Best High-risk activities in Cape Verde
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Explore the diversity of Monte Txota Natural Park and the surrounding area on this trek. Climb Pico D'Antónia, the highest point of Santiago Island, and enjoy extraordinary views of almost all Santiago's cities and two more of Cape Verde's Islands.
Explore the small but breathtaking island of Sal on a guided full-day trip. See Cape Verde through the eyes of a local, and visit 10 of the island's highlights. Snorkel, bathe, marvel at the “Blue Eye,” and more. Benefit from included hotel transfers.
Explore Boa Vista Island on a 4x4 tour with hotel pickup and drop-off. Discover Rabil and visit a local handicraft production center. Admire the Deserto de Viana, see the rusted Cabo Santa Maria shipwreck, and stop at the Chapel of Our Lady of Fatima.
On the bay of Ribeira de Barca, take a traditional fishing boat to see unique rock formations and local marine life. Swim into the cave of Àguas Belas and snorkel through its crystal clear waters. Finish your day with a freshly-prepared BBQ on the beach.
Explore Boa Vista Island in this half-day quad biking adventure, discovering the beautiful sites such as Santa Monica Beach and the natural caves of Varand, whilst experiencing Povoação Velha and other charming local villages.
Spend the day up north on Santiago Island at the Green Bay of Tarrafal. Take a morning boat trip to the lighthouse for stunning views of the Bay. Following lunch, relax on the white sand beach, swim in the ocean waters, and discover the rich marine fauna.
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