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Outdoor Activities

Cape Verde is a prime destination for outdoor activities and adventure-seeking, with people coming from all over the world to hike, dive, windsurf and fish, and also to admire some of the marine wildlife in the area, like turtles and whales. Below are the best times of year and islands for each activity: Diving: April-September (Sal and Boa Vista) Windsurfing: November-May (Sal and Boa Vista) Hiking: All year (Santo Antão, Fogo and Santiago) Fishing: April-August (all islands) Turtles: June-August (Sal and Boa Vista) Whales: March-April (Boa Vista), June-July (Sal)
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