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Snorkeling in Magaruque Island, Bazaruto Archipelago, Inhambane Mozambique

Dive Depths:
6-14m/19.7-46ft
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.

Magaraque reef is located on north-west of the Magaruque Island which makes one of the amazing Archipelago Bazaruto Islands. When the tide is low, the top of the reef is out of water and drops off to a sandy channel at 10 m/32 ft allowing easy access, making it a popular snorkeling site.

Average diving depth here is at 6 m/19.7 ft with the maximum diving depth at 14 m/46 ft. Some of the marine life expected here include the sea goodies, trumpet fish, devil fire fish, large parrot fish just to mention a few.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Maputo to Vilankulos
715km/444miles 9hours 7minutes
Head North East towards Avenida de Maguiguana and take the left on Avenida Emilia Dausse, Then turn right onto Rua de Anguane and continue to take the ramp on Mozambique Av. Continue with Mozambique Avenue and taking the right on to Vilankulos.
BY AIR
Maputo International Airport to Vilankulos Airport,
713km/443miles

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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 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 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 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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