Sailaway Dhow Safaris Tours

Discover Magaruque Island

Magaruque is the closest island to Vilanculos. Fantastic snorkeling off the base reef, explore island beaches and sand dunes. Enjoy a delicious seafood lunch under some shade on the beach.

The safari also includes snacks on route, refreshments, snorkeling equipment and park entry fees. Depart at 8:00am and return by 4:15pm. Children under 12 are half price.

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Discover Bazaruto Island

Bazaruto Island is further away from Vilanculos, about 2h30min travelling time. The dunes on the south point are spectacular, and it may be possible to include a short visit to 2 Mile Reef if the tides of the day permit. There are snorkeling opportunities at the south point of Bazaruto, drifting with the current.

This day safari also includes lunch, snacks on route, refreshments, snorkeling equipment and park entry fees.Depart at 8:00am and return by 4:45pm. Children under 12 are half price.

Camping Safari

We offer 2 or 3 day camping safaris.

Accommodation is in tents at Sailaways mainland camp, 10km north of Vilankulo. Their beach camp is equipped with tents, camping mattresses, pillows, sleeping bags, lights, showers and ablutions.

The camp offers great views of the Bazaruto Archipelago.

Live-aboard Safari

Sailaway offers 2 live-aboard options, either on our 12m dhow ‘Samara’, or a 38ft luxury catamaran. Our dhow sleeps 8 passengers, and the yacht sleeps 5. Moor in sheltered bays in the National Park for 1,2 or 3 nights, and enjoy easy access to islands and reefs in the Archipelago.

Facilities on the dhow include bucket shower and camping toilet, tender boat, safety equipment and bedding. The yacht has 2 double beds and 1 single bed onboard. The cabins have a shower and ablutions.

Lodge Safari

Lodge Safari accommodation is at Villas do Indico, situated on the mainland 9km north of Vilankulo.

Explore the islands with Sailaway and then return to this lodge at the end of a long day’s adventure. A dinner and breakfast at the restaurant is included in the safari cost. En-suite rooms have up to 3 beds per room and mosquito nets are provided.

Lodge Safari accommodation is at Villas do Indico, situated on the mainland 9km north of Vilankulo.

Explore the islands with Sailaway and then return to this lodge at the end of a long day’s adventure. A dinner and breakfast at the restaurant is included in the safari cost. En-suite rooms have up to 3 beds per room and mosquito nets are provided.

Kitesurfing Safaris

The Bazaruto Archipelago is an ideal location to Kitesurf. Wind picks up in the early afternoon making these ideal locations to kite.

Choose either a day safari or an overnight safari for your kiting excursion. Overnight accommodation options include camping, lodge or live-aboard on our dhow or a luxury yacht.

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