Beneath the surface: diving in Mozambique

Discover a whole other world in Mozambique’s waters.

Exploring Maputo: a walking tour

A walking tour of Maputo is the perfect way to discover all that this exciting city has to offer.

Five reasons to visit Mozambique

From exploring the magnificent coastline to visiting historic towns, this is what you shouldn’t miss on a holiday in Mozambique.

A whale of a time: the world’s best whale-watching destinations

Want to spot a whale in the wild? Then these are the destinations for you.

Gurué

Surrounded by orderly tea plantations and immense granite protrusions, the breezy market town of Gurué sits at an altitude of 720m in the fertile…

Ilha de Moçambique

The town of Moçambique, which occupies the small offshore coral island of the same name in Mossuril Bay, is the oldest European settlement on…

Inhaca Island

Situated about 35km from central Maputo, Inhaca is a dislocated extension of the narrow peninsula that runs northward from Maputo National Park to Cabo…

Inhambane

The eponymous capital of Inhambane Province lies on the eastern shore of Mozambique’s Inhambane Bay, an attractive natural harbour formed by a deep inlet…

Maputo

The largest urban centre in Mozambique, Maputo is a bustling and attractive port city that has served as the national capital since 1898, when…

Health and safety in Mozambique

Health In Mozambique there are private clinics, hospitals and pharmacies in most large towns, but unless you speak Portuguese you may have difficulty communicating…

Travel and visas in Mozambique

Visas A valid passport is required to enter Mozambique. The date of expiry should be at least six months after you intend to end…

Food and drink in Mozambique

Food Mozambique’s lack of infrastructure and general easy-going attitude mean that restaurants tend to adopt a rather laissez-faire attitude towards menus, service and opening…

When to visit Mozambique

Climate The coastal regions of Mozambique are best visited in the dry winter months of May through to October, when daytime temperatures are generally…

Bazaruto National Park

Comprising a string of small sandy islands lying roughly 14–25km from the mainland north of Vilankulo and south of Inhassoro, the Bazaruto Archipelago was…

Gorongosa National Park

Extending over 4,067km² at the southern end of the Rift Valley, Gorongosa National Park was Mozambique’s flagship conservation area in the last years of the…