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Pass By: Salina Sails, Praia de Cruz Por do Sol, V7, Sal Rei, Boa Vista 5110 Cape Verde

Get aboard Gelidonya for an experience of a lifetime! Admire the humpback whales and their calves in their natural habitat along the West Coast of Boa Vista.

Be amazed by their impressive acrobatic skills and their wonderful melodic songs.

A team of biologists leads the observations and explains everything there is to know about these majestic creatures.

Our international crew offers the best services with an extensive all-inclusive package and waiter service aboard the most luxurious and comfortable boat of Cape Verde.

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Departure Point
Unnamed Road, Sal Rel, Cape Verde

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up possible from all Sal Rei accommodations.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Alcoholic Beverages - Welcome cocktail, draft beer (local Strela), white wine
  • Soda/Pop - coca cola, fanta, sprite, water
  • Snacks - Mix of local and international fingerfood: pastries, sandwiches, pizza, cake and sweets (special diets available - requests upon booking)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional equipment - hydrophone
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please inform us upon booking about any special needs and/or requests.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 55 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 21 May 2019 via mobile

A lovely trip. The staff were great. The marine biologist was insightful. Melissa and Mr Seven were great hosts. The boat was lovely. We did manage to see a whale blowing bubbles and putting a bit of him and his tail up. I think he...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 17 May 2019 via mobile

We went whale watching it was our first excursion- great day out very personal experience and very fun day. Service was good and personal service from Mr seven seeing the whales up close and personal. The boat ride wasnt the best rocking from side to...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2019 via mobile

We were collected from our hotel in the morning and driven to the capital where we were taking by a small rubber dingy to the sailing boat anchored about 200m in the harbour. The waves were gentle at first but when were saw some evidence...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 15 April 2019

We had a brilliant afternoon on this boat watching the humpback whales. The boat is excellent, comfortable and spacious. The staff were very friendly and attentive. There was a marine biologist onboard to give us the information on the whales and to guide the boat...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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sandra p
25 May 2019|
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Hi Sandra, yes we sure do! We still have whale watching available on Thursday and Friday morning. Pick-up time would be 8 o'clock. On other days we will be running our Bay Cruise program with the same pick-up time. Have a... More
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Karen C
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Hi Karen The whales are only around Boa Vista until the end of May. July and August is perfect for the turtles or to just have a relaxing boat cruise.
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