Water activity

Faro: Ria Formosa Catamaran Tour

4.4 / 5

5 reviews

Activity provider: Islands 4 you

Faro: Ria Formosa Catamaran Tour

Activity provider: Islands 4 you

From US$ 25.10 per person

Enjoy nature while you sail through the channels of the Ria Formosa Natural Park. Discover some of the bird species that live there during your adventure.

About this activity

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, Spanish, English, French
Wheelchair accessible


  • Come on board a comfortable catamaran
  • Sail across the Ria Formosa Natural Park
  • Enjoy a guided tour
Full description
Hop aboard a comfortable catamaran and experience the feel of nature as you get to know the different species of birds that inhabit the Ria Formosa Natural Park. Explore the lagoon while sailing through marshes and channels. The skipper is an experienced guide that will give you relevant information about the ecosystem, the tidal system, the birds, and also the history of Faro. The guide can speak in different languages such as English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese. Then, return to your original point of departure for the end of the tour.
  • Guide
  • Boat ride
  • Safety briefing and life-jackets
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

The meeting point is next to Hotel Eva Senses. You can find parking near the Faro Marina.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • During summer, bring sunscreen and a hat
  • During the winter, be prepared for the fresh river breeze
  • You can bring your own snacks and drinks
  • Please check-in 15 minutes before departure
  • There is free parking at Largo São Francisco, Faro (about 3 minutes of walking to the point of departure)
  • There's no guarantee that you'll see birds. Best season is from October to March. Better to go with low tide
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

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We only make the trip from Faro to the island of Faro ... not much to see and even the guide did not leave us so much time ... I do not recommend.

July 25, 2018

Was very special !!! And the travel guide Pedro was very good

A very nice trip is definitely recommended

June 16, 2018

Was a great tour

May 8, 2022


Product ID: 145074