From Faro : Birdwatching Boat Tour in small group

5 (7 Reviews)
Ocean Emotions, Passeio Abu Sào Ibn Harune Loja B, 8000-541 Faro
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(7 reviews)

1 Hour 30 Minutes

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

12 people


English, Français, Portuguese, Spanish

About this tour

On this 1h30 nature tour, you will have the pleasure of observing some birds in the Ria Formosa natural park! In a small group and with your local guide, embark on a nature tour, where you will observe the narrow canals of Faro.

Due to these natural characteristics and its geographical location,  Ria Formosa Park it was included in the list of wetlands of global interest defined by the Ramsar Convention. In this protected area you can observe different habitats such as barrier islands, salt marshes, tidal flats, islets, dunes, salt marshes, freshwater lagoons, agricultural areas and forests that are home to an impressive diversity of flora and fauna.

A paradise for bird watchers, the Ria Formosa is considered an important bird zone (IBA) and is part of the Natura 2000 Network. This is one of the most important areas for water birds in Portugal, regularly hosting more than 20,000 birds during the period winter. The area is also very important as a stopping point on the migratory routes between Europe and Africa and serves as a shelter for rare species in Portugal such as the Purple Caimão, symbol of this Natural Park and other emblematic species such as the colorful flamingos.

The group is a maximum of 8 people, making this experience more familiar and personal. This tour is recommended to be done at low tide, so we recommend that you send us a message to schedule the best time depending on availability

Don’t forget to always check the weather for that day , before booking your tour. See all our other tours here.


  • Explore the Ria Formosa Natural Park and Faro
  • You will learn the history of the Ria Formosa while enjoying a day in nature
  • Learn about the bird species in the Ria Formosa
  • Observe the fauna and flora


  • birdwatching boat trip in small group
  • guide fluent in 4 languages
  • 0,5 L bottle of water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


1 - 2 Hours



Frequently asked questions

We do not refund customer cancellations less than 24 hours prior to departure. For cancellations of customers with more than 24 hours before departure, we refund the amount in full.


This activity can be conditioned by the weather and conditions of the sea. We can, in case of bad weather or uncomfortable sea conditions, cancel the trip by fully refunding the amount paid or rebooking the trip to another time.

Our tours are subject to weather and sea conditions. In the event of unfavorable weather conditions, we will contact you to reschedule or provide a refund. Additionally, the company reserves the right to cancel a trip if it does not reach the minimum number of passengers. Customers will receive a full refund in such cases.

Tour's Location

Ocean Emotions, Passeio Abu Sào Ibn Harune Loja B, 8000-541 Faro


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Amazing experience and tour guide!

We’ve seen amazing birds and the tour guide fascinated us with his knowledge about the area and the different species of birds. Totally best way to explore Ria Formosa!

Highly recommend this boat bird watching tour

Brilliant private two and a half boat tour this morning. Extremely knowledgeable guide. Saw lots of birds including Osprey, Shearwater, Egret, Grey plover, Tern, Spoonbill. Highly recommended.

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