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Boat Tours Ria Formosa

Olhao 8700 304, Portugal
966034723
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Ranked #9 of 18 attractions in Olhao
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Boat Tours
Description: Afternoon boat tour visiting 3islands one for a fabulous lunch also swimming and snorkeling and bird watching available.
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Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

The only boat tour operator that worked in late March for which we were grateful. We enjoyed the trip but would have been more informative if the tour guide had spoken better English. He was eager to try and explain things and showing pictures of birds and wildlife but it wasn't much.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Portuguise fishing boat, great guided tour to the island Cultura. We did the 3-hour lunch trip, which was very nice.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Really fun afternoon on the boat with Captain Steve and his dog Nutella. Both were great company. It was a really windy afternoon, but Captain Steve managed to get us across without any pain, the little islands was nice and everything was really relaxed. Steve could tell us all about the different sea creatures we saw. I can recommend it,... More

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Nottingham UK
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81 reviews 81 reviews
9 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We had a good afternoon with captain Steve on a trip to the island of cultara. We went on a traditional wooden boat, restored by Steve.He provided an informative yet laid back & friendly trip.good tour of the island, learning things from Steve that you would miss if you visited on your own. Great seafood lunch on the island. Definitely... More

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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We enjoyed an interesting and informative day in a lovely old wooden boat, and were helped by a knowledgeable skipper.

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Tavira, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

It was a fantastic day. Captain Steve looked after us very well when 10 of us chartered him and his boat for the day. Although it was nearly high tide and he could have taken a short cut, we elected to go the long way round to the island of Culatra. On the way Steve explained about the local fishing,... More

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Ghent, Belgium
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Captain Jaime took us on a boat tour. Not the big ornithologist, however an enthousiastic guy with wide knowlegde of the area, its history, culture, nature, the locals, ... He talks with fire and an exotic accent. Seemed to know every person we ran into. We boarded Callutra, interesting place. Got to drive the boat! (in open sea). A see... More

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Isle of Man
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

A good afternoon out to an interesting unspoilt community on Cultura island. The fish at lunch really was fresh. Even in February there was plenty of interesting sealife to see. Steve made effort to include everyone in the small mixed party on board. Will definitely be recommending this experience to friends coming with teenage boys later in the year.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

Steve is an excellent guide/captain, and the only one in a genuine wooden fishing boat. The lunch at his favourite restaurant at Culatra was very good. All in all it was a very good experience.

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isle of Wight
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

A really pleasurable experience for the whole family. Our 6 year old really enjoyed collecting shells whilst the oldies, avid bird watchers were engrossed with the local fauna. A really great tour amongst the tranquil lagoons and islands with a lovely lunch to top it off. Definitely the best boat tour we have done in the Algarve. Would recommend to... More

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