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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 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing tour with explore Cape Verde. It was the highlight of our vacation on Sal island. We went to see the lemon sharks with this amazing eco-tourism company. Our guide Jordi had so much knowledge and so much love for the nature. We strongly recommend...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind review about our shark experience excursion. I am so happy you enjoyed with Jordi as he is a brilliant guide with so much knowledge and passion for sharks. Thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great couple of hours spent with explore Cape Verde. Excellent guided tour of shark bay. Baby lemon sharks swimming near your feet. Awesome Recommend to all. Just make sure you rent beach shoes for €2. Very rocky and uneven walk out to the sharks

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review of our shark experience excursion. I am glad you enjoyed with us and thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took 2 tours with Explore Cape Verde whilst staying in Sal and I couldn't recommend them enough! Our first tour was The Island Tour. I couldn't believe how much we packed in, from Salt Water Lakes to Lemon Sharks! Our tour guide Jordie was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jonathan J, Manager at Explore Cape Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your review. I am so happy you enjoyed your time with us exploring this beautiful island. Jordi is indeed a fantastic guide with so much knowledge and passion. Thank you once again for choosing Explore Cape Verde while on Sal...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn't recommend Explore Cape Verde enough. If you're in Sal Island for the first time, you first need to see the hatching of the Loggerhead turtles at the Project Biodiversity hatchery at the beach of Riu Funaná Hotel which happens every day at 5pm! These...More

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

Thank you so much for your kind words about our turtle walk. I am so happy you enjoyed your time with us. Seeing the nesting turtles is an amazing experience and one that we love to share with our guests. It is always a pleasure...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see the lemon sharks yesterday with Explore Cape Verde booked through TUI. Highly recommend this trip. Our guide May was very friendly and knowledgeable about the sharks and the island. We managed to take a few photos of our own but they...More

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

Thank you so much for your review of our shark experience excursion. I am so happy you enjoyed your time with us. Mae is a great guide with so much knowledge and passion for the sharks. Once again thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent trip to see lemon sharks. Eddy, who is a marine biologist, led the trip. He was informative and interesting, giving us lots of information before we saw the sharks. We saw both baby and adult sharks. Eddy also found other fascinating sea creatures...More

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

Thank you so much for your review of our shark experience excursion. I am so happy you enjoyed your time with us. Eddyr is a great guide with so much knowledge and passion for the sharks. Once again thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience with a really good guid, Jordy. We had several nationalities in our group but Jordy was able to communicate with evervone and this made the experience even better. We had lunch in Palmeira in a local restaurant with great food.My family and I...More

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

Thank you for joining us on our Sal island tour, I am so glad you had a great time. Jordi is a great guide with so much knowledge and passion for Sal. Thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My parents and I did the island tour today. It was really good. The organization was spot on and the guide was very knowledgeable and available to answer any questions. We had lunch in a restaurant on the village of Palmeira with delicious fresh fish...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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 words. I am so happy you had a great time with us, so much so that you came back for more. It was our pleasure to take you on all the excursions and thank you for choosing Explore...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tours, amazing guides!!! I did sharks tour, historical tour, seadoo, turtles watching!!! All the tour well organized,the guides are knowledgeable and always available!!! I recommend

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

Thank you for your review and for doing so many excursions with us. The guides at Explore Cape Verde are so committed and they make sure you the guests are happy and enjoying. Thank you for choosing Explore Cape Verde.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thoroughly recommend the Sal Island History Tour with Explore Cape Verde. We did this tour in October this year. We were picked up at our hotel. There were only 4 of us on the trip together with our guide so we really got the...More

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

Thank you for your review of our Historical Sal tour. I am so happy to hear you had a great time with us on this excursion. It certainly does give you the full background as to how Sal came about and how it developed through...More

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Matt H
2 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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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
26 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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