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Boat trip from Faro to Ilha Deserta by Ferry

clock 1 to 8 hours
  • A return ticket to Ilha Deserta in Ria Formosa Natural Park.
  • Travel to and from the island by small catamaran boat. Read more
  • Explore the island at your own leisure - Ticket is for transport only.
  • What You'll Do:

  • Get the catamaran ferry boat to Ilha Deserta aka Desert Island from Faro.
  • Pass by beautiful scenery on the 45minute journey.
  • Catch the ferry back to Faro marina when you're done.
  • What It Includes:

  • Roundtrip to Ilha Deserta in Ria Formosa Natural Park.
  • 45minute journey through the lagoon and past the barrier islands.
  • Multiple departure times to suit you.
  • Travellers Talk:

  • This trip gets 4 and 5 star reviews from happy travellers.
  • They say the journey is fabulous with pleasant people working onboard.
  • Ilha Deserta is highly recommended, and if you visit off-season it truly is a deserted island!
  • Is It Right:

  • Great if you want to spend some time on a tiny island for either a couple of hours or the whole day.
  • Ticket is for transport only so you need to be comfortable with going off and doing your own thing, this is Not a guided tour.
  • A great way to reach the island allowing you to spend as much or as little time there as you want.
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Ria Formosa Boat Tour - Big Lagoon

clock 2 hours
  • - Skipper and guide with extensive experience in tours in the Ria Formosa;
    - Tour in natural environments and with unique landscapes;
    - Visit and passage through areas visited and sought after by people from all over the...Read more

4 Stops 4 Islands & Ria Formosa Natural Park - From Faro

clock 4 to 5 hours
  • Visit The Ria Formosa Natural Parque in a confortable catamaran and discover the 4 beautiful islands with 4 Stops : Deserta Island, Farol Island, Culatra Island an Hangares Island. You can snorkeling, walking near the ocean , enjoy a typical lunch on Culatra Island and observe the culture of oysters.
    ( Free Masks ) ( lunch not Included - you...Read more

Algarve Dolphin Watching & Marine Life Eco Tour

clock 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Spotting dolphins in their natural habitat is an extraordinary experience and on this 2.5-hour excursion off the coast of the Algarve, you will get the chance to see common and bottlenose dolphins, as well as the other marine life that live and play around the barrier islands of Ria Formosa and Santa Maria Cape, Europe’s most southerly...Read more

Eco Tour Ria Formosa - Guided Nature Tour from Faro to Ilha Deserta

clock 1 hour 30 minutes
  • The Eco Tour is a guided nature tour, from Faro to Ilha Deserta, through Ria Formosa Natural Park’s channels. Our professional guide will share with you information about local biodiversity, traditional activities, the history of Faro, the barrier islands of the natural park, and birdwatching. More than 300 bird species have been found here,...Read more

Rota das Dunas - Ilha Deserta Walking Nature Tour

clock 45 to 60 minutes
  • Discover our Walking Nature Tour, with a professional guide, along Ilha Deserta’s boardwalk.

    Rota das Dunas, meaning "Dune Route", is a guided walking tour, of average 45 minutes, on Ilha Deserta. It is a particularly interesting way of getting to know the Ria Formosa Natural Park. Ilha Deserta, a true desert island, is the only...Read more

Hop On Hop Off Islands

clock 2 to 24 hours
  • Feel free to explore the Ria Formosa’s barrier islands at your own pace. Departing from Faro, you can take the boat circuit to the islands of the Natural Park, and you have freedom to travel between them, on the available schedules. The ticket is valid for 24 hours on all trips until you return to Faro.

    How does the Hop On Hop Off Islands...Read more

3-Hour Boat Tour in Ria Formosa on Olhão Algarve

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  • Discover the wonders of nature on the Ria Formosa and be amazed and dazzled by this fragile and complex ecosystem considered to be one of Portugal's seven wonders, a place to be visited and preserved.

    On this tour you will have the opportunity to observe the Natural Park of the Ria Formosa navigating through its channels.
    You will walk...Read more

Private Sightseeing Boat Tour in Ria Formosa at Olhão

clock 2 hours
  • Discover the islands of Deserta, Farol, Culatra, and Armona. Explore the lagoon in a comfortable boat with a sunshade. Visit a fishing community on Culatra Island. Learn more about the Natural Park from your guide. Take a dive into the Cristal clear waters of the Armona...Read more

4-Hour Private Boat Tour in Ria Formosa

clock 4 hours
  • Discover the islands of Deserta, Farol, Culatra and Armona.
    Explore the lagoon on a confortable boat.
    Visit the fishing community of Culatra.
    Learn more about the Natural Park from your guide.
    Take a dive on the Cristal clear water.
    Relax and enjoy the amazing nature of the Ria Formosa...Read more

Dolphins observation tour in Olhão

clock 90 to 120 minutes
  • Dolphins and sea life boat trip on Atlantic Ocean,for absorving dolphins and other species a board of a nice speed boat.

    Departures from Olhão, at 08.00 am, or a 2h30 m tour leaving from inside waters of Ria formosa, along the river going until the Atlantic Ocean

    This is a experience to have with your family, normally childrens...Read more

Private Full day 4 islands tour & Lunch included (clean & safe)

clock 6 hours
  • Come on board a comfortable inflatable speed boat with your soul mate for a private tour. Follow the channels of the Ria Formosa and explore the barrier islands that form the natural reserve with a guide that will provide you with the relevant information.

    Enjoy drinks during the tour. You can make 4 stops before returning to Olhão, in...Read more