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Discover Cabras Island: A Boat Ride to Amazement!

Take a short boat ride from the capital to Cabras Islet, also known as Goat Island. You might have seen this double-peaked islet while landing in São Tomé.

Relax and Enjoy

On weekends, parish groups often picnic on the island's nice sandy beach. The clear water invites you to snorkel and relax.

Climb to the Lighthouse for a Stunning View

Cabras Island's enchanting lighthouse offers amazing views of São Tomé city and the northern coast's picturesque villages. It's a perfect escape from the city's hustle and bustle.

Snorkeling in Crystal-Clear Waters

The island's clear waters are full of vibrant marine life, making it a great spot for snorkeling. Swim by the rocks to see colorful fish and graceful octopuses. Watch out for the interesting sea urchins that add to the underwater charm.

Try Your Luck

If you're lucky, you might see olive ridley and green turtles, the island's residents. Seeing these turtles in their natural habitat is a magical experience.

Embark on a Memorable Journey

Join us for a short boat ride to Cabras Island. Whether you want to explore underwater or relax, Cabras Island promises an unforgettable adventure. Enjoy the beauty and excitement of this hidden gem and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Please wait...

For most activities, you'll meet your guide and the crew on-site..

If you need transportation, taxi options are available during the checkout process.

The meeting point for the start of activity is any beach in the Capital (from Perigosa beach, near Pestana and Emoyeni Gardens) to Lagarto beach (Omali Lodge, Hotel Praia)... just ask us if unsure..!

Notice:  we provide basic life jackets. If you'd like to use a life jacket for snorkeling and swimming, please inform us in advance so we can ensure you have the best equipment.

Itineraries

MEET WITH YOUR GUIDE

Meet with your guide and the crew at a beach located in the Capital.
We usually depart from São Pedro Chapel beach or from the airport beach Omali Lodge, Hotel Praia. But we can also arrange departure from Perigosa beach Pestana or even Praia PM near the Museum Please confirm during the check out.

EMBARK FOR ADVENTURE

Wear a life jacket !

ARRIVING AT CABRAS ISLAND

CHECK THE BEACH

Depending on the rainfall and season, this beach is either called "Paradise Beach" or "Mosquito Beach." Don't forget to bring mosquito repellent!

SWIM & SNORKEL

You may indulge in a swim, or snorkel...Put on your snorkeling equipment and enjoy the beauty !

CLIMB TO THE TOP

Put on your shoes to climb the stairs leading to the famous light house !

GET TO THE LIGHT HOUSE

An emblematic symbol of the island!

ENJOY THE VIEW

Get an unbeatable view of the capital, its surroundings, and the volcanic island in general!

RETURN TIME

It´s time to go back to the Capital... bye bye beautiful island !

ONE MORE SWIM !

END OF ACTIVITY

It is time to thank and say goodbye to the crew and to your guide !

This activity includes:

  • Local guide from our Agency
  • Boat ride to place of activity
  • Snorkel Equipment (mask and tubas ; fins according to availability)
  • Mineral water & Snacks
  • Life jackets

This activity does not include:

  • Transportation to location of activity (you can select a taxi service in the check-out process)
  • Tips for the Boat crew
  • Other Expenses