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Ria Formosa & Faro Tours and Boat Tours


Popular Faro Boat Tours

  • Discover Ria Formosa onboard a solar-powered boat from Faro.

    Ria Formosa Eco Boat Tour

    1 hour
    This Ria Formosa eco boat tour is a small-group solar boat ride around Faro. Eco-friendly & relaxing way to explore the Algarve. Find out more!
    (7 Reviews)
  • Sunset Boat Trip: an Eco-friendly Tour of Ria Formosa

    Sunset Ria Formosa Boat Trip

    1 Hour
    Soak up the Ria Formosa stunning natural surroundings on an eco-friendly solar boat trip. Enjoy beautiful views over the Old Town of Faro as you experience a beautiful sunset in the Algarve.
    (3 Reviews)
  • Algarve Birdwatching Boat Trip in Ria Formosa

    Faro Boat Trip – Birdwatching in Ria Formosa

    2.5 hours
    Our eco-boat tour of Ria Formosa takes you on a smooth ride exploring the birds and nature around Faro. Discover a Nature Park in the Algarve on a small-group boat trip with a local guide.
    (5 Reviews)

Why Book Faro Boat Trips and Tours with Lands?

Our Mission

Our mission is to promote the Algarve and Ria Formosa. Our tours and activities have a strong interpretive component, seeking to promote what’s unique in Portugal’s southernmost region.

Local Business

Founded in 2003, we were one of the first local companies to specialise in Portugal boat tours, trips, and activities specialized in nature-based tourism.


Whether on our Faro boat trips or walking tours, we are a friendly team and we’re always here to help. We want our guests to have the best possible experience during their stay in the Algarve.

Sustainable Tourism

Lands is committed to sustainable tourism. We do eco-friendly tours in the Algarve, with a special focus on the Ria Formosa Nature Park.

Popular Activities in Faro

  • Saltpans of Ria Formosa at sunset, Faro - Algarve

    Guided Walking Tour of Ria Formosa around Faro

    3 Hours
    Our walking tour of Ria Formosa will take you exploring the natural beauty of this protected area around Faro. Explore Ludo and Quinta do Lago with a local guide and discover a fantastic Nature Park.
  • Rent a kayak to explore the Algarve's Ria Formosa from Faro

    Ria Formosa & Faro Kayak Rental Service

    Since 2 Hours, 30 Min
    Rent a kayak around Faro to explore Ria Formosa at your own pace and in your own time. Choose a full-day, half-day or 2.5-hour rental and have great fun in the Algarve.
    (1 Review)
  • Discover Ria Formosa on a guided kayak in the Algarve around Faro.

    Ria Formosa Kayaking Tour from Faro, Algarve

    2 Hours
    We would love to show you around Faro on a kayak tour of Ria Formosa. Experience the natural beauty of this stunning area in the Algarve on a fantastic family-friendly activity.
    (2 Reviews)

Enjoy Nature on Our Faro Tours

Lands – Turismo na Natureza hosts fun and engaging eco-friendly boat tours in Ria Formosa and experiences in Faro all year long!

Led by nature lovers and certified biologists, our Faro tours and boat tours offer unforgettable experiences in the beautiful Algarve’s Ria Formosa, all leaving from Faro.

With multiple tours to enjoy one of Portugal’s Seven Natural Wonders, there is no better way to experience Ria Formosa than through an eco-tour with Lands. Join us on a smooth birdwatching boat trip in the Algarve, in the search for the birds and nature of the Algarve’s Ria Formosa or a Ria Formosa kayaking adventure to experience the natural beauty of this stunning area. Kayak rental is also possible to head out on a leisurely paddle and take in the beauty of Faro’s Ria Formosa unique habitats on your own time. Walking tours and birdwatching activities in the westernmost part of Ria Formosa also offer memorable outings with local guides who enjoy nature as much as you do.

Since 2003, many guests have joined our eco-friendly tours and activities! Not sure where to begin? Our Ria Formosa Eco-friendly Solar Boat Tour is the most popular one! Join us – we’d love to show you around!

Clean & Safe Certified

As a Clean & Safe certified company, Lands – Turismo na Natureza commits to comply with health safety recommendations issued by the National Tourism Authority according to National Health Authority guidelines to mitigate the effect of Covid-19.

Check our Covid-19 Procedures Guide and feel free to contact us if you’re worried about health and safety on our tours and activities.

You’re Safe with us. We want you to have the best experience in Ria Formosa during your holiday in the Algarve.

Enjoy your experience in Portugal and all its beauty in safety.

Clean and Safe Portugal

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