From Faro: 4 Stops, 3 Islands in Ria Formosa Catamaran Tour

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Discover the 3 islands of Ria Formosa Natural Park on a catamaran tour. Visit Ilha Deserta, Ilha do Farol, and Ilha da Culatra and make stops to swim, try seafood, and watch Portuguese oyster farming.

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Highlights

  • Explore the Ria Formosa Natural Park and its islands
  • Swim in the waters of Ilha Deserta, the southernmost point of mainland Portugal
  • Enjoy lunch at a traditional fresh fish restaurant
  • Try local Ria Formosa oysters
  • Discover the difference in the cultures of the 3 islands

Description

Enjoy a catamaran tour in the Ria Formosa Natural Park. Discover its 3 islands with 4 stops included. Swim and snorkel in crystal clear waters, explore a traditional fishing village and see how oysters are farmed. Start your tour by crossing the channels of the Ria Formosa to observe the seabirds feeding on the edges of the marshes. Enjoy your first stop for 45 minutes at Ilha Deserta and swim and snorkel in the crystalline waters. Then, head to the next stop, Ilha do Farol for another 45 minutes to discover the lighthouse and take pictures of the typical Algarve houses around it. Sail towards Ilha da Culatra for the third stop, a fishing community, for 2 hours of free time. Enjoy the option to have lunch at a traditional restaurant on the island where the main course varies between fresh fish and seafood. Finally, make your last stop where you can observe oyster farming in the Hangars. Admire the tide changes at the Ria Formosa.

Includes

Professional skipper Snorkeling masks Life jackets

Important Information

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult Tours are subject to weather conditions The morning tour lasts 5 hours, and the afternoon tour lasts 4 hours

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