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Surfing in Ponta Do Ouro, Maputo, Maputo Mozambique

Swells:
Up to 3m/10ft
Best Months:
April to August
Ponta Do Ouro is the southernmost village in Mozambique and is a popular holiday destination. It lies on the Mozambique Channel, southern of Maputo and just northern of the border with South Africa. Ponta Do Ouro boasts pristine beaches and is well known for its long stretches of white beaches. There are no tarred roads, therefore it is only accessible by 4x4 vehicles.

Ponta Do Ouro provides with amazing conditions for surfing for both the novice and the expert surfer. Good wind direction, crystal clear waters and world class waves are the main contributors to this stunning adventure.

The swell direction is north-west with swells holding up to 3 m/10 ft and right point-break waves which range between 300-500 m/984-1640 ft in length. The surf here is fun and best ridden during low and mid tide.

The best time to practice surfing here is during the early winter that is from April to August.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Maputo
169km/105miles 2hours 39minutes
Head southwest towards Avenida Eduardo Mondlane. Turn left Avenida Da Tanzania. Then take the right onto Avenida 24 Julho and at the round about, take the 2nd exit onto EN2 then take the left onto Route 3 and continue to Route 202 and continue with it turning right onto Route 201 and continue on to Ponta Beach Road onto Ponta Do Ouro.
BY AIR
Maputo International Airport,
168km/105miles

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Quad Bike Booze Cruise 1, Ponta Do Ouro
/ Maputo, Mozambique, Ponta Do Ouro

3 Hour round trip to Ponta Malongane from Ponta D’Ouro.
Stopping at different bars and barrakas on the way.
2 people per bike (sharing), price per person, we supply the fuel.

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Quad Bike Booze Cruise 2, Ponta Do Ouro
/ Maputo, Mozambique, Ponta Do Ouro

3 Hour round trip to Ponta Malongane from Ponta D’Ouro.
Stopping at different bars and barrakas on the way.
1 person per bike (sole driver), we supply the fuel.

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Scuba Diving, Ponta Do Ouro
/ Maputo, Mozambique, Ponta Do Ouro

This is a brilliant way to discover the amazing world of diving. Professionals will take you through all the safety, do’s and don’t of Scuba diving, after which they will let you have a feel of underwater breathing.. the price also includes one sea dive.

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Quad Biking – Paintball Matric Holiday Week, Ponta Do Ouro
/ Maputo, Mozambique, Ponta Do Ouro

This package is for students between the ages of 18 and 25 and is valid for travel between 1 Nov and 13 December on set departure dates. It includes return transport from JHB to Ponta Do Ouro and back, 6 nights accommodation ocean safari, quad bike cruise and a paintball session.

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$ 400