4-Hour Private Boat Tour in Ria Formosa

4 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 12
Mobile ticket


Discover the islands of Deserta, Farol, Culatra and Armona.
Explore the lagoon on a confortable boat.
Visit the fishing community of Culatra.
Learn more about the Natural Park from your guide.
Take a dive on the Cristal clear water.
Relax and enjoy the amazing nature of the Ria Formosa Lagoon.


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Ria Formosa Natural Park, Olhao Portugal

Navigate through the calm waters of the Ria Formosa with a skipper on board who gives you all the explanations about the Ria Formosa, the fauna and flora, and the fishing activities.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ilha da Culatra, Olhao Portugal

Culatra Island is a very typical and genuine village of mostly fisherman that inhabit the island all year through, with lots of interest and cultural aspects.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ilha Do Farol, Ilha Do Farol, Faro District, Algarve

With the biggest inlet of water of all the Ria Formosa and being near the cape of Santa Maria, the most southern point of Portugal, these island has an extremely beauty marked by its imposing lighthouse.

Duration: 30 minutes


  • Life vests
  • Bottled water


  • Private transportation

Additional information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

October 2021

Thankyou Jaime for a fantastic day exploring the lagoons. We all learnt so much about tides and local clam 'farming'....and visiting our own private (Blake) island. We had such a nice day we overstayed by 2 hours!

October 2021

Superb trip. Skipper Joao personalised the experience for us as one of our party was particularly interested in birds. It was a comfortable boat with drinks provided. He arranged a lunch table at a fish restaurant on one of the islands and was relaxed with the time of our return. We highly recomm...

August 2020

I could recommend enough this tour. Very organized and the guide Jaime is simply the best. Very interesting explanations, super fun and nice.

July 2020

The boat tour was amazing. We enjoyed all the locations we did and had the chance to have as skipper Joao who is also the owner. He was very kind and he took time to explain the specificities of the region, nature and flora with some anecdotes. We really enjoyed our time ! The boat was also comf...

August 2021

Obrigada Jaime pela incrível 4a feira! Passeio excelente, disponibilidade total, conhecimento profundo da Ria, das suas gentes e costumes. Uma pessoa genuína que adora partilhar conhecimento e proporcionar um bom momento de lazer! Conhecemos bem a Ria, com o Sabino Boat Tours é o segundo passeio ...

June 2021

Decidimos fazer a tour pelas ilhas da ria formosa com a Sabino boat tours e não podíamos ter ficado mais satisfeitos com toda a experiência. Trata-se de uma visita pelas ilhas da ria com guia (o nosso foi o João, que adoramos conhecer), com paragem para almoço no restaurante “a do João” no farol....

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