Inhaca Island, Maputo

4.3
#1 of 9 in Nature in Mozambique
Enjoy a walk along sand dunes, swimming and snorkeling at Inhaca Island, an island some 30 km (19 mi) offshore from Maputo, and a popular weekend getaway. Spanning 52 sq km (20 sq mi), the island features a variety of ecosystems. Offshore coral reefs, some of the most southern in the world, offer fabulous snorkeling opportunities, while palm-lined paths and mangrove forests provide pleasant hiking conditions, with the chance to observe pelicans and flamingos on the way. An important marine research center, the island also features a museum of natural history with a great collection of insects. You can also visit a nearby uninhabited island with pristine beaches, which was once a Portuguese leper colony. To visit Inhaca Island and get the most from your holiday in Maputo, create itinerary details personal to you using our Maputo trip itinerary planner.
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  • beautiful , free , clean people are friendly i just adore being their. beach is amazing. You will always want to go back.  more »
  • Three islands , first island santa maria was one hour boat ride from The waterfront at maputo.. nice blue waters. Lunch was on a local Island. Delicious seafood lunch. Crab curry delicious. But the...  more »
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