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Explore Cape Verde

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Explore Cape Verde's excursions allow you to enjoy the wonderful nature on the island, in small groups and led by guides who love their job. Sal's first and best Eco-tourism company.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Rua 1 De Junho | Opposite Hotel Morabeza, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I attended the lemon shark excursion today. The guide, Tina, was very nice and told us interesting things about the lemon sharks, other sea creatures and Cape Verde in general. The only small minua was that the bus that took us to the shark bay...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there, thank you for your review of our shark experience excursion, all the buses we use have safety belts for all passengers, the seats that are next to the windows have lap belts and the clip to secure the belt is on the side...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did exactly what it said on the tin. Explore Cape Verde helped my husband, 3 children from 10-17yrs old and myself explore this beautiful island. Firstly by taking us on 1 of their awesome turtle watches, we could see around 10 adult turtles come...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your kind review, it was our pleasure to take your family out on our excursions. I am so happy you enjoyed your time with us as we hope to see you again when you come back. Thank you for choosing...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

An amazing trip with Explore Cape Verde. Our guide Jordi took us to Shark bay on the North East coast of Sal island, where we were able to get close to lemon sharks. Jordi gave us a lot of information of these amazing creatures. Totaly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your kind review of our shark experience excursion. Jordi is a great guide and I will pass on your feedback to him he will be so happy you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on the Sal Island Tour and Shark Excursion with Explore Cape Verde. Both excursions were exceptional. Our guides were friendly, knowledgeable and passionate, they really wanted us to enjoy our time with them. The island tour is well thought out and allows you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much got your kind words about our excursions. I am so happy you had a great time with us and yes i agree the sharks are awesome and something not to be missed. I am also happy you enjoyed the island tour...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went with my family to this trip and we loved it. The guide, Jordi, he was amazing. He gave us a lot of information about the sharks and answered all our questions. Apart from his profesionality, he was also a very kind and cool...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for you review of our shark experience excursion. I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us and Jordi is indeed a great guide with so much knowledge and passion. I will make sure he sees this review as he...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Did Explore Cape Verde’s trip to see the sharks yesterday 13/12/18. Saw about 3 or 4 adults within about 10 meters I would say and a bout 3 babies within feet of us. Tina, our guide and a marine biologist, was very knowledgeable and answered...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our shark experience excursion. I am so happy you enjoyed your time with Explore Cape Verde. Martina is a great guide with so much knowledge and passion for the sharks. Thank you for choosing Explore...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing tour with explore Cape Verde. It was the highlight of our vacation on Sal island. We went to see the lemon sharks with this amazing eco-tourism company. Our guide Jordi had so much knowledge and so much love for the nature. We strongly recommend...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind review about our shark experience excursion. I am so happy you enjoyed with Jordi as he is a brilliant guide with so much knowledge and passion for sharks. Thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great couple of hours spent with explore Cape Verde. Excellent guided tour of shark bay. Baby lemon sharks swimming near your feet. Awesome Recommend to all. Just make sure you rent beach shoes for €2. Very rocky and uneven walk out to the sharks

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of our shark experience excursion. I am glad you enjoyed with us and thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took 2 tours with Explore Cape Verde whilst staying in Sal and I couldn't recommend them enough! Our first tour was The Island Tour. I couldn't believe how much we packed in, from Salt Water Lakes to Lemon Sharks! Our tour guide Jordie was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review. I am so happy you enjoyed your time with us exploring this beautiful island. Jordi is indeed a fantastic guide with so much knowledge and passion. Thank you once again for choosing Explore Cape Verde while on Sal...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't recommend Explore Cape Verde enough. If you're in Sal Island for the first time, you first need to see the hatching of the Loggerhead turtles at the Project Biodiversity hatchery at the beach of Riu Funaná Hotel which happens every day at 5pm! These...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words about our turtle walk. I am so happy you enjoyed your time with us. Seeing the nesting turtles is an amazing experience and one that we love to share with our guests. It is always a pleasure...More

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Matt H
September 1, 2018|
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Response from 899stevieb | Reviewed this property |
We had ten days in August quite a bit of cloud but early 30s during the day I would imagine late 20s it’s pretty stable throughout the year.
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Lrf55
March 12, 2018|
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We went in October the weather was very good always around 90 degrees Mostly level for walking and you do have the large golf buggies that will take you about the complex free
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SusanH3930
February 25, 2018|
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Always use taxis they are cheap no public transport.
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