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Sabino Boat Tours

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Av. 5 de Outubro | Cais, Olhao, Portugal
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Very interesting and beautiful

It because obvious very quickly why this boat tour was #1. The captain of our boat tour used to be... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
steviestephenson
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Amazing experience! Great afternoon

We had an amazing trip around the Ria formosa today. We got to see how the locals of Olhao work... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Discover the wonders of nature on the Ria Formosa and be amazed and dazzled by this fragile and complex ecosystem. Ecotourism in Ria Formosa, Algarve Portugal.
  • Excellent96%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“hour tour” (23 reviews)
“ria formosa” (58 reviews)
“shellfish” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Av. 5 de Outubro | Cais, Olhao, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It because obvious very quickly why this boat tour was #1. The captain of our boat tour used to be a fisherman himself so the area be took us to he knew lots about and gave us a great insight to the importance of the...More

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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Appreciate your recognition of why we are #1. We are very happy to know that you and your husband had a great afternoon with us. My husband, skipper João, is a great skipper, very knowledgeable about the fauna and flora of the Ria Formosa. We...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing trip around the Ria formosa today. We got to see how the locals of Olhao work. We saw the many ways shellfish was fished and the whole ecosystem that lives here. We had fantasic views and a visit to a beautiful...More

Thank JDK3
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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your evaluation. I'm glad you had an amazing tour, the Ria Formosa is a wonderful place and we are all glad that we get to share that with you. Skipper Henry is a great an thanks you for the great...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful tour. Informative and interesting. You get much information about the delicate eco system in the delta area. This is much more than a boat tour ...you return wiser. Dedicated skipper with great knowledge about the are.More

Thank berinainga
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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm very happy for your kind words. That is the feeling we as a team want our clients to have, that not only they go on a good tour, but that they learn everything we can teach them about the fauna and flora of this...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great boat tour around the Rio de Formosa and out into the open sea. Huge thanks to Henry the skipper for a great morning and for welcoming my 3 year old. She loved it and has talked about it all day.More

1  Thank Ruth J
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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Ruth, thank you so much for this good review. Hope you had a good time with your family on the boat tour. I no you did not see the dolphins but I know Henry try a lot. I'm glad your daughter had a great...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our charming skipper Miguel was enthsuiasic and genuinely pleased when our group asked questions. He was welcoming to our 5 yr old and hosted a multi-lingual boat wonderfully. An absolute joy. Clam farms, fresh oysters, deserted sandy islands, working fisherman's village and the landscape we...More

1  Thank Alina S
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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Alina, thank you for taking the time to write us this good review. Your words make us all proud of the work we do. I'm glad you and your family join in one of our tours. We are very happy with your kind and...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

Had a super day on the boat with James. He was informative, attentive and amusing. The restaurant he took us to for lunch was lovely and there was so much fish!!!. A very relaxing day, definitely worth taking if you get the opportunityMore

Thank Dawn M
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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Dawn, thank you for this great review. All of us are grateful to have such good clients like yourself. Skipper Jaime thanks you for the kind word. The lunch tour is always a day well spend. Hope to see you again. Best wishes, Carla...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

We had a really nice 5 hour boat tour with James who was very friendly and answered all our questions. This tour includes lunch and some lovely local snacks. I would definitely recommend it.

1  Thank Diabell25
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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Hello, thank you so much for your recommendation. We are all glad that you enjoyed our 5 hour tour. Skipper Jaime is a great skipper that loves the Ria Formosa. Muito Obrigada. Carla Sabino

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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Imagine our surprise when having booked this tour before lunch we turned up to find ourselves the only people on this beautiful leather seated boat! Our tour guide was charming, skilled and very knowledgeable. He obviously loves this ‘treasure of the Algarve ‘ and is...More

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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2018

Hi Sean & Veronica, we are all glad to know you enjoyed your tour. The skipper of your tour was João, the heart of the company. He thanks you for your kind words. Appreciate the highly recommendation. Muito Obrigada. Best wishes, Carla Sabino

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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Great way to spend 5 hours enjoying the Ria Formosa natural park stopping off at Armona Island, Culatra and delicious lunch on Farol Island. Jaim, our guide, was very friendly, informative and passionate about the local area - highly recommend it!More

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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Thank you Gail for your 5 star review. We are glad you enjoyed the wonders of Ria Formosa. I always tell the clients that this is the most complete tour if you want to real get to no the Ria Formosa. Skipper Jaime is a...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Jaim (James) started such rich conversation from his knowledge of history, wildlife, tides, people, cuisine.... Clearly a very experienced guide, able to tailor the trip for the group and adapt to the weather thrown at us. Comfy boat, amazing food, brilliant day out.More

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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Hello Aidan, the name of the skipper is Jaime. Thank you for taking the time to review us. Skipper Jaime thanks you for your kind words. We can be more happy when we know that our clients had a wonderful time. Appreciate the 5 stars....More

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Joy C
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Thanks for contacting us. Sea horse tour and dolphin tour are two separated tours. The 5 hour tour is a tour through the Ria Formosa with lunch included. For more information go to our site and send us an email.
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Joy C
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Response from João S | Property representative |
Thanks for contacting us. Sea horse tour and dolphin tour are two separated tours. The 5 hour tour is a tour through the Ria Formosa with lunch included. For more information go to our site and send us an email.
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