Water Activities - Boat Tours in Ria Formosa - Flamingo Route

Flamingo Route

  • 1H30 hour(s)
  • 20€ /person
  • Map

Experience Description

Tour through the Ria Formosa Natural Park in Tavira area with a small stop next to the salt farms to observe the Flamingos that live there.
During this tour you will be able to observe the different species of birds that make the Salinas (salt farms) their shelter area.
Possibility of seeing Flamingos, Little Egrets, the Whimbrel, Black-Tailed Godwit, the Redshank, Black-Winged Stilt and White Storks, symbolic bird of Tavira City which make their nests on top of the old chimneys of the Tuna Factories that worked there during the decades of 50 and 60.

The skipper’s boat will be your guide and will give you precious information about Ria Formosa and the surrounding area.
We will provide binoculars and a brochure with local images.

Location Itinerary

Itinerary: Cabanas - Quatro Águas - Salt Farms (stop) - Cabanas


  • Salt farms

  • Cabanas island

  • Tavira

  • Tavira island

  • Ria Formosa Fauna

  • Ria's water channels

  • Quatro Águas area

  • Cabanas de Tavira

  • Tavira inlet

  • Gilão river

  • Salt farms

  • Cabanas island

  • Walkway of Ria Formosa Avenue

  • Church of Nossa Srª do Mar

  • Fort St. João da Barra

  • Tavira

  • Tavira island


Houseboat Rental