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Islands Tour: Half Day Cruise in Ria Formosa National Park

Islands Tour: Half Day Cruise in Ria Formosa National Park

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Make the most of your time exploring Ria Formosa Natural Park by traveling with a guide on this half-day excursion. While you move through the canals of Olhao, the Barrier Islands, and the bay of Armona, learn about the area’s ecosystem and history through guided commentary. Make a stop for lunch (own expense) in the tiny fishing village of Cultura, where you can get a restaurant recommendation or picnic on the beach.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.80
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$23.80

Ria Formosa Natural Park Boat Cruise from Faro

Ria Formosa Natural Park Boat Cruise from Faro

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Ria Formosa Natural Park is one of the most impressive natural wonders along Portugal’s Algarve coast and the best way to explore is by boat. Hop aboard a catamaran on this small-group tour from Faro; cruise around the islands of Culatra, Farol, and Deserta; and spot wild flamingos and egrets swooping over the lagoon.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.69
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$35.69
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Ria Formosa: Boat Tour of the 3 Islands (Armona / Culatra / Farol / Deserta)

Ria Formosa: Boat Tour of the 3 Islands (Armona / Culatra / Farol / Deserta)

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The tour will be interpretive and explanatory during your trip, so during stops, everyone is free to engage in any type of activities on the respective islands, advised by the vessel's captain. Comments : - Navigation made only by Ria Formosa, avoiding seasickness; - Experienced and fluent captains in several languages; Stops: - 1st Stop - Ilha do Farol (1 hour), free visit. - 2nd Stop: Ilha da Armona (between 1H30 and 2H00), stop for lunch with reserved table, and time to visit after or before lunch. It is at the discretion of the customer! - 3rd Stop - Praia Deserta (1 hour), free visit. Lunch is not included at this time due to technical flaws, TripAdvisor is not letting us change the information or the itinerary described above, thanks for your understanding! On this trip we will know all the mysteries and secrets that the beautiful Ria Formosa Natural Park has to offer on the most complete tour!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.71
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$42.71

Algarve Buggy Tours

Algarve Buggy Tours

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Explore the Algarve’s lesser-known inland region on this adventurous buggy tour. Embark on a quick road trip with a local guide who will lead you to the Algarve’s many charming under-the-radar spots. Enjoy a relaxing ride as you escape the coast and cruise through bucolic countryside villages, vineyards, and farmland. Plus, get your adrenaline going with a little off-road river experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$166.57
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$166.57
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Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip in Faro

Ria Formosa Natural Park Two Islands Boat Trip in Faro

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Cruise from Faro to Ria Formosa Natural Park on an outing by catamaran that explores the remote islands of Faro and Deserta. This cruise is the perfect way to experience the Ria Formosa estuary, where you’ll find a maze of wetlands split by canals and hidden islands. Watch for the coastal birds of the Algarve as you relax on the 12-person catamaran, then enjoy some beach time on each island before returning to Faro. Both morning and afternoon departures are available.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.64
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$41.64
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Ilha Deserta and Farol Island: a small group boat trip in Ria Formosa from Faro

Ilha Deserta and Farol Island: a small group boat trip in Ria Formosa from Faro

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Cruise the glittering waters of Ria Formosa Natural Park on a 3-hour sailing trip from Faro. After you climb aboard a luxurious catamaran, sail to natural landmarks like Deserta Island and Farol Island and scour the scenery for sightings of exotic birds. Observe the lives of locals as you listen to history and culture-rich commentary from your guide. Receive personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to 10 passengers.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.69
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$35.69
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Small-Group Tour in Faro Islands

Small-Group Tour in Faro Islands

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A great chance to learn more about Ria Formosa and see the barrier islands that surround it. In this tour, a biologist will provide information about the natural park, its fauna and traditions! We head to the islands, where you will be able to see and visit Culatra Island and Deserta Island, as well as the Southernmost point of Portugal mainland - Cabo de Santa Maria. The tour includes 2 stops: one in Deserta Island (perfect for a swim) and the second one in Culatra island!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.14
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$38.14
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Algarve Half Day Jeep Safari Tour

Algarve Half Day Jeep Safari Tour

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Explore the wild and untamed areas of the Algarve on this half-day jeep safari tour from Albufeira. You won’t have to worry about driving on unfamiliar roads, as you’ll have a driver for the day. Enjoy the convenience of a hotel pickup, and stop off at local places that would be hard to find alone. Highlights included tasting honey, liquors, and jams, learning to make firewater, and seeing beautiful old villages.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.64
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$41.64
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3-Hour Boat Tour in Ria Formosa on Olhão Algarve

3-Hour Boat Tour in Ria Formosa on Olhão Algarve

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Discover the wonders of nature on the Ria Formosa and be amazed and dazzled by this fragile and complex ecosystem considered to be one of Portugal's seven wonders, a place to be visited and preserved. On this tour you will have the opportunity to observe the Natural Park of the Ria Formosa navigating through its channels. You will walk on white sands and sail through the calm waters of the Ria Formosa. We will have a lovely stop on a desert island where you can have a swim, relax and walk on the beach with wonderful white sand. Then we stop at one of the island communities. Can be Ilha do Farol or Ilha da Culatra. Throughout the tour the skipper will give a detailed explanation of the entire Ria Formosa, its fauna and flora and its fishing activities.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.74
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$29.74
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2 Stop | 2 Islands & Ria Formosa Natural Park - From Faro

2 Stop | 2 Islands & Ria Formosa Natural Park - From Faro

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Enjoy this relaxing tour in the Ria formosa Natural Parque whit a confortable Catamaran and discover the 2 beautiful and principal Islands with 2 Stop : Deserta Island and Farol Island. You can snorkeling , walking near the oceano , observe Cape os Santa Mariade and enjoy the local wildlife.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.52
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Ria Formosa Half Day Sailing Tour

Ria Formosa Half Day Sailing Tour

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We assure you, that you will have a good time, full of adrenaline and energy, the fun is guaranteed. Swim or relax under the hot Algarve sun and enjoy a tour on a stylish sailboat.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.49
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$59.49
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Faro - Ria Formosa tour with visit to 2 islands (Deserta, Farol) 3.5 hours

Faro - Ria Formosa tour with visit to 2 islands (Deserta, Farol) 3.5 hours

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Your trip will start through the channels of the Ria Formosa Natural Park where you can observe species of sea birds and fishing activities. Arriving at Deserta island, you can walk and enjoy the Dunar flora or dive in transparent waters, then we go out to the open sea to see the Cape of Stª Maria and head to the island of Farol. , enjoy the original architecture of the island, the return to Faro will be made enjoying the surroundings of the Ria Formosa. When you reach the end of the tour, you will notice that time has passed too quickly, and that your wish would be to stay on the islands for much longer.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.61
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4-Hour Private Boat Tour in Ria Formosa

4-Hour Private Boat Tour in Ria Formosa

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Discover the islands of Deserta, Farol, Culatra and Armona. Explore the lagoon on a confortable boat. Visit the fishing community of Culatra. Learn more about the Natural Park from your guide. Take a dive on the Cristal clear water. Relax and enjoy the amazing nature of the Ria Formosa Lagoon.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$380.73
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$380.73
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Route Between the Mountains and the Sea- Road Bikes

Route Between the Mountains and the Sea- Road Bikes

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Take an exhilarating ride through scenic eastern Algarve on this all-day guided bike tour that combines exercise with sightseeing. Ascend from the coast into the mountains with a small group of no more than 12 riders and a local guide. Stop for lunch in the white walled village of Martim Longo and pedal to the tour’s summit, the village of Alcaria do Cume, perched 1,476 feet (450 meters) above the Atlantic.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$118.98
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$118.98

Small-Group Adventure: Cycling in Ria Formosa Natural Park

Small-Group Adventure: Cycling in Ria Formosa Natural Park

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This is the perfect tour for cycling fans. Make the most of your time in Tavira, by going off the beaten track, and seeing things that can’t be reached by public transport. You won’t have to worry about getting lost, as a guide will accompany you. Highlights include Ria Formosa Natural Park, Cabanas de Tavira, Cacela Velha, Manta Rota, Altura, Monte Gordo, and Castle of Castro Marim.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.87
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$61.87
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Ria Formosa Natural Park Bike Tour
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Ria Formosa Natural Park Bike Tour

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Make the most of your time in Ria Formosa Natural Park by going on a bike tour. You’ll cover more ground than if you were traveling on foot, and you'll spend a whole day in the fresh air. Cut the stress out of navigating and potentially getting lost by having a guide to lead the way. Your guide will enhance your experience by providing commentary, pointing out flora and fauna, and taking you to the most picturesque spots. 
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.44
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$65.44
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The Bread Making Challenge!

The Bread Making Challenge!

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FOODIE TOURS Portuguese cuisine is amongst the best in the world, and it’s in the heart of the Monchique mountains that you will find some of the finest local products from local farmers. With this in mind, we welcome you to take one of our Gastronomic Tours, during which you will meet with local producers, learning about their products and how they are made. The main products in Monchique are Honey, Medronho (local firewater made from the arbutus berry), Mushrooms, Chestnuts, Chouriço and a wide variety of Pork products. Our Serra also hosts a wide variety of wildlife and flora, perfect for nature lovers. So, what better than to combine all these qualities to present you with a selection of Tours, that show you all we have to offer! Please note: Foodie tours must be booked at least 24 hours in advance.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.94
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$43.94

Algarve Half Day Private Jeep Safari Tour

Algarve Half Day Private Jeep Safari Tour

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Discover the highlights of Portugal’s Algarve region without renting a car on this personalized excursion from Albufeira, a tour with special appeal for first-time visitors. Learn about Algarve's cultural heritage, visit picturesque villages with Moorish influences, swim in a natural spring, taste honey and jam at a local farm, and shop for handicrafts. Your guide can suggest stops and adapt the itinerary to your preferences.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$416.43
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$416.43
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Sunset Safari with Traditional Dinner

Sunset Safari with Traditional Dinner

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Enjoy a trip down the Algarve coast from Albufeira on this sunset safari. Depart in the evening and take a Land Rover to the central parts of the Algarve and see the rolling countryside filled with lush valleys and streams. After an adventurous ride, enjoy a delicious Portuguese dinner at a local restaurant complete with local wines before heading back to your accommodation.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.39
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$71.39
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Your first experience Sailing - Private Trip in Ria Formosa

Your first experience Sailing - Private Trip in Ria Formosa

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Join a sailing boat trip in the Ria Formosa with a skipper for 4 hours. Enjoy the trip or be an active part of it, as the skipper will teach and help you perform some of the sailing tasks.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.65
Price varies by group size
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$68.65
Price varies by group size

Private Safari Experience with tidbits

Private Safari Experience with tidbits

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If you like privacy this is the ultimate experience combining a beautiful tour by comfortable hard top Land Rover driven by an experient local driver, across the Algarve inland with its interesting history, ancient traditions, gorgeous landscape and amazing gastronomy. 4 hours of pure discoveries and relaxing travel visiting some of the hidden treasures away from the touristic areas ending with a yummie traditional table full of home made of wildboar tidbits. On the way guests will visit some important monuments, old farms where home made liquors are produced, going up to the highest peaks to enjoy breathetaken scenery,. Natural squeezed orange juice and a home made piece of cake will also be part this special journey through the ancient unknown Al-Gharb.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$618.69
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$618.69
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Algarve Coastline and Beaches Land Tour

Algarve Coastline and Beaches Land Tour

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Discover the most beautiful beaches on the Algarve coastline on this private day tour from Albufeira. No need to worry about driving on winding coastal roads, and navigating unfamiliar territory, as you’ll have a driver for the day, and travel a comfortable vehicle. See beaches along coastal areas such as Falésia, S.Rafael, Pedras Amarelas, Galé, Benagil, Marinha, and Carvalho. You’ll hear commentary from your guide, and get insider knowledge on places locals love.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$713.87
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Villages in the Hills and Cork - Private Half-day Tour

Villages in the Hills and Cork - Private Half-day Tour

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Take a trip up the hills of the Serra do Caldeirão, and find an offbeat Algarve! Visit traditional villages, learn old ways of life that still prevail, and get an insight into the making of popular crafts. Find secret places and special moments off the beaten path and discover the Algarve others do not know about!
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$76.25
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$76.25
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Safari plus Kayaking Tour from Albufeira

Safari plus Kayaking Tour from Albufeira

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Get the most out of your Algarve trip by going on a 4x4 safari and kayaking experience. It’s the perfect way to see parts of the island that are off the tourist trail. Take the stress out of navigating—you’ll have a 4x4 driver to tackle the rural, off road routes—giving you access to hard-to-reach natural landscapes and local villages. Kayak along the coast, visiting caves, and spotting marine life too. 
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.18
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What people are saying about Half-day Tours in Faro

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Ria Formosa Natural Park Boat Cruise from Faro
"The departure point was easy to find and they took already care of me before the trip even started by providing all necessary informations via Whatsapp! Furthermore the staff was great and the boat trip was fun."..."
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Ria Formosa: Boat Tour of the 3 Islands (Armona / Culatra / Farol / Deserta)
"Lovely day trip seeing the islands. Fresh fish lunch at a local restaurant was lovely. Our guide was very friendly and interesting"..."
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Algarve Buggy Tours
"Amazing and challenging experience and the guide went above and beyond, they speak multi languages and made sure you were safe at all times. First time I ever drove one and it will not be the last. Would highly recomend this to anyone who travels to Algrave"..."
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Ilha Deserta and Farol Island: a small group boat trip in Ria Formosa from Faro
"This was a great day out. The guide was very informative and entertaining. Very glad we chose this trip. Would definitely recommend."..."
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Algarve Half Day Jeep Safari Tour
"Great fun. Great driver and very knowledgeable. To all the places he stopped and showed us. He was very passionate with we loved it and we really learned a lot in a fun and happy way. Brilliant"..."
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3-Hour Boat Tour in Ria Formosa on Olhão Algarve
"The pontoon boat was shaded and comfortable . With only 9 on board, we had space to move about. The captain very knowledgeable and informed us of birds, octupus fishing, oyster farming and tidal waves. We had 45 minutes to swim on an incredible beach, Was great experience and will use this first class service again !"..."
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2 Stop | 2 Islands & Ria Formosa Natural Park - From Faro
"The amount of time spent at each location was perfect. Our train arrived in the afternoon so a 4pm departure met our schedule perfectly. Pudding, our Captain, expand everything in 3 languages. The water was clear and beautiful for a swim or a walk along the beach."..."
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Small-Group Adventure: Cycling in Ria Formosa Natural Park
"This tour was one of the highlights of our time in Portugal. The tourguide, Jose, was very friendly, knowledgeable and fun. We learned a lot about the agricultural and cultural practices of the area, as well as enjoying beautiful scenery and fresh air. Highly recommended."..."
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The Bread Making Challenge!
"absolutely amazing Did this last year and enjoyed it so much we wanted to do this again. See you again next year"..."
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Your first experience Sailing - Private Trip in Ria Formosa
"Our instructor Paulo was very professional and friendly. He explained the basics of sailing and let us handle the boat also and happily answered any questions we had. Everything went very smooth, from the meeting in the marina until he dropped us off. This is a perfect trip if you want to get away from the crowds, want to learn something about sailing and want to enjoy the beauties of Ria Formosa. Highly recommended."..."
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Algarve Coastline and Beaches Land Tour
"Very informative tour guide. Drove along the beautiful coastline and made numerous stops."..."

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