Bazaruto Archipelago Activities
The idyllic Bazaruto Archipelago islands in Mozambique offer all kinds of travellers a wide range of beach holiday activities that will keep them busy day and night, indoors and mostly outdoors, enjoying sea and sun and sand.
Come to Africa to escape real life and do something completely different – get active or relax on an island in Mozambique. Entertainment comes from the likes of kite surfing, wind surfing, kayaking, snorkelling, deep sea diving and fishing. Relaxation comes in the form of therapeutic spas and wellness centres, gyms, libraries and stunning swimming pool decks.
Accommodation in the Bazaruto Archipelago is based on a rustic chic atmosphere where everything is built in unique Mozambique style but is not lacking in luxurious facilities. Guests can choose to relax in their private villas or set off onto the beach for gourmet picnics, wonderful walks, horse rides and more.
The stunning coral reefs are waiting to be explored – scuba diving will take visitors to see marine wildlife they never thought existed in the Bazaruto Archipelago: going down to about 30 metres, divers may come across whale sharks, dolphins, manta rays, turtles and even the rare dugong!
Keen anglers may want to go after the sought after Bonefish when they try salt water fly fishing. Try this at Pestana Bazaruto Lodge , or their island tours and diving. This lodge boasts an outside pool, games centre and a business centre fully equipped with computers, laptop connections and internet access!
Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa is one of Africa's most sought after diving and fishing destinations. Guests can use the fully equipped fitness centre, play tennis or a fun game of Qolf – a unique 9-hole mixture of golf and croquet. Gallop a horse along the shore or run down huge dunes. Or take a cruise in search of whales, dolphins and the elusive dugong? Or enjoy a romantic sunset cruise on board a traditional dhow.
Choose an island tour at Azura Benguerra on Benguerra Island – climb the dunes and take the family snorkelling or sailing on a dhow. Visit Pansy Island and sit up at night to study the stars. Fishing is tops as is island hopping and sleeping late.
Not far away, Benguerra Lodge is known for its professional diving instructors and range of dive sites.. Go horse riding and enjoy a sumptuous picnic on a deserted beach. Take a sunset dhow cruise around the island and find out more about the worthwhile community projects. On Magaruque Island the main activities are diving, snorkelling, deep sea fishing, and ocean safaris.
Take your pick – activities in the Bazaruto Archipelago are many and varied – ideal for honeymooners, friends, families and business people!