Birdwatching in Fuzeta

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Are you ready to go birdwatching in Fuzera?

Admire the incredible diversity of the rare birds in the Natural Park of Ria Formosa and of the coastline in the Eastern Algarve. The experienced skipper and marine biologist is the perfect guide on this boat trip. He’ll be happy to teach you all about the different bird species we will se. Binoculars and brochures with information about the birds are provided on board. Let’s go birdwatching in Fuzeta!

The beautiful Natural Park of Ria Formosa covers an area of 14.000 hectares protected by a complex web of sand barriers and dunes that extents for 60 kilometers along the coast and host in a regular basis more than 20,000 waterbirds especially during winter time. 

Some of the most interesting species that we often observe during our birdwatching in Fuzera are the black-necked grebe (podiceps nigricollis), the spoonbill (platalea leucorodia), oystercatcher (haematopus ostralegus), flamingo (phoenicopterus roseus), bar-tailed godwit (limosa lapponica), Mediterranean gull (larus melanocephalus), cormorant (phalacrocorax carbo), little egret (egretta garzetta), grey heron (ardea cinerea), white stork (ciconia ciconia), among others.

Did you know that the Ria Formosa is an important location for migrant birds from or to Africa? During this birdwatching in Fuzeta it's possible to see up to 200 species of birds in one day. The Ria Formosa is a great place to see rare and localized species that cannot be found anywhere else in Portugal, like Purple Swamp-hen and Little Bittern. This boat trip, from departure to arrival, including the bird observation, takes about two hours and is always done on low tide.



  • A visit to this marine reserve is a true must for all nature lovers visiting the region;

  • Observe rare and localized species that cannot be found anywhere near;

  • The experienced skipper knows all the secrets and history of the region, and will happily tell you all about it;

  • This experience will give you access exclusive areas far from the busy touristic areas;

  • A local marine expert will tell you everything about the birds you find along the experience;


  • This experience does not include food and drinks so feel free to bring your own;

  • Please check-in 20 minutes before the start of the experience;

  • All sea experiences are subject to the weather and sea conditions. In case of bad conditions, we'll contact you to reschedule or arrange a refund;

  • Detailed tour operator information, including local phone number and exact address, is included in your confirmation email;

  • Departure time depends on the sea conditions, you'll be contacted by the tour operator about the exact hour;

  • We recommend bringing sunscreen, swimming gear, a hat and a towel;


  • A safety briefing by a multilingual guide, insurance and life-jackets are included;

  • All you need to enjoy nature to the fullest is included: guide, binoculars and informative brochure;

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