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

By Formosamar
4.5/5
Price is AU$49per adult

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3h
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Multiple languages
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Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Guides required to wear masks
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Ilha Deserta and Farol Island: a small group boat trip in Ria Formosa from Faro

Non-refundable
3h
English

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Price is AU$48.40 per ticket, price for 1 Adult is AU$48.40
AU$48.40

Total

Price is AU$48.40

What's included, what's not

  • 3-hour catamaran boat trip (includes a stop of 1 hour in Farol and 20 up to 30 minutes in Deserta)
  • Life jackets
  • Local guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Entry/Admission - Ilha do Farol
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport to/from attractions
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips (Optional)

Know before you book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 adults per booking is required
  • A maximum of 11 people per booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transport
  • Infant seats available
  • Transport is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
  • Returns to original departure point

What you can expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Formosamar - Boat Tours Passeios na Ria Formosa, Pure Nature Store Doca de Recreio de, Passeio Abu Sào Ibn Harune, 8000-541 Faro, Portugal

The meeting point for your tour is at our offices at the ground floor of the building of Ginásio Clube Naval de Faro (Nautical Club of Faro). Please be so kind and check in for your tour or activity with our team members at least 10 minutes before the departure time.

Pass By: Ginásio Clube Naval, Estr. do Passeio Ribeirinho 58, 8001-901 Faro, Portugal

The meeting point for your tour is at our offices at the ground floor of the building of Ginásio Clube Naval de Faro (Nautical Club of Faro). Please be so kind and check in for your tour or activity with our team members at least 10 minutes before the departure time.

Pass By: Ria Formosa Boat Tours - Animaris Desert Island, R. Cmte. Francisco Manuel 41, 8000-138 Faro, Portugal

Experience Ria Formosa - one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal on this boat trip.

Cruise gently on a comfortable catamaran as we depart from Faro sailing slowly through the channels of the Ria Formosa to fully enjoy the beautiful landscape.

Along the tour we will see birds like the Grey Heron, the White Stork and many other birds that use this area as a feeding habitat. At low tide, looking around one can observe the hard work of the people in the oysters and clams farms. Looking towards the ocean you will see one of the most important sea entrances of the Ria Formosa.

This boat trip takes a total of 3 hours and makes 2 stops on 2 different islands (includes a 1 hour stop on Farol Island and 20-30 minutes on Deserta Island).

Stops are planned according to tides and day conditions.

Stop At: Barreta Island, 8000 Faro, Portugal

Ilha Deserta is also known as Barreta Island. In this stop you can choose to explore the fauna and flora of the island along an easy walk or simply enjoy the sunshine and bath in the clear waters of the beach.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ilha do Farol, R. das Flores 119, 8000 Faro, Portugal

Here you can enjoy a walk around the streets of this small but friendly community. When passing by the lighthouse, go on until the very end to admire an extensive beach of fine white sand washed by calm warm waters, here lies the most southern point of Portugal - the Santa Maria Cape.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Ria Formosa Natural Park, Olhao Portugal

After the 2 stops, on the trip back to Faro be enchanted by one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal – the Ria Formosa.

Pass By: Muralhas de Faro, Largo de Sao Francisco Freguesia da Sé, Faro 8000-142 Portugal

The tours ends with stunning views of the old town of Faro along the way.

Pass By: Portas do Mar, Rua Comandante Francisco Manuel 41 Centro Histórico, Faro 8000-250 Portugal

You can choose to disembark here, if you wish please be so kind to ask your skipper in advance.

Pass By: Doca de Faro, Praca Dom Francisco Gomes 15, Faro 8000-168 Portugal

Ending point of your boat trip.

Pass By: Marina de Faro, Praca Dom Francisco Gomes 15, Faro 8000-168 Portugal

Ending point of your boat trip.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

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

Social distancing

  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Faro Faro

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Formosamar - Boat Tours Passeios na Ria Formosa, Pure Nature Store Doca de Recreio de, Passeio Abu Sào Ibn Harune, 8000-541 Faro, Portugal
    • Faro Faro

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