"Mozambique is the most beautiful country in the world
for beach-riding. It is heaven. The horses themselves
are lovely: safe, well-schooled and great fun to ride. I
spent a week pinching myself to check I wasn't
Kate Kellaway - Journalist, The Observer Newspaper, United Kingdom.
"I fell in love with a lovely white Arab
with whom I spent hours cantering along the beach, only
stopping to watch the fishermen coming back with their
catch of the day - which I knew would inevitably end up
on my plate. What more do you need!
Joelle Boniface, Paris, France.
"I am lucky enough to have been on many riding holidays around the world but none quite as memorable as staying with Mozambique Horse Safari.
I don't often say this, as the world is full of exciting
places to visit, but i shall return."
Roz Hughes, United Kingdom.
The Guvuro River canoe trip is unquestionably on of the
best activities in Vilankulo, with an ideal combination of
unspoilt riverine and incredible birdlife. Join Jonathan
Retzlaff, an experienced and qualified guide with a great
sense of fun and adventure. For more information call + 258
846028692 or email
SCUBA DIVING & SNORKELING
The waters around the Bazaruto Archipelago are one of the largest marine conservation areas in the Indian Ocean. The archipelago's coral reefs and clear waters offer some of the best diving in the world, dive sites are
uncrowded and marine life is varied and abundant. With sites at a depth of 12 to 30m and visibility up to 40m you will discover protected reefs teeming with dolphin, hump back whales, whale sharks, sharks, manta and spotted eagle rays, green and turtles.
The endangered dugong, of which only a very small number still exist, swim in the shallow crystal clear waters that are also home to abundant starfish, soft and hard corals, anemones, seahorses and a dazzling array of beautiful tropical fish.
Experience the wonder of a traditional sailing dhow gliding through the Bazaruto Archipelago. The islands of Benguerra, Bazaruto, Magaruque and Santa Carolina are complete with azure waters, sandy beaches, palm trees and pristine coral reefs.
The islands consist of huge 100m sand dunes, freshwater lakes, mangrove swamps and sandy beaches. You are likely to spot whales, dolphins, turtles and the only viable dugong population remaining in this part of the world. So bring your camera, and capture the freedom of unspoilt beach's, solitude, and stunning scenery on a traditional sailing dhow, locally built by hand in the age old method and comfortably furnished is the idyllic way to watch the sun setting over the sea.
Volunteering in a foreign country gives you the perfect chance
to get to learn a new language. We can arrange intensive one-to-one Portuguese language courses
in Vilankulo. The Portuguese language training courses are highly
personalized and designed to improve your Portuguese communication and language
skills. The benefits of learning Portuguese are huge and you
will be able to build rapport and strengthen relationships with
Vilanculos is renowned for its excellent game fishing.
During the windy season you can kiteboard and windsurf in
Vilanculos; the conditions are perfects due to the shallow
water and flat waves.