Ibo Dhow Safaris

Ibo Dhow Safaris

Ibo Island Lodge offers fully guided tailor-made and scheduled departure mobile island-hopping dhow and kayak safaris. Under the expert leadership of a pro guide and a local crew, guests can explore a coastline and new destination fringed by tropical islands with an abundance of heritage and unique culture.

Combine with sea kayaking and dhow sailing up wide coastal river mouths teeming with red listed bird species and pristine mangrove forests. Snorkel off deserted white sandbanks into turquoise sea, and sleep in mobile eco fly camps on uninhabited tropical islands. The crew conjures up fresh seafood and traditional cuisine over an open fire under the stars, leaving guests free to soak up a once in a lifetime Mozambican adventure.

Dhow safaris offer a truly unique experience for individuals and families alike, seeking an unequalled island and cultural exploration in one of the last undeveloped places in Africa. This is adventure safari travel at its best!

Example itinerary (itineraries can be tailored to suit individual / family requirements):

  • Meet and greet in Pemba and road transfer to Mucoja (or Arimba if northbound)
  • 4 nights Island and mainland hopping by dhow. Overnight island, river and beach camps
  • Experienced English and Portuguese speaking crew
  • NON participation mobile camp
  • All camping and catering equipment included for island camps (sleeping bag, pillow and towel supplied)
  • All meals included
  • 3 nights at magical Ibo Island Lodge on a full board basis (excluding all drinks)
  • Guided tours of the fascinating Ibo Island
  • Light aircraft transfer from Ibo Island back to Pemba

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