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Lands - Turismo na Natureza

Doca de Recreio de Faro | Edifício Ginásio Clube Naval, Faro 8000-541, Portugal
+351 914 539 511
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"Excellent nature guide and great time during our kayak trip at Ria Formosa"

We did the 2 hour kayak tour to Ria Formosa. Because no other people booked the tour for that day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sabrina P
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Relaxing and fun kayak on Ria Formosa

There have been many great reviews here and I think it is important to validate and review those... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jack E
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We organize tours and activities in Ria Formosa and the Algarve: sailing boat trips, kayak tours, birdwatching tours, guided walks and kayak rental & hire. Daily available departures throughout the year.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“double kayak” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Doca de Recreio de Faro | Edifício Ginásio Clube Naval, Faro 8000-541, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the 2 hour kayak tour to Ria Formosa. Because no other people booked the tour for that day we 've got our own private trip. We did some kayaking before but are not very experienced so we choose a double kayak. The water...More

Thank Sabrina P
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Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sabrina, Many thanks for taking your time to review your kayak tour in Ria Formosa. Your insight is very important for us @ Lands so we're very happy to know you had such a nice experience. We want to thank you also for your...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There have been many great reviews here and I think it is important to validate and review those reviews. We did the 2 hour kayak tour with Lauro (tour guide). Lauro was very friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable about the local area and this confirms many...More

1  Thank Jack E
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Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jack, Many thanks for sharing your opinion on TripAdvisor. Guests insight is very important for us so it's great to know you had a such a relaxing and fun kayak tour in Ria Formosa with us. We want to thank you also for your...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Went on a quality short boat ride with the kids. One child went free. The skipper was a great host very knowledgeable, the boat was solar powered which was very peacful so we will be going back for a longer cruise to the ilha deserta...More

Thank Javed M
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Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

Dear Javed, Many thanks for taking your time to review your solar boat trip in Ria Formosa. Your insight is very important for us @ Lands so we're very happy to know your boat tour was such a great experience. We want to thank you...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Lands is a well-run company with extremely knowledgable staff. We did not have much time so we could only do the 45-minute tour. But our guide LAURO, was extremely knowledgable and professional. By training he is a marine biologist, and he mixed science, nature and...More

Thank Paul S
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Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2018

Dear Paul, Many thanks for taking your time to review your solar boat trip in Ria Formosa. Your insight is very important for us @ Lands so we're very happy to know you had such a great experience on the barrier islands of Ria Formosa....More

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Reviewed October 4, 2017

We never got to do the kayak trip as the not-so-helpful receptionist advised us against it for wind reasons (even though there wasn't much of a breeze). Afterwards it seemed to us it had been in her own interest (so we could fill the big...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

The wetlands around Faro are full of wildlife, including an amazing variety of birds, and can best be viewed by getting up close in a small boat. I have some kayaking experience but I took a novice with me and he picked it up easily...More

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Bárbara A, Gerente geral at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Dear Faburt Many thanks for your review on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is very important for us and it's great to know you had such a wonderful time kayaking in Ria Formosa. This area is indeed full of wildlife and one of the best ways of...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2017

There are several very good reasons why Lands is probably the first name you'll hear if you ask about kayaking, sailing, guided walks or birdwatching in the Faro area: they've earned a great reputation for running these activities over a long period of time and...More

1  Thank Niki B
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Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2017

Dear Niki, Many thanks for taking your time to review your kayak tour in Ria Formosa. Your insight is very important for us @ Lands so we're very happy to know you spent such a fun afternoon and you think kayaking is the best way...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

I went on a kayaking trip with my girlfriend with David. You need to ensure you agree a time when there is a low tide to get the most out of your trip (we were lucky!). David was an excellent guide. Very friendly, knowledgeable and...More

Thank Matthew B
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Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2017

Dear Guest, Many thanks for sharing your opinion on TripAdvisor. Guests insight is very important for us so it's great to know you had such great kayaking trip that is highly recommended. We want to thank you also for your comments about our guide David...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2017

Our guide, Barbara, took my husband, myself, and adult daughter out for a wonderful morning of birding. We met at the marina and drove a short distance to the Ria Formosa, where we both drove and walked to see a variety of birds (we also...More

Thank Jenny R
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Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2017

Dear Jenny, Many thanks for your review on TripAdvisor. It's great to know you had such a wonderful morning of birding with us. Guests insight is very important for us so we're proud to know you loved it and highly recommended it. It was great...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2017

Prior to our holiday I contacted this company to book a morning Kayaking. It was going to cost us £15 just to send the money over for a deposit so the lovely Bárbara agreed to let us bring the money with us the day of...More

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Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2017

Dear Katey, Thanks for taking your time and sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is very important for us and it’s great to know kayaking in the Ria Formosa Nature Park was a stunning way to see it. We want to thank you also...More

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Jo H
June 1, 2018|
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Response from Bárbara A | Property representative |
Hi Jo, Good morning Thanks for your contact. You can contact us to mail@lands.pt Looking forward your contact, Best regards Bárbara
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tariqsiddique96
April 4, 2017|
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Response from Bárbara A | Property representative |
Good afternoon Many thanks for your contact and your interest in our kayaks. Our options for kayaking are in Ria Formosa with departures from our offices in the Marina of Faro. We have kayaks available but we advise to... More
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