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Address: Av. 5 de Outubro - Cais, Olhao, Portugal
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+351 915 661 860
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Discover the wonders of nature on the Ria Formosa and be amazed and dazzled...

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.

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The best day yet in Portugal

Fantastic weather greeted us as my husband, my 89 year old mum, another couple and I headed out into the Ria Formosa. I had emailed the company and described what kind of tour we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Bejazzes
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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181 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic weather greeted us as my husband, my 89 year old mum, another couple and I headed out into the Ria Formosa. I had emailed the company and described what kind of tour we wanted as well as our availability. Having taken a shorter trip with Sabino tours last year, it knew that they would arrange a tour that we... More 

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Thank Bejazzes
João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear Barb, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Nothing is more warmly to us all than to read this kind and deserving words. Skipper Miguel was very happy to hear from me the way you knowledge his dedication to the tour and to Portugal. The really big propose to us is to give you... More 

Burlington, Canada
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107 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the 5 hour trip on the 22nd and found it to be a relaxing experience with a very knowledgeable and charming guide. He has great understanding of the environment, the fishery and the islands that form part of the Formosa park. The trip is not hurried, there is ample time to see the islands, get off and explore... More 

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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you so much for taking your time in review us here on such an important site as Trip Advisor is. We are very happy that you have had a wonderful and relaxing experience in our tour. Miguel is all the things that you mentioned very charming and very knowledgeable of lot´s of things, we learn a lot... More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a beautiful trip round Ria Formosa with a guide Henry today. He had the knowledge he was willing to share, he was fun and we enjoyed the trip very much! Thanks Henry

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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review, your feedback it´s very important for us and help us to grow in the future. I´am also very happy to know that Henry provide you a nice time and that you enjoyed the tour very much on this great place that is Ria Formosa. Henry will be more than happy to... More 

Olhao, Portugal
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

amazing trip, with free drinks vast knowledge of the things you 'r seeing, makes you want to return and enjoy

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Thank Bruno1BENE
João S, Gerente at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear Bruno, Thank you so much for your review, your feedback it´s very important for us and help us to grow in the future. I´am also very happy to know that we provide you a nice time and that you enjoyed the tour on this great place. On behalf of Sabino boat tours we want to thank you once more... More 

Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

We rode with Sabino and he was knowledgeable skilled, personable, solicitous and warm. He did a wonderful job taking us out with a large group with multiple children on a beautiful day to the fishing village and islands.

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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear Kamal, Thank you so much for review us here on such important site as Tripadvisor is , it´s a great help that you provide us. I´am very proud of the words you wrote about me, this is the best recognition we can get from our work and gives us happiness and motivation to give our best everyday. It was... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

We went on the three hour tour, and all of us, the youngest 8 years old and the oldest 75, really enjoyed the tour. The skipper Miguel made sure that everybody were comfortable and safe, and he had lot of interesting things to tell, and managed to do it in both french, spanish and english! A little more time both... More 

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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear Niels, Thank you so much for taking your time and review us here on such important site that Tripadvisor is, it´s a great help that you provide us in the future. We are very happy that you have enjoyed the tour and that Miguel provide you a nice experience here on such wonderful place that Ria Formosa is. Next... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

the guy was very friendly and gave us a lot of relevant and interesting info on the things we were seeing!! it was nice to have free drinks and binoculars to use, and it was really nice to stop and walk on a sand bar and see lots of shells and some bones. we saw lots of cool seabirds too.... More 

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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear Felix, Thank you so much for taking your time and review us here on such important site that tripadvisor is. I´am very happy that you have enjoyed the tour with me, it´s always important for us to know that we have provide you a nice service and experience, thank you also for the information that you provide for our... More 

Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

I really enjoyed this boating tour. The guide provided binoculars, bird watching guide, beverages, and information. I learned a lot and saw many birds. This trip is good even though it is winter.

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Thank cucumber6101
João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review, your feedback it´s very important for us and help us to grow in the future. I´am also very happy to know that we provide you a nice time and that you enjoyed the tour on this great place. On behalf of Sabino boat tours we want to thank you once more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

We (four adults and four children age 4 to 8) spent a lovely day with captain Joao. It was a good balance between information on local nature and culture (fishermen) and fun / recreation. I recommend Sabino Tours for everybody around.

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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear Nicolas, Thank you so much for taking your time and review us here in such an important site as trip advisor is. It makes me more than happy to know that you have had with your children a lovely day with me on our wonderful Ria Formosa. This reviews are very important they makes us very proud of our... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting and excellent skipper. João was skilled, knowledgeable and enthusiastic. If you are visiting the Algarve do not miss this experience.

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João S, Proprietário at Sabino Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking your time and review us here and to recommend us on such important site as Trip Advisor is. I´am very proud of your words about me, this is the best recognition that we can get about our work and drive us to give our best everyday. It was a pleasure to take... More 

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