São Vicente: Swimming and Snorkeling Tour with Sea Turtles

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Put your goggles on, jump in the ocean from a fishermen's boat, and come eye to eye with sea turtles on this guided snorkeling tour on São Vicente island.


  • Year round turtle spotting guaranteed
  • Swim with turtles in their natural environment
  • Unique experience in Cape Verde
  • Snorkel private or with a small group


Snorkeling with sea turtles in the ocean truly is a magical experience. Use this rare occasion to explore the clear waters together with these historical sea creatures. Sao Vicente is the only island in Cape Verde where you can swim and snorkel with turtles in their natural habitat. With a local fishermen's boat and our tour guide you’ll leave Sao Pedro beach behind. After a short boat ride you’ll see the turtles approaching. Take a minute to admire them, put your fins and goggles on and jump in the clear ocean water. This is your chance to approach the turtles while you snorkel around them! It's 100% guaranteed to see turtles year-round.


Hotel/port pickup and drop-off Short boat ride in a fishermen's boat Snorkeling gear and lifejackets Safety briefing

Important Information

  • Please wear clothing and flip flops that can get wet Turtles from close can be intimidating for small children It's a 3 minute boat ride from the shore. You'll be in the water for about 45 min - 1 hour.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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