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Ria Formosa Natural Park Birdwatching Segway Tour from Faro

Highlights
  • 1.5-hour guided Segway tour of Ria Formosa Natural Park near Faro
  • Glide past unspoiled coastal terrain that is known for its abundant flora and fauna
  • Discover more about the unique coastal landscapes, which include lagoons, marshes and tidal flats
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Ria Formosa Natural Park Birdwatching Segway Tour from Faro
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Tour departs from your hotel in Algarve
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Overview
Experience nature up close and personal on a Segway, during this 1.5-hour birdwatching tour in Ria Formosa Natural Park, departing from Faro. The beauty of the Algarve is in its iconic landscapes and untouched marshes. During this tour, explore Ria Formosa Natural Park and spot native and migratory birds feeding in freshwater lagoons, tidal flats and other ecosystems. Catch glimpses of flamingos, the rare purple swamphen, and other bird species as you learn about their natural habitat from your expert guide. This nature and wildlife tour also offers an optional pickup and drop-off from your Algarve hotel.
What to Expect
Meet your guide near the Faro airport at a predetermined time or at your Algarve hotel for a pickup (if upgrade selected). Then begin your birdwatching tour by Segway at Ria Formosa Natural Park.

First, listen to a safety briefing that explains how to operate your electric self-balancing Segway. Then, strap on your helmet and cruise to Ria Formosa Natural Park, while savoring scenic coastal views along the way. See the Park’s marshes, freshwater lagoons, and tidal flats that comprise this important tranquil habitat. Learn about the hundreds of species that live here during spring and autumn migration periods.

Traverse nature and wildlife surroundings along smooth trails and paths. Then, zip over to Ludo for the park’s best birdwatching. Gaze into your binoculars and scan lush ecosystems for vibrant rosy-pink flamingos and purple swamphen preening their plumage. Listen as your guide explains how the park’s system of barrier islands communicates with the sea and makes a perfect home to its feathered inhabitants.

Continue birdwatching in the Algarve while searching for more unusual species and rare specimens until your 1.5 hours comes to a close. Then, drop off your Segway and return to your departure point.
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Reviews (39)
1 - 5 of 36 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
INCREDIBLE! 100% recommend!

We had the best time on the tour round Ria Formosa! Nelson was fantastic, booked on short notice as only in Faro for the weekend - he was brilliant, definitely made our weekend! Took heaps of photos of videos, would 100% recommend! Definitely contacting him...More

Thank ctramsden
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile
Great Tour of Ria Formosa

Highly recommend. Booked the tour for myself and my family. The tour was very informative and most importantly, a lot of fun. Guide was very good !!!

Thank Max557
Reviewed 9 October 2018
Great fun - wonderful experience

Our third time!. We will keep bringing our guests. They all start scared but rapidly become totally competent, thanks to the excellent support and guidance from Nelson and Andre. Everyone ends up loving it - and impressing the grandchildren! Can we book for next year?

1  Thank GrahamB2394
Reviewed 18 September 2018
Great experience!

We had such an amazing trip! The weather conditions were great, lots of sun and blue skies. Our guide Nelson really knows his way around the area and shares lots of information about nature and the environment. We made the trip with 2 adults and...More

Thank bart1971317
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile
Segway tour

Andrea took us on our tour, last week. Excellent tour guide, very informative. Great location for our the tour lots to see and well worth the time out. Very professional guide, all our family really enjoyed ourselves.

Thank 190cathn
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