woodeen boat and took a leisurely motor across the lagune. Very relaxing. We got a great lunch at a restaurant on one of the small islands. (We paid for ourselves). The a short stroll around the island and motored back... More 

Thank Trev D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Thanks Carlos for a super boat trip on the Ria Fermosa. Learned a lot about wildlife,birds and sea creatures. Stunning scenery and great fun driving boat!!

1 Thank Liz M
Konigswinter, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

a nice trip through the Ria Formosa with a walk through the dunes and visit to an authentic restaurants. My wife, sitting in a wheelchair could well come to the ship and, thanks to the care of Jaime no problems with participating all of the tour (except dunes - walk). Many Thanks ! It was very nice. Sibylle and Bernhard,... More 

Thank dr_hoenscheid
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50 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We really enjoyed this boat trip to the various islands. The staff that took us there were really very nice, and helpful, they spoke excellent English. I would highly recommend this company.

Thank anne t
Hasselt, Belgium
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I hereby want to thank our guide Carlos Cruz for the beautiful boat trip we had during Algarve Biennale 2014. Mr Cruz took us along the Ria Formosa Islands. I was very surprised to find this kind of landscape in Algarve. Carlos can tell you everything about the region and is the perfect guide. Gina (Belgium)

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Had a lovely day out with Steve and Katie, very informative about the local life and surrounding area. Had a nice lunch on Culatra Island and a quick tour around the village before going to Deserta Island for a walk to the Atlantic Ocean, or swimming, Kayaking or sunbathing, your choice. Got a bit wet coming back to Olhao because... More 

1 Thank Graham T

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