Bazaruto Package Holidays
Holiday Packages to Bazaruto Island
Bazaruto Island is a popular holiday destination in Mozambique offering visitors a wide range of activities without the need to leave. Bazaruto island travel packages include direct flights from Johannesburg to Vilanculos, airport taxes, return transfers from Vilanculos to Bazaruto Island, accommodation on a dinner bed and breakfast basis, and often include all non-motorised water sports. These packages exclude visas, gratuities, inoculations and immunisations and personal expenses.
Most popular areas in Bazaruto Island
Being on the edge of the Mozambique Channel, Bazaruto Island is the ideal place to fish for Marlin and Sailfish. Boats can be hired with or without rods and tackle at the lodges and hotels.
Rock and surf fishing offers travellers the chance to catch Kingfish, King Mackerel, Springer and big Garfish.
Visitors can enjoy a drive on a terrain vehicle around Bazaruto Island to view birds such as Osprey and Sunbird. Wildlife to be seen are Crocodile, Mangrove Crab and Samango Monkeys.
The Farol do Bazaruto, is an old lighthouse near the north point of the island and was built by the Portuguese over 100 years ago. The lighthouse has not been in operation for many years, but the view from the top of the lighthouse is truly spectacular.
The diving at Bazaruto Island has been compared to that of the Great Barrier Reef and all equipment, including dive compressors, tanks and weight belts are available in the water-sports centres at the lodges and resorts.
Bazaruto Island offers a number of safe bays which are enclosed by coral reefs and ideal for snorkelling, with warm water inhabited by a kaleidoscope of tropical fish, magnificent corals, star fish and sea cucumbers.
For nature lovers there are many walking trials leading though interesting areas around Bazaruto Island such as mangrove communities, freshwater lakes and turtle nests.
Information about Bazaruto Island
The Bazaruto Archipelago consists of four main islands, Bazaruto, Benguela, Magaruque and Santa Carolina. Bazaruto island is a beautiful island in Mozambique characterised by its wild fauna, turquoise seawater and idyllic beaches. Bazaruto Island is the largest island of the Bazaruto Archipelago. The archipelago has well earned its name as the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’. The eastern strip of the island is composed of enormous sand dunes while the remainder of the island is thicket, grassland, scrub and wetland. Bazaruto Archipelago is home to dolphin, dugong, sea turtles, sharks, rays and various species of whale and over 240 varieties of bird including the rare crab plover and green coucal.
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