Mozambique

DIVE IN MOZAMBIQUE

A COUNTRY WITH NUMEROUS UNDERWATER WEALTH


Mozambique is still a place unknown by most of the tourist, but this country is a must do for divers ! The main interest is the presence of whale sharks and humpback whales. Mozambique counts many exceptional dive sites like Tofo (one of the best dive spot in Africa), Inhamane, Zavora, Pomené, Quirimbas, and without forgeting the Zavora area with more than 15 unavoidable scuba diving place.


WHEN TO GO ? BEST PERIOD


Mozambique has a dry season from may to october followed by a wet period. Scuba diving is possible all yearlong, however we suggest to visit Mozambique during the dry season. The perfect period to dive there is september to november, sea is calm, current less strong et the water temperature is around 27ºC. If you want to see whale sharks, you might encounter them from october to may. If you are more interested in humpback whales better between june and october. Nevertheless avoid the south african hollidays that to say Chrismas and new year eve.


SCUBA DIVING CONDITIONS


Visibility: You will enjoy very good visibility in Mozambique. It could reach 18 meters in winter and more than 40 meters in summer !
Current: In Mozambique you will experiment strong current all year long.
Difficulty: Sea is often rought at the Tofo's dive sites, they are not advisable for beginners.
Water temperature varied between 21 ºC in winter and 30 ºC in summer.


WHAT TO SEE DIVING AND SNORKELING?


With its maritime canal full of pelagic fish , Mozambique is a dream destination for scuba divers. Around Tofo you can observe : Whale shark from November to April, humpback whales from June to October and giant manta rays. Many species of sharks swim in Mozambican waters as white tips sharks, black tips sharks, bulldogs shark, guitars sharks, leopard sharks, tiger sharks, hammerhead sharks, bull sharks etc. For the turtle lovers, you will be happy to know that you can dive with leatherbacks (the largest species of sea turtles). If this is not enouhgt for you, you'll find many small stingrays (about 35 cm), schools of trevally, barracuda and tuna in the waters of Zavora.


Fishes and sea creatures


Reef Shark

Manta ray

Whale shark

Barracuda

Turtle

Mola Mola

Hammerhead shark

Bull shark

Zebra shark

Trevally

Humpback whale

Bull shark

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