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

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Departure date
January 14, 2023
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

Onboard activities

Landing activities

Route overview

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

Day 1

Delightful Dakar

Day 2

Relax at sea

Day 3

Santiago in Cape Verde

Day 4

Fogo's active volcano

Day 5

A mountain paradise

Day 6

Birds of Boa Vista

Day 7

A day of discovery at sea

Day 8-11

Bissagos' biodiversity

Town of Banjul, the capital of Gambia.

Day 12

The Gambia's tiny capital

Day 13

Return to Dakar

Day 14-16

Bound for Gran Canaria

Day 17

Arrival in Las Palmas

Ships on this expedition

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

Included Activities

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

Photo Credit: Espen Mills

Onboard Science Programme

Our Science Programme has one goal: to increase your curiosity, knowledge and interest of the areas you are sailing to.

West Africa and Cape Verde

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