West African Islands to the Canaries – Volcanoes & Wildlife Expedition Cruise

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17 days

Experience diverse wildlife and a mosaic of cultures and landscapes

Astounding marine and bird life

Cape Verde's oceanic habitats include coral reefs and seas where marine mammals and turtles thrive. It’s also a birdwatching paradise where you'll find extremely rare native species.

Scenic and cultural wonders

The Bissagos Islands are known for incredible biodiversity and the ancient animistic culture of the matriarchal Bijagos people. Our expedition cruise to Spain ends in the volcanic landscapes of the Canaries.

What's Included

Expedition Cruise

Onboard Activities

Landing activities

Route overview

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

Delightful Dakar

Day 1

Relax at sea

Day 2

Santiago in Cape Verde

Day 3

Fogo's active volcano

Day 4

A mountain paradise

Day 5

Birds of Boa Vista

Day 6

A day of discovery at sea

Day 7

Bissagos' biodiversity

Day 8-11

The Gambia's tiny capital

Day 12

Return to Dakar

Day 13

Learn and discover at sea

Day 14-16

Arrival in Las Palmas

Day 17

Ships on this expedition

Take a closer look at our ships typically used on this expedition

Included Programmes

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages