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A Rocha Life - Day Tours

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Do birdwatching and discover the Algarve and southern Alentejo. Each tour was designed to give you the most time birding and take you to some of the richest birding spots in south-west Portugal. You can go for a guided tour starting at 25€. Some...more
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Cruzinha, Apartado 41, Mexilhoeira Grande, Portimao 8501-903, Portugal
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Wanted to combine some bird watching with a family holiday. A rocha provided a flexible programme with advice. The guides, Phillipa and Gui were very knowledgeable and I had three very enjoyable and rewarding trips. Highlights include blue rock thrush, eleven Egyptian vultures, two little...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Found this company after a careful Google search. We love wildlife, but are not dedicated birdwatchers, so we wanted a relaxing tour with an expert who would make it more fun for us. Many short tours in different areas on offer, which was perfect for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Looking for a bird guide in the Algarve, I searched eBird for birders in the area, contacted one person who indicated another person who indicated A Rocha Life. I am so glad it didn't work with the previous people because I couldn't be happier with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank GiseleSchoene
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We enjoyed a fabulous day with expert guide Guillaume yesterday, which we booked only the day before. My husband and I had Gui and his car to ourselves, and the day was organised flexibly to suit our preferences (start time, drop off point at end...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great day with you witnessing the bird ringing and moth events followed by an afternoon bird watching trip with Guy who was an excellent, patient and informative guide. I wish you well for the future and will visit again next year as...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Marcial F, General Manager at A Rocha Life - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you very much for your encouraging words. Looking forward to having you back.

Reviewed 14 July 2017

Spent a great days birding with Guillaume in the Alentejo.Lesser kestrels, great bustards,rollers, bush robins and black vultures were some of the many species seen and Guillaume was extremely flexible with the itinerary on the day and was extremely knowledgable in where to locate the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Marcial F, General Manager at A Rocha Life - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Dear Mr. Mulligan Many thanks for your review and we are happy that you've enjoyed the day. Looking forward to having you back with us, this comes with our very best wishes for your life in general and also for your birding. Yours, Marcial

Reviewed 3 May 2017

I went bird-watching in the morning, and to look for orchids in the afternoon. Note that on the website each activity takes place on a specific day of the week, but if that doesn't suit they may be able to rearrange dates - as they...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Jamie5301
Marcial F, General Manager at A Rocha Life - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you very much for your informative review. Future clients will be thankful of your helpful remarks. If ever back in Portugal we look forward to your visit again. With our very best wishes.

Reviewed 10 March 2017

Visited five different habitats with our excellent guide, coast, lagoons, salt marshes and inland. We saw nearly 100 different species. The whole affair was wonderfully relaxed, and the welcome at Cruzeinha was outstanding. The programme included an Open Morning for local residents to see the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Marcial F, General Manager at A Rocha Life - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Dear Mr. Grindle Thank you very much for your review. We are very glad that you enjoyed all the different tours. Wishing you both all the best, Marcial

Reviewed 24 January 2017

I did a half day bird watching with Guillaume, he was very patient and set up the telescope so I could see the birds perfectly well. I have never done this before but it was totally interesting and a great experience. I learnt so much...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Marcial F, General Manager at A Rocha Life - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017

Dear Carolyn Glad to read that you enjoyed your time with us and that it was useful to learn more about the birds around here and that helped you to enjoy the rest of your holidays. All the best to you and thank you for...More

Reviewed 22 January 2017

Two of us did an all day tour of the wetland areas, with our son along for the morning. Much of the path is on level dikes. A few muddy areas. Not difficult walking. Very much enjoyed spending an entire day in the wetland habitats....More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Marcial F, General Manager at A Rocha Life - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

Dear Barbara, Many thanks for your review. We hope that the rest of your holidays were very good in every sense, including more wonderful birds.

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