Hopping from island to island on a ferry from Olhão
is a great way for exploring the Ria Formosa Natural Park
. This excursion by ferry from Olhão is the ideal way to discover and enjoy the diversity of islands, villages and beaches in the Natural Park of Ria Formosa in Olhão area. On this tour by ferry from Olhão you’ll be able to see Farol Bay
(Farol means lighthouse) and the Santa Maria Lighthouse in Farol Island, one of the 3 lighthouses in the Algarve.
We will do a one and a half hour stop for lunch in Culatra Fishermen’s Town in Culatra Island
, a town of only about 1000 inhabitants. During the break, you can go for a nice lunch of fresh fish in one of the typical restaurants or go for a nice picnic at the beach. After, the island hopping tour on a ferry from Olhão will continue the tour and go to Armona Bay and Armona Island
where we’ll do another stop – this time for 30mins, just enough for a refreshment in the ocean or to check out the Island.
We then return to Olhão, passing by the Tuna Factories
. During the island hopping ferry from Olhão, the skipper will be your guide
throughout the tour and will tell you all about the area, fauna and flora. We’ll provide you with book guides and binoculars so you can have an even better experience. Itinerary: Olhão – Deserta Island – Farol Island – Culatra Island (1h30 stop for lunch, price not included) – Armona Bay – Armona Island (30min stop) – Olhão Highlights: