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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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+238 590 15 49
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Partner and I went with Explore Cape Verde on two trips during our stay at Sal, we did some research and these were recommended by a fair few people! The shop is based in Santa Maria and Jonathan was incredibly helpful when we were booking...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Eddy was lovely and friendly. He gave us plenty of knowledge for the trip to see the lemon sharks. Awesome up close encounters with the baby sharks swimming between the small group of people. The bigger sharks were also easily viewed from a few meters...More

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Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your amazing review of our shark experience excursion, it is quite an experience to be in the water with sharks and I am so happy you enjoyed with Eddyr as he is a great guide. Thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to shark bay to see the lemon sharks. It was fantastic. Eddy our guide was extremely knowledgeable. The baby sharks swam around our feet. We all had brilliant time.

1  Thank Caz012014
Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for choosing Explore Cape Verde and I am so happy you had a great time with Eddyr. Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I heard about sharks bay before I went to Sal so when I got there I couldn't wait to book the trip. It was very cheap which was a bonus. Our guide was a lovely lady from Germany named Tina. She was full of information...More

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Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for you amazing review. Martina will be thrilled to read you had a great time with here on our shark experience. Thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde and I really hope we see you again in the future. I will...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing morning! The best combination of beautiful scenery, exercise and general knowledge of sal. My guide Carlos was great, very friendly full of interesting facts and very kind to stop along the way to show me some cool sight so I could catch my breath...More

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Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your amazing review of Bike and Hike and also for the photos. It makes us so happy when our guests enjoy with us. The Bike & Hike is one of my favourite excursions as you get to see some amazing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the 'Historical Sal' excursion. It was a really interesting and fun morning and completely different to the other excursions offered on Sal. Full credit to Explore Cape Verde for taking the time to come up with a unique excursion that celebrates Sal's...More

1  Thank GailB1294
Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gail, Thank you for your kind words about our Historical Sal tour. This excursion is one we really enjoy doing, we have put so much time and effort into documenting the history of Sal for our guests. It is so good to read that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience. Go with this company as they care about the sharks. Very informative and got to see baby and adult sharks. Thank you Carlos

1  Thank Sophie V
Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words about our shark experience. Carlos is a great guide and a credit to the company. Thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got to see lemon sharks + sea urchins. Our guide was very informative and it was so fun to sea sharks swimming round ur feet!!!

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

Thank you for your review and I am so happy you enjoyed your time with Explore Cape Verde. Thank you

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this activity via our hotels TUI rep and we’re not disappointed. Our guide, a lovely Dutch lady, collected us direct from our hotel and after 2 other quick pick ups we were on our way to Shark bay. Throughout both the journey and...More

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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 review of our Shark Experience excursion. Our guides are so knowledgeable and passionate about the sharks. It's a thrilling experience to be in the water with sharks and I know for sure we love every second of it...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from sharks bay saw quite a few baby lemon sharks & bigger ones but further out - our guide Eddy a marine biologist was extremely knowledgable & very interesting to listen to, would highly recommend the trip Thanks Eddy

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Jonathan J, Owner at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review, Eddyr will be so pleased when I show him this review. He is a great guide and a credit to Explore Cape Verde. Thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde

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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
13 March 2018|
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Response from gordonk614 | Reviewed this property |
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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