Welcome to Bazaruto Archipelago,
Beautiful Vilanculos seaside town is your gateway to the Bazaruto Archipelago and its chain of five other islands, namely Benguerra, Bazaruto, Magaruque, Banque, and Santa Carolina. These breathtaking Islands are known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean boasting endless white palm beaches with warm Indian ocean waves.
Bazaruto Archipelago Activities:
For thrillers seekers, the Bazaruto archipelago is a heaven paradise for scuba diving offering the best diving locations in Africa on a two-mile reef and beyond. The crystal warm and clear ocean water makes this African island a beach and resort destination in Africa for couples, friends, families, and honeymooners. Other seaport activities include guided sea kayaking and parasailing with a private tour guide driver.
Snorkeling and guided diving adventure trips are complimented with a clear spot of dolphins, sea turtles, manta rays, humpback whales, great white sharks with approximately 2000 fish species make this Archipelago the top tourist attraction in Mozambique. Pelicans and Flamingoes call these clear crystal waters their home too.
Where to Go?:
A group of 6 beautiful Islands, the Bazaruto Archipelago is one of the honeymoon African Safari beach and bush resorts in the Southern coastal part of Mozambique, a former Portuguese colony in Southern Africa. Endless white sand dunes, breathtaking beaches alongside the Bazaruto National Park, make this Archipelago a top safari and beach destination in Africa.
The Bazaruto Archipelago is within the Bazaruto National Park home of the endangered dugong and its habitat. Bazaruto Archipelago is home to more than 140 bird species, the pride of the Inhambane Province of Mozambique tourism. The Bazaruto Archipelago boasts some of the top high-end luxurious beach Resorts of Mozambique and the best hotels. Here are the top sights in Bazaruto Archipelago:
- Consider visiting: Benguerra Island (Scenic, diving & beach destination)
- Bazaruto Archipelago National Marine Park (Protected Islands with rare wildlife)
- Santa Carolina (Beaches with coral reef & tropical fish)
When to Go?:
The warm tropical climate of Bazaruto and Mozambique makes the Archipelago a top safari and beach destination in Africa all year around. The rain season takes place between November and May and can be a bit challenging for visitors wanting to do the sea sport adventure and activities. The rest of the months of the year are warm and beautiful and ideal for all Watersport adventure activities. The best time to visit the Bazaruto Archipelago is from May to October, with warm evenings except for a few nights in June and July, warm temperatures with less humidity can be expected in summer months with less humidity compared to the mainland.
Best Time to Go: Best: Good:
- The pristine beaches
- The diverse reefs of the Bazaruto Archipelago, the best in Africa.
- Diving Paradise
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