Inhaca Island, Maputo

4.3
#1 of 22 in Parks 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 Setting the lodge was perfect one put the guests in the cotton wool, this is the ultimate indulgence
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  • Take the boat 07:30 in the morningnot too far from the new suspension bridge. Facilities onboard like snacks, drinks, and toilet. You have to change to small, overcrowded boats (no security measures, ...  more »
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  • Beautiful Island this one, a swim away from the Portugese Island. If you are here you definitely want to visit Santa Maria beautiful beach, white sand, snorkelling and all it's just beautiful.
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