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TURTLE WATCHING EXPERIENCE - with unbiased reviews

TURTLE WATCHING EXPERIENCE

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Don't lose this incredible opportunity. Discover Sal Island in the most wild way. We do Exclusive turtle Watching Excursions for small groups to live this magic moment with the best athmosphere and to respect the guidelines of Project Biodiversity, the no-profit organisation that works for the conservation of the sea turtles here in Sal Island, in order to minimise the impact brought to the turtles and do the excursion with deep respect to nature and wildlife. Cape Verde is the third largest nesting site in the world for loggerhead sea turtles. It is an amazing experience to witness this wonder of nature in the wild. Be welcome in our beautiful Glamping Tent for a coffee and snacks under the starry african sky next to the beach to listen the briefing that will provide all the information about sea turtles. Enjoy the moon, the stars, the mountains, the ocean and the turtles laying eggs in their natural habitat. An adventure that you can not miss.
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Stop At: Sealife Experience Turtle Watching, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111 Cape Verde
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Duration
2–4 hours
Inclusions
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Souvenir photos
Exclusions
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Additional Info
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wear comfy and dark clothes
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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bridg609 wrote a review Oct 2019
8 contributions1 helpful vote
Absolutely loved it very good service and great to see these beautiful creatures. Saw the loggerhead turtle and rescued some baby ones which had just hatched up through the sand and got their heads stuck in a plastic bag , untangled them and popped them back on the sand and off
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from MartaAlberti, Gerente at TURTLE WATCHING EXPERIENCE
Responded 14 Oct 2019
Thank you very much for your words. We are glad that you enjoyed the experience with us and that you realise our effort to do the excursion in the most respecfful way to the animals and their habitat, with small groups, beach clean ups and following all the rules to do not disturb the animals in their nesting process, as to demonstrate respect and silence when we are close to the turtles. Thank you again, your feedback it means a lot to all the team. Best regards Marta
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barry eglinton wrote a review Oct 2019
5 contributions3 helpful votes
Went last week, the guide was a marine biologist who had a significant knowledge of turtles and had previously worked as one of the rangers. We went to a fairly remote part of the beach where we were given a full explanation of the turtle egg laying process. We were told that
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from MartaAlberti, Gerente at TURTLE WATCHING EXPERIENCE
Responded 13 Oct 2019
Hi, thanks for your lovely comment. We are glad that you enjoyed the experience. Best regards Marta
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Vicky W wrote a review Sep 2019
2 contributions2 helpful votes
Wow what an absolutely wonderful experience this is! Wasn't 100% sure as to what we would actually see but what we did see was truly amazing! First of all Marta and her team (didn't quite catch their names sorry!) gave a wonderful and very interesting talk all about the turtles
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Marta A, Gerente at TURTLE WATCHING EXPERIENCE
Responded 25 Sep 2019
Thank you very much Vicky for you lovely comment. We are glad that you enjoyed this experience of once in a lifetime. We wish you a good stay in Sal Island and we hope to see you soon. Best Marta
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Damian1981uk wrote a review Sep 2019
29 contributions7 helpful votes
A superb experience! We thoroughly enjoyed our night visit to the beach to observe the turtles laying eggs. The trip was fantastic and the guides super helpful.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Marta A, Gerente at TURTLE WATCHING EXPERIENCE
Responded 25 Sep 2019
Thank you very much Damian for your comment, it means a lot to us. We are glad that you enjoyed our excursion. Wish you a good stay in Cape Verde. Best regards Marta
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Sarpal wrote a review Sep 2019
299 contributions172 helpful votes
There is always a dilemma when considering this type of excursion; to see nature as it should be, but not to impact on it. I’m glad to say that Marta (& Alex) were exemplary, although we managed to get really close and personal we were properly briefed and managed (in the best
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Response from MartaAlberti, Gerente at TURTLE WATCHING EXPERIENCE
Responded 10 Sep 2019
Thank you very much for your words. We are glad that you enjoyed the experience and also realise how hard we work to do it in the most respectful way to the turtles. We wish you a good stay in Cape Verde.
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