Santa Maria, Sal: Ultimate Guided Turtle Nesting Experience

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Meet one of the world's most ancient beings on Sal Island. Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience of watching turtles lay eggs with a local guide from Cabo Verde, the world's 3rd-largest nesting site.


  • Watch sea turtles lay eggs in their natural habitat, a lifetime experience.
  • Embark on the ultimate turtle-watching adventure, accompanied by an expert guide
  • Watch the fascinating spectacle of a loggerhead turtle nesting on Sal Island.


Join our night turtle nesting tour on Sal Island and witness the breathtaking sight of a loggerhead turtle laying eggs, at the country's third-largest nesting site worldwide. Your journey begins with hotel pickup, followed by a transfer to one of the nesting beaches. Under the starry sky, a knowledgeable and licensed guide will provide insight into the life and habits of the turtles, as well as important guidelines for respectful observation. Immerse yourself in the fascinating lifetime experience of turtle nesting, while contributing to conservation efforts and appreciating the beauty of the environment. Explore the extraordinary nesting grounds of the Caretta Caretta loggerhead turtle, watch turtle lay eggs in their natural habitat, igniting your senses with the profound connection to one of Earth's most ancient residents. As your heart fills with wonder and your pulse steadies, your extraordinary journey concludes with a return to your accommodation. This cherished memory transcends time and place, a testament to the beauty of Cabo Verde that you carry with you.


Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Santa Maria Transportation Tour Guide Liability insurance

Important Information

  • Please wait at the hotel lobby 10 min before the starting time. While nature's wonders are unpredictable, our tours offer incredible opportunities to witness loggerhead turtles nesting, we cannot guarantee that you will see turtles. Therefore, our tours have boasted a remarkable 100% success rate in recent years. Bring drinking water and mosquito repellent with you on the tour. Mandatoty Dress code: Dark colored clothes and closed shoes. It is forbidden to take photos with flash.

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