Deserta and Farol islands boat trip from Faro
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Deserta and Farol islands boat trip from Faro

Free cancellation
Language: English , French , Spanish , Portuguese
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the Natural Park of Ria Formosa with a local guide
  • Sail and observe the fauna of the natural park
  • Explore Deserta and Farol islands
What to expect

Get ready to discover the Natural Park of Ria Formosa with a local guide. On this boat tour, you'll admire the natural landscape of the reserve and stop to visit the islands of Deserta and Farol.

Departing from Faro, you'll sail through the channels of Ria Formosa to fully enjoy the landscape of this natural park. On your way, you'll see different birds such as Grey Herons, White Storks, and many other species that use this area as a feeding habitat. Arriving in the islands, marvel at the views of the beach and admire the lighthouse of Culatra. Don't miss the chance to observe the locals in the oysters and clams farms as well as the fishing market of Olhão. Looking towards the ocean, you'll be able to see one of the most important sea entrances of Ria Formosa.

Stop at the lighthouse of Farol and enjoy a walk around the picturesque streets of the island and admire the huge white-sandy beach of Santa Maria Cape, the southernmost point in Portugal. Leaving Farol, you'll stop in Deserta Island. Get off and relish some free time to explore on your own the natural landscape, enjoy an easy walk, or just relax and take and bathe in the crystal-clear waters of the beach.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Staff have their temperatures checked regularly
  • What's included
    • Boat trip
    • Life vests
    • Local Guide
    • Free time in Deserta and Farol islands
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 0-8)
    Where

    Ginásio Clube Naval, Estr. do Passeio Ribeirinho 58, Faro, Portugal

    Meeting point:

    Pure Nature Store, located on the ground floor of the Ginásio Clube Naval de Faro building.

    What to remember
    • This tour requires a minimum of 2 adults per booking
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availablity
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    Provider
    Formosamar
    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 experience begins.

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