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Shark Bay

Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
+238 984 48 84
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Something special

We did this trip with Cabral tours. Cabral is a special person. He has such warmth and genuineness... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lynda E
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
sharks bay, sal

saw very little , hard going unless you have water shoes, was expecting some large fish given i... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
christopher h
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“small sharks” (8 reviews)
“lemon sharks” (42 reviews)
“island tour” (21 reviews)
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Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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+238 984 48 84
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"small sharks"
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"lemon sharks"
in 42 reviews
"island tour"
in 21 reviews
"beach shoes"
in 6 reviews
"their natural habitat"
in 5 reviews
"low tide"
in 4 reviews
"sharp rocks"
in 2 reviews
"respectful distance"
in 2 reviews
"special shoes"
in 2 reviews
"dirt track"
in 3 reviews
"shallow water"
in 5 reviews
"swimming costume"
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"rubber shoes"
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"top tip"
in 3 reviews
"sea urchins"
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"fish"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We did this trip with Cabral tours. Cabral is a special person. He has such warmth and genuineness. He is a person who is honest and happy to share his information with you. Nothing can beat a local guide and Cabral is one of the...More

1  Thank Lynda E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

saw very little , hard going unless you have water shoes, was expecting some large fish given i u-tubed details before my visit, was part of island tour, a little peeved off, but as a say.you make your holiday what it is, so probably not...More

1  Thank christopher h
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this place as part of a day trip of the island. Here you can walk out into the sea where young Lemon Sharks come in to swim. We didn't see many during out visit. Take plastic shoes so that you can walk on...More

Thank Ceini0g
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I decided to go on the shark tour excursion with Tui it only cost €25 per person and lasted 2 hours. The guide was very sweet and helpful and gave a lot of information. This excursion was a good day out, you...More

Thank Jadeey3
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

While arriving at the shark bay with our Island tour we immediately were approached by local people who were present there. I don’t know if they’re always there but they seemed to be very poor. Some of us gave the small children some food and...More

Thank MissOrtega
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely experiencing this but a long walk in water and on cobbles is definitely need water shoes. We took our own but there are some to hire for two euros each.

Thank Julie B
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

I thought this was going to be a hit or miss excursion - how wrong was I ! Walking out into waist high water to very this harmless Lemon Sharks was amazing A top tip - take the early morning trip as the adults are...More

1  Thank Dean M
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

After stopping briefly at shark bay on the dune buggy tour, we decided to return and do the shark bay as a separate excursion. Eddy was our guide and collected us at noon from Tui Sensimar. We waded out with Eddy, who explained various aspects...More

1  Thank McHaggis69
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Stole my belongings. Insisted I hand my wet items in on the bus and then drove off without returning them when back at Tui Sensimar. Reps informed, nothing done and Tui pretty much say tough.. You wade across rocks to see shark fins and wade...More

Thank AliGBW
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

During our resent stay at Melia Dunas we booked a game fishing trip with a local rep on the beach called Jason nice guy! Really nice guy but was not sure what boat we would end up on. Well what a day we had at...More

1  Thank arranweir22
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Emma H
11 August 2017|
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Response from Lois J | Reviewed this property |
Mine cost £25 for the lemon shark trip was about for about 3 hours
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Gåry H
26 July 2017|
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Response from John d | Reviewed this property |
Don't go, not worth it
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Boo Jon T
9 November 2015|
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Response from John d | Reviewed this property |
Don't go, not worth it
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