Frequently Asked Questions About Lands’ Algarve Trips

Where is Lands located in the Algarve?

You can find Lands at the Marina of Faro in Faro, Algarve. Click here for directions to our Faro office.

Whether you’re looking for further information on our Ria Formosa boat trips and activities in the Algarve or if you would like to book a place our Faro activities, and you’re welcome to do this in person at our offices.

Our friendly team is always here to help and we look forward to your visit!

Do you run Algarve tours and activities daily?

Yes! We only close on December 25th and January 1st.

Otherwise, our tours and activities in Faro are available daily, with several daily departures.

We do, however, advise you to book your tours of Ria Formosa in advance. Please note that all tours and activities are subject to availability. All bookings require confirmation.

How long has Lands been operating in Faro?

Lands was founded in 2003 and has since grown to be one of the Algarve’s most popular eco-tourism operators.

We are an independent company based in Faro, south of Portugal, which specialises in nature-based tourism. Lands was one of the first local Portuguese tour and activities companies operating in the area.

We pride ourselves on our eco-friendly tours in the Algarve, with a focus on the Ria Formosa Nature Park. You can experience our Ria Formosa boat trips around Faro as well as kayak tours in the Algarve, Ria Formosa birdwatching, and Faro walking tours.

Is a deposit required on your Algarve tours?

Yes. To book an eco-tour or an experience, we require a deposit or full payment.

We advise you to book in advance. When booking, please note that all of our eco-tours and activities in the Algarve are subject to availability.

What should I bring on my Algarve tour/activity?

The following recommendations are suitable for almost all of our tours, but if you have any specific questions, please get in touch with our team.

  • Comfortable footwear; no open-toed shoes.
  • Items to protect you from the sun: a wide-brim hat, sunglasses, a high SPF sunscreen, a light, long-sleeved jacket or shirt.
  • Plenty of water and snacks to stay fueled.
  • A camera.
  • You might also opt for a change of clothing if you are kayaking, which can make all the difference after an excursion!

When is the full payment due for my Algarve tour?

Full payment is due before the start of the tour or activity in the Algarve. This can be made online or in person.

Do I need a passport for your tours in Faro?

You will only need a valid document ID when you rent any of our equipment.

Do I need special insurance for the Algarve tours?

No. Lands is a fully licensed company with Turismo de Portugal, I.P. (Registration 35/2003), meaning we have all the mandatory insurance to take travellers on our eco-tours and activities in the Algarve.

However, please note that any deliberately reckless and/or disrespectful behaviour regarding our tour guides or other team members’ recommendations will mean exclusion from insurance coverage and removal from the tour.

Do I need to sign any Terms & Conditions on your Faro Tours?

You will only need to sign our terms and conditions when you rent any of our equipment.

How do I redeem coupons or vouchers?

If you have a coupon or any other special offer, please let us know when you want to book.

When booking, please note that all tours and activities are subject to availability. All bookings require confirmation.

Where can I check your Terms & Conditions?

You can read our terms and conditions directly on our website and get in touch if you have any questions.

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