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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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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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+238 590 15 49
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Review of: Shark Experience

We went with them to see baby lemon sharks at the northeast side of the island Sal. The guide was funny and had interesting facts about the lemon shark, other sea animals and even other things that I asked, for example what buildings we passed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank robban2015
Reviewed 3 days ago
Review of: Sal Island Tour

We did both the Sal Island tour and the Shark Experience with Explore Cape Verde and both were wonderful and absolute highlights of our trip. The island tour ended up being a private tour - just us and our guide, Jordy, who was wonderful -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank sarahm1040
Reviewed 4 days ago
Review of: Shark Experience

We had originally booked this trip with someone else but they cancelled at the last minute. My husband put out a help request through a Facebook page and Explore Cape Verde stepped in and saved us. It was a great experience, the guide (I think...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank uglygirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip. At around 60 mins + travelling time, the length was perfect. Javier was really passionate and informative, and we saw adult and child sharks at close quarters. Thanks!

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank danielhZ8260JI
Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of our shark experience excursion. Javier is a great guide with so much knowledge and passion for sharks. Thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde. I will make sure I pass on your appreciation to Javier. Thank you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable couple of hours in the presence of the tour guide Jordi Lopez. A very knowledgeable n keen Marine Biologist who made the trip very interesting throughout and was on hand to answer any questions put to him. The children on the excursion were excited...More

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

Prime Minister!! Wow you are lucky! Thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde for your shark experience excursion. I am so happy you enjoyed your time with us and the sharks. Jordi is fantastic and so passionate about everything nature. Thank you for your review...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Review of: Shark Experience

Was not sure what to expect but straight from the get go our guide was amazing her name was Tina I believe. You could tell she had a real passion for not just sharks/animals but Cape Verde she had answers to all of our questions...More

3  Thank smudge860
Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review of our shark experience excursion. Martina is an amazing guide with so much knowledge and passion for sharks. Thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (Ali & Dave) arrived in Cape Verde on Dec 12th 2018 & already had plans to do some stargazing during our stay. The following day we noticed the Google Doodle showed a meteor shower at maximum that night (wow! If that’s not good luck,...More

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

Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a beautiful night to view the meteor shower and I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us. The night sky on Sal is truly amazing and not to be missed. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really had a good time in the tour It was very well explained by Jordi who was very friendly with us. I learned a lot about the nature in Sal. Definitely we will back! Many thanks Jordi and the team!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Amlopram90
Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde. We hope to see you soon in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Thank Sunflowerbud
Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
1  Thank Andrea H
Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

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Matt H
1 September 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
12 March 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
25 February 2018|
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Response from gordonk614 | Reviewed this property |
Always use taxis they are cheap no public transport.
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