Are you ready for a Ria Formosa birdwatching tour on a solar boat?Any amateur or professional ornithologist out there on holidays in the Algarve? Or just nature-lovers looking for a new experience? This Ria Formosa birdwatching tour on a solar boat is the perfect option for all of the above, and a Must-Do if you’re on holidays in the region around Faro!
This unique 2,5-hour Ria Formosa birdwatching tour on a solar boat starts from the Cais da Porta Nova in Faro. Our friendly and experienced crew will welcome you on board of our modern solar boat for an eco-friendly boat trip. Did you know that a tour on our electrical boat powered by solar energy is the best and most sustainable way to explore this protected area?
The stunning Ria Formosa nature park is blessed with very unique flora and fauna. At the lagoon of Ria Formosa, you can find many interesting marine bird species, like flamingos, black-necked grebe, cormorant, white storks. Ornithologists and bird-enthusiasts from all over the world come here to observe rare species in the Ria Formosa on board of our eco-friendly solar boat.To make sure you spot every bird, we will supply you with binoculars and also brochures with information about the different species we will spot along the way. The experienced crew will make sure to help you spot the most beautiful birds during the Ria Formosa birdwatching tour on a solar boat!
There are seats in the sun and shade on board of the modern and quiet solar boat, so you decide where you feel more comfortable. Did you know that this first solar boat built in Portugal? It was built in Faro more or less 11 years ago. It is different from all other solar boats built by the company because of its adapted or photo-voltaic system. The boat is 8.30m long, being very spacious and stable, ideal for using tripods and monopods for bird observation and photography. We have 2 boats for 11 guests each, so we can take 22 people birdwatching at once. The fact that this solar boat tour runs solely on solar power, means there are no annoying motor sounds while cruising along the Ria Formosa. This way you can enjoy the view without disturbing nature!
What are you waiting for? Join us for this unique Ria Formosa birdwatching tour on a solar boat from Faro!
Observe rare and localized species that cannot be found anywhere near;
Our electrical boats are powered by solar power, being a sustainable form of exploring the region;
The solar boat is quiet and very pleasant, which makes it perfect to have a conversation on board and enjoy the scenery;
A local marine expert will tell you everything about the birds you find along the experience;
Be one with nature and enjoy the ride without leaving a negative impact on the environment!
All sea experiences are subject to the weather and sea conditions. In case of bad conditions, we’ll contact you to reschedule or arrange a refund;
Detailed tour operator information, including local phone number and exact address, is included in your confirmation email;
Please check-in 15 minutes before the start of the experience;
The minimum age is 2 years old;
We recommend bringing a snack and water;
We recommend bringing sunscreen and comfortable clothes;
A safety briefing, insurance and life-jackets are included;
All you need to enjoy nature to the fullest is included: guide, binoculars and informative brochure;
A local captain will give you onboard commentary about the sights;