With its expansive beaches, secluded islands and spectacular marine life, Mozambique offers an experience hard to beat. Boasting 2500km of pristine coastline and numerous islands off the coast, Mozambique is renowned for its relaxed, tropical atmosphere and exceptionally friendly people and excellent local seafood cuisine.
- See giants while on a marine safari: Humpback Whales along the coast with their new calves and some of the best Manta Ray sightings. Only a lucky few may get to marvel at the sight of the shy and almost extinct Dugong.
- With a rich abundant ocean life including turtles and a host of tropical fish, dive and snorkel with plentiful sea creatures in clear, warm waters on unspoilt coral reefs.
- Experience this world-famous region for swimming with Whale Sharks, especially at Ponta Do Ouro, Tofo and the Bazaruto Islands.
- Completely untouched, private and deserted beaches, make for picture perfect sunset horse rides.
- Boasting a high biodiversity with lush tropical vegetation, birdwatching makes our list, especially sightings of African fish eagles in the mangrove swamps.
- Known as a game fishing (deep sea and salt water fly) destination, all levels of experience are catered for, friendly Dolphins are also frequently encountered.
- Inhale the fresh sea breeze as you sail away on a Dhow (traditional wooden sailing vessel), for a castaway picnic on a sandbank.
- Immerse yourself in the cultural and historic treasure chest of Mozambique at Ibo Island. Visit old forts, ancient romantic buildings and beautiful architecture that date all the way back to the 1500’s.
- Learn something new and take up a water sport! Stand up paddle boarding, body surfing, wind surfing or even sea kayaking.
- Mouth-watering ocean-inspired local cuisine, prepared with contemporary style and flair, showing a unique blend of Portuguese and African influence.
- Scenic helicopter trips offer magnificent photographic opportunities, as you marvel at the crystal-clear water and the pearlescent beaches.
Best Time to Travel
- May – November: cooler temperatures and the least chance of rain.
- December – April: wet summer season although it generally rains in brief but vigorous downpours after which the sun comes out again. *Note that January and February is cyclone season in southern Mozambique and there’s every chance of a great deal of torrential rain – advise avoiding the Bazaruto Archipelago at this time