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Snorkeling in the North


A snorkeling trip like no other, because you will go the the North of the island, to Baia das Gatas. The name refers to the nurse sharks who are swimming here in the summer months to procreate.  


Ideal for snorkeling due to the calm water. Different kinds of coral and almost unknown to tourism so you can enjoy every single moment and as well as the nature.


The tour is only on request, please contact us before making a booking. This way we can check if the date is possible, how many persons, accommodation.


The price is €50 per person.

Children of 6 years and older can join the activity, the price for children until 11 will be €25. 


It's recommended to already put on your swimwear, bring some sun cream, towels and flip-flops.


Provide the following information in the comments when booking:

  • Your accommodation in Boa Vista
  • Requested date


The tour can run every day on request.  

You will be picked up at your accommodation with a pick-up truck. The route to Baia das Gatas will take about 50 minutes from Sal Rei. You will enter the water directly from the beach with your guide. He/she will explain you more about the different types of coral, the nurse shark and many more. For about 45-60 minutes you will discover the underwater world. Next stop is the spot where the nurse sharks are mostly seen, on your way back we make a stop in a local village for a drink and a snack and after you will be brought back to your accommodation.



  • Snorkel equipment (wetsuit, goggles, snorkel and watershoes) (Supplier is not using flippers to protect the coral)
  • Transfer from and to your accommodation 
  • English-speaking guide
  • Drink and a little snack in a local bar