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We organize tours and activities in Ria Formosa and the Algarve: sailing boat trips, kayak tours, birdwatching tours, guided walks and kayak rental & hire. Daily available departures throughout the year.
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Doca de Recreio de Faro | Edifício Ginásio Clube Naval, Faro 8000-541, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on this very pleasant trip during the afternoon last week. If we had timed it better, we should have arranged to go later in the day, when the bird life is more in abundance. However, it was a very pleasant, relaxing experience. Gliding...More

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Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking your time and sharing your opinion on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is very important for us and we're very happy to know you had such a delightful trip on our solar powered boat. We want to thank you also for your...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Three-hour walking tour was very worthwhile with Lauro's expert guidance. Actually took a bit longer but we did not complain about that. Included some ten minutes by car to starting point. Binoculars and telescope of very good quality (we are not experts). Saw species common...More

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Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, Thanks for your review on Tripadvisor. Your insight is very important for us @ Lands so we're very happy to know it was really worthwhile. We want to thank you also for your lovely comments about our guide Lauro which makes us very...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a two hour guided tour by Lauro who enthusiastically shared his extensive knowledge of the Ria Formosa. The double kayak was easy to manoeuvre and the area is calm. We called them to book the time and had no problem scheduling the tour....More

Thank Sarah R
Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Sarah, Thanks for taking your time and sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is very important for us and it’s great to know kayaking in the Ria Formosa Nature Park was such a wonderful experience. We want to thank you also for your...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018

We did the 2 hour kayak tour to Ria Formosa. Because no other people booked the tour for that day we 've got our own private trip. We did some kayaking before but are not very experienced so we choose a double kayak. The water...More

Thank Sabrina P
Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Dear Sabrina, Many thanks for taking your time to review your kayak tour in Ria Formosa. Your insight is very important for us @ Lands so we're very happy to know you had such a nice experience. We want to thank you also for your...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

There have been many great reviews here and I think it is important to validate and review those reviews. We did the 2 hour kayak tour with Lauro (tour guide). Lauro was very friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable about the local area and this confirms many...More

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Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Dear Jack, Many thanks for sharing your opinion on TripAdvisor. Guests insight is very important for us so it's great to know you had a such a relaxing and fun kayak tour in Ria Formosa with us. We want to thank you also for your...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Went on a quality short boat ride with the kids. One child went free. The skipper was a great host very knowledgeable, the boat was solar powered which was very peacful so we will be going back for a longer cruise to the ilha deserta...More

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Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Dear Javed, Many thanks for taking your time to review your solar boat trip in Ria Formosa. Your insight is very important for us @ Lands so we're very happy to know your boat tour was such a great experience. We want to thank you...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018

Lands is a well-run company with extremely knowledgable staff. We did not have much time so we could only do the 45-minute tour. But our guide LAURO, was extremely knowledgable and professional. By training he is a marine biologist, and he mixed science, nature and...More

Thank Paul S
Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Dear Paul, Many thanks for taking your time to review your solar boat trip in Ria Formosa. Your insight is very important for us @ Lands so we're very happy to know you had such a great experience on the barrier islands of Ria Formosa....More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

We never got to do the kayak trip as the not-so-helpful receptionist advised us against it for wind reasons (even though there wasn't much of a breeze). Afterwards it seemed to us it had been in her own interest (so we could fill the big...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The wetlands around Faro are full of wildlife, including an amazing variety of birds, and can best be viewed by getting up close in a small boat. I have some kayaking experience but I took a novice with me and he picked it up easily...More

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Bárbara A, Gerente geral at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Faburt Many thanks for your review on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is very important for us and it's great to know you had such a wonderful time kayaking in Ria Formosa. This area is indeed full of wildlife and one of the best ways of...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

There are several very good reasons why Lands is probably the first name you'll hear if you ask about kayaking, sailing, guided walks or birdwatching in the Faro area: they've earned a great reputation for running these activities over a long period of time and...More

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Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Dear Niki, Many thanks for taking your time to review your kayak tour in Ria Formosa. Your insight is very important for us @ Lands so we're very happy to know you spent such a fun afternoon and you think kayaking is the best way...More

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Jo H
2 June 2018|
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Response from Bárbara A | Property representative |
Hi Jo, Good morning Thanks for your contact. You can contact us to mail@lands.pt Looking forward your contact, Best regards Bárbara
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Response from Bárbara A | Property representative |
Good afternoon Many thanks for your contact and your interest in our kayaks. Our options for kayaking are in Ria Formosa with departures from our offices in the Marina of Faro. We have kayaks available but we advise to... More
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