Are you ready for this Ria Formosa boat tour?Join us on this two-hour Ria Formosa boat tour to discover one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal! The Ria Formosa Natural Park is worth a visit if you appreciate nature. The Ria Formosa is popular not only for its variety of landscapes but also because of its unique location. The Natural Park was recently elected as one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal. This is unique coastal lagoon is not to be missed during your holidays in the Algarve. And this Ria Formosa boat tour is a great way to explore this natural gem!
This Ria Formosa boat tour departs from Tavira and beside enjoying the stunning landscapes, we’ll take you for a birdwatching experience! The local guide will point out the different species of birds you’ll encounter along the way. Some of the birds we sight most often are flamingos,herons and curlews.
The Ria Formosa boat tour will take you to get to know the old tuna factories and the oyster and mussel farms that are still of great importance for the region. We’ll cruise in direction of Santa Luzia, known as the Capital of Octopus. So, if you like octopus, please have lunch here during your holidays in the Algarve! We’ll then sail by the coast of “Terra Estreita” and the Island of Tavira.
At Cabanas de Tavira we’ll have a 15 minute break to grab a drink (not included) and take some pictures. On our way back, the Ria Formosa boat tour we’ll head out a bit further to get a nice view over the coastline of Tavira (if the ocean conditions allow). The end of this Ria Formosa boat tour is in Tavira.
Along the Ria Formosa boat tour, the skipper will share some interesting insights about the Ria Formosa, about the village of Santa Luzia, the Tavira Island and Cabanas.
A local marine expert will tell you everything about the birds you find along the experience;
A visit to this marine reserve is a true must for all nature lovers visiting the region;
Enjoy the view over the amazing coastline from a unique perspective;
Modern and luxurious boat with space in the shade and the sun;
Smart, young and skilled staff, willing to provide you an unforgettable experience;
This experience will give you access exclusive areas far from the busy touristic areas;
Detailed tour operator information, including local phone number and exact address, is included in your confirmation email;
Please check-in 20 minutes before the start of the experience;
This experience does not include food and drinks so feel free to bring your own;
We recommend bringing sunscreen, swimming gear, a hat and a towel;
You’ll pay a deposit to place your booking request and pay the remaining once your booking is confirmed, with the tour operator
A safety briefing by a multilingual guide, insurance and life-jackets are included;
Let your private skipper take you to the most amazing secret spots in the area;