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4h ATV 500cc 4x4 Quad Island Adventure from Santa Maria

Venture into ATV 500cc 4x4 Quad Island Adventure for 4-hours on a coast to coast, off-road, guided Island adventure. Get to know all the highlights of Sal with a ATV 500cc 4x4 Quad. Explore beautiful sand dunes, visit Serra Negra, the natural reserve of the island. Witness the mirage by traveling to Terra Boa, explore the amazing view of the crater, see the lemon sharks and much more. This tour is limited to 30 passengers with a limit of 2 passengers per ATV.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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$182.89 USD
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Sal experience - excursions - island tours

company and guide certificates, quality and price assurance. Local guide, knows the island well, its history and culture, food, music and local restaurants.Join this adventurous 6 hour island tour and visit places like Espargos, Kite Beach, Santa Maria, Miragem, Palmeira and Murdeira. Swim in Salt Lake with your group and your guide. Have a lunch at a local restaurant before going into the sea to see the lemon sharks in their natural surroundings up close. Know the Island with a native and certificate guide, with safety.It does not make a difference for you if you want to emphasize culture, education, history or sport. Our expert will combine these elements with adventure activities to create exciting travel opportunities for you.
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
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  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
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$40.60 USD
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Horse Riding Centre

Experienced riders and beginners alike will find their match on this Sal Island horseback riding tour. Choose between a 1-, 1.5-, or 2-hour ride and set off in a small group with a maximum of six participants. You’ll ride along white-sand beaches and through the salt flats of Sal, with the opportunity to continue to Kite Beach and beyond. Helmets, round-trip hotel transport, and safety briefing all included.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
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  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
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Highlights of Cidade Velha (World Heritage City)

Get to know the first cathedral to be built in all Sub-Saharan Africa Learn the history about the fight against pirates  who attacked the island Meet the first urbanized avenue in Africa (Banana Street) Know what was the largest slave market in the world
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
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$57.51 USD
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Half-Day Buggy Desert Adventure from Santa Maria

Known for its long stretches of white-sand beaches and year-round sunshine, the island of Sal in Cape Verde is best explored off the main roads. Get out for an adventurous sightseeing tour on this 4-hour off-roading trip from Santa Maria, which lets you access beaches, salt flats, and more wilderness inaccessible by cars.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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$109.27 USD
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Half-Day Buggy Island Adventure from Santa Maria

Go off road in a rugged island buggy to explore Santa Maria on this half-day adventure. In a 500cc automatic buggy (two passengers per buggy), get to know the island's highlights, including the nature reserve of Serra Negra and the mirage at Terra Boa. Round-trip hotel transportation included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$207.04 USD
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Full Day Santiago Island Tour

we make the people together with the locals, feel the real life from Cape Verde, make you feel at home like a family
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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$74.77 USD
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Turtle Walk from Santa Maria

Enjoy the natural beauty of Santa Maria and get an up close look at nature with this eco tour. You'll see the iconic Caret Caret Loggerhead turtles up close and in their natural habitat and learn about how they make these protected beaches their home on this popular tour.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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$40.26 USD
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Full Day Santiago Island Tour

Enjoy the most beautiful sea beach on the islandMeet and Know the history about the only one tribe of Cape VerdeVisit the biggest strawberry and Banana Plantation of Cape Verde Eat grilled fish caught on the same dayFeed the EcoCentros Monkey, Turtle, Rabbit and much more...This is a no stress tour, just book!!!
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.32 USD
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Boavista Quad Tour

Access parts of the Boa Vista countryside not covered in traditional tours on the back of an all-terrain vehicle. Escape the crowds by traveling far out into the island's rural parts, with a guide in the lead providing directions and instruction. Visit local villages and pristine beaches while learning about the island's history, culture, and ecosystem through your guide's in-depth commentary. All instruction and safety equipment included means even beginners can participate.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$115.02 USD
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Turtle Watching with Buggy from Santa Maria

See a different side of the desert during this nighttime buggy ride from Santa Maria that whisks you across the desert, valleys, and dunes. In a caravan of eight buggies or fewer, your guide will lead the journey across the salt flats of Santa Maria, Kite Beach, a nature reserve, Palha Verde and Calheta Funda. Safety gear and round-trip transport from your hotel is included.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
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$138.03 USD
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Shark Watching from Santa Maria

See lemon sharks up close on this popular shark watching experience from Santa Maria. Follow your expert guide into the placid waters and learn how these local mammals live and thrive. Choose to stay on the beach and observe the sharks from shore or head out by boat for an up close look.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$28.76 USD
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TURTLE WATCHING EXPERIENCE

Cape Verde contains the third-largest nesting site in the world for loggerhead sea turtles. Don't miss the opportunity to observe loggerheads laying eggs in their natural habitat at night. This guided nature tour on Sal Island is conducted in a small group to minimize impacts on wildlife. You’ll learn about the environmental guidelines created by Project Biodiversity, the nonprofit organization working toward sea turtle conservation. Hotel transport provided.
  • Duration: 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.76 USD
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2h ATV 500cc 4x4 Quad Desert Adventure from Santa Maria

Venture into the desert for 2 hours on a guided off-road adventure to discover the hidden beauties of the south. Explore beautiful beaches, deserts, and the natural reserve of Sal from the driver seat of an automatic ATV 500cc 4x4. Venture through the salt flats of Santa Maria, surrounded by beautiful sand dunes, kite bech and much more. Group tour can include up to 16 people, with a maximum of two passengers per ATV.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$103.52 USD
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RAI 01 - FULL DAY TOUR IN THE TARRAFAL ISLAND

We headed to the first stop in São Domingos, known for its famed traditional craft center. From there we will go to São Jorge dos Órgãos, about 400 meters high, where we walk through the National Botanical Park and see some of the exclusive species of the archipelago. We can also see the highest point of the island, the Pico de Antónia, at 1394 meters high. Then we head towards Assomada (formerly Santa Catarina), the second largest city in Santiago where the Tabanka Museum is located and a very lively popular market (Wednesdays and Saturdays).The next stop will be in the former political prison and the Tarrafal Resistance Museum. Then we go to the small town of Tarrafal with its beach lined with palm trees where you can enjoy a short walk and feel the true life of the Cape Verdean people. We will eat in Tarrafal and then we will make a tour along the coast, visiting Porto Formoso, Calheta de São Miguel and Pedra Badejo.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$59.81 USD
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BVC 11 - WHALE WATCHING IN CATAMARAN

Cape Verde is an access point for whale activity during March and April, being one of the two breeding sites in the North Atlantic, this half day tours will take you to the waters around the island so you can observe these incredible and majestic creatures interacting in their natural habitat, a unique and unforgettable experience.Humpback whales come out in search of air for minutes at a time, before lifting their huge dorsal fins out of the water as they plunge into the depths. It is very likely that a breach can be observed: this is when the whales are thrown into the air, before crashing against the surface with an almighty and amazing touch!We will sail to the best place to observe whales that day. Being one of the two breeding sites in the North Atlantic, it is an ideal opportunity to detect these giants of the sea. From March to April is the high season, so their chances are higher during these months.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
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$81.67 USD
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Tucud Hiking Tour from Tarrafal

Planning a hike in unfamiliar territory can be daunting, but this guided trek makes it easy to see the valley of Tucud in the company of an experienced trekking guide. Beginning in the village of Ribeira Brava, learn about the area's history, then take off for Terra Quebrada and the village of Queimadas. Learn about the area's climate and ecosystem which creates unique opportunities for agriculture, then stop at a banana plantation for lunch.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Island of Santiago:Full Hiking to its highest mountain (Pico de Antónia)

It basically takes 6 hours to climb the highest mountain on the island of Santiago. Depending on the day of the walk you will have several places to visit, such as:A cheese, candy and local canning factory. The primary school of Longueira where you can contemplate the humility of local children and take photographs. Drink natural and fresh cow's milk. Eat lots of fruits like strawberry, mango and more.Drink Grogue (Local Rum) and visit its traditional factory.Breathe fresh air from the highest point of the islandHike into a natural park of Rui vaz
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
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$82.82 USD
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Hortelao and Ribeira das Calhaus: Guided Hiking Tour from Tarrafal

Get a comprehensive tour of western Sao Nicolau on this full-day excursion, which includes hiking, swimming, and a cooking class at a private house. Experience the culture and history through these multiple activities and learn about the region through your guide's insightful commentary. Enjoy the fact that all transportation is provided from Tarrafal, so you can focus on the scenery during the drive through Hortelao. Disembak to hike in the valley of Ribeira das Calhaus and relax or swim at the Praia dos Frances beach.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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$184.04 USD
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Excursion Offroad

Along the way we try to offer you the maximum time to feel the places visited and whenever it is recommended we offer a picnic at sunset on a beach, snorkeling and producing an album of the best photos throughout the day.
  • Duration: 3 to 6 hours
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  • Duration: 3 to 6 hours
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SID 07: BUGGY DESERT ADVENTURE.

Venture in the desert for 2 hours on a guided off-road adventure to discover the hidden beauties of the south. Explore the beautiful beaches, deserts and the nature reserve of Sal from the driver's seat of an automatic dune buggy. Venture through the salt flats of Santa Maria, surrounded by beautiful white sand dunes, Kite Beach and much more. The group tour can include up to 16 people, with a maximum of two passengers per buggy.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.27 USD
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SFL 03 - FULL DAY TOUR AROUND THE ISLAND MOSTEIROS

Solo al recorrer la isla se puede tener una idea de la violencia de la erupción de 1951. Primero conducimos a Cova Figueira y Espigão, un lugar de observación donde se obtiene una vista completa del Volcán con su flujo de lava que va hasta el mar. Luego hay tiempo para caminar hasta el perímetro del bosque Monte Velha, donde se pueden ver las plantaciones de café.Luego viajamos a la ciudad de Mosteiros, donde paramos para un almuerzo típico de Cabo Verde en un restaurante local. La ciudad también tiene un pequeño centro atractivo, encajado entre la montaña y el mar, que contrasta con las casas de piedra de lava en las afueras sombrías. Finalmente, un paseo por las Salinas para un momento de relax en una pequeña playa de arena negra. Por favor traiga su traje de baño.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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FOGO - FULL DAY EXCURSION TO THE VOLCANO ISLAND

Enjoy an incredible adventure full day where you will live a unique experience !!!We will make a walk through Villa de São Felipe among sobrados, colonial buildings, much more market. We visited the church, the House of Memory, and the square.We stop in Forno, visit one of the areas where the method of drip irrigation is used, a technique adopted by farms on the island to minimize the effect of drought. We continue to Achada Furna, we will stop at Cabeça Fundão, from where we will have a beautiful view of the old crater and the landscape of mixed colors.Finally we arrive at the Natural Park of Chã das Caldeiras that has an incredible view from the highest point of Cape Verde.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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$299.06 USD
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THe Highest and Small Fogo Vulcano Peaks Hiking

A climb of just over 2800 meters that requires effort and the support of the guide, In total, the ascent and descent can take anything from 3 to 6 hours depending on your fitness. Our guide is highly recommended, not only for safety reasons, but also to enrich your experience. During your hike, he will provide you with plenty of information, and you will be able to find out first-hand what it’s like to have experienced a volcanic eruption and its consequences. Do not waste time, if you want to come to the island of Fogo is inevitable to climb the Volcano. Venturing into this wonder leaves unforgettable moments and memories of incredible views.
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.82 USD
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