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Ocean Safaris

We hereby offer Mozambique ocean safaris from South Africa, where you can experience Big 5 safaris in the Kruger National Park and dive with whale sharks &manta rays. Experience the largest land and water animals on earth in 14 travel days. Our combination tour starts and ends inJohannesburg.

Ocean Safaris Mozambique - South Africa Big 5 Safaris & Diving with Whale SharksOcean safaris Mozambique South Africa

These South Africa Big 5 and Mozambique ocean safaris are the perfect combination trip to the wildlife of South Africa, as well as a visit to the Kruger National Park and the Kingdom of Swaziland. Experience diving trips to the islands of Bazaruto and Tofo in Mozambique.

Ocean safari prices - camping from ZAR 22,350 - with accommodation from ZAR 27,750 - travel code NJMJ

Ask for the exact rates. They differ depending on the season and group size. The following rates are only to be understood as an example of a round trip!

TOUR CODE: NJMY

Camping: from ZAR 21,350
With accommodations: from ZAR 22,750
Small group: from ZAR 27,350 - camping - only on request
Small group: from ZAR 32,350 - with accommodation - only on request
Crew: two tour guides
Maximum group size: 20 guests or less - see small group
Touring car: Safari Truck
Travel length: 14 travel days, 13 overnight stays
Departure date: Johannesburg
End of trip: Johannesburg
Meals:
- 13 X breakfast
- 8 x lunch
- 12 x dinners
Countries visited: South Africa, Swaziland, Mozambique
Single supplement: from ZAR 3.260
Activity package: from ZAR 4,600
Green Seat from ZAR 390
Dates - Departure times of Africa Tours & Ocean Safaris
- January: 8,
- February: 9,
- March: 2, 12, 23
- April: 2, 13, 23
- May: 4, 14, 25,
- June: 2, 12, 23
- July: 3, 14, 24
- August: 4, 25
- September: 4, 15, 25
- October: 6, 16, 27
- November: 6, 17, 27
- December: 8, 18, 29
 
The dates of the ocean safaris can change at any time! Please ask for the exact dates!

White beaches and clear, blue water form the backdrop of our 14-day South Africa tour to Mozambique. We will drive you from Johannesburg to the Kruger National Park. Experience the thrill of a Big 5 Safari and watch the five largest wild animals in the world, as well as zebras, giraffes, cheetahs and other wild animals. Let yourself be inspired by the African atmosphere in the largest game reserve in South Africa and enjoy the flora and fauna.


Ocean Safaris Mozambique - diving trips in Africa

Indian Ocean diving safaris


We leave the Kruger Park and admire the sights of the Panorama Route on the way to the Kingdom of Africa tours mapSwaziland. We drive to the sights of Bourke's Luck Potholes, the Three Rondavels and God's Window. When the weather is nice, you have a view as far as Mozambique from here.

Then we reach our destination and go on a game drive in the Hlane Game Reserve. Hlane offers a variety of activities and the Rhino Game Drive comes highly recommended. No visit to Swaziland would be without an introduction to the rich culture of the Swazi people.

We make our way to the surfing paradise of Tofo, where you can swim with whale sharks and dive with manta rays. We continue to the Bazaruto Archipelago in Mozambique, where you can go on a dhow safari and snorkel.

Don't forget to try freshly caught fish and other seafood while you linger on an indescribable white sand beach and enjoy the panorama of the Indian Ocean. On the last day of the trip we will reach Johannesburg again, where our diving safari ends.

Description of the Big 5 Tour and Ocean Safaris to Mozambique
Kruger National Park Safaris
Travel day 1 - from Johannesburg to the Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park Safaris
Leaving the city of Johannesburg behind us, we cross the Mpumalanga coal fields to the east. Our journey today follows the traces of the old trade routes to the Lowveld and the Kruger National Park. This afternoon there is an opportunity to take part in an optional sundowner drive.

Route
- Johannesburg to the Kruger National Park

Optional activities
- Sundowner Drive (subject to availability) 
 
Kruger park
Travel day 2 - Kruger National Park
- Kruger National Park Big 5

In the early morning we will drive through the Kruger National Park for a full day excursion. Due to the abundance of wildlife, we have many opportunities for game viewing. Our focus is on the Big 5, which we will see with a lot of luck. Our activity package offers the additional chance to experience the Park with an open 4 × 4 off-road vehicle. In the evening there is a second opportunity for the optional sundowner drive

Activity package
- 4 × 4 game drive with 4x4 vehicles in the Kruger National Park

Activities included
- Kruger Park day tour in Safari Truck

Optional activities
- Sundowner Drive (subject to availability)
 
Panorama Route
Travel Day 3 - Panorama Route
Panorama Route South Africa Tours

In the early morning we start a bush walk (activity package) and later we drive to the famous Panorama Route, where a number of sights are waiting for us.

On this central plateau we will visit some of the natural wonders of our earth. We drive to the following sights: Bourke's Luck Potholes, the three Rondavels and God's Window. In the late afternoon we will return to our safari camp.

Activities included

- Panorama route
- God's window
- Three rondavels
- Bourke's Luck burrows

Optional activities

- Morning Bush Walk (subject to availability)
 
Kingdom of Swaziland
Travel day 4 - Kruger National Park to the Kingdom of Swaziland
Kruger National Park to Swaziland

With a tearful eye we will leave the Kruger National Park and make our way to the Kingdom of Swaziland. We will arrive at our camp in the late afternoon and prepare for the night.

Route
- Kruger National Park to Swaziland
 
Swaziland
Travel day 5 - Swaziland
- Hlane Game Reserve

After our breakfast we will enjoy a morning game drive in Hlane Game Reserve. The Hlane Game Reserve offers a variety of activities and the Rhino Game Drive is highly recommended.

No visit to Swaziland would be without an introduction to the rich culture of the Swazi people. In the afternoon we are invited by a chief to visit his village and learn more about the traditions of this proud nation

Activities included
- Umphakatsi cultural encounter

Optional activities
- Rhino Game Drive in Hlane Game Reserve
 
Swaziland Maputo
Travel Day 6 - Swaziland to Maputo
Maputo tour

Our way leads us to Mozambique, arriving in Maputo. Here you will experience the real Africa and feel the tingling mix of different cultures. The country on the Indian Ocean promises untouched dream locations and a rich underwater world.

We will visit our accommodation or camp and explore the city with a guide. We take our lunch in a popular restaurant. Then we explore the city and its sights. A local guide will show us all the highlights.

The historic city of Maputo has an interesting and varied architecture and no visit to the city would be complete without visiting an African market.

In the evening we can eat in the city again if desired, and get the chance to get to know the nightlife of this fascinating city.

Route
- Swaziland to Maputo

Activities included
- Explore Maputo on foot (self-guided walking tour)

Optional activities
- Dinner outside the camp
 
Inhambane - Barra Beach
Travel Day 7 - Inhambane - Barra Beach
I- nhambane Barra Beach

To the Inhambane District we drive the northern road along the coast. There is a lot to see during the long day tour. We will pass many villages, coconut plantations, nut farms and will pass sugar cane fields.

At the end of our long day tour, we are rewarded with a palm-fringed beach. Two days of relaxation and a lot of fun with the underwater world of the Indian Ocean are waiting for us. In the evening we will be rewarded with a traditional Mozambique dinner.

Route
- Maputo to Inhambane

Activities included
- Traditional Mozambique dinner
 
Inhambane diving trips
Travel day 8 - Inhambane
Inhambane diving trips

We enjoy our break and the warm water of the Indian Ocean. There are now many activities available for all amateur and sport divers.

While the beaches of Barra are ideal for swimming, the reefs on this stretch of coast offer excellent opportunities for diving or snorkeling.

Optional activities
- snorkeling
- Scuba diving
- Driving quad
- ocean safaris
 
Inhambane - Diving
Travel day 9 - Inhambane
- Diving

Today we make the short drive to Tofo to spend our day there. Safe swimming is possible here on a dream beach. A charming market and a number of popular beach bars complete the excursion.

Activities included
- Visit from Tofo

Optional activities
- snorkeling
- Scuba diving
- Driving quad
- ocean safaris
 
Vilanculos
Travel day 10 - Vilanculos
- Vilanculos diving sport

This morning we make a stop in Inhambane where you will have the opportunity to explore the market and historic streets of this former slave trading town. For those who want a good adventure, your guide will arrange one of the famous dhow ferries to sail across the bay. These sturdy old boats have been sailing the east coast of Africa for centuries.

If you don't like the wet adventure, you can use the safari truck to take the trip to Maxixe. With our safari vehicle we will drive north to our next stop in Vilanculos.

Route
- Inhambane to Vilanculos

Activities included
- Traditional dhow trip to Maxixe (not compulsory)
- Discover Inhambane with a walking tour (self-guided city tour)
 
Bazaruto excursion
Travel day 11 - Bazaruto excursion
Bazaruto adventure trip

We board a traditional dhow this morning and set our sails for the islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago, one of the largest marine reserves in southern Africa.

We spend the day exploring the islands, snorkelling and discovering the beaches of this island paradise. On our ocean safari, make sure that you have a good sunscreen, because today the travel day will be filled with a lot of sun, sea, sand and diving. We return to camp in the afternoon and enjoy a well-deserved night's sleep.

Route
- Inhambane to Vilanculos

Activity package
- Bazaruto Island day trip
 
Xai Xai
 Travel day 12 - Xai Xai
- Xai Xai ocean safaris

Well rested, we set course for the Xai-Xai region, where we arrive in the late afternoon. We have enough time for a stroll on the beach or a sundowner and usher in our farewell to the Indian Ocean and the pristine beaches of Mozambique.

Route
- Bazaruto to the Xai Xai region

 
Malelane region
Travel day 13 - Malelane region
- Malelane beach vacation

Early risers can enjoy the sunrise on the beach this morning before we start our return journey. We pass Maputo and continue to the border and return to South Africa. We will spend our last night near the town of Malelane.

Route
- Xai Xai region to Malelane
 
Johannesburg safaris and diving trips
Travel day 14 - Johannesburg
- Johannesburg safaris and diving trips

Back in Johannesburg,  we can let our memories wander on all the adventurous days of the Kruger National Park, the beautiful beaches and the breathtaking underwater world of the Indian Ocean. All travellers are invited for a traditional braai. Many small and large stories will make their rounds by the fire and connect the wonders of the African journey. Many friendships have developed and maybe you will be planning your next trip to Africa or more ocean safaris TODAY.

Route
- Malelane to Johannesburg

Optional activities
- Farewell Braai at Belvedere Estate
 
Particularities:
The activity package should be booked, otherwise you will not be able to take part in the day tours described. All described tour routines can change without notice, due to problems with the weather or flooded streets or other difficulties.

Ocean safaris video - See the underwater world at Tofo on the following video. In addition to whale sharks, you can also admire other sharks, dolphins, rays and underwater turtles.

Cape Town cage diving and other day tours

When your Big 5 safari and ocean safari is over, you can fly to Cape Town and experience the great white shark while cage diving. Visit the world wonder of our earth - Table Mountain or the Cape of Good Hope - the most beautiful end of South Africa with our day tours. Experience wine tasting in the wine lands of South Africa or visit Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for many years.

We look forward to your inquiry.

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