Diving, Dunes and Dolphins

11Tour Length
  • 17 days / 16 nights
11Tour Highlights
  • Beach paradise
  • Water-based activities
  • Island paradise
  • Helicopter transfer
  • Unspoiled wilderness
  • Mozambique

Day 1-5

Inhassoro | Rio Azul

Fly into Vilanculos Airport, meet and greet with transfers to Rio Azul Lodge, stay for four nights. Surrounded by a magnificent mangrove forest that the lodge is dedicated to protecting, it’s the perfect setting for travelers with a love of nature and a taste for adventure. You are encouraged to indulge in a wide range of water and beach activities, such as guided lagoon and mangrove forest cruises, which offer exceptional birding, as well as boat trips to the Bazaruto Archipelago where you are likely to encounter turtles, dolphins, and perhaps even whale sharks. Indulge in a beach picnic where freshly caught fish is cooked on an open fire, or go snorkelling in the mangroves spotting colourful fish hiding in the underwater labyrinth that is a vital natural resource.

Day 5-8

Vilanculos | AsDunas

Guided road transfers to AsDunas Lodge, stay for three nights. Located in the south of Mozambique, in front of Bazaruto Archipelago’s fabulous scenery at only 20 minutes north of Vilanculos town, this small boutique lodge will give you a unique opportunity to discover and experience uncontaminated Mozambican landscapes. Walk along perfect white and gold beaches, safely swim on crystal clear warm water, protected by one of the most famous coral reefs in the Indian Ocean. The asDunas spa programme offers complimentary, traditional wellness treatments to restore and revitalize body, mind and soul through their health and relaxation.

Day 8-11

Benguerra Island | AndBeyond Benguerra

Guided transfer to Vilanculos Airport, then helicopter flight to &Beyond Benguerra Island, stay for three nights. An exquisite piece of Indian Ocean paradise, Benguerra Island is a luxury beach holiday destination where time stands still. Situated off the coast of Mozambique within the protected marine reserve of the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park, this island hideaway is set on a protected lagoon. Enjoy the stunning white sand beach and warm crystal clear waters. Benguerra Island is situated within a protected marine conservation area and surrounded by premier diving sites such as the main dive site at Two Mile Reef – a scuba diver’s paradise. A fully equipped dive centre offers a full range of exciting diving adventures to suit every guest.

Day 11-14

Massinga | Massinga Beach Lodge

Guided transfer to Massinga Beach Lodge, stay for 3 nights. Massinga Beach sits above a stretch of endless, remarkably private, beach overlooking the azure Indian Ocean. Facilities include a Leisure Centre with a 180° view of the coastline and Indian Ocean beyond plus a Beach Bar and swimming pool right at the edge of the warm sea. Various beach games, kayaking, table tennis and pool table at the beach bar plus snorkelling and rock-fishing a mere +-2km walk up the pristine beach (arrangements may be made for vehicle transfer) and disc golf in the palm groves are available. In-room massage therapy, seasonal whale-watching and amazing star-gazing all add to Massinga Beach’s appeal.

Day 14-17

Tofo | Baia Sonambula

Guided transfer down to Tofo, to Baia Sonambula, stay for 3 nights. The Baia Sonambula Guesthouse is a tropical paradise just a few steps away from the beach at Tofo. Dive centres, bars and restaurants are all within walking distance of this beach haven property. During your stay, guests can start each morning with a delicious breakfast. Whether watching the Humpback Whales from the comfort of their deck or heading out on an ultimate dive experience, the guesthouse serves as a wonderful base.

Day 17

End of tour

Today you will be transferred back to Vilanculos Airport for your onward flight.

11Tour Price
  • From US$7,900 per person

Based on 2 pax sharing in low season (2022)
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