Cape Verde

Cruises to Cape Verde

St. Helena to Cape Verde

Witness the northbound spring migration

PLA36-20. During the days at sea the chances of meeting whales are high. Witness the northbound spring migration of northern birds like Arctic Terns and Long-tailed Skuas who join us in crossing the Equator (“the Line”).

m/v Plancius

m/v Plancius

Cruise date:

22 Apr - 2 May, 2020


1650 USD


See the impressive array of wildlife you may encounter::

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Map of Cape Verde

Cape Verde FAQ

Are all the costs included in the price or are there some hidden charges?

All inclusions and exclusions can be found on the specific voyage page. Also you will find the same information on our Dates & Rates overview under General Notes. 


Am I allowed to smoke on board?

On board our vessels we have a non-smoking policy. It is prohibited to smoke inside the ship at any time. You are allowed to smoke at the designated smoking areas on the outer decks. It is prohibited to throw the cigarette butt overboard. Please note:...


Am I allowed to smoke in the zodiacs?

Never smoke in the zodiacs. This is extremely hazardous because there are exposed fuel tanks connected to the outboard engines. Lit cigarettes are also hazardous to the rubber construction of the boats. 


Any prior camping experience required?

No, everyone can participate in this activity. There are no physical requirements except giving helping hands to field staff putting up tents and cleaning the campsite. Please note that we are not camping on a camping ground, we are in Antarctica! There...


Are binoculars expensive and does Oceanwide Expeditions provide binoculars?

Good binoculars are not cheap but will give more joy while looking at wildlife and can last a lifetime. At the lower end of the price range there are still reasonable binoculars for sale but try them out before you buy them. Normally we do not provide...


Am I allowed to bring my own alcohol on board?

Yes, you can bring your own alcohol on the vessel. We do, however, require that you drink your own supply only in your own cabin. If you want to have a beverage in the vessel’s public areas, most of our ships have very well-stocked lounge bars staffed...