Ria Formosa birdwatching boat tour
Excursions & day trips

Ria Formosa birdwatching boat tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , French , Spanish , Portuguese
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the bird species of the Ria Formosa Natural Park
  • Sail along the lagoon and learn more with a local guide
  • Relax and enjoy the views of the flora and fauna
What to expect

Get ready to relish an ecotourism experience in the Algarve. On this boat tour from Faro, you'll sail along the Ria Formosa Natural Park and observe the landscape and species with an expert guide.

Embark in Faro on a comfortable boat and let the adventure begin! Accompanied by an expert local guide you'll learn why Ria Formosa is considered as one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal. Don't miss the chance to discover the importance of the bird species of the area while you observe them from the board. White Storks, Little Egrets, and Spoonbills are some of the birds you'll be able to see. On your way, you'll also have the opportunity to see Whimbrels, Turnstones, and Grey Plovers, which are constantly present. Your sail will continue towards the islands of the Natural Park passing through the oyster and clams farms, where you'll have the chance to see one of the most important economical activities in the Algarve.

Sailing towards the point where the lagoon meets the sea, you'll stop to relish the views of this natural wonder. Prepare yourself to learn more about the species of this area characterized by the presence of Little Terns and Kentish Plovers. During your trip back to Faro, you'll have the chance to observe other species while the boat sails calmly through the channels of the lagoon.

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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
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • 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 tour
    • Local guide
    • Life vests
    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 doesn't allow more than 10 participants per holder
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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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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