Five tropical Islands make up the Bazaruto Archipelago. This 37000 hectare feat of nature forms part of the Bazaruto National Park, and thanks to early environmental preservation of the site, makes it one of the world’s most exquisite reef diving and overland exploration destinations.
A chartered flight or boat trip from Vilanculos will get you to the biggest island of this archipelago, Bazaruto Island. The island became a National Park in 1971 and is now one of the best scuba diving destinations on the African coastline. The ocean waters surrounding the island is rich with amazing marine life.
There is no shortage of entertainment on Bazaruto Island, and you might find it hard to decide what will be on the agenda for the day. Divers will have the opportunity to spot the rare and elusive Dugong, see several different species of shark, dolphin and whale as well as turtles, rays and an abundance of tropical fish. For the water sports enthusiasts, there is a host of activities to keep you in the water including water-skiing, wakeboarding and snorkelling. The near untouched waters provide fishing enthusiasts with the best tag and release game fishing opportunities in the area.
Bazaruto Island Accommodation
Bazaruto Island hosts excellent accommodations as well as a menu of choice activities for the water sport enthusiasts and for those who like to soak up the ... Bazaruto Island Accommodation
Bazaruto Island Tours
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On land there are fun ways to experience the island which include a horseback ride along the beach at the water’s edge, perfect for skilled or beginner riders. A drive around the island will enable you to experience the exciting bird-life with trips to interesting parts of the islands by a well informed guide.
Dune boarding is an extremely popular sport for adults and children and is an exhilarating way to slide down the breathtakingly high sand dunes, prevalent in the area. Due to its size, accommodation on Bazaruto Island offers a variation of choices from five star luxury resorts offering attentive service and pampering, to relaxed stylish lodges or laid-back, cost-effective options. No matter what you choose to do, the charming Mediterranean hospitality is evident throughout the island which just adds to this incredible experience.
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Powdery white beaches
Bazaruto Island is the largest in the Bazaruto Archipelago
Fringed with palm trees, towering dunes and crystal clear turquoise waters
Perfect holiday spot for sun worshippers, nature lovers and water sport enthusiasts
Bazaruto Island is one of five principal islands in the Bazaruto Archipelago and is 37km long by 7km wide. The east of the island is composed of sand dunes known to change colour during different times of the day. Bazaruto Island hosts excellent accommodations as well as a menu of
choice activities for the water sport enthusiasts and for those who like
to soak up the sun.
The island has protected reefs where dolphin, giant
lobsters and game fish can be found in abundance. The Bazaruto islands attract nature lovers, sun worshippers and water sport enthusiasts alike. Activities include: deep-sea diving, where there are numerous coral reefs and old wrecks to explore, snorkelling on the inside of the reef, saltwater fly fishing and above all big game fishing.
Birding flourishes as Flamingos frequent the tidal flats, and the freshwater lakes on Bazaruto Island are home to many large crocodiles. The west of the island is savannah grassland and thicket.