Guided Tours by Vehicle or Quad Expeditions » Guided Tours by Vehicle or Quad
- Explore the Island on our efficient 4 stroke Yamaha Quads with a guide
- Open Backed or Air-conditioned vehicles driven by a guide or driver are used for all excursions and activities on the Island
- Explore the secluded beaches, make the most of the bird watching opportunity from our boat. A variety of options with picnics and combination excursions are available.
A few examples of the excursions we offer:
North & West
On this excursion you will be taken past the villages of Picao, past the airport to Sundi Plantation. The largest of the Principe Plantations, Sundi offers spectacular views and amazing colonial architecture, also the location where Einstein's theory of relativity was proven.
Central and South
From Belo Monte, we drive to San Antonio, and on towards Terreiro Velho Plantation. This roads takes you first across the Rio Pappagaio, past the beautiful beaches of Praia Evora...and finally the spectacular views at Mirrador before we reach the end of the road. (A variety of hikes can be taken from here).
* Quads recommended
From Belo Monte, we go straight down to Praia Grande, the largest and most spectacular beaches in Principe. Its unpredictable currents and isolation make this also the primary breading beach for oceanic turtles. (Visiting Praia Grande requires a hike of 25 minutes)
From Praia Grande, we continue on to the beautiful Praia Boi (Bull Bay). An easy, scenic drive will bring you back to Belo Monte in time for afternoon tea.
In the neighbourhood
On this excursion, we take you to our coastal neighbours at Praia Burra, an artisanal fishing village. Learn more about the fishing methods they apply, the species they fish for and appreciate their simplistic lifestyle.
(Optional hike to down the beach from Praia Das Burras to Praia Banana, with transport back to Belo Monte)