Formosa lagoon full-day birdwatching tour
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Activities

Formosa lagoon full-day birdwatching tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , French , Portuguese
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 7 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the Natural Reserve of Ria Formosa
  • Enjoy birdwatching in the lagoons
  • Discover the species with an expert guide
What to expect

Join this experience and spend your day in the Natural Reserve of Ria Formosa. On this full-day tour, you'll discover the different bird species of the area with an expert guide.

You'll start your experience in the morning in a complex of saltpans and lagoons behind Faro airport. The saltpans are usually a perfect place to observe flamingos and shelducks and, in the reedbeds around, you'll be able to hear Cetti’s warblers. In the lagoons, many ducks are present mallards, gadwalls, teals, and much more. After visiting the lagoons, you'll walk along a golf course on the way to a bird hide. This green area is ideal to see many species such as hoopoes, Azure-winged Magpies, and Waxbills.

In the afternoon, you'll reach a natural area near Tavirawhere you'll have the opportunity to enjoy birdwatching at the saltpans. This place, which belongs to the Ria Formosa Natural Park, is ideal to see waders as well as flamingos. On the dykes between the lagoons, you'll see a wide range of species. Don't forget to check the bird species you'll see on the checklist that your guide will provide to you!

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What's included
  • Half-day tour
  • Roundtrip
  • Guide
Where

Caminho da Rocha, 8500-132 Mexilhoeira Grande, Portugal

Meeting point:

In front of Cruzinha.

What to remember
  • Please confirm your language desired directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • Remember to bring your binoculars
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When
  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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Provider
A Rocha Life
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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