Ponta Do Ouro is the southern most 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.
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Scuba Diving in Vuma Caves, Watamu Beach, Coast Province Kenya
Scuba diving the Vuma Caves is perhaps one of the most exciting scuba diving adventure to experience. The deep dark corners of the caves hide gigantic groupers that weigh 300 kg/661 lb …. now that is something!! This is a reef drift wall dive, accommodating the advanced diver. Diving depths stand at 20 m/66 ft with an average visibility of 15 m/59 ft.
The caves are below some shoreline cliffs at which you descend to a sandy bottom about 20 m/66 ft, swim along the reef for a while looking at the reef fish. You could as well catch a glimpse of some dolphins, sharks, barracudas if you look out into the deep sea. Once you enter the caves, you could come across groupers and snappers creeping at the back!! You can now then swim up a “chimney” and come on top at about 10 m/33 ft.