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Address: Olhao 8700 304, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 966 034 723
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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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Enjoyable afternoons sailing

We enjoyed a very relaxing steam around the Rui Formosa. The boat was a charming wooden fishing boat that seated 10 passengers and the captain and his "crew". It was a pleasant... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 21, 2016
Shaun S
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Walmersley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Rui Santos, the principal of this business, is from a fisherman's family on Culatra. His knowledge of bird and sea-life, together with his first hand knowledge of local customs and practices made this a very worthwhile and fascinating couple of hours.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a very relaxing steam around the Rui Formosa. The boat was a charming wooden fishing boat that seated 10 passengers and the captain and his "crew". It was a pleasant trip, with very agreeable company and an informative crew and included a stop for lunch and a paddle at Culatra island. It was a great afternoon, not least... More 

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Swan River
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

For 25 Euros per person you don't get your money's worth. Guide identifies shore birds on outbound trip but on return no commentary and boat hurried back to port.

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

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

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1 Thank camerde
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

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 

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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torquay
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2014

Certainly a little trap but a very nice one. We enjoyed a wonderful afternoon with Captain Steve and his other guests. Nice food at the restaurant and interesting information about the local lifestyle. For sure worth the money!

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St Albans
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2014

I'll be brief 1. Trip overbooked so we ended up on another boat with a Portugese sailor, therefore never benefitted from any of Captain Steves "knowledege and experience of the area" 2. Our lunch on the island took so long to come we didn't get a chance to look round the island 3.Lagoon is not - just a deserted part... More 

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