Close to exotic diving destinations for instance Mauritius, Maldives and also the Seychelles, Mozambique must be the world's best kept diving secret! Think tropical desert islands, palm fringed powder white beaches and magnificent waters, well then, your imagining Southern Mozambique. In Mozambique you won't need to spend a fortune chartering an electric motor yacht to look at you to some far-flung un-inhabited island or tiny atoll in the center of the ocean to dive 'untouched' pristine reefs.
You can simply have a leisurely walk as a result of the beach through your rustic beach camp, chalet or hotel! Bazaruto Archipelago:
Between the continent of Africa as well as the island of Madagascar lies a string of spectacular sub-tropical islandsthat rank alongside Australia's Great Barrier Reef as the earth's superb underwater wildernesses - the Bazaruto Archipelago. One of the most extremely beautiful places in Africa and famous due to its pristine beaches, the earth is starting to find what we within Africa have noted for awhile - these islands offer top notch diving. The waters round the Bazaruto Archipelago World Heritage Site and National Park are an ecological paradise. At 1400km², it can be one in the largest marine conservation areas inside Indian Ocean. With sites at the depth of 12 to 30m and visibility approximately 40m you will see protected reefs teeming with dolphin, hump back whales, whale sharks, sharks, manta and spotted eagle rays, game fish, green turtles and giant lobster. The endangered dugong which only a smaller number remain, swim within the shallow magnificent waters that happen to be also you will find abundant starfish, soft and hard corals, anemones, seahorses and also a dazzling range of beautiful tropical fish.
Traditional Arab dhows, motor launches and floatplanes will whisk you off and away to our carefully chosen lodges and beach resorts. Tourism in Mozambique continues to be developing, where there is a good variety of facilities from simple eco chalets and camps to luxury beach resorts. These beautiful properties wonderfully combine this wonderful time of an African safari lodge set amongst some of the extremely unspoilt areas in the planet.
The popular dive destinations of Southern Mozambique are conveniently located not far through the border of South Africa and it is best game parks and attractions. A few days spent inside the wilds on the African bush is tremendously recommended all of which will promise to get as much a highlight within your dive holiday as in person encounters with whales, sharks and manta rays.
Ponta Mamoli is really a superior destination for those divers trying to find luxury and also a secluded little bit of paradise. Besides the setting, coral reefs at depths between 9 and 40 m will awe divers from around the earth. Just to north of manchester, is usually a large bay that's such prolific coral growth it may need years for any diver to check out them all. With corals as thick as jungles and fish life through the smallest towards
the biggest, Ponta Mamoli provides divers with world-class diving. You can get to see gobies, blennies as well as the usual wrasse and butterfly fish. Huge white cowries with black and gold mantles, lots of large hermit crabs and nudibranchs with blue ridges, green frills, orange and blue stripes. There is also a large cave stuffed with glassfish and lionfish.
Ponta do Ouro and Ponta Malongane:
Just a number of kilometres along the border from South Africa you'll find two of Africa's newest and best scuba vacation destinations - Ponta do Ouro and Ponta Malongane. Rustic camps and beach chalets, encompassed by huge swaying coconut palms as well as the Indian Ocean just yards away provide the chance to experience an authentic 'Robinson Crusoe' lifestyle while still experiencing and enjoying the highest standards of dive facilities and service. Towering dunes clad in indigenous forest overlook kilometres of sun drenched, deserted pure white beaches, really clear seas and 22 virtually untouched coral reefs that advertise some in the best diving you have ever had. Scattered throughout the protected bay are reefs, gullies and caves between 10m and 40m depth, allowing for all certification levels to dive here. Average visibility is 30-40m and water temperatures differ from 22 to 26 degrees C. Whale sharks and dolphins are normal sightings. Game fish abound, potato bass, scorpion fish, turtles, rays, big grouper, humpback whales and naturally tropical fish within their millions.
Apres Dive and Non Divers:
Each day would have been a day of discovery whether you dive or otherwise and there are wide ranging other activities have fun with during your stay inside the archipelago. Snorkelling, island hopping, kayaking, sailing, para-sailing, tubing, wind surfing, ski paddling, ocean, rock and surf fishing, riding, birding, sunset dhow cruises, scenic drives or if you like to relax - sunbathing. In the evening feast on seafood of any description with exotic Portuguese style dishes, lobster, crab, fresh fish and prawns.
Inhaca Island is really a small island, just over coast from Maputo for the fringe in the tropics. There can be a wealth of breathtaking beaches, coral reefs and exotic marine life available. The fish own life is virtually untouched as well as the reefs are unspoiled. Wreck diving and shark diving can be done. Staghorn and plate coral, moray eel, potato bass, large schools of barracuda and kingfish come in abundance. Dolphins, whale sharks and manta rays usually are not uncommon. The maximum diving depth is 30m through an average depth of approximately 18m. The average hot and cold levels is 22-27 degrees C and visibility is between 10 - 30m.