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Deserto de Viana, Boa Vista

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Desert · Nature / Park
A long stretch of white sand, Deserto de Viana features many sand dune formations created by the constant Atlantic winds. Interspersed with sparse vegetation, these sandy hillocks can rise up to 50 m (164 ft). Come with a quad bike or a pickup truck--ideal vehicles for this type of terrain--and bring your own water and snacks as the area offers limited amenities. To visit Deserto de Viana and get the most from your holiday in Boa Vista, create itinerary details personal to you using our Boa Vista trip maker tool.
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  • Not something we see very often - a mini desert only a few kilometres from where we were staying on the island. Beautiful untouched (apart from our jeep and a few quad bikes) sand dunes. A must...  more »
  • We went to the desert on part of a half day trip with Abel-Tours. It was just how you think of the desert apart from ,no, camels!  more »
  • Simply amazing ! Very impressive. Nicely preserved wonder of the nature. Big. Not too hot. Must visit !
  • Amazing bit of nature, great place to explore on a quad, although a guide is highly recommended for safety!

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