Scuba Diving in Mike’s Cupboard Reef, Barra Peninsula, Inhambane Mozambique

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Inhambane is a city in the southern Mozambique, lying on the Inhambane Bay at 470 km/292 mi north-east of Maputo. Known as Terra De Boa Gente (Land of Good People), it is one of the oldest and prettiest settlements in Mozambique. The landscape surrounding Inhambane is dominated by vast coconut palms, demonstrating an exceptional architectural atmosphere rich in diverse history.

This reef covers a vast area and is a fossilized dune that rises up from the sand. Being an inshore reef, it is not much affected by water currents and offers an amazing scuba diving experience. It is filled with diverse colorful soft corals making it a rainbow of a reef. The diving depths here range between 14-16 m/46-52 ft with visibility ranging between 10-30 m/33-98 ft.

Generally Mike’s Cupboard accommodates both the novice and expert diver and offers a stunning underwater world. It is also an ideal spot to view whale sharks, especially from November to March. Some other interesting marine life includes the giant crayfish, crocodile fish, trumpet fish and a whole lot more of game and tropical fish.