Bottom Fishing or drifting is the traditional method of fishing in Cape Verde and used mainly by local fisherman. You will be taken out on an authentic wooden fisherman’s boat from Santa Maria pier, around the coastline of Sal. A large variety of fish are in the waters around the island, such as trigger, groupa, wrasse, soldier, parrot, bream, puffer and various others.


  • €50 per person
  • €120 for a private boat (max 3 passengers)
  • Duration: 3 hours


  • Hotel collection and drop off
  • Professional skipper
  • All fishing equipment
  • Public liability insurance 

Things to bring

  • Bottled water and snacks
  • Non slip shoes
  • Suntan Lotion
  • Camera

Additional information

Please note this is nature at her best and as much as we are most likely to, we cannot give a 100% guarantee will we see or catch the fish mentioned.

Please be aware we are not able to take card payments, please pay your tour guide in Euros.