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Bazaruto Archipelago

The Bazaruto Archipelago consists of six idyllic islands lying off the Mozambique coastal town of Vilankulo: Bazaruto, Benguerra, Magaruque, Santa Carolina (Paradise Island), Bangue and Pansy Shell Island. Mozambique Holidays to the Archipelago are some of the best on the African continent.

Renowned as the “Pearl of the Indian Ocean” the Bazaruto Archipelago offers exclusive Mozambique Accommodation options to guests: peace, solitude and incredible sunrises and sunsets.

Flights to Mozambique’s Vilankulo town begin a fantasy holiday into the Bazaruto Archipelago. Visitors have their choice of island at their fingertips each of which boasts protected coral reefs and crystal waters therefore some of the best diving and fishing in the world.

Diving in the Bazaruto Archipelago is uncrowded with diverse and rich marine life. Dive sites reach between 12 to 30 metres in clear waters. Divers will discover groups of dolphin, humpback whales, whale sharks, sharks, manta rays and turtles.

Honeymoon holidays to this paradise include daily snorkelling above the splendid coral reefs for an unforgettable experience.

Ranked as the best Marlin fishing destination in the Eastern Indian Ocean, the seas around the six Bazaruto Archipelago islands are a fisherman’s playground.

Experience a traditional sailing dhow around the Bazaruto Archipelago. All of the islands support populations of traditional fisherman and their families but many do not live permanently on the islands.

Horse riding is another popular activity on the Islands and wildlife on the mainland includes the samango monkey inhabiting the islands and mangroves, as well as small antelope, flamingos, pelicans, otters, and crocodiles in the inland island lakes.

The Bazaruto Archipelago was declared a Marine National Park in 1972, protecting unique habitats (freshwater lakes, sand dunes, tidal flats, forest, savannah and wetlands) and species (birds, dugong, turtles, dolphins, humpback whales and much more).

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