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We are pleased to offer you a South African dive trip to Mozambique, where you can see the Big5 on a safari to the Kruger National Park & dive with whale sharks and Manta Rays in Mozambique. Experience the largest land and water animals of our earth in 14 travel days. Our combination journey starts and ends in Johannesburg.                           TOUR CODE: NJMJ

Drive Trip - Discover Mozambique from Johannesburg – South Africa Big 5 Safaris 

Dive Trip South Africa Safaris

This South Africa and Mozambique tour is a perfect combination of a bush and beach experience, from the Big 5 in Kruger Park and Swaziland to the tropical waters of Bazaruto Island and Tofo!


Clear blue waters and white beaches form the backdrop on our 14 Day Discover Mozambique tour. We will take you away from Johannesburg to the Kruger National Park. Experience the adventure to be on safari, observing the big five as well as zebras, giraffe and rhinos and be inspired by an authentically African atmosphere in the largest game reserve inSouth Africa. On our way to Swaziland we you will see the popular Panorama route and we will visit the highlights of Bourke’s Luck Potholes, the Three Rondavels and God’s Window.
 

Hiane Game Reserve 

Have fun on a game drive in Hlane Game Reserve. Hlane offers a selection of activities and the Rhino Game Drive is highly recommended. In Swaziland you will be introduced to the rich culture of the Swazi people. Now we reach the surfing paradise of Tofo, where you can swim with whale sharks and dive with manta rays. We carry on to the Bazaruto archipelago in Mozambique where you can take a dhow safari and snorkel in aquarium like conditions. Don’t forget to enjoy  ocean fresh seafood while sitting on a white sand beach soaking up the sun. Lastly our road trip takes us back to Johannesburg.

The "Optional Activity Package". You will need to purchase this package if you would like to partake in what we consider to be "essential activities" on our tours. The Activity Package has been written into the itinerary of the tour so please keep this in mind as if you don't book the package, the activities won't be included. We suggest that you prebook and prepay for your Activity Package to ensure availability.


DAY 01 Johannesburg to Kruger National Park
 Johannesburg Big 5 Safari Tours
We are leaving Johannesburg and make our way east through the coalfields of Mpumalanga and follow in the footsteps of the old trade-routes to the Lowveld and the Kruger National Park. This afternoon there will be an opportunity to join an optional Sundowner Drive, booking is essential and your guide can assist on departure this morning.

route
- Johannesburg to Kruger National Park

optional activities
- Sundowner Drive (Subject to Availability)


DAY 02 Kruger National Park
Kruger National Park Big 5
This morning we enter the Kruger National Park to enjoy a full-day of game viewing. Vast wildlife presents us with opportunities for excellent sightings, while the Kruger is also home to the famed members of Africa’s Big-5. Our activity package offers the added excitement of experiencing the park from an open-sided 4×4 vehicle. This evening there is a second opportunity for the optional Sundowner Drive.

activity package
- 4×4 Game drive in Kruger National Park

included activities
- Kruger Park Full-Day Game Drive in Nomad truck (Clients not doing the Activity Package)

optional activities
- Sundowner Drive (Subject to Availability)

  DAY 03 Panorama Route
Panorama Route
Guests doing the morning walk will have an earlier start, we set out a little later today and travel the short distance to the Panorama Route. Strung along the escarpment that divides the central plateau and low-lying bushveld of the Kruger, the sights of the Panorama route offer us a day of scenic delights. We will visit the highlights of Bourke’s Luck Potholes, the Three Rondavels and God’s Window before returning to camp
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included activities
- Panorama Route
- God’s Window
- Three Rondavels
- Bourke’s Luck Potholes

optional activities
- Morning Bush Walk (Subject to Availability)

route
- Kruger National Park to Swaziland

included activities
- Full-Day Kruger Game Drive in Safari Truck


 

DAY 04 Kruger National Park to Swaziland

Swaziland
Early this morning  we re-enter the Kruger National Park, our Safari truck offers an excellent platform as we game drive our way to the south. Exiting the park in the afternoon, we cross the border into Swaziland and set up for the night
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route
- Kruger National Park to Swaziland

included activities
- Full-Day Kruger Game Drive in Safari Truck

  DAY 05 Swaziland
Swaziland
Swaziland presents us with an opportunity to enjoy one of the optional morning game drive activities in Hlane Game Reserve. The Rhino Game Drive is highly recommended. No visit to Swaziland would be complete without an introduction to the rich culture of the Swazi people, this afternoon we are invited by the Chief to visit his village and learn more about the traditions of this proud nation.

included activities
- Umphakatsi Cultural Experience

optional activities
- Rhino Game Drive in Hlane Game Reserve


  DAY 06 Swaziland to Maputo
Maputo
We enter Mozambique and make our first stop in Maputo, the capital city offers a vibrant and eclectic mix of cultures. Check in at our hotel and enjoying a lunch out at a popular local restaurant, we explore the city sights on a walking tour with our guide. Maputo offers interesting and varied architecture and no visit to the city would be complete without a browse through a market. Tonight we eat out and get a chance to experience the night-life.

route
- Swaziland to Maputo

included activities
- Explore Maputo on Foot (self-guided walk)

optional activities
- Dinner out

  DAY 07 Inhambane – Barra Beach
Inhambane Barra Beach
On our way to the Inhambane District we travel the northern road along the coast. While it is a long day on the road there is much to see as we pass the many villages and plantations of coconuts, cashews and sugar cane. Our journey will bring us to the palm lined beaches for two days of relaxation and ocean fun. Tonight we are welcomed with a traditional Mozambique dinner.

route
- Maputo to Inhambane

included activities
- Traditional Mozambique dinner

  DAY 08 Inhambane
Inhambane
We stay two days at the  beach time and have an opportunity to relax and enjoy the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the more adventurous can sign up for a variety of optional activities. While the beaches at Barra are safe for swimming, the reefs on this stretch of coast offer excellent opportunities for diving or snorkelling.

optional activities
- Snorkelling
- Scuba Diving
- Quad Biking
- Ocean Safaris

  DAY 09 Inhambane
Mozambique’s iconic beach
This day we drife to Tofo, enjoying yet another of Mozambique’s iconic beach destination. With safe swimming, a charming market and a number of popular beach bars, Tofo is perfect for a day’s outing. A second day not only ensures that you have the opportunity to make the most of the activities on offer, it also allows us some flexibility to adapt to the weather.

included activities
- Visit to Tofo

optional activities
- Snorkelling
- Scuba Diving
- Quad Biking
- Ocean Safaris

  DAY 10 Vilanculos
Vilanculos
Today we make a stop in Inhambane where you will have the opportunity to explore the market and the historic streets of this former slave trading port. For those who enjoy a good adventure, your guide will arrange one of the famous Dhow ferries to sail you across the bay. These sturdy old boats have plied the East Coast of Africa for centuries and the trip across the bay is a truly local experience. Should you prefer, you may remain with the truck for the trip to Maxixe on the far side of the bay.
 
route
- Inhambane to Vilanculos

included activities
- Traditional Dhow trip to Maxixe (Not Compulsory)
- Explore Inhambane on foot (self-guided walk)

  DAY 11 Bazaruto Excursion
Bazaruto Excursion
We visit a traditional Dhow this morning and sail to the islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago, one of the largest Marine reserves in Southern Africa. We spend the day exploring the islands, snorkelling and enjoying the beaches of this island paradise. Please keep your sunblock handy as today is filled with sun, sea, sand and exploration.

route
- Inhambane to Vilanculos

activity package
- Bazaruto Island day excursion

  DAY 12 Xai Xai District
Xai Xai District
This Morning we set course for the Xai-Xai district, arriving in the late afternoon we have time for a walk on the beach or a sundowner to bid farewell to the Indian Ocean and the pristine beaches of Mozambique.

route
- Bazaruto to Xai Xai District

  DAY 13 Malelane Region
Malelane Region
If you get up early you can enjoy the sunrise in the beach this morning before we depart today. We drive through Maputo and continue to the border, returning to South Africa and our final night near the town Malelane.
 
route
- Xai Xai District to Malelane

  DAY 14 Johannesburg
Johannesburg Safari
On our way back to Johannesburg  we reflect on the wildlife and beaches that have filled our days. All travellers are invited to join us for a traditional Braai tonight, this can be booked with your guide on the day before arrival. Many great tales are shared around the braai fires and tonight presents an opportunity to join fellow travellers in celebrating the many wonders of African travel.

route
- Malelane to Johannesburg

optional activities
- Farewell Braai at Belvedere Estate

Particularities:
The Activity Package should be booked, otherwise you can not participate in the described day trips. All tours described above can change without notice due to problems with the weather or flooded roads.

Cape Town Great White Sharks - Cage Diving
After your Big 5 safari and dive trip is over, you can catch a flight to Cape Town and experience the Great White Shark while cage diving. Taking opportunity of our day trips, you can visit the Table Mountain or the Cape of Good Hope - the most beautiful tip of South Africa. Experience  wine testing in the wine lands of South Africa or visit Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was for many years imprisoned.

We look forward to your inquiry.

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