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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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Boat trip on Ria Formosa

We never got to do the kayak trip as the not-so-helpful receptionist advised us against it for wind... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barretina
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Dublin
Wonderful half-day kayak to the Atlantic beach and back

The wetlands around Faro are full of wildlife, including an amazing variety of birds, and can best... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Faburt
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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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 good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
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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+351 914 539 511

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Barretina
Reviewed 10 July 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

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

Reviewed 17 June 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

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

Reviewed 30 May 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 mjsbyford
Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 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

Reviewed 7 April 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
Bárbara A, Gerente at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 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

Reviewed 27 March 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 1 June 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

Reviewed 17 March 2017

My wife and I, along with about 20 others, were on a birding holiday organised by our local travel agent on our behalf and they had selected Lands to take care of our boat trip and birding walks. The first thing to say is that...More

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

Dear Smudge, Thank you so much for taking your time and sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We're very happy to know everyone had such a nice time during this birding holiday in the Algarve. Your insight is very important for us so it’s great to...More

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We had a really good experience. But that was largely down to us, the lagoon and the weather. To be fair to Lands, the hire was easy to make happen. However, the people we dealt with there seemed fairly disinterested and lacking in information -...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Our family of four took this two hour guided tour again - last time was two years ago. Two double kayaks. Loved it both times; a peaceful, safe and fun way to explore the natural beauty of this area. Our guide this time was Tanya...More

Thank SwAussies
Bárbara A, General Manager at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2016

Dear SwAussies, 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 loved it both times and that you highly recommend this experience. We want...More

Reviewed 27 September 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed the 2 hour guided kayak tour in Ria Formosa nature reserve (Faro, Portugal) last week. The organisation and equipment were perfectly in order. The guide was excellent: friendly and knowledgeable. The environment was beautiful (except the planes, but you can hardly avoid...More

Thank Sue_Belgium
Bárbara A, General Manager at Lands - Turismo na Natureza, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Dear Sue, Many thanks for sharing your opinion on TripAdvisor. Guests insight is very important for us so it's great to know you thoroughly enjoyed kayaking in Ria Formosa with us and that you would happily come again and recommend. We want to thank you...More

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tariqsiddique96
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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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