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Captain Steve is your guide for the Natural Park. He meets you from Olhao sea front in front of the market (east end) he offers 3 different tours a morning tour 2 hours cruising the Ria Formosa 10am until 12. An afternoon tour 2 hours departing at...more
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Av. 5 de Outubro, Olhao 8700-302, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour gave us an excellent idea of the Formosa Park and the Captain Steve made it an experience to be replicated. We enjoyed every minute of it and the lunch at the Culatra restaurant O Riu is also highly recommended.

Thank johannethebaud
Splussfriends, Owner at Ria Formosa Boat Tours - Algarve Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Well a big thank you for putting a commet, I happy that you enjoyed the trip with me. It was a great time together. All the very best. Steve

Reviewed 15 September 2018

What a superb day out. Captain Steve is a true gent and knows just where to take his lovely fishing boat if you feel like having your picnic and gin and tonic on your own personal sandbank/ island. Fortunately he also knows just how long...More

Thank Nicholas H
Splussfriends, Owner at Ria Formosa Boat Tours - Algarve Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Hello, it was a great day and your famous flip flops are locked away safe and sound, waiting for your feet to return lol Thank you so much for your comment. All the very best Steve

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Whilst in Olhao, we decided to go on a boat trip. There were many people selling trips, however it was Captain Steve's trip that was most appealing, Steve himself was selling his trip, he appeared very genuine and knowledgeable of the area. The trip was...More

Thank AdrianRobinson
Splussfriends, Owner at Ria Formosa Boat Tours - Algarve Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Great to hear from you, I love the comment especially the gliding through the water bit, it is what it feels like on Seta A big thank you. Hope to see you soon. My best regards Steve

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Great trip with Captain Steve over to the fisherman’s island of Culatra on his genuine Portuguese fishing boat followed by a lovely lunch in the beach. Definitely worth seeking out Cpt. Steve.

Thank I7425WVjohna
Splussfriends, Owner at Ria Formosa Boat Tours - Algarve Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Hello, I do hope you return one day soon. I big thank you for the comment, you are one of the few that say they will put a reaction about the tour and actually do. A big big thank you. Steve

Reviewed 7 September 2018

Captain Steve only had myself, my husband and our 14 year old daughter on his afternoon tour and we loved every moment. He was very informative, amusing and took time to also answer all our questions. The highlight of the trip was when he dropped...More

Thank SueEssex_England
Splussfriends, Owner at Ria Formosa Boat Tours - Algarve Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Hi Great to hear from you, I wonder if that amazing rear view of you paddle boarding has gone viral yet lol. I laughed so much with your husbands comments, never to be forgotten ever. Thank you so so much, for that day. My very...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Well worth the money - Captain Steve is an English man living in Portugal and uses a wooden traditional Portuguese boat - it takes 12 people - we went as a family of 4 adults - on the morning trip - 10 - 12.30 -...More

Thank SisterKaz
Splussfriends, Owner at Ria Formosa Boat Tours - Algarve Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Hello Well let's hope there is a next time, it was a great morning together, fun for all. A really big thank you for your comment. Hope to meet again . My very best Steve

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

A really fun boat trip for a brilliant price. Steve looked after all the family. Who would of thought an 11 month old baby could join in..... she did, and had so much fun. My 7 year old boy had a fantastic time kayaking and...More

Thank mich80uk
Splussfriends, Owner at Ria Formosa Boat Tours - Algarve Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hi there Great to hear from you I am very happy to hear you all had fun on my tour, the young lad had a great time on the kayak. Thank you all All the best Steve

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic trip. Very relaxing and Steve looked after us amazingly! Great for our two girls who enjoyed themselves so much! Thanks Steve, we’ll come back with you next year! 😁☀️

Thank ElizabethS607
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We had a great day with Captain Steve, Snorkelling, paddle boarding and generally having fun. It was also really good to hear some great local information. See you soon David

Thank Jackojacks0n
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely day out! Captain Steve was very friendly and gave us lots of interesting and useful information about the local area, and the boat ride and kayaking/paddle boarding was a lot of fun! Kids loved it. Would recommend.

Thank Caroline W
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