The Bazaruto Archipelago is a group of six dune islands in Mozambique, namely Bazaruto, Benguera, Magaruque, Banque, Santa Carolina and Shell. The island complex is situated at 750 km/466 mi from Maputo. Known as the "Pearl of the Indian Ocean", the Archipelago is an island resort that hosts a protected and abundant marine life. The climate here is characterized by wet and dry seasons.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Snorkeling in Little Bay Beach, Little Bay, New South Wales Australia
Entry can be made from the rocks on the southern end of the beach. After entering, go up over the rocks and you will see a small break-wall. Follow this and admire lots of overhangs, swimthroughs and small canyons. The maximum depth of the dive site is at 15 m/49.2 ft. The spot is appropriate for all levels of snorkelers. Visibility rate is pretty good on high tide.
Water temperature is up to 21°C/69.8°F in summer and early autumn months and between 14-18°C/57.2-64.4°F in winter. Snorkelers are able to see giant cuttlefish,octopus, morey eels, schools of old wife, pipefish, yellow-tail and the occasional King fish.
Finally, it can get a rough activity during northerly and southerly swells, outside the inner bay. Note: it is also an excellent spot for night dive.