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Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip

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  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Led by a local guide
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Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip
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3 hours tour with guided nature tour and stops at the islands Deserta and Farol
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2 hours tour with guided nature tour and stops at the islands Deserta and Farol
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2 hours tour with guided nature tour and stops at the islands Deserta and Farol
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Overview
Cruise from Faro to Ria Formosa Natural Park on a 3-hour outing by catamaran that explores the remote islands of Faro and Deserta. This cruise is the perfect way to experience the Ria Formosa estuary, where you’ll find a maze of wetlands split by canals and hidden islands. Watch for the coastal birds of the Algarve as you relax on the 12-person catamaran, then enjoy some beach time on each island before returning to Faro. Both morning and afternoon departures are available.
What to Expect

Make your way to  Cais das Portas do Mar in Faro for morning or afternoon departure, then board the 12-person catamaran. Sit back and relax as you sail through the lagoons of Ria Formosa Natural Park.

The guide will share stories about Ria Formosa Natural Park in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese, pointing out the things you pass along the way.

Visit the remote islands of Farol and Deserta, stopping for free time on each island. Deserta has a secluded beach and Farol has a tall lighthouse with 50 meters, restaurants and snack-bars. After two hours of cruising, your time in Ria Formosa Natural Park concludes at the original departure point. 

Reviews (35)
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Reviewed November 3, 2018
Fascinating trip

This was a last minute change of plan for us. We were originally going to get on a ferry to Farol island, but chatting to Paula in her sales booth in Faro, she convinced us to take a tour and we didn't regret it. Our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank familyfun242
Reviewed October 1, 2018
Amazing trip!

Just arrived in Faro we asked at our hotel for a boat-tour to the nature park Ria Formosa and were recommended this very tour organized by islands4you. It was the greatest imaginable pleasure to have Mr. Ricardo (not Ronaldo! (-;) as our tour guide, who...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank aComposerOnJourney
Reviewed September 2, 2018
Great Guide, Great Boat, Great Afternoon

We had decided from reviews we'd read that this would be a great few hours and so it proved. We hadn't booked in advance but with it being 1st Sept had hoped we could get on a boat the same day for the 4 of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank TwistyTurnyThing
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile
Great 2 hours tour with Alex

In these 2 hours tour we went to the Desert Island and the Farol Island, both are very beautiful and have very nice view Our guide Alex is really friendly and did a great job to introduce us Ria Formosa natural park including the two...More

Thank Kimi C
Sandra C, Guest Relations Manager at Islands 4 You, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

Hello, We appreciate very much your review. Our great reward is to acknwolegde that you are pleased with our tour and our guide. Our main goal is to keep improving and doing better day after day. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Sandra...More

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile
Fun and relaxing trip

A fun way to spend a couple of hours. Alex our guide was great and the time on each island just right. A stroll on a beach and a climb up the lighthouse plus relaxing on the boat. Thank you!More

Thank Stufi89O
Sandra C, Guest Relations Manager at Islands 4 You, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

Hello, We appreciate very much your review. Our great reward is to acknwolegde that you are pleased with our tour and our guide. Our main goal is to keep improving and doing better day after day. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Sandra...More

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