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Mozambique


Mozambique is one of Africa’s up-and-coming hot destinations yet free from mass toursim. This dazzling African spot is spread along the southeast shores of Africa, boasting some 2000km of unspoiled coastline, with stunning beaches, excellent diving and magical offshore islands. Mozambique prides itself in spectacular palm-fringed islands, with turquoise waters and pristine coral reefs that make for top-notch fishing, diving and snorkeling.

Mozambique has everything for any descerning traveller - chose to go snorkeling around the Bazaruto Archipelago, sail on a dhow through mangrove channels or laze under the palms Archipelago, take an off-beat safari in the wilds of it’s National Parks, meander along cobbled streets past stately colonial-era amazing historical buildings on Ilha de Mozambique, enjoy the buzzing lively life of Maputo, enjoy some stunning jazz bars or dance to the country’s trademark marrabenta music. Whatever your choice maybe Actours is here to show you the best of Mozambique – African rising star


General Fact Files


Mozambique is bordered by South Africa and Swaziland to the South, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi to the west and by Tanzania to the north. The 300 km channel between Mozambique and Madagascar is called the Mozambique Channel.

The outstanding geographical feature of Mozambique is its long, pristine coastline washed by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Most of the population of Mozambique lives off the sea and more then 60% of the country's population lives along the coast. Mozambique has a population of over 16 million and this is made up predominantly of ten different ethnic groups.
Most of the designated wilderness areas are very remote for both tourists and the average traveler. Read more...


Reasons to visit Mozambique


  • Amazing Tropical Coastline - The long tropical coastline has endless white beaches fringed with coconut palms and warm blue seas for swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving.
  • Maputo’s Nightlife - The vibrant Maputo nightlife on a Friday and Saturday night, which starts late and continues until dawn in the city’s hotels, restaurants and nightclubs.
  • Endless sandy beaches – Amazing sandy beaches with fantastic diving site. Beautiful scenary under water and every diver's dream destination
  • Traditions - The bulging fishing nets brought in by local fisherman at the end of a long day at sea in their ancient dhows.
  • Wonderful Cultures - The bustling markets with all the colour, sights, sounds and smells of a developing economy.
  • Great Fishing - The deep-sea game fishing that attracts fisherman from all over the world in search of marlin, barracuda, sailfish and swordfish.
  • Cultural Integration - The vibrant mix of Africans, Portuguese and Arab cultures that give the country a fascinating ambience of the tropics and the Mediterranean.
  • Birder’s paradise - Bird watching on the Bazaruto Archipelago and spotting the rare crab plover and green coucal, just two examples of the abundant birdlife on these islands.
  • Incredible Coastal Towns - The coastal town of Vilanculos, which offers a gateway for the adventurous traveler.
  • Dazzling Islands - The beautiful islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago, accessible by sea of air. The fascinating island of Ilha de Mozambique which, despite years of civil war, has retained numerous buildings dating from the 16th to 19th centuries.
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