When we think of a Mozambique holiday, we immediately envision pristine sandy beaches, scrumptious seafood, and sparkling blue oceans. With all of the natural beauty and abundance that Mozambique has to offer, it is no wonder that this magnificent country is one of the most sought after holiday destinations in the world. It would also come as no surprise that your Mozambique holiday will offer you a wide selection of water sports and activities to enjoy.
Although the activities listed here might not all be available at every lodge or resort, it will give you an idea of what you can expect, and chose your Mozambique holiday destination accordingly.
Snorkelling and diving
For those of us who enjoy the magnificent beauty that the ocean has to offer, there are few things as relaxing and rewarding as becoming one with the sparkling blue oceans on a snorkelling or scuba diving outing. With an abundance of sea life on offer ranging from angelfish and clownfish to whales and dugongs, the seas surrounding the beaches and islands of Mozambique offer some of the most beautiful ocean scenery in the world.
The warm, clear waters of the Indian Ocean offer some of the best diving opportunities on the planet, which makes snorkelling and diving two of the top water activities to enjoy on your next Mozambique holiday.
Explore the dozens of islands surrounding the Mozambique coastline in a traditional Dhow. These majestic watercrafts have been sailing the Indian Ocean for over two thousand years, connecting communities and linking economies. You can experience the historical essence of these water craft on your next Mozambique holiday, as you travel across the clear waters to enjoy a quite getaway on a remote island.
Combined with some snorkelling and a private picnic on a deserted white sandbank, an authentic Dhow safari is one water activi6ty not to be missed. If you are feeling a little more adventurous, you can enjoy a night of camping on one of these small islands, and enjoying a meal of freshly cooked fish and seafood expertly prepared by your very own private chef.
Whale and Dolphin Watching
Enjoy the unforgettable sights of these majestic, gently giants of the ocean as they make their annual migration during the months of August to November. With a wide selection of prime whale watching spots such as the Quirimbas and Bazaruto Archipelagos, Barra, Zavora, Pemba, Tofo, and Inhambane, you can see as many as 30 whales per day during the season.
Many people have described swimming with the dolphins as a life-changing event, making it one of the top water activities to enjoy on your next Mozambique holiday. Swimming with wild dolphins at Ponta do Ouro is definitely a must.
There are plenty of other water activities to enjoy on your next Mozambique holiday, and the long list includes:
- Water skiing
- Knee and Wake boarding
- Sunset cruises
- Wind surfing
- Deep and Shore Based Fishing
Make sure that your next Mozambique holiday is unforgettable, by indulging in the wide selection of water based activities available at the many resorts on the beautiful coast of Mozambique.