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Route of Islands is a small family business whose aim is to introduce the beauty, resources and culture of the Natural Park of Ria Formosa, one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal through boating. Being native of the island of Culatra, I will have...more
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Avenida 5 Outubro | Cais Ria Formosa, Olhao 8700, Portugal
All reviews his mother mother's house oysters speaking english knowledgeable guide boat trip bird life local history wonderful trip sea cucumbers sea horses desert island fresh fish ria formosa daniel rui french
We were recommended to book this boat trip by friends who recently did it...and we are so glad we took their advice. Despite having been to the islands many times over the last few years, we still thought it was a fantastic day out, and...More
We had the most amazing day with Rui exploring the beautiful Islands off Olhão. We have 4 children (9,12,13 and 15) who all had a fantastic time. Lunch at Rui’s house prepared by his Mum was a highlight. I would highly recommend a trip with...More
From being greeted at the ticket stand to being dropped off at the end Ruiz was very keen to show us what we wanted.
Even though I was the only native English speaker I was fully kept in the conversations (not like some tours where...More
We booked the full day / 5h tour with guide Rui with lunch at his parents included.
Rui really takes his time to show you the highlights of the lagoon area, including birds, sea horses (snorkeling, if the tides allow), clam farms, his home village...More
Very nice Trip, longer than expected. You get a lot of value for the money. Trip included snorkling for seahorses (found some). Lunchtime was great @ Rui parent's home. He also showed us chameleons and some special flowers. We were absolutely satisfied.
Rotas das Ilhas made our day with a 3hour visit of Culatra and Farol islands as well as the natural preserve of Ria de Formosa.
It was raining but the weather did not alter our eagerness to discover
Daniel, a great local guide...More
Daniel hosted us for a magical trip past the clam farms, through the channels to view the bird life and then across to Ilha Desertas. Daniel speaks English very fluently and was so interesting and knowledgable about all aspects of the area, the boat was...More
This trip hosted by Daniel was superb, the service was so personal and faultless. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to do something special like an anniversary evening trip. The oysters and champagne were a special touch. The history of the islands and the area...More
We had a fantastic time on the boat tour with Rui highly recommend we brought our 4 children too and they loved it the islands are beautiful and we got to meet his mother who is so lovely and eat some traditional foods there just...More