Ria Formosa Island Tour

Family, Groups, Swimming

Are you ready for a Ria Formosa Island Tour?

Have you already heard of the Ria Formosa? This unique natural reserve is just outside of Faro and hosts an incredible variety of local flora and fauna. This Ria Formosa island tour on board of our modern catamaran is the best way to explore the natural beauty of the marine reserve Ria Formosa. At the Marina in Faro your friendly and experienced crew will welcome you.

Come on board of our modern and safe boat with space for up to 12 people for this half day trip. From here, we will take you on an unforgettable Ria Formosa island tour. Enjoy 4 amazing hours with our morning tour departing at 11am, and 3,5 hours with our afternoon tour at 3:15pm. 

At the Ria Formosa, there is a lot to explore - from rare bird species like flamingos to deserted beaches and cute fishing villages on the numerous islands. Our crew knows the region very well and are passionate about sharing their knowledge about the Ria Formosa with you. During this Ria Formosa island tour, we will take you along the most famous islands like Deserta Island and Farol Island.

Keep your eyes open for some rare bird species and colorful marine life that can be found during this boat trip through Ria Formosa! Please note that the best bird season is from October to March.

If it gets too warm, you can take a refreshing dive in the beautiful waters. There is also shade on board, so you don’t have to sit in the sun during the entire oat tour through Ria Formosa natural park. This Ria Formosa island tour is a great trip for your family or group of friends. Join us now! If you would like to celebrate special occasions, you can also book a private boat tour!



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

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

  • Smart, young and skilled staff, willing to provide you an unforgettable experience;

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


  • 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;

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


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

  • A local captain will give you onboard commentary about the sights;

  • If you feel like a refreshment, take a dive into the crystal-clear ocean;

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Ria Formosa Island Tour
3h 30m