Vilanculos Package Holidays
Package Holidays to Vilanculos
Vilanculos is a divers and fishermans paradise, and the rich marine life and excellent fishing opportunities draw a large number of visitors. Vilanculos travel packages include return flights from Johannesburg to Vilanculos, airport taxes, accommodation on a dinner bed and breakfast basis and often include either a scuba diving trip, game fishing trip or boat trip around the archipelagos. These packages do not include immunisations and inoculations, visas, gratuities and items of a personal nature.
Most popular areas in Vilanculos
Vilanculos is a holiday maker’s paradise and the small village offers something for everyone. The lodges and hotels at Vilanculos offer many non motorised water sports and the area boasts some pristine white beaches ideal for family holidays or honeymoons.
Parasailing is available at the Beach Lodge in Vilanculos, and their top level equipment, fully equipped parasail boat with a landing/launch deck is able to launch and land multiple people at one time and is a popular favourite with tourists.
Fishing is a large draw card for Vilanculos, and many charters are available for game fishing, drop shotting, light tackle or fly fishing. Fishing is excellent all year round, especially for giant king fish, king mackerel, yellow fin tuna, barracuda and Dorado.
Scuba Diving at Vilanculos is spectacular and the warm subtropical waters of the Indian ocean in and around he Bazaruto Archipelago offer pristine coral reefs which abound with more than 200 species of fish. The local dive centres are well stocked and offer instructors and guides for the less experienced. The reefs offer an abundance of marine life including Sharks, Whale sharks, Manta rays, Potato bass, Turtles, Guitarfish and various Rays and Eels.
The Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary is the first privately managed National Park in Mozambique and offers a unique ‘Beach and Bush’ experience in a hidden corner of sub-tropical Africa. This unique eco-system is home to the nearly extinct “Dugong” as well as the green and leatherback turtles.
Information about Vilanculos
Vilanculos is a coastal town forming part of the gateway to the romantic playgrounds of the Bazaruto archipelago. It has recently been rediscovered by holiday makers all over the world and boasts its own international airport, making it easily accessible for visitors.
Malaria is endemic to the area and you need take precautionary drugs before entering it.
The natural beauty and abundance of wildlife makes Vilanculos a popular destination for families, fisherman, divers and honeymooners.