Navigate by the night's sky on this evening buggy tour of Sal Island & the Serra Negra Desert!
As the sun goes down, your adventure is just about to start on this blackout buggy tour. With nothing but the constellations as your compass and a floodlight to guide the way, experience the Serra Negra desert at night – riding deep into the ravine for cocktails under the stars…
This activity is run & operated from Santa Maria resort on Sal Island, Cape Verde. This itinerary crossed the Serra Negra desert from Kite Beach to Ponta Preta. Local landmarks include the local salt flats and Palha Verde oasis.
Meet your guide at the activity base for this evening buggy tour of Sal Island. A nighttime adventure that showcases a different side to the Serra Negra desert, this stargazer experience travels deep into the area’s nature reserve on a unique two-hour tour. Each buggy is two-seater – meaning you can take a buddy and share the price! Leaving the bright lights of Santa Maria, head along the beach as the stars start to emerge – using a powerful front light to lead the way. As the terrain starts to change, reach the Palha Verde oasis where the rocky boulder field and the sloping dunes of the Serra Negra mark the frontier of a totally new and exciting terrain. Heading deep into the black sands of the island, you’ll travel deep into Black Canyon an experience that will truly heighten your senses – looking up to see the starry sky framed above. Mark the moment with cocktails – returning to Santa Maria where your adventure will end.
This activity is suitable for drivers over the age of 21 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).