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3h30 boat trip through the islands of Ria Formosa (Culatra and Deserta)

By ODYSSEY Traditional Boat Tours


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Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Vehicles and venues disinfected
Guides required to wear masks

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What's included, what's not

  • Snorkelling masks, adult and child;
  • Water, juice or beer
  • Shaded boat / beach umbrellas;
  • Binoculars for nature observation;
  • Beach activities and games (eg volleyball, beach tennis);
  • Local guide with experience and knowledge of the locality;
  • Informative map and guides;
  • Lunch

Know before you book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transport
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
  • Returns to original departure point

What you can expect

Duration: 3H30


During the interpretive tour, you will be able to know a lot about Ria Formosa and its Nature. The vessel's captain will talk about the region's customs and traditions, the region's fauna and flora, as well as its history!

During the stops, everyone is free to exercise any type of activity on the respective islands, advised by the vessel's captain.

- Culatra Island (1h30 minutes)

- Deserta Beach (40 minutes)

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We leave Olhão for an odyssey in one of the 7 natural wonders of Portugal, on board a safe, comfortable and shaded vessel, with a maximum capacity of 6 people, which allows its passengers to enjoy and have an unforgettable experience in the beautiful natural park da Ria Formosa!

We are 100% focused and dedicated to the excellent quality of our experience and the safety of our passengers!

On this trip we will know all the mysteries and secrets that the beautiful Ria Formosa Natural Park has to offer!

This is the ideal tour of excellent quality and economical if you want to know all the islands of Ria Formosa in Olhão and Faro, it will be an unforgettable and rich experience of unique and special moments to share and tell!

Comments :

- Navigation made only through the interior channels of Ria Formosa, avoiding nausea or bad mood;

- Experienced and fluent captains in different languages;

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Gear and equipment sanitised between use

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Activity Location

  • Olhão
  • Faro Faro

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Av. 5 de Outubro 2, 8700-302 Olhão, Portugal
    • Faro Faro

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