We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Explore Cape Verde

Features Animals
Open today: 09:00 - 21:00
Review Highlights
Nature excursion see the turtles Cape Verde

We have just returned literally back to our hotel, our trip with TUI and guide Eddie tonight has to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sharon A
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Turtle nesting trip

A wonderful experience visiting Kite beach one night and fortunate enough to see a turtle laying... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Read all 108 reviews
All photos (84)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lemon sharks”(41 reviews)
“shark bay”(15 reviews)
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.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Rua 1 De Junho | Opposite Hotel Morabeza, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 590 15 49
Reviews (108)
Filter reviews
95 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsmarine biologistlemon sharksshark bayeggsturtle watchingturtle walkcape verdesea lifedunas hotelsea floorconservation effortsbike hiketour companiestake your timemoney goesnatural environmenttropic birds
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 95 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

We have just returned literally back to our hotel, our trip with TUI and guide Eddie tonight has to be one of the most awesome things I will ever witness in life. We sat quietly on the beach whilst a female loggerhead turtle 90cm Long...More

Thank Sharon A
Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful experience visiting Kite beach one night and fortunate enough to see a turtle laying her eggs on the beach and then camouflaging the nest. Our guide (unfortunately I cannot remember his name but he was excellent) is a marine biologist and his explanation...More

Thank 212Diane
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a really nice guide (Marinda) who told us very nice information about the lemon sharks and about the surroundings. We were a bit disappointed because we only saw some mature lemon sharks and they didn't come very close. we just had bad luck...More

Thank Cindy d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was picked up from our hotel in the morning and taken to shark bay where lemon sharks were resident. On the journey our guide who spoke very fluent English (as there was my partner and myself and another family) explained natural heritage and facts around...More

Thank Chloe H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this trip with Cabral Tours. Cabral was amazing. His insight being a local made the trip so special. We visited a school and took fruit for the children, we went to shark bay and the lemon sharks swam within feet of us. Cabral...More

Thank Lynda E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the shark walking and the turtle walks too. Both great and would definitely recommend. Our guide was Jonathon who did a great job. Worth doing both for sure

Thank Luke L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked to go and see the lemon sharks, we got picked up from our hotel and taken to shark bay. The experience was brilliant, we saw loads of sharks and the quote was very friendly and knowledgable. Would highly recommend this excursion.

Thank Stafford1993
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were picked up promptly at our hotel at 12.00 by Explore Cape Verde Tours to go watch the Lemon Sharks. Our guide Dan was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable and provided us with loads of information on the Lemon Sharks and the island. He...More

1  Thank Dean O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

LEMON SHARK: We went with this company to see the lemon sharks and it was a brilliant choice. It only cost 25€ pp and they picked us from the hotel and took us. Our guide was very helpful and we managed to see loads of...More

2  Thank Pippa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful tour of the island with Carimou. He knows everything there is to know about the island and nothing was any trouble. He is very outgoing and seems to know everyone on the island of Sal. This made the...More

Thank Andramac
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
18 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from tracy20152016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The lemon sharks are usually around for most of the year.but even in main season, it's never a guarantee you would see them.