Benguerra Island Package Holidays
Holiday packages to Benguerra Island
Benguerra Island is a snorkelling, diving and fishing haven and guests will always have something to do. Benguerra Island travel packages include return direct flights from Johannesburg to Vilanculos, airport taxes, return transfers from Vilanculos to Bazaruto island, accommodation including breakfast lunch and dinner and all non-motorised water sports. These packages exclude visas, inoculations and immunisations, gratuities and personal expenses.
Most popular areas in Benguerra Island
Benguerra is a scuba divers paradise and there are fully equipped dive centre and dive schools to assist you with exploring the spectacular dive sites around Benguerra Island, most notably the superb Two-Mile Reef. The exotic reef fish species that you may encounter on your dive include moorish idols, barred sweetlips, butterfly fish, goldies, trigger fish and blue striped snappers.
The nearby Pansy Island is a deserted island where the legendary pansy shell can be found and is a popular day trip for visitors to Benguerra Island.
Benguerra Island and the Bazaruto Archipelago are well known for the spectacular fishing available in the area. Visitors can experience the thrill of catching game fish such as Marlin, Sailfish, King Mackerel and Bonito. Rock and surf fishing is excellent all year round and Benguerra Island is one of Mozambiques best fly fishing locations making Benguerra a fisherman’s paradise. Rods, reels and tackle for fly; rock and surf fishing can be rented from the tackle shops on Benguerra Island.
Benguerra Island offers warm water inhabited by a kaleidoscope of tropical fish, magnificent corals, star fish and sea cucumbers and is an ideal destination for snorkelling.
Benguerra Island is a bird watchers paradise and is home to approximately 140 bird species, The shores are a paradise for plovers, sandpipers and other wading birds. Terns, flamingos, egrets, kingfishers and cormorants forage close to the shore at low tide.
Information about Beguerra Island
Benguerra Island in Mozambique is the second largest island in the Bazaruto Archipelago and is famous for its unspoiled white beaches, remarkable dive sites, excellent horse riding and incredible fishing. It comprises forest, savannah, freshwater lakes and wetland eco-systems that sustain a diverse population of fauna and flora including fresh water crocodiles. The entire Bazaruto Archipelago is an ecological gem that has been granted National Park status. The climate is tropical and ideal for an island getaway throughout the year. Anti malaria precautions should be commenced prior to departure as Malaria is still prevalent this area.