Looking for an adventure-filled getaway where you can enjoy everything from inspiring marine encounters to thrilling escapades? Here’s why Bazaruto National Park is the place for you!
A Protected Treasure
The Bazaruto Archipelago can be found in Mozambique and is part of a protected national park and marine reserve. Home to five islands, it can be reached via plane, helicopter or boat from Vilankulo. Staying at properties within this archipelago such as Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort, provide an ideal way to enjoy the best it has to offer.
Diverse Marine Life
Home to around 2,000 fish species and nine marine mammal species, this national park provides some unforgettable experiences in Mozambique. Resorts in Bazaruto are ideal for excursions to spot whale sharks (April to July), humpback whales (August to October), endangered dugongs, dolphins, great white sharks, sailfish, rays, turtles and more!
The bird life here is just as impressive with over 180 species recorded in the Bazaruto Archipelago, found in diverse habitats from inter tidal flats and freshwater lakes to marshes and woodlands. Bird watching enthusiasts have much to see be it waders, ospreys,pink-backed pelicans,greater flamingos or a variety of kingfisher species.
Amongst the key attractions in Mozambique are its coral and marine life which can be seen on snorkelling and diving excursions at the Bazaruto National Park. Depending on the area, you can also enjoy kitesurfing, horse riding and recreational fishing. On certain islands such as Bazaruto, you can look forward to sandboarding too.