Boa Vista: Shark, Turtle, Dunes, Shipwreck & Santa Mónica

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Explore the highlights of Boa Vista on this 6-hour tour. Dip into the waters at Santa Monica Beach, visit viana desert, explore the Turtle and Shark Bays, and discover the secrets of Varandinha caves.

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  • Chill out on the paradisiacal Santa Monica Beach
  • Visit Cabo de Santa Maria Shipwreck, a postcard of Boa Vista Island
  • Discover the wonders and secrets carved behind the Varandinha limestone caves
  • Explore Turtle and Shark bays and get the chance to meet incredible creatures.


After being picked up, start your day with a visit to the stunning Morro de Areia nature reserve. This area is famous for its magical sand dunes that stretch down to the sea, creating a unique, surreal and captivating natural spectacle. Then head to Turtle Bay and Shark Bay, two incredible places to see marine life in its natural environment. Catch a glimpse of the majestic sea turtles, one of the most ancient creatures on the planet, and feel the thrill of seeing sharks in their natural habitat. Bear in mind that while we hope for the best, we can't guarantee an encounter. Next, head to the Varandinha Cave, a must-see for its breathtaking landscapes and photo opportunities. These limestone caves, sculpted by the relentless forces of sea erosion, reveal a mesmerizing array of textures and shapes. Continue to Santa Mónica beach, considered the most beautiful beach of the archipelago and one of the most stunning beaches in the world, whether permitting, swim in the turquoise waters and relax on the white sand. Take a break for a delicious lunch in Sal Rei, and enjoy the local cuisine before a drive to the Cabo de Santa Maria Shipwreck. Hear of how this old boat has been stranded for 50 years and became a symbol of inspiration for local painters and photographers. The tour concludes with a drop-off at your accommodation, leaving you with lasting memories of the island's natural wonders and cultural highlights.


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Important Information

  • Shared Group Tour option is subject to a minimum of 2 participants. In the event that the minimum number is not met, we reserve the right to propose an alternative date; to charge an extra fee to run the tour privately or to cancel a customer's booking for a full refund.
  • For guests staying at the Hotel Riu Touareg the pick-up and drop-off are not included in the tour price, it will be required to pay an extra fee to be picked-up and dropped-off at the hotel Riu Touareg.

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