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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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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Sal experience - excursions - island tours

company and guide certificates, quality assurance and price. Local guide, knows the island well, its history and culture, food, music and local restaurants.
  • Duration: 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 7 hours
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • 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
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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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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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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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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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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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
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Full Trekking in Natural Park Of Serra Malagueta

Enjoy exotic landscapes for stunning photographic sections. Drink Grogue by Mr Marcelino (still young at 99 years old) Breathe fresh air at one thousand meters of altitude Meet 25 types of endemic plants
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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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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
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Monte Gordo Guided Hiking Tour from Tarrafal

Conquering San Nicolau's highest point, Monte Gordo, may seem like a tough task; this guided hike makes it a breeze. Hike the 4,304-foot (1,312-meter) peak with a guide providing directions and navigating the trails, as well as talking about the native flora and fauna. On the hike down, you'll be welcomed to stop for some coffee and cuscus at a rural house in the Faja Valley.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
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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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SFL 01 - FULL DAY VOLCANO TOUR

Here you get a stupendous view from the highest point from Cape Verde and get the opportunity to trek to the 2014 crater (Optional). You can find places with extreme hot spots from the Sulfur. A multi-colored landscape well worth a visit. The trekking takes approximately 3 hours depending on your shape. We visited one of the two destroyed villages in the eruption of 2015. Almost 98% of the houses, schools, restaurants, hotels were decimated but people are coming back, keen to rebuild everything again.Lunch at Marisa house followed by wine tasting the traditional Chã das Caldeiras wine better known as Manecon. You also get the chance to buy one of the best coffees in the world produced in Fogo.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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FULL DAY SANTO ANTAO WITH LUNCH

Considered one of the most attractive products not only by the green landscapes but also by the gastronomy and "Morabeza" of the population, different routes in trails and roads in a green at the foot of the sky that dazzles anyone and where also can enjoy a virgin nature, dizzying, Anti-stress and warm. The diversity of the plants, the amazing green and the daily life of the people make this Island a jewel of the crown. A world apart that only those who have had can describe.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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2h Buggy Night from Santa Maria

Get the experience of driving through the dark desert in a buggy equipped with special lights during this adrenaline-fueled activity! With a group of maximum 14 buggies and under the guidance of your professional guide you cross the desert, valleys and dunes of the south in the pitch dark night to end the trip in the vivid centre of Santa Maria for a (non-alcoholic) cocktail.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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PACK NO STRESS

Descubre Isla de Sal con nuestro PACK NO STRESS. Si lo que quieres es descansar, pero no desaprovechar ni un segundo de tu viaje, este es tu pack. Bien organizado, haciendo una actividad al día y el resto del tiempo descansando en la piscina o tomando una copa exótica con un atardecer inolvidable. Des del primer momento de vuestra llegada al Aeropuerto Almiral Cabral de Espargos, nuestros profesionales harán de todo para que vuestra estancia sea No Stress. Este pack incluye una ruta en caballo de una hora y media, paseando por la arena blanca y por las Salinas de Santa María. Unas 6 horas de navegación en un velero impecable con el capitán Eugeni y su excelente tripulación, con comida y bebida sin fin. Sin cansaros, hacer una ruta de E-bikes es la mejor forma de ver varios puntos de Sal, haciendo unos 5 km en total. En Segway el recorrido se hará más ameno y más interesante. Para terminar, el Tour completo de Sal con visita a la playa de los tiburones es la mejor opción.
  • Duration: 1 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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