TRADITIONAL DHOW RIDE & MAMMAL SPOTTING
Explore the oceans like the locals and marvel Bazaruto’s exotic wildlife.
Travel as the locals do and experience authentic Bazaruto by navigating the archipelagos crystal clear waters in a traditional Dhow. Used throughout the Indian Ocean for thousands of years, these slender long-hulled vessels are the preferred mode of transport for Bazaruto’s traders and fishermen.
Soak in breath-taking white sand island views and celebrate the abundance of sea-life around you. From over 100 species of coral to countless tropical fish, you’ll be lured into the wonders of the underwater world.
Keep watch for the area’s most rare and sought-after wildlife including five kinds of dolphin, humpback whales, hammerhead and Zambezi sharks, hawksbill and loggerhead turtles, and the most elusive of all, the dugong.
The Bazaruto National Park is a vast area that surrounds the Bazaruto Island Archipelago. The protected region has allowed large populations of some of the world’s rarest and most beautiful marine life to flourish.
Bazaruto is famous for its rare marine mammals, including five kinds of dolphin, four types of whale and shark, all five marine sea turtle species, and the largest population of the rare dugong on the African east coast.