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Giggling Gecko Adventures Day Tours

Villa Cabral, Sal Rei, Boa Vista, Cape Verde
+238 978 69 26
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Turtle Tour

What a great experience. Picked up from hotel by a friendly driver. Taken to a remote stunning... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jarrow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great tour guides

we have booked tours with Giggling gecko via email. We did catamaran tour and african night out... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Giggling Gecko Adventures offers exciting and affordable guided 4x4 tours of Boa Vista. Choose from full days, half days, cruises, beach BBQ, Saturday night out and turtle and whale watching tours. We also have guided quad tours available, single or double occupancy! Great fun! With a 2 hour beach bar stop and lunch included after the tour. Our tours are very competitively priced, we offer exciting, informative, interactive tours and we try to give back to the local community what we can. (You can also support the community here via bringing needed items, donating money or volunteering, please contact for more info)
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Villa Cabral, Sal Rei, Boa Vista, Cape Verde
+238 978 69 26
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a great experience. Picked up from hotel by a friendly driver. Taken to a remote stunning location. Seen Turtles laying eggs and a informative tour guide sharing knowledge. Before being driven back to hotel. Great to know this company gives back to the locals...More

Thank thomas441
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

we have booked tours with Giggling gecko via email. We did catamaran tour and african night out. We had fabulous time. Highly recommended

Thank iloncik86
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Can totally recommend using giggling gecko, great day touring southern beach area. Value for money great tour guide very knowledgeable and committed to local communities. Be warned you will get very dusty but lots of fun. Thanks Andy,Tracy,Emily and Kieran

Thank garbutt71
Reviewed 1 week ago

A balanced review of Giggling Gecko Adventures, The booking system can be done either on FB messenger or by the web site, (no card payments) This is run by Jen and Richard a couple originally from Scotland and have moved and created this business, the...More

1  Thank Wildingglendye
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the Saturday Night Fever trip before we arrived on the island and had such a great time we booked two more trips through Giggling Geckos. Jen was very helpful, replying to my questions and offering advice. We were picked up from our hotel...More

1  Thank suuuuuz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked two excursions with Giggling Gecko before arriving in Cape Verde. After our first tour, Northern Delights, we booked two more as we enjoyed the first one so much. Jen and Richard are very knowledgeable about the island and are well known to the...More

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We contacted Goggling Geko's before leaving the UK to find out about the trips they could offer and were immediatley impressed by their honesty and proffesionalism. They responded promptly to emails answering all questions and helping us to decide what would be the best trips...More

1  Thank DDSTRAVELLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked day before when in our complex and paid 40 euros per person. We went on the half day about 5 hours tour picked up from hotel early morning where we was greeted from Jen our Scottish host, then picked up further guests from...More

Thank lee a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked our trips via facebook before we went out to boa vista. Don't bother with the Thomson ones, you couldn't get better service or information from Richard and Jen. You get collected from the hotel and dropped off after. We did the catamaran trip...More

2  Thank Kath S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a young couple wanting to get out of the hotel for a night, we heard about this company from a friend and searched their website, I emailed Jen who was super helpful!! We booked the Saturday night African beach party, Richard emailed me just...More

Thank hannah1057
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Larraine T
12 July 2017|
Response from Kath S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Larraine, We went a few weeks ago. There were only 6 of us, I think the max they take is 12. You get taken by dinghy out to the catamaran then sail (not too far out), do a bit of fishing, then snorkelling, then Richard... More
Victoria R
22 June 2017|
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Response from BobColchester | Reviewed this property |
I was not asked for one - they do a short check that everyone is able to do the basics before they set out. Take a bandana to cover your mouth and nose. Great trip!