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Fantastic, relaxing boat trips on a traditional wooden vessel, the Reis Jorge, along the Algarve coast to Carvoeiro meandering through the breathtaking caves. River trips along the Arade River, appreciating the magnificent flora and fauna on the way...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Rua Infante Santo, Ferragudo 8400-252, Portugal
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+351 916 846 425
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A few weeks ago my girlfriend and I took a boat trip with Fiona and Luis from Ferragudo boat trips and we had a blast! What my girlfriend didn't know at that time was that I wanted to propose to her and Fiona helped me...More

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Fiona A, Public Relations Manager at Ferragudo Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much. Don't forget to bring the kids when they come! All the very best to you both. It was a pleasure to meet you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by the guides’ wife the night before at her restaurant, we were happy to experience something different than going to the beach. Most often you would think of a tour on the ocean, but this was rather a tour down the river, filled with...More

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Fiona A, Public Relations Manager at Ferragudo Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks guys. And yes, don't forget to book your table at Fim do Mundo!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this through other reviews (thanks folks!), and were really impressed and so happy we chose this trip. Luis is a born and bred local, with over 30 years experience as a fisherman and local waterman. Last year he pivoted from fishing, having bought...More

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Fiona A, Public Relations Manager at Ferragudo Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Luis is blushing with such praise. Thank you so much. There is nothing better than loving your work, and we do!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful wooden boat with a wonderful local guide. Full of knowledge and good boatmanship. Luis was a great guide and the scenery was amazing. We loved the wooden boat.

Thank Felicity W
Fiona A, Public Relations Manager at Ferragudo Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Felicity. Our pleasure

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked and spent 4.5 hours on a trip from Ferrugodo to Silves, skippered by Luis with two other passengers. It. Is a small boat and four felt like a private tour. We have spent a lot of time in The Algarve and decided to...More

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Fiona A, Public Relations Manager at Ferragudo Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Gillian, thank you for your review. Paula was the lovely lady who saw you off. An invaluable member of our team. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today we went to Silves with top mam Louis and with help from his wife Fiona. It's a family company that so do the best for their customers. Louis pulled into the harbour quay and I loved that he had picked up floating rubbish so...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the caves trip this morning, 9am and it was fantastic, we where told everything you would ever need to know about the area, coastline and caves, a must if visiting Ferragudo.

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Fiona A, Public Relations Manager at Ferragudo Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Leonard. Very kind.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for four of us on the two hour Ferragudo Caves Trip. All passengers were kitted out with life jackets before we were allowed to board the little ex fishing boat, which held nine people comfortably. Luis our skipper and guide expertly navigated the coast...More

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Fiona A, Public Relations Manager at Ferragudo Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Tracey. So glad you enjoyed the trip.

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Thought I had left a review for this trip way back in June but cant find it so repeating it so everyone knows what a great trip this is. Not blessed with the best weather this June, we were advised by the skipper Louis to...More

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Fiona A, Public Relations Manager at Ferragudo Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you so much. We love getting reviews it just completed the job satisfaction for us all. Hope w e-meet again.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Four of us took a small boat from Ferragudo to Silves. The trip lasted 4 hours and allowed 1.5 hrs in Silves. We timed it to arrive in Silves at lunchtime but trips are tide dependent. Ours was a 6 person boat but bigger boats...More

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Fiona A, Public Relations Manager at Ferragudo Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

I think you have confused Ferragudo Boat Trips on the Reis Jorge. Our boat is a traditional converted fishing boat. The reason I believe you are mistaken is that our Silves trip costs 30€. Glad you had above time!

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brooks72
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Response from ievczikas | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Reis Jorge are marvelous, we really loved them (went to Silves, river trip). You can find information about prices and times on their webpage ferragudoboattrips. We did reservation several days in advance by e-mail, as... More
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