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Fishing on Sal Island
  • English English
  • 4 hours

The coast of Sal Island, on the Cape Verde archipelago, is home to a wide range of species. Enjoy a boat ride, and learn to fish in this stunning part of the Atlantic ocean.

Fishing on Sal Island

The tour meets at the selected time at the Santa Maria pier, and from here we'll climb aboard a fishing boat in search of the most succulent catch in the Atlantic!

During the ride, your crew will teach you the basics of the kind of open water fishing known as Trolling, whereby multiple lines are dragged through the water: especially good for catching predatory fish.

Among these species are fish such as barracuda, tuna, and marlin. These last animals, easy to spot in open water thanks to their distinctive sail shaped fins, can reach lengths of up to three metres and weigh up to 220 lbs (100kg).

You'll learn the tricks of the trade from the experts, allowing you to make the most of your time at sea with a great haul. Then after four hours, we'll take you back to the start point at the Santa Maria pier.

Minimum age

The minimum age to take part in this activity is 15 years old.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.


Per person
Fishing day
US$ 111.20

Fishing day

  • Per person

    US$ 111.20

More Information


4 hours.

Language English

The tour includes a multilingual escort that speaks English.


Boat tour around Sal Island.

Fishing equipment.

English speaking escort.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (12:00 PM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility or pushchairs/strollers).

US$ 111.20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

Santa Maria Pier


Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.