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Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours

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Our boats were specifically designed for nature adventure and our tours are guided by one of our experienced and knowledgeable naturalist guides. This tour begins in Faro, we will cruise various channels; voyaging through magnificent waterways...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Rua Comandante Francisco Manuel | Cais da Porta Nova, Faro 8000-250, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the tour yesterday and we had an amazing guide tour among the nature Faro coast with Thomas that was an Excellent guide French an English speaker! We really suggest this tour with Shuttle!!! ;)

Thank Italiansinger
RitaSampaioAnimaris, Marketing Director at Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon, dear Italiansinger Thank you so much for taking the time to recommend Animaris and our Eco Tour guide Thomas! Our team is delighted with your lovely review, looking forward to your return :) Kind regards, Rita Sampaio

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked via our hotel Eva with Animaris. €10 each way for shuttle (speedboat 15min pre booked times) and paid in advance for a reserved sunbed and shade too. Well worth it. A great fast journey with the driver having some fun making it exciting...More

Thank lebbington
RitaSampaioAnimaris, Marketing Director at Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, dear lebbington Thank you so much for taking the time to recommend Animaris, and providing such useful information to future clients that visit Ilha Deserta. Our partnership with Hotel Eva has been a huge success, and we are so happy that you enjoyed our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a tour with Thomas, who studies seabiology at local university and he knew basically EVERYTHING about local ecosystems, animals, birds, flora and fauna. We had a really nice conversation which covered a bit of history as well. His enthusiasm is adorable and he...More

Thank Andi K
RitaSampaioAnimaris, Marketing Director at Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon, Andi K Thank you so much for taking the time to recommend Animaris and our Eco Tour guide Thomas! Our team is delighted with your lovely review, looking forward to your return :) Kind regards, Rita Sampaio

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely superb 90min Nature tour of Ria Formosa! Our tour guide, Jokin, was incredible! His English was fantastic and his in-depth knowledge and jokes to go alongside really made the trip memorable for us! Would 100% recommend Animaris and especially Jokin!

Thank Anna Q
RitaSampaioAnimaris, Marketing Director at Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Anna Q Thank you so much for taking the time to recommend Animaris and our Eco Tour guide Jokin! Our team is delighted with your lovely review, looking forward to your return :) Kind regards, Rita Sampaio

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The ferry trip is the cheapest way to travel back and forth to the island. It is easy and the staff are very helpful. You can book online and pay with a PayPal or a credit card so you can plan your day in advance...More

Thank Michela C
RitaSampaioAnimaris, Marketing Director at Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Michela C Thank you so much for taking the time to recommend Animaris, and providing such useful information to other clients. We look forward to your next visit :) Kind regards, Rita Sampaio

Reviewed 14 August 2018

Tom did a create job educating all of us on this natural habitat right under our noses in Europe. Absolutely amazing learnings from the slow trip (1,5 hrs) to Isla Deserta. Saw storks and different fish as well as dozens of birds. Advice if you...More

Thank Michael T
RitaSampaioAnimaris, Marketing Director at Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Michael T, On behalf of our team, we are grateful for your lovely recommendation, thank you so much! It will always be a pleasure to meet you again at Ilha Deserta :) Kind regards, Rita Sampaio

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

My friend and I recently booked the boat ride from Faro to Ilha Deserta and were so impressed with how simple it was to book and how quickly we got over there! The boat was extremely comfortable with an inside and top deck sitting area....More

Thank hkd91
RitaSampaioAnimaris, Marketing Director at Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello hkd91, On behalf of our team, we are grateful for your lovely review regarding the Jamanta Catamaran, thank you so much! Kind regards, Rita Sampaio

Reviewed 31 July 2018

The boat itself is quite bigger and more beautiful then the one on the picture. We took the ferry, the kids liked it a lot. It takes about 40min to get to the island. The island itself is very beautiful, only sand and a couple...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

They forgot to pick me up and so i missed my last train to Lisbon And got stuck in Faro whilst al my belongings were in Lisbon, including chargers, clothes and so on. I called them mulitple times and instead of helping me they told...More

1  Thank Laurajane65
RitaSampaioAnimaris, Marketing Director at Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Ms. Laurajane65 You know for a fact that your statement is untrue. We do not forget clients, we do not forget to operate our boats on the schedules that we publicly disclose. We are proud to be a serious and reliable company that works every...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018

Great tour in Ria Formosa with Deserta Island as final destination. Nice views inside the Ria with a lot of birds and constant information about what we see and history behind it, nice and excellent guides (Fábio and Gonçalo) that makes this trip (1h30) so...More

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