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Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours

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Address: | Cais da Porta Nova, Faro 8005-554, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 918 779 155
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Our boats were specifically designed for nature adventure and our tours are...

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, streams, surrounded on all sides by rich marshlands and lagoons. Coastal scenery, natural history, traditional activities, birds details...

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Ilha Deserta - Guided Nature Tour - Ria Formosa
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We booked a speed boat to take us to llha Deserta for a few hours. The experience of going on the speed boat was great! It was quick, fun and reasonably priced. You pick a time to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 September 2016
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We booked a speed boat to take us to llha Deserta for a few hours. The experience of going on the speed boat was great! It was quick, fun and reasonably priced. You pick a time to go and to be picked up. There are a range of tour companies by the harbour that offer a variety of tours. We... More 

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BrunoLimaAnimaris, Marketing Diretor at Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear LeamsUK We are happy to enjoy our service. Hope see you soon on Ilha Deserta. Best Regards, Bruno Lima Marketing Dep. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We missed the last ferry out to the island, but were able to take this boat to the Ilha Deserta. Even though we only had 2 hours on the island -it was well worth the trip to visit the island which has a clean white sandy beach and beautiful turquoise waters on the edge of the Atlantic.

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BrunoLimaAnimaris, Marketing Director at Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear ItsMsLewis, Many thanks, for your evaluation. Hope we see you soon. Best Regards, More 

London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

I saw this nature tour in a "Top 10 Algarve" list. I rang beforehand to confirm a few details and book. They tried to be helpful, but they said I could find "Cais De Porta Nova" on my Sat Nav. I couldn't find it on my sat nav or the hire car sat nav. They suggested also finding the location... More 

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BrunoLimaAnimaris, Marketing Diretor at Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear evenmoreborednow, Your comment was very important to improve our service. For a future visit can make your reservation on our platform in http://go.animaris.pt (the possible reserve languages are English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. The platform supports payments in PayPal and Credit Card). Please find our sales counters in the map: https://maps.here.com/directions/mix/mylocation/Animaris-Ilha-Deserta:37.01318,-7.9359?map=37.01318,-7.9359,15,terrain&fb_locale=pt_PT The best address for the GPS is: Rua... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

For 25 euros each my boyfriend and I were perhaps expecting more nature and wildlife. The tour was enjoyable however and the guide discussed the birds (although we didn't see any) and the shellfish around the coastline which was quite interesting.

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BrunoLimaAnimaris, Marketing Diretor at Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear Cesca579, Many thanks for your words and evaluation. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

This boat service was recommended by our hotel. It was a very professional and reasonably priced boat service to the Ilha Deserta. The boat trip was enjoyable.

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BrunoLimaAnimaris, Marketing Diretor at Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear Bob241205, Your feedback is very important, for our service level. Thank you for your evaluation. More 

Rapid City, South Dakota
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143 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

My daughter and I shared a lovely morning on the water with this tour. The guide was extremely knowledgeable, interesting, and energetic; his English was exceptional!

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

We took and Aminaris Boat Tour from Faro to Isla Deserta. What an incredible experience! All our questions were answered honestly before we left the harbor. The guide was so enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the marsh birds, and was able to translate the names of the birds for us in multiple languages. Once we got to the island, we circumnavigated... More 

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Faro, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Very pleasurable trip visiting the most picturest viewpoints along the Natural Park. Our guide was very friendly and child friendly - we have a three year old. We’ve never been in Nature Guided tour like that, good and comfortable boat for winter excursion, no problem about wind or rain. Lot of birds during the trip and even more during the... More 

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Andover, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

We booked a boat trip to the desert island. Booking on the Internet was simple. The staff great. Good value for money So much to see and our guide taught us so much Highly recommended

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Sunday afternoon, we went after being told it is 15 euros apiece. So there were two of us, and in addition there were 6 others. There we all were, no life jackets, not a single word of advice, guidance or anything from the man steering the boat. Three miles from the island, the engine broke down, no advice given, we... More 

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Marcio A, Public Relations Manager at Animaris Ilha Deserta Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear Customer, On behalf of Animaris Animação Turística Lda, please accept my most sincere apologies for the poor experience you had with us. We take the reviews of our customers very seriously and will be making some changes based on your review. With regards to your heading that "the boat engine broke down", it is clear that we must to... More 

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