- Explore extensive coral reefs teeming with marine life
- Spot elephant and lion in Gorongosa National Park
- Discover the bustling markets of historic Maputo
- Go barefoot on the laidback beaches of Bazaruto
Mozambique is one of Africa’s best-kept secrets. With its wide sandy beaches on the mainland bathed by the warm Indian Ocean and palm-fringed islands peeking out of azure waters, Mozambique is a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation. Set sail on a traditional dhow to explore the coral reefs teeming with marine life, explore the resurgent parks and conservation areas for safari and birdwatching adventures, hike stunning reserves and mountains or spend your days soaking up the sun and relaxing.
- Located on the southeast coast of Africa, Mozambique has an extensive coastline lapped by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. The Zambezi River divides the low lying coastal belt with rugged precipices and woodlands to the north, and the Mashonaland plateau and the Lebombo Mountains in the south.
- Portuguese is the official language of Mozambique. There are 43 indigenous languages spoken throughout the country, all of which are of Bantu origin. Portuguese is the most widely spoken language, followed by Emakhuwa. Many residents can speak English in the main tourist areas.
- Mozambique has a tropical climate with year-round sunny skies. The best time to travel to Mozambique is during the winter months from May to November when the temperatures are not too hot, and there is and a low chance of rainfall.
Blessed with powdery white-sand beaches and warm aquamarine waters, Mozambique is an ideal place for a beach break after an exciting safari and an equally great destination for a holiday as in its own right. Enjoy some of the best ocean safaris in the world and spot dolphin, whale shark, migrating humpback and the rare dugong. Dip beneath the waves and discover the incredible corals and abundant marine life of the vast protected marine areas or enjoy other water-based activities such as kitesurfing and windsurfing.
Our team are always on the lookout for the best experiences Mozambique has to offer, here are a few our favourites:
- Bazaruto Archipelago
- Gorongosa National Park
- Praia do Tofo
- Maputo Special Reserve
- Ponta de Ouro Protected Marine Area
- Ilha de Mozambique
White-sand beaches and unspoiled nature make Bazaruto a truly magical place to visit. The marine reserve is one of the largest protected areas in the Indian Ocean.
With floodplain, savanna and woodland ecosystems, this resurgent national park is now home to a wide diversity of wildlife, thanks to the Carr Foundation.
Tofo is a magical beach destination. Dive with whale sharks, manta rays, dolphins and migratory humpback whales in the clear Indian Ocean waters.
Part of the Lubombo Transfrontier Conservation Area, the Maputo Special Reserve is now a thriving wildlife area, thanks to its rewilding programme.
The Ponta do Ouro Marine Reserve is the first marine transfrontier conservation area in Africa and known for its coral reefs and abundant marine life.
Discover an eclectic fusion of African, Arab and European culture, architecture and history in the World Heritage Site of Ilha de Mozambique.