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Island of Mozambique

Welcome to Island of Mozambique

The Island of Mozambique (Portuguese: Ilha de Moçambique) lies off northern Mozambique, between the Mozambique Channel and Mossuril Bay, and is part of Nampula Province. Prior to 1898, it was the capital of colonial Portuguese East Africa. With its rich history and sandy beaches, the Island of Mozambique is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Mozambique's fastest growing tourist destinations. It has a permanent population of approximately 14,000 people and is served by nearby Lumbo Airport on the Nampula mainland.

Top Tours & Activities in Island of Mozambique

Course Of Local Cuisine With Mamas Macuas, , Island Of Mozambique

You learn how to cook with local Mama and then you'll eat with her and the family

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Daily Whale Whatching With Engine Dhow And Snorkleing, Mozambique Island

The boat tour to see the whales starts in July and ends in September.At 9.00 more or less you start and go in the areas where the whales are, you sail until you meet them, you stay in the sea 2/3 hours looking for and watching them or following them swim, you do not go down from the boat in the middle of the sea.

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Daily Marine Safari With Motorboat And Snorkleing

We start more or less at 9.00 (depends of the tide) and we'll go in one of the beautiful beach or in an inhabited island, the staff begin cook traditional lunch (usually coconut rise, vegetable curry or squid curry or shrimp curry and grill fish or squids). We also bring water and snorkeling staff; during the sea safari, if the whether it will be good, we do snorkeling in a shipreck or in a lagoon

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Guided Cultural Tour, Island Of Mozambique

The guided tour of the island is not only to learn about the history of the monuments, but to learn about the macua culture, traditions and oral history.

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Language
Portuguese
Currency
Mozambican metical
Time Zone
UTC+02:00
Country Phone Code
+258
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