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“A fantastic family experience !!”
Review of Algarve By Segway

Algarve By Segway
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Ria Formosa Natural Park Birdwatching Segway Tour from Faro
Ranked #1 of 22 Tours in Faro
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: AlgarvebySegway is a company that offers innovative and ecological solutions for human mobility.One of our main objectives is to promote tourism itineraries with an ecological vehicle known as Segway. Our aim is to rent Segway to tourists and members of the general population interested in experimenting with this revolutionary vehicle, investing in an eco-tourism concept and a whole new concept of mobility.
Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“A fantastic family experience !!”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

What a wonderful, relaxed, fun, and very personalised way to really see the sights - without the confines of bus windows and squillions of other people. Nelson is an excellent people person - he is communicative, patient and charming - making all three of us feel very at ease. Initially, we decided on the Segway tour primarily as a way of engaging our fifteen year old son - wow !! - in this case, the fifteen year old's parents are as smitten with the Segway tour as the teenager !
The contrast Nelson offered in his personalised tour was excellent too - we sauntered through unspoilt nature reserve, observing unusual wildlife and birds, and then we toured through an opulent residential area - where no-one was at home !
We are very fortunate to be frequent travellers and we have participated in many different types of tours in many countries around our wonderful world but our family of three all agree that Nelson and his Segway tour is an absolute standout.
It is an absolute must-do.
Thank you Nelson from three appreciative Australians from Melbourne.

Visited January 2013
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NelsonLeal, Owner at Algarve By Segway, responded to this review, January 11, 2013
No words to thank you enough!
Thank you... very very much!!!

See you next time, on a diferent location, in a different tour:)

Best of all to you guys!
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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“1.5 Hour Bird Watching tour”
Reviewed November 20, 2012

My boyfriend and I thoroughly enjoyed this tour!
We'd read on here about Nelson and can agree that he is incredibly friendly, knowledgeable and encouraging. Neither of us had used Segways before but with a quick coaching session from Nelson we were both happy and were soon zipping around on these fantastically intuitive machines.
The tour route itself is amazing; with views of the salt marshes, birds, golf courses, some luxury villas and apartments, and rounded off with a few miles long straight stretch of land to really speed along whilst taking in some genuinely beautiful sights.
We both feel it was well worth the money (£50 paypal to book, then 20Euros on the day too), and you're on the segways for what feels like hours on end. You also get to stop off at a bird watching tower to stretch your legs.
It isn't a strenuous activity so would be suitable for all age ranges, I feel.
I don't know what else to say other than we absolutely loved it and it was the best part of our holiday to Faro.
P.s- just down the road and across a bridge from where the Bird Watching tour takes place, there's the most beautiful beach which rounded off our day perfectly.

Visited November 2012
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Hamburgo, Alemanha
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“AMAZING!”
Reviewed October 30, 2012

We had a really great Segway tour around Praia de Faro and Quinta do Lago with a group of 4 people. It was big, big fun and we saw beautiful birds during the tour.
Our tour guide Nelson was very kind, helpful and patient. I can´t wait to do another tour!
I absolutely recommend this tour!

Visited October 2012
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Cabanas, Portugal
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“Great Family Fun - Highly Recommend”
Reviewed October 26, 2012

My wife and I booked this along with our 2 teenage daughters. It was great to have a 'vehicle' experience where our girls could 'drive' and not be just passengers. Excellent few hours in the company of Liliana. Very surprised by the speed of these things and how quickly we felt confident. My 16 year old is now questioning why she ever needs to walk anywhere again!

Visited October 2012
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Super Segways!”
Reviewed October 11, 2012

What a great way to see the Ria Formosa Park and the adjacent San Lorenzo golf course. With thanks to Nelson for a fun and informative tour, a great way to cover so much ground in a short space of time. Now we all want one!

Visited October 2012
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