Africa Shark Dive Safaris - Great White shark cage diving
Africa Shark Dive Safaris - Great White shark cage diving

GREAT WHITE SHARK CAGE DIVING, SHARK BREACHING, WHALE WATCHING TOURS IN GANSBAAI AND FALSE BAY, SOUTH AFRICA

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Mozambique is located on the south-eastern coast of Africa and is bordered by Tanzania to the North, South Africa and Swaziland to the South, Zimbabwe to the West and Zambia and Malawi to the North-West. Much of the country is covered with savanna and palm trees grow widely along the coast and near the rivers.

Guinjata Bay Resort
GUINJATA Bay Resort situated south of Inhambane in the Jangamo Bay area. It is approximately 530 km north of Maputo to Inhambane.

The climate is tropical throughout, more humid along the coast and dryer inland. The coast has a number of mangrove swamps.

The town of Inhambane existed in the 10th century. Visited by Vasco da Gama in 1498, who claimed Inhambane Bay for Portugal. The Portuguese established a trading post at Inhambane in 1534.

The Inhambane Bay area is of some interest for the tourism with a number of beaches and one of the last remaining populations of dugong in Mozambique. Take a trip on a dhow, an absolute must. Cathedrals, Old colonial Portuguese architecture, African culture and local markets make it all an interesting town to browse around.

And about 45km from the town of Inhambane you will find the most attractive diving site GUINJATA BAY one of the world's top 10 dive sites, which offer you a truly unforgettable diving holiday on white palm fringed beaches and warm crystal clear waters.

This destination is paradise for divers having endless coral reefs and an array of marine life.


» MOZAMBIQUE FLY IN PACKAGES
20 Kg + 1 item of hand luggage

Depart from Johannesburg International to Maputo/Inhambane
Return Resort transfers Inhambane/Guinjata Bay/Inhambane

Friday to Monday 3 nights/4 days
Monday to Friday 4 nights/5days
Monday to Monday 7 nights/8days
Friday to Friday 7 nights/8days

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» DIVE PACKAGES
5 x dives packages includes 3 x local dives & 2 manta dives

ALL SCUBA DIVERS NEED THEIR C-CARDS OR LOG BOOKS TO DIVE

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Accommodation
A wide range of accommodation is available, from simple yet comfortable 2-8 bed-roomed self-contained chalets, which are fully serviced daily, too sheltered camping (baracas). Full board, fly-in and self -drive options are available.

Bar & Restaurant
The main restaurant with a la Carte menu and sports bar with satellite TV for sporting events operate all year round. A beach bar and restaurant operates in high season.


Dive sites:

Guinjata Bay Resort diving - whale sharks
Guinjata Bay Reef
Approximately 1,5 km from the launch site. The outer ledge of the reef drops to 21 meters while other areas of the reef come up to 9 meters, Brightly colored nudibranchs, sea cucumbers and sightings of game fish, larger rays resting in the sand

Manta Reef
This reef is approximately 12 km north of the launch site and can only be reached when the sea is relatively calm. There are 2 diving sites on this reef ranging from 18-35 meters on the outer ledge: -

Manta Pinnacle & The Canyon
Situated in the main current, of manta and devil rays. Manta Pinnacle has 3 cleaning stations that provide the reef with manta rays all year round.

Paindane
This reef starts close to shore and runs down to 35m, sightings of reef fish on one side and game fish on the other and lionfish can be seen on one spot. The inner side of the reef is well protected and provides almost pool like conditions for snorkeling.

Island Rock
This reef is about 6kms south of Paindane. Whale Sharks are spotted here on a regular basis.

Whale Sharks are seen near the Resort area all year round but being more plentiful during the months September to May. Fantastic photographic opportunity, you may even be lucky to have some dolphins join you on the dive.

Humpback Whales can also be seen during the months of May through October.


Mozambique - General information

VISA
All visitors need visas, which are good for 3 months and proof of onward travel

CURRENCY
The Metical.. The use of US$ or South African Rand is recommended.

Credit Cards
Credit Cards are only accepted in some restaurants in Maputo and also in the more upmarket hotels.

Health requirements
Malaria medication and insect repellents are recommended for travelling to Mozambique.
All travelers should visit personal physician 4-8 weeks before departure

Electricity
220/240V
50 HZHZ