Travel to Pedra de Lume and beyond on this buggy tour of Sal Island.
Head to the saltiest place in the world and experience the rugged nature of the Cape Verde archipelago on this buggy tour of Sal Island. Named after its most important resource, explore the west coast on this all-terrain adventure from iconic Shark Bay to the salt craters of Pedra de Lume on this 4-wheel experience!
This activity is run & operated from Santa Maria resort on Sal Island, Cape Verde. This itinerary covers the west coast of the island from Murderia Bay to Pedra de Lume. Local landmarks include Burracona (Blue Eye), Terra Boa, Serra Negra & Fontona Oasis.
Meet your guide at the activity base for this buggy tour of Sal Island. A 4x4 experience that explores the salty west coast of the island, discover the raw beauty and striking elevations of the Cape Verdean archipelago on this half-day tour. Each buggy is two-seater – meaning you can take a buddy and share the price! Heading out towards the famous salt flats of Santa Maria, put your foot down as you test the suspension on the dry plains of Serra Negra – climbing to Pedra de Lume, renowned as the salty place on earth! From here, you can enjoy fantastic views across the island, rolling through the desert to see the famous Terra Boa mirage. After a sandy adventure, cool off at Blue Eye lagoon in Burracona – cruising through the rocky desert to find the Fontona Oasis. Your tour ends with bucket-list views from Lion Mountain overlooking Murdeira, the perfect place to mark the moment! A shortcut will take you back to the activity base where a return shuttle will take you back to your accommodation.
This activity is suitable for drivers over the age of 18 years old who hold a full, valid driving licence. Passengers are permitted from 7 years old when accompanied by a driver – a small number of passenger-only places are provided (riding with a guide).