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Ria Formosa: the Deserta Island and Farol Island Boat Trip

by Formosamar
per adult Price is AU$50
5 of 5
Duration: 3h Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

  • Experience the Algarve's beautiful Ria Formosa

  • Cruise gently on a comfortable catamaran with a small group

  • Visit the Deserta Island

  • Explore the Farol Island

  • Visit beaches of fine white sand washed by calm warm waters

Highlights

  • Experience the Algarve's beautiful Ria Formosa

  • Cruise gently on a comfortable catamaran with a small group

  • Visit the Deserta Island

  • Explore the Farol Island

  • Visit beaches of fine white sand washed by calm warm waters

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10:00 AM, Ria Formosa: the Deserta Island and Farol Island Boat Trip in English

Duration 3h

Live Commentary in English.

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Total price is AU$49.12, taxes included

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11:30 AM, Ria Formosa: the Deserta Island and Farol Island Boat Trip in English

Duration 3h

Live Commentary in English.

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12:00 PM, Ria Formosa: the Deserta Island and Farol Island Boat Trip in English

Duration 3h

Live Commentary in English.

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3:00 PM, Ria Formosa: the Deserta Island and Farol Island Boat Trip in English

Duration 3h

Live Commentary in English.

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5:00 PM, Ria Formosa: the Deserta Island and Farol Island Boat Trip in English

Duration 3h

Live Commentary in English.

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Ria Formosa: the Deserta Island and Farol Island Boat Trip

Activity Location

Faro

Faro

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Formosamar

    Avenida da República, Stand 1 Doca de Recreio de Faro

    Faro 8000-078


Description

Discover Portugal’s natural wonders during this 3-hour catamaran trip to Ria Formosa from Faro. Board a comfortable catamaran with a small-group and discover the Ria Formosa Natural Park. Visit the Deserta Island and Farol Island, looking out for birds and observing the daily lives of citizens in a local fishing village. This small-group tour is limited to 12 people or less, offering a more intimate experience.

Start the tour by departing from the Faro Marina. Sail slowly through the channels of Ria Formosa to fully enjoy the beautiful landscape. Along the way, look out for birds such as the Grey Heron, White Stork, and other native birdlife that frequent the area to feed.

Approaching the islands and beaches, catch a glimpse of the lighthouse of Culatra Island as the boat pulls in for a stop in Farol. Observe the hard work of the people in the oyster and clam farms. Take in the stunning surrounding scenery and see one of the most important sea entrances of the Ria Formosa.

Upon leaving Farol, make a stop at Deserta Island, also known as Barreta Island. Explore the fauna and flora of the island along an easy walk or simply enjoy the sunshine and bathe in the clear waters of the beach. On the trip back to Faro, enjoy the tranquility of one of the seven wonders of Portugal, the Ria Formosa.


Inclusions

  • 3-hour catamaran boat trip (includes a stop of 1 hour in Farol and 20 up to 30 minutes in Deserta)

  • Life jackets

  • Local Guide

  • Live commentary on board

  • Small-group tour


Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Transport to/from attractions

  • Food and drinks

  • Tips (Optional)

  • All other extras


Know Before You Book

  • A minimum of 2 adults per booking is required

  • A maximum of 11 people per tour

  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

  • May be operated by a multilingual guide

  • Subject to favourable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

  • Wheelchair accessible