Arriving at the airport you will be met by one of our guides and transferred to you hotel. Maputo is an enchanting city of wide acacia lined avenues and tall buildings overlooking Maputo Bay and the Indian Ocean. One of the city’s more fascinating features is the remarkable wealth of architecture making it unique amongst Africa’s cities. Lunch at the famous Costa do Sol restaurant followed by an afternoon tour will give you the chance to experience the highlights of this fascinating city.
Enjoying the early morning breeze we cross the Maputo Bay to Catembe and drive south to Salamanga with its impressive Hindu Temple. Crossing the Maputo and Futi rivers we enter the Maputo Elephant Reserve and head towards the coast. Enroute there is time to stop and view the wildlife and the extensive variety of birds found in this area. Elephant [est.200-300], crocodile, hippopotamus, red duiker, bushpig, vervet and samango monkeys all being spotted regularly. A leisurely lunch is served before making our way south to Ponta Mamoli. BLD
Enjoy the private and secluded unspoilt beach, the bay a perfect spot for snorkelling, fishing, surfing and swimming. If however, you prefer not to get sand between your toes, lounge on the deck next to the pool sipping a cocktail just meters away from the bar and dining room. The Ponta Mamoli Dive centre offers wonderful snorkelling and diving expeditions with 10 reefs within 8km’s. The dive sites are some of the best in the world. The coral is untouched and in excellent condition, the fish life abundant. Swimming with dolphins and whales is also an option at certain times and for those inclined Ponta Mamoli now offers Deep Sea Fishing. The bay is also a favourite for salt-water fly-fishing. Land based activities include sunset cocktails at serene inland lakes, beach bon fires and hippo watching. Exciting lake canoeing trips, horse trails, shell spotting and bird trails keep young and old amused.
After a relaxed breakfast, there is time for an early morning dive or ride, before heading back to Maputo and your hotel.
Day of leisure in Maputo.
Minimum 2 clients
Transport by airconditioned 4×4 minibus Lunch at Costa do Sol Restaurant 4 nights at Ponta Mamoli Lodge 2 nights 4 star Cardoso Hotel City tour of Maputo Entrance to Maputo Elephant Reserve Meals as specified Dolphin Swim [Conditions allowing]
Visas Airport Taxes Airline surcharges Alcoholic beverages Activities such as Diving and Horse riding
Accomadation:Maputo: 4 Star Hotel [ ensuite , airconditioning]Ponta Mamoli : Semi luxury lodge [ensuite]