One of the few unspoiled gems left for intrepid travelers to explore, the African island of Boa Vista “the undiscovered Caribbean” offers some of the most breathtaking locations in the world to discover. With year round sun, 55km of pristine white beaches lined by emerald waters, rich local culture, and inspiring marine life; flora and fauna, the island has limitless paradise appeal.
In addition to the excitement of the off road driving and stunning locations, all Giggling Geckos receive a free professional portrait taken at a unique location, as well experiences and connections to make your holiday one to remember.
Half Day Tour
A great introductory tour that takes in some of the hidden gems on the Island. Taking 4 hours you will have the opportunity to swim in the ocean at a deserted beach, visit Sal Rei the capital, enjoy off road driving and visit two of the island’s most stunning beaches.
Morabeza BBQ beach day
Head with us to our favourite location on the island for an afternoon of sangria, BBQ, beach games, swimming in calm waters and general giggling gecko shenanigans! For families, let Rich, Jen and Savinja entertain the kids with our variety of beach games while you enjoy the ambiance.
Full Day Exclusive Tour
Our ultimate island tour! Taking 7.5 hours the tour visits Santa Monica beach, Varandhina beach, Povoacao Velho traditional village, Vianna desert, and the icing on the cake, Bahia where you will dine on fantastic 3 course lunch with your feet in the sand and a view of calm turquoise waters, before taking time to relax in your very own piece of paradise, Morabeza.
Whale watching tour
From mid March to mid June take the opportunity to watch magnificent humpback whales in their natural environment, in an exclusive 12 man yacht. Skirt the coastline with your small group and our expert local guide and get up close with these gentle giants.
Seeing the gentle giants on Boa Vista is a once in a lifetime experience. Join us on our exciting night tours and watch the turtles crawl slowly from the inky ocean and lay eggs in their natural environment. Learn all about the amazing creatures from the local conservation organisation, The Turtle foundation and we give €15 from every person booking to the organisation to help preserve their future.
Full Day North East island tour
A fantastic 7.5 hour tour taking in the best of the north and east of Boa Vista. Visit 2 barely tread beaches. Curral Velho, to absorb the beauty, and Ervatao to swim in the deserted waters. Take in Rabil a beautiful local town that hosts the local community pottery project. Walk to Morrow Negro the abandoned lighthouse with spectacular views. Relax over lunch in a traditional local restaurant in the 3 villages to experience the real flavour of Boa Vista and top it off with the famous Santa Maria shipwreck.
See the real Boa Vista and donate items to the Un click por Un sonrissa charity. The organisation works with children across the villages in Boa Vista including their kindergarden / preschool / day care centre to help support children's education and support families in need. Any of our tours can incorporate a charity stop off, please email us and we will schedule it into our tour.
Saturday night fever tour!
Experience a Saturday night sunset in Morabeza beach bar. Enjoy local speciality drink, snack buffet, live traditional drumming dancing and fire eating followed by a 2 course meal and coffee in the surroundings of contemporary natural design. Wash it all down with a cocktail for a night you won't forget!
Half day south
A great introductory tour that takes in some of the hidden gems on the Island. Taking 5 hours you will have the opportunity to swim in the ocean at 2 deserted beaches, relax in a local village, shop for souvenirs, visit Sal Rei the capital, and finish off With swimming and cocktails in Morabeza.
Guided Quad tours
We offer two 4 hour routes. Our Shipwreck Shenanigans covers the North and our Santa Monica Spectacular covers the south of the island taking in amazing beaches, shipwrecks, dunes, deserts, dried up river beds! Both routes offer varied and exciting terrain ideal for quads! In addition on both routes you get an additional 2 hours at a stunning beach bar after the tour to swim, relax, buy some lunch and drinks if you wish and exchange stories with your fellow Giggling Gecko adventurers!