Join this boat tour for seahorse observation in Fuseta and see this amazing species in their natural habitat.
In the Ria Formosa Natural Park lives one of the largest seahorses community in the world.
Here you have your unique opportunity to observe these amazing creatures behavior on their natural environment.
The two resident identified species are: the long-snouted seahorse (hippocampus guttulatus), and the short-snouted seahorse (hippocampus hippocampus). Nevertheless you will see other species like octopus, cuttlefish and sea snail. Is also frequent to observe the traditional shellfish capture.
The skipper will guide you whilst providing valiable information, helping you during the activity to identify the seahorses.
This activity is done inside the Ria Formosa lagoon system and the dive is performed without an oxygen bottle (just a diving mask and snorkel).
The depth of the water is of 1,50m to 1,80m being necessary swimming experience.
We´ll go by boat to the spot where you can dive into the bottom of the Ria Formosa and observe the seahorses.
A diving mask and snorkel will be provided or you can bring your own.
RECOMENDATIONS: Bring Towel and swimsuit/bathing suit.
- Ria Formosa Natural Park
- Seahorses Observation
- NLive Guide
- NExperienced Skipper
- NSnorkeling Material
To know before you go
- rBring a swimming suit
- rEveryone should know how to swim.
Cancel up to 48 hours in advance in order to receive a full refund from seahorses observation boat tour in ria Formosa