Full Day Sal Island Tour in Santa Maria

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You will gaze at the beautiful blue eye in Buracona created by nature, enjoy floating in salt springs, and walk a bit into the sea and experience lemon sharks swimming between your legs!


  • Float in salt springs at the salt mine of Pedra de Lume
  • Experience lemon sharks swimming between your legs at the Shark Bay
  • Gaze at the beautiful blue eye in Buracona created by nature


1st Stop At: Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal The first stop is Santa Maria, the pier. This is where the fishing boats arrive at the pier in the morning. The fish are cleaned and sold on the pier. A beautiful scene to see. We drive through the local streets and go to the vegetable market. We end at kite beach. Duration: 2 hours 2nd Stop At: Murdeira, Murdeira, Ilha do Sal We visit the small village of Murdeira. Duration: 15 minutes 3rd Stop At: Palmeira, Palmeira, Ilha do Sal We go to a school, there is time to shop for souvenirs and we see fishermen at work. Duration: 1 hour 4th Stop At: Buracona: The Blue Eye of Cabo Verde Shop, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal Cape Verde During the tour we also stop at the blue eye. We take a look at the blue eye created by nature. There is also a lookout point where you can see the beautiful blue sea. Duration: 1 hour 5th Stop At: Espargos, Espargos, Ilha do Sal We will stop in the capital Espargos for a delicious lunch Duration: 1 hour 6th Stop At: Pedra de Lume, Pedra de Lume, Ilha do Sal We go to the Pedra de Luma salt mine. Here you can float in salt springs or hike the mountains around the mine. Duration: 45 minutes Last Stop At: Feijoal, Cabo Verde Sharkbay! We go to the bay where the lemon shark has settled. You walk a bit into the sea and can see the sharks swimming between your legs. How cool! Duration: 1 hour


Hotel pickup and drop-off is offered. We'll pick you up at your chosen pick up location.

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  • Beware that some sites are not fully suited for people with impaired mobility.

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