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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
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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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THE highlight of my break in Faro by far

A must-do and see when you are in Faro, which makes you realise how beautiful and magic our Nature is and how important it is to preserve it. We couldn't be luckier because the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2015
Céline P
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

A must-do and see when you are in Faro, which makes you realise how beautiful and magic our Nature is and how important it is to preserve it. We couldn't be luckier because the conditions were perfect at that time of the year for kayaking and bird watching in the breath-taking nature park of Rio Formosa. We will never forget... More 

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

Dear Céline, Thanks for taking your time and sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is very important for us and it’s great to know your kayak tour in Ria Formosa was the highlight of your stay in Faro. We're happy you highly recommend it and that you will never forget the breath-taking nature park of Ria Formosa and in... More 

Nuremberg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We had a wonderful experience with Tania kayaking in the Ria Formosa - doing some sports against the rising tide, get some information about the nature we're in, had a lot of fun and enjoyed the silence (between the planes ;-)) We contacted Land's via the "Formosamar" web site, get a very intensive consultancy regarding the best time (tide, etc.)... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for reviewing your kayak tour in Ria Formosa on TripAdvisor. We're delighted to know you had a wonderful experience kayaking in Ria Formosa and that you recommend our kayak tours. Guests insight is very important for us @ Lands and we're very happy to know you had a lot of fun and enjoyed the silence of this... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed an unforgettable four hour kayaking trip around the local wildlife reserve with our guide Tania. The weather was bright and sunny, and so was our guide! She really made the trip, sharing her passion for ecotourism and her knowledge of the local wildlife. We interspersed nice conversations about nature, local issues and life in Portugal, with stops for... 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 in Ria Formosa. Your insight is very important for us @ Lands so we're very happy you enjoyed an unforgettable four hour kayaking tour in Ria Formosa with us and that you highly recommend this experience. Many thanks also for your lovely comments about our guide Tânia. Our... More 

chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

My daughter (aged 29) and I (aged 65) had minimal experience of kayaking, but were able to paddle to the deserted beach and back. What fun! It was fascinating to see how landscape changed with the tide. We enjoyed the waves on the other side of the beach.

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

Dear Shana Many thanks for reviewing us on TripAdvisor. It's lovely to know kayaking in Ria Formosa was the highlight of your trip to Faro. It's great to read you had fun and enjoyed the fascinating landscape of Ria Formosa. On behalf of all our team many thanks again for your preference. We'll be looking forward your next visit here,... More 

Tavira, Portugal
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Me and three more friends had a great time in a full day kaykak renting. Was amazing kayaking in the Ria Formosa wonderful nature, the sunset was unforgetable. Overall was a great day - would highly recommend it, a must do in Faro!

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

Dear Filipe Thanks for taking your time to review us on Trip Advisor. We're pleased to know you and your friends had a wonderful kayaking experience in Ria Formosa and a great day out that you highly recommend. Guests insight is very important for us and it's great to know you consider this experience a must do in Faro. And... More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

There is so much to do around Faro. Whether you are bored or don't getting lazy .. DON'T ! Get in touch with Lands and rent a kayak and go for an adventure on Ria Formosa. It was a great, relaxing way of spending time in Faro instead of just sitting on the beach all day. You will get plenty... More 

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

Dear Jan Thanks for reviewing us on Trip Advisor. Guest insight is highly valuable for us @ Lands and it's great to know you had an awesome activity with us and that your kayaking adventure in Ria Formosa was a great, relaxing way of spending time in Faro. It's true that we have the airport here but we agree it... More 

Ghent, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My friend and I had a wonderful time during our sailing trip last Saturday. Our guide David was very enthusiastic and made every effort to give us a good time. He is a very experienced sailor and a good teacher. We had never been on a sailing boat before but nevertheless he gave us the opportunity to practice with good... More 

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

Dear Charl0tte111 Many thanks for your review on Trip Advisor. We're delighted to read you and your friend had wonderful time during your sailing trip in Ria Formosa with Lands and that it was a very pleasant en relaxing afternoon. We'd like to thank you also for your very nice comments about David. Knowing that you definitely recommended a sailing... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Our bird watching trip near Faro with our personal guide Barbara was excellent. We saw birds we did not expect to see such as Bitterns, Pochard, Little Grebes, Hoopoes and Yellow Wagtails, some of which are rare. Barbara was a knowledgeable and entertaining guide. It was also good to see salt mountains and associated birds! A highlight of our trip... More 

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

Dear John, Many thanks for taking your time to review us on TripAdvisor. We're very happy to know your bird watching tour in Ria Formosa with us was excellent and that it was the highlight of your trip to Faro. It was great birding with you and we had a great time out as well. Once again many thanks for... More 

West Cork
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Had a really nice out paddling around the sandy islands, expertly guided by friendly and knowledgeable David. I can't imagine there is any better way to get a feel of this unique nature reserve area that to head out there in a kayak. Very relaxing and fun experience, with just the right amount of exertion required. Cost €35 which made... More 

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

Dear Pau, Many thanks for your lovely comments about your kayaking experience in Ria Formosa. It's great to know you had a really nice out paddling around the sandy islands and that you can't imagine there is any better way to get a feel of this unique nature reserve area that to head out there in a kayak. We're also... More 

England
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We went for an excellent and enjoyable personal guided walk on Sunday morning with a very pleasant and knowledgeable lady. We saw more species than we had expected, including Squacco Heron, Little Bittern, Night Heron and Black-headed Weaver. We can thoroughly recommend this to anyone wanting to visit the best bird watching spots in Ria Formosa and be informed about... More 

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

Dear CharlieBee, Thanks for taking your time and sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is very important for us and it’s great to know you had an excellent and enjoyable personal guided walk birdwatching in Ria Formosa. The area is indeed one of the best bird watching spots in Ria Formosa where you can see many good birds. Knowing... More 

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