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Shark Diving in Pinnacles Reef, Ponta Do Ouro, Maputo Mozambique

Visibility:
20-40m/65-131ft
Water Temperatures:
24-29°C/75.2-84.2°F
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.

Ponta Do Ouro hosts a variety of dive sites. Breathtaking underwater life is an undergarment until experienced!!! Amongst the dive sites, there is the Pinnacles dive site which is a notable reef with abundant shark activity due to the existence of large schools of game fish and other reef fish.

The spot is located at 4 km/2.4 mi off-shore and an average visibility standing at 20 m/65 ft and a maximum of 40 m/131 ft. Water temperatures here range between 24-29°C/75.2-84.2°F and no experience is needed to attempt shark diving.

The shark species expected here are the whale and bull sharks which can be seen all year round while the hammerhead sharks’ season is between May and October.

Relevant activites based in Mozambique

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 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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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
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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