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Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours

Rua Comandante Francisco Manuel | Cais da Porta Nova, Faro 8000-250, Portugal
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Ilha Deserta - Guided Nature Tour - Ria Formosa
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Ilha Deserta by Ferry from Ria Formosa
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Our boats were specifically designed for nature adventure and our tours are guided by one of our experienced and knowledgeable naturalist guides. This tour begins in Faro, we will cruise various channels; voyaging through magnificent waterways, streams, surrounded on all sides by rich marshlands and lagoons. Coastal scenery, natural history, traditional activities, birds details...
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  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“desert island” (17 reviews)
“guided tour” (12 reviews)
“fiddler crabs” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rua Comandante Francisco Manuel | Cais da Porta Nova, Faro 8000-250, Portugal
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"desert island"
in 17 reviews
"guided tour"
in 12 reviews
"fiddler crabs"
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"hop on hop"
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"day trip"
in 6 reviews
"southernmost point"
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"southernmost tip"
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"ferry ride"
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"interesting trip"
in 2 reviews
"an excellent guide"
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"same company"
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"very friendly service"
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"visiting faro"
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"a lot of fun"
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"ria formosa"
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"value for money"
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"bird life"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend visited Faro in February when we did the guided boat tour to Ilha Deserta. Our tour guide Fabio Buchino was great. He had a good knowledge of the nature reserve, and the surrounding area and he had lots of recommendations on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Over the years I have used this service many times to go to Ilha Deserta, but this was my worst experience yet. We arrived at 12pm and went to get our tickets, where we were told we had to pay for the speed boat, we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The day trip to the islands near Faro was a really nice experience to visit the deserted islands there. As we did the tour in the winter the places were really quiet and we had the beaches to ourselves. Fábio was an excellent guide who...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

The day trip with Animaris was excellent. Fábio was our guide and he drove the boat extra slow in the evening so that we could extend our trip to be able to watch the sunset on the water. Incredible views and more than friendly guy!...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

we had just reached Faro hotel when we saw the advertisement of Deserta boat touras we had not booked anything from before we decided to go for this experience. It was such a beautiful and relaxed experience.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

This was an amazing way to experience the city and its ocean culture. Fabio was knowledgeable and interesting, and there was no question he couldn't answer. He has personal experience with the fishing and ocean life in this area, and he made the tour a...More

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