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Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip in Faro provided by Islands 4 You

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Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip in Faro

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 09/25/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 09/25/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Escape the crowds on land and increase your chances of spotting wildlife twofold on a sightseeing cruise of Ria Formosa Natural Park. You’ll sail to two remote islands, both of which are usually inaccessible, where you’ll have free time to either relax or explore. Plus, personalized attention from your guide is guaranteed in a small group limited to 12.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Islands 4 you
    Avenida da República - Stand 8 Doca de Recreio de Faro, 8000-078 Faro, Portugal
    It's next to Hotel Eva Senses. The representatives are with red t-shirt/jacket.
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  • 1
    Ilha Deserta
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    Ilha da Culatra
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Islands 4 you
    Avenida da República - Stand 8 Doca de Recreio de Faro, 8000-078 Faro, Portugal
    It's next to Hotel Eva Senses. The representatives are with red t-shirt/jacket.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Explore two usually inaccessible islands on a boat tour
  • See Ria Formosa Natural Park from the water
  • Choose between a morning or afternoon departure
  • Increase your chances of seeing native wildlife
Important Information
Departure Point
Islands 4 you, Avenida da República - Stand 8 Doca de Recreio de Faro, 8000-078 Faro, Portugal
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Live commentary on board
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operated by a multilingual guide
  • Free parking available at Largo Sao Francisco
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Paulo Pereira wrote a review Oct 2
Lisbon, Portugal2 contributions
It was a great tour around the Ria Formosa islands, the first time I've been there altough I'm portuguese it never ceaces to amaze me how beatiful our country is. Left with the feeling that I have to come back again soon.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from sandra4correia, Public Relations Manager at Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip in Faro
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello, It was such a pleasure for us to receive your family in our boat! Many thanks for choosing our company! Best regards Sandra Correia
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Carina R wrote a review Sep 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked the boat tour to Ria Formosa with two stays on two islands. It was a really nice tour and the guide war really friendly and professional. He explain the details and informations about the natural park on three languages!! I would really recommend the tour.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Marieke G wrote a review Jul 2020
3 contributions3 helpful votes
Because of COVID we had a private Tour on Ricardo s boat . It was really a great experience! Ricardo showed us some really nice places en told as about the nature and birds. I recommend this trip to everyone !
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from 819pat25, Public Relations Manager at Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip in Faro
Responded Jul 27, 2020
Dear Marieke, It's a pleasure to know that you enjoyed our tour! Thank you so much for taking some of your time to give us such a nice review. You are 5 stars! Best regards Sandra Correia
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madge78 wrote a review Jul 2020
3 contributions
We booked our boat trip with Sandra in the office near the Faro sign, lovely lady that gave good description of boat trip without being pushy. Responded quickly to messages sent on WhatsApp and easily arranged. Went for the 3pm trip and actually only 3 adults on the trip plus
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from 819pat25, Public Relations Manager at Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip in Faro
Responded Jul 27, 2020
Hello again :) Thank you so much for taking some time for writing such a nice review as you are! We are very grateful that you chose our company in such difficult times. We hope to see you in your next vacations in Faro! Best regards Sandra Correia
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Agnieszka T wrote a review Jul 2020
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This is the best boat trip I have ever been on. The boat was very luxurious and spacious. There was shadow for people that wanted to sit in the shades. Our guide Ricardo was awesome- funny, knowledgable and made sure we are having great experience. We stopped first to see
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from 819pat25, Public Relations Manager at Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip in Faro
Responded Jul 26, 2020
Thank you so much girls for choosing our company! It was a pleasure to receive you and show you our beautiful landscapes. We hope to see you again! Best regards Sandra Correia
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About the operator

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193jeremyf
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Excellent! Unmissable
Fabulous sunset, very informative guide, Great variety of bird life Nice 45minute stay on the island Great value 4
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HugoT673
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Trip to remember
Great trip and Miguel, the guide was very friendly and professional always giving us valuable information. Totally
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SamyDesiree
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The best choice of my vacations
I didn't think it would be so good. It was the best and amazing activity I did on my vacation. The nature, lagoon c
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tristand397
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Gréât Island trip
Gréât service friendly staff lovely trip highly recomend it. Thank you for looking after me so well merci obrigado!
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marct455
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Very nice and safe experience
The boat was very comfortable and covid spacing was no problem at all. Lots of covid measure The skipper knew real
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stevejnb
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Relaxing tour of the Islands.
Many thanks to Ricardo for a great cruise. Sorry we got confused by the boarding point. Thanks for waiting and than
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Allmynamesweretaken
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Fabulous afternoon
We had the most wonderful trip with Islands 4 U. The guide was hugely knowledgeable and pointed out storks, spoonbi
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Londoner016
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Unmissable!
Ricardo was a great guide! Pointing out all the little details and names of the birds. We loved the trip. Ilha dese
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emmagZ4389XL
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Unforgettable
Ricardo was an amazing guide, very kind and available to answer any question. He drove us around Ria formosa and to
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Lesley M
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Excellent
Excellent well organised day. Very enjoyable the guide, Ricardo was brilliant! Socially distanced on the catamaran
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Claudia D
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Mellow!
What a beautiful day on the water! Ricardo navigated our way through the aquatic wildlife area and explained the va
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Rosalieblaak
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Islands With Phillip
We drove with Phillip to a few islands, and I couldn’t say something negative about this experience.
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310CarolineM
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Sunset cruise
This is a not to be missed experience. Small groups, no more than 10. There were only 5 on our cruise, the tour g
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KathyO369
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Great boat trip
Our guide was Michael. From the moment we stepped on board the boat, Michael was friendly and informative. There ar
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nikoler798
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Ilha do Farol
Amazing tour of the islands and a great guide! Miguel was incredibly knowledgable and enthusiastic ! Worth every p
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  • Duration: 3h
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