Diving Adventures

Ilha de Mozambique

Cultural Tour No. 3


Ilha de Mozambique


Ilha de Mozambique is a World Heritage site rich in history and culture, and is fast becoming one of Mozambique’s top destinations. It is a fantastic destination to visit for both the cultural aspects as well as the sheer beauty of its surroundings.

Ilha de Mozambique – 3 nights / 4 days


Day 1 – The Arrival:

You arrive at Johannesburg International Airport and catch a connecting flight to Nampula Airport, where you will be met and transferred by road to Ilha de Mozambique. Upon arrival on Ilha de Mozambique, you will be taken to Villa Sands which will be your base for exploring the culturally rich island.


Day 2 and 3 – Exploring Ilha de Mozambique:

You will have two full days to explore Ilha de Mozambique. Included in your explorations is a half day guided tour of the city, looking at the colonial architecture, bustling street markets and sampling the wonderful cuisine.  In addition, there are long stretches of empty, pristine beaches with excellent snorkelling and diving mere minutes away. Also included is a boat trip around the island where you will be able to swim and snorkel.


Day 4 – The Return Journey:

After breakfast you will be taken back to Nampula Airport for your return flight to Johannesburg International Airport. Our service ends here and we hope you had a fantastic time exploring Ilha de Mozambique.

Ilha de Mozambique journey idea includes:



Johannesburg International -> Nampula Airport -> Johannesburg International



Nampula Airport -> Ilha de Mozambique -> Nampula Airport



3 nights at Villa Sands in double en suite, breakfast included

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One boat trip

Half day guided city tour


Good to Know

– The island once gave name to the entire country when Vasco da Gama arrived in 1498, and Ilha de Mozambique was made the Portuguese colonial capital in 1507.  In 1898 the capital was moved to Laurenco Marques (now called Maputo).

– You can get your Visa for Mozambique at Pemba Airport. (85 USD$ to be paid on arrival)

– All journey ideas can be customized to your travel needs, wishes and ideas. Please contact us for more information.