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PerNatur - Nature Trails

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Olhao 8700-579, Portugal
+351 967 812 999
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Excellent hill trail

Spent a fantastic few hours climbing the Cerro de S. Miguel route with Luiz. Our guide was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tim H
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Bout tour

We took a bout tour for 5 hours to visit famous islands in Faro as this was our first visit to this... read more

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Ingrida38
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Guided walking trails in the hills and natural surrounding area of Olhao. These half -day (3- hour) nature trails are conducted in the areas of Cerro da Cabeca, Cerro de San Miguel or the Natural Park of Ria Formosa. All highly interactive trips include full description and explanation of the geology, fauna, flora and the cultural heritage by using field guide books as well as optical equipment.
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“cerro da” (4 reviews)
“bird walk” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Olhao 8700-579, Portugal
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+351 967 812 999
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent a fantastic few hours climbing the Cerro de S. Miguel route with Luiz. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly, and we had a fantastic experience that will live in our memories. The view over the Rio Formosa from the top of the hill was...More

Thank Tim H
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Reviewed yesterday

We took a bout tour for 5 hours to visit famous islands in Faro as this was our first visit to this region and we didn't know what to expect. A skipper Carlos who guided this tour wasn't very experienced though he mentioned that this...More

Thank Ingrida38
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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Four of us had a great 4 hour birding tour to the Rio Formosa natural park of southern Portugal. Our guide Luis was extremely pleasant and knowledgeable of not only birds but the flora and fauna of the region

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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Did the bird walk with Luiz who is an excellent friendly enthusiastic host who knows all about nature in general not just the birds! He took us to places I would not have found and gave us excellent views of flamingoes and many other water...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Our hike with Luis was truly amazing. He was born, raised and lives in this region and knows everything about it. He is a nature enthusiast and any activity with him is worth it!

Thank Louvir
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

We did the bird watching tour in Rio Formosa with Luis (area Quinta do Largo). Luis is an excellent guide, with a very good command of English and well documented (he had most of the bird names in our mothertongue Dutch with him). As Rio...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Today we had a great trip to this nationale parc. Luis is an anthousiastic guide that knows what he is talking about. Nice stories about birds and nature mixed with a little Portugese culture.

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

We spent a wonderful few hours in the Cerro de San Miguel nature reserve north of Olhao. Luis was the perfect guide - with binoculars for us, and guidebooks to answer all our questions. He even had the names of birds, butterflies and orchids to...More

Thank Eliza P
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Luís G, Proprietário at PerNatur - Nature Trails, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Thank you very much for your nice words about the walk with PerNatur and for your interest in the natural heritage of Olhão's area. It is very important to us to know your opinion. It was to me a pleasure to help you to discover...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Great day out with Luis along the river above Sao Bras, very knowledgable and engaging guide, very patient, excellent English. He is obviously very experienced and can discuss things with knowledgable nature lovers or the less experienced with equal ease and make the whole trip...More

Thank 750harry
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Luís G, Proprietário at PerNatur - Nature Trails, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Thank you very much for your nice words about Ribeira do Alportel walk. The opinion of our clients are very important to PerNatur. It was a pleasure, to me, to help you to discover some more about the natural treasures of Algarve. Muito obrigado! Luís

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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Fresh air......surrounded by trees and bushes all different botanical plant which we ever seen. It was such a freshing morning trail walk we just needed. Luis provided us so helpful information. He is truly nature lovers just like us. We truly enjoyed it. Amazing view...More

Thank Micky L
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