Mozambique - scuba and safaris
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....diversity and dreams....
Mozambique - tropical beaches and warm ocean
We use 2 private family lodges in Mozambique which we feel offer amazing value for money at comfortable, private, prime locations. We do however also make use of many other accommodation facilities for convenience and proximity to certain activities and to reduce travel time where necessary.
After spending a few nights in Kruger National Park we enter Mozambique via the Giriyondo Border Gate in Kruger. Depending where we are traveling to in Mozambique these tours make use of over-night accommodation en-route to our final destination.
Logistically, combining a beach and bush safari requires carefull planning so we ask you to be sure to give us ample planning time.
Comfortable accommodation - delicious fresh seafood - friendly local culture
All accommodation utilised is en-suite and serviced daily. Although 5 star accommodation is certainly available in Mozambique, please bare in mind the country is still developing it's tourism sector and there is an emphasis of simply keeping you in touch with nature in comfortable, clean and often creatively designed accommodation. Part of the attraction to Mozambique is it's traditional style thatched chalets, it's all about outdoor living, tropical vegetation and warm sea breezes.
There's an abundance of fresh seafood available and when Tread Lightly Tours and Safaris cater for guests we practice sustainable utilisation of harvests taken from the ocean by local fisherman. We avoid undersized molluscs and crustaceans (oysters and crayfish for example) and purchase only fish species not threatened and only caught on rod-and-line from locals fishing from kyaks. There are numerous art and craft curios available to purchase from local craftsmen.
...the best of both worlds...
We love Mozambique for it's warm tropical Indian Ocean, spectacular beaches and to simply relax and so will you.
There's much to enjoy including: whale watching (in season June to December), scuba diving to colourful off-shore reefs teaming with marine life and perhaps the most spectacular manta ray diving spot in the world.
There's also snorkelling with whale sharks (in excess of 14 metres!) and turtles and shore-accessible reefs for the novice to enjoy spectacular colourful reef fish.
Friendly local fisherman supply an array of tasty seafood which we support providing catches are sustainable and ethically caught.
When is the best time to go to Mozambique?
Mozambique is a tropical destination and is warm to hot all year round. We recommend traveling during May to October. November, December, January and February are the hottest months and the humidity is very high, it's also the rainy season.
Something to consider though, Leatherback and Loggerhead turtles (the largest in the world) come ashore to nest during the hot summer months, from November through to March and it's a very special experience to witness this phenomenon. Like the wildebeest and zebra migration in Tanzania and Kenya, the event is all about timing, there is no absolute date when these events occur.
Mozambique is an endemic malaria area and the risk is real but preventative prophylaxis precaution is all you need to enjoy a little bit of paradise!
We definitely don't recommend traveling to Mozambique during Easter and Christmas holiday periods as Mozambique can be popular with local and South African tourists. We try to avoid these periods (April and December) as our tours are about peace and tranquility and wildlife.
There are few places left in the world where it's possible to enjoy such a fantastic combination of African wildlife and tropical Indian Ocean paradise, contact us if this sounds like something you would love to experience.
Why not combine Mozambique's beautiful beaches & warm ocean with a Kruger safari?
Mozambique, scuba or snorkel and a Kruger Park wildlife safari
It's a great combination!
Daily tasty freshly caught sea food. Dolphins, Whale sharks, giant Manta rays, Southern Right and Humpback whale migration. Great scuba diving and snorkelling!