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Sal: Pedra de Lume Village, Salt Lake Tour & Shark Swim

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Embark on a tour of Cape Verde visiting the salt lake and the village of Pedra de Lume, the first populated village on Sal island. See the lemon sharks in their natural habitat as they swim around you.


  • Discover 1 of the seven wonders of Cape Verde
  • Float in the world's second-saltiest water in Salt Crater of Pedra de Lume
  • Visit the majestic Pedra de Lume salt pan and its extinct volcano crater
  • Experience lemon sharks in their natural environment up close
  • Explore Sal Island with an expert, local guide and explore exciting locations


We'll pick you up at your hotel in Santa Maria between 1 pm and 1:30 pm. From here, we'll drive to our first destination of the day, the eastern part of the island to visit Shark Bay and see its famous lemon sharks up close. Here you'll be able to enjoy a 20-minute observing lemon sharks swimming around you. Afterwards, we'll visit the nearby village of Pedra de Lume, which was the first settlement on the island of Sal. Here we'll see its ancient dwellings and learn about the importance of the salt industry for the development of the island through objects and instruments used to extract this chemical compound. The highlight of the tour is a visit to the Pedra de Lume salt lake, the only salt lagoon in the world located in the caldera of a dormant volcano. You'll be impressed by the variety of colours of the landscape. Finally, we'll visit the cable car that was once used to transport the salt extracted from Pedra de Lume. Finally, we'll be back at your hotel in Santa Maria at 5 pm.


Private transportation Hotel pickup and return transfer Expert and local guide Liability insurance On-site assistance

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