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Praia do Forte Sea Turtle Discovery

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Key facts

Where: Salvador , Brazil Duration: 8 hours

Highlights

  • Become acquainted with endangered sea turtles at Projeto Tamar
  • Work on your sun tan at Praia de Guarajuba

Overview

Just 70 kilometers outside Salvador, there is a beautiful place called Praia do Forte. Praia do Forte has been nicknamed the Brazilian Polynesia. Its pride is the 12 kilometers of beaches, where white sand stretches as far as the eye can see in its perpetual beauty.

This tour is a great opportunity to see the endangered sea turtles at Projeto Tamar, a sea turtle conservation project. What began as a small scale project in the 80s has turned into an amazing team effort across Brazil to save this endangered species. Projeto Tamar monitors 1000 kilometers of beaches, with 20 stations in 8 Brazilian states. See the labor of love that has gone into protecting sea turtles so that one day they might not be an endangered species.

Itinerary

You will be picked up from your hotel in Salvador in an air-conditioned coach for your Praia do Forte Sea Turtle Discovery tour by your English-speaking guide.

Your tour beings with a drive to Praia do Forte, 70 kilometers outside Salvador. Praia do Forte has been nicknamed the Brazilian Polynesia. Upon its 12 kilometers of beaches a wide range of leisure pursuits are available (payable direct).

Next, you’ll see the endangered sea turtles at Projeto Tamar, a sea turtle conservation project. Projeto Tamar monitors 1000 kilometers of beaches, with 20 stations in 8 Brazilian states. The station in Praia do Forte has protected sea turtle feeding and reproduction areas. After learning all about the sea turtles at Projeto Tamar you’ll visit a fishing village, and get a taste of typical Brazilian seaside culture.

Afterwards, you’ll be taken to Praia de Guarajuba for a swim. Surrounded by palm coconut trees, and lined with soft sand, this beach is famous for its warm waters and tide pools!

For lunch, there is either a deluxe buffet or picnic including:

• Salads
• side dishes
• beef
• fish
• seafood
• tropical fruit
• regional candies

You’ll be taken back to your hotel in Salvador, where your tour concludes.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

8 hours

Start time

Hotel pick-up starts at 0800h (08:00am)
Duration: 8 hours

Meeting point

Your hotel in Salvador. (We would require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

Ending point

Your hotel in Salvador

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Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • English-speaking guide
  • Lunch

Exclusions

  • Entrance fee: approximately 8 USD

Do/Dont's

Remember your camera Bring an umbrella and sunscreen as it can get quite hot beneath the sun Bring a bathing suit and towel

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Please note

Lunch will either be a buffet or picnic lunch, depending upon the number of people
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

This tour is subject to a minimum passenger requirement and depends on weather conditions. Therefore it is mandatory to call the local isango! partner at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the tour to confirm the departure time and location.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
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Cancellation policy

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