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Clam Picking & Oyster Tasting

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Important information:

- During winter season confirmation of the activity is subject to sea conditions

- The activity needs to be coordinate with low tide

- Children: free up to 6 years

- Life vests are recommended for non swimmers and mandatory on children up to 12 years old

- The activity is not recommended for people with neck or back problems or any other injuries/limitations incompatible with sea activities

- Beach wear, towel and flip-flops are recommended

  • Location: Faro Island
  • Duration: 2H
  • Seats available: -
  • Min. capacity: 1

A unique local experience, an opportunity to spend the day with a local clam picker on his daily clam picking tasks.

A real-life adventure on a traditional fisherman's wooden boat with life experiencing of the ancient clam picking skills and secrets.

The activity takes place in the heart of the Natural Park of Ria Formosa, a protected lagoon for different species of fauna and flora.

Accompanied by a nature guide, you will learn the old ways of clam and razor clam picking.

Finish with a visit to an oyster bank and enjoy some oyster tasting accompanied by a glass of white wine.

Children up to 8 years old free.

Maximum Participants per boat: 10

2 boats available, upon request

Spoken languages:
  • en English

  • pt Portuguese


- Clam picking material

- Waterproof boots (on request depending on sizes)

- Oyster & wine tasting on board


Unique Algarve is not responsible for the loss of personal property.

With the purchase of the voucher, Unique Algarve is authorised to capture and disseminate the photographs obtained in the scope of the event organised by it to which the ticket refers.

If you do not authorise the collection and use of photographs and videos with your image, you must, for this purpose, make a statement at the counter.

The personal data collected by Unique Algarve during the booking process is exclusively for customer's check-in.

Customer data will not be used for any other purpose unless the customer authorises the use of the data for Marketing purposes.

VAT included at the current legal rate.

Unique Algarve reserves the right to change the PVP's.

All activities in general but specially sports activities that envolve physical action may present risks to all participants, for numerous different facts.

Before participating in any activity users are requested to read considerations bellow and follow the rules and regulations that guaranty safety for all:

To all users:

- Good physical and cognitive condition is a fundamental requirement to participate in all bellow activities;

- Limitations or health issues should be declared;

- Non declared limitations or illnesses that may result in injury to self or others will be will be the users responsibility including all damages and expenses that may occur from related incidents or accidents;

- Under the influence of alcohol chemical substances users may be refused to participate without refund;

- Safety and security rules and regulations, conveyed in all activities briefings must be respected at all times and by everyone involved;

- Unruly and/or disruptive behaviour will exclude users from the activity without refund;

- All protection and/or safety gear of personal or collective use are mandatory at all times;

- For all outdoor activities sunscreen and hat (when possible) is recommended at all times.

Cancelation policy

Users are subject to Unique Algarve Cancellation Policy.

The Cancellation Policy may depend on the experience you book.

Reserved the right of cancellation of the activity in case of:

- Adverse weather conditions

- Impossibility to operate

- Failure to comply with safety conditions

If Unique Algarve cancel the experience due to adverse weather conditions, inability to operate or unforeseen circumstances, an alternative date will be offered.

If the experience can't be changed, a full refund will be made.

If you wish to cancel your reservation, you must do so maximum 48 hours before the date of the experience.

Canceling within the 48 hour period does not grant a refund, except when submitting a medical certificate.

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