Full-day tour in Algarve visiting the Salt Ponds, 2 islands and bathing in the Portuguese “Dead Sea”
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Full-day tour in Algarve visiting the Salt Ponds, 2 islands and bathing in the Portuguese “Dead Sea”

Free cancellation
Language: English , French , Spanish , Portuguese
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the salt ponds on a jeep tour
  • Admire the landscapes of Farol and Deserta islands by boat
  • Enjoy a bath in the Dead Sea lagoon
  • Explore the Natural reserve of Ria Formosa with an expert guide
What to expect

Make the most of your stay in the Algarve to feel the adrenaline of a jeep tour, explore the landscapes of Ria Formosa natural park and enjoy swimming in one of the most famous lagoons in the area

This full-day tour will begin in the morning Faro where you'll join the rest of the group to start and experience divided in 2 parts. In the first of the tour, get ready to relish an open jeep ride with a maximum of 7 people to explore the most beautiful Salt Ponds of the Ria Formosa, where you'll discover the production of sea salt and, admire all the flora and fauna of the area around. Don't miss the opportunity to observe the wide range of birds this area has to offer such as flamingos, herons, pied stilts, and much more. During this first part of the activity, you'll also have the opportunity to enjoy a floating and relaxing bath in the Portuguese "Dead Sea" a lake with an important concentration of salt full of health benefits.

In the second part of the tour, get ready to enjoy a comfortable catamaran trip across the canals of Ria Formosa Natural Park, where, accompanied by a tour guide you'll stop to visit the main islands. The first stop will be at Deserta island where you'll have the opportunity to admire the 11km of the beach of the southernmost point in Portugal. Don't miss the opportunity to use the masks on board to enjoy snorkeling in the crystalline waters. After visiting Deserta, get ready to explore Farol island, where you'll be able to visit the picturesque village around the lighthouse and admire Santa Maria's Cape.

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What's included
  • Guided Tour
  • Optional Bath in the " Dead Sea lagon "
  • Snorkeling Masks
Reduced price
  • Child (7-9 years): reduced
Where

Rua Comandante Francisco Manuel, 8000-138 Faro, Portugal

Meeting point:

Cais da Porta Nova.

What to remember
  • Children under 7 years old can't participate in this activity
  • You'll stop 45 minutes on each island during the boat tour
  • The minimum number of participants to book this tour is 2
  • The activity schedule might variate according to the weather conditions

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When
  • Daily at 10.30am
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Provider
Estrela da Ria Formosa
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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