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TURTLE WATCHING EXPERIENCE

Highlights
  • 2- to 4-hour Sal Island sea turtle observation tour at night
  • Watch loggerhead sea turtles lay their eggs in the sand
  • Nature guides are trained by Project Biodiversity
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TURTLE WATCHING EXPERIENCE
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TURTLE WATCHING EXPERIENCE
From US$ 51.92
Overview
Cape Verde contains the third-largest nesting site in the world for loggerhead sea turtles. Don't miss the opportunity to observe loggerheads laying eggs in their natural habitat at night. This guided nature tour on Sal Island is conducted in a small group to minimize impacts on wildlife. You’ll learn about the environmental guidelines created by Project Biodiversity, the nonprofit organization working toward sea turtle conservation. Hotel transport provided.
What to Expect
The turtle watching experience will start at 21:00 p.m when we will pick you up at your Hotel/Accomodation. After a journey of about 15 minutes by pick up truck we will arrive to the beautiful remote beach of Serra Negra where the loggerhead sea turtles nest. You will be welcome at our Glamping Tent with coffee&Juice&Snacks for an introductory briefing about sea turtles. Our guides are experts trained by Project Biodiversity to do this excursions following their guidelines in order to minimise the impact brought to the turtles and offer to our guests an unforgettable experience in a conscious and respectful way with the environment. After the briefing the turtle walk will start under the starry african sky and you will be able to observe up close the loggerhead sea turtles laying their eggs.
Reviews (11)
1 - 5 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 8 November 2018
Strange But Beautiful

For years we have tried to experience this wonder of nature - eventually we timed it right! Worth the the money and a one off holiday experience away from the sun bed - the volunteer staff are well educated and worth a tip.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank keith d
Reviewed 18 September 2018
Great to see the Turtles

We Had a Great time looking at the Turtles lay their eggs and go back into the sea i can highly recommend Tony Tours a really nice guy who we found at the rear of the Funana Hotel by the beach .

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank A9BOE
MartaA3719, Manager at Sealife Experience Turtle Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. Best regards Marta

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile
Wow!

Fantastic to see the biggest/oldest turtle on Sal Batismo lay her eggs! Great breefing before the turtlewatch in a small supercosy tent 😃 the whole experience was great and we will definitely go again. The guides Marta and Alex had a lot of knowledge and...More

3  Thank Ronja P
Marta A, Owner at Sealife Experience Turtle Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks to you Ronja for coming with us and for your lovely review. We are glad that you and mum enjoy the whole experience. We hope to see you soon for more adventures together.

Reviewed 12 August 2018
BEST Turtle Watching Tour on the Island!

SeaLife Experience is THE BEST turtle watching tour you can hope for! I did this turtle tour on August 3, 2018, after having done a different, less expensive, turtle tour on August 1, 2018. There is a reason why I booked another turtle watching tour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Theodora v
Marta A, Owner at Sealife Experience Turtle Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Hey Theodora, thank you so much for your words. We really appreciate your review. The situation that you explain on the cheepest turtle watching that you had been before to come with us, it's actually the reason why we do start this project, It is...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Great experience

We loved this . We got to see a turtle laying her eggs and see her safely get back to the sea. It is all done with respect to the turtles and most people we know got to see this amazing sight.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shazza310
Marta A, Owner at Sealife Experience Turtle Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Hey Shazza, thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the turtle watching experience with us. We hope to see you soon in Cape Verde for more wildlife adventures.

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Jacqueline E
15 November 2018|
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Response from keith d | Reviewed this property |
The Turtle watching l beleve is only at a cetain times within the breeding nesting season., We have tried for years to be on holiday and coincide with it this event.
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