Diving in mozambique
In Mozambique, fascinating diving – and that says it all. Here you can swim with dolphins, whales and sharks, see barracuda and marlin, as well as hundreds of species of exotic fish.
The country’s climate has two distinct seasons – dry and wet (from October to March). In the latter case, tropical storms and cyclones will not let diving enjoy. The water temperature is usually kept at +24 ° C.
Tofu Beach (Tofo) is located in the south of Mozambique, 25 minutes from Inhambane Airport and 480 km from the capital Maputo. Despite the fact that Tofu is a small village, there are several hotels and bungalow complexes, and, of course, high-quality dive centers. Recently, the Tofu beach is increasingly acquiring the image of the “future of Goa”, and young people and backpackers from all over the world are looking for here.
On Tofu Beach, the Manta Reef is the most popular, and sharks and migratory humpback whales can also be seen here. Most Tofu dive sites are located at a depth of 25-30 m and require a deep-dive certificate for diving. Visibility is about 20 m.
Guinjata Bay is a small cove, snugly bending on a gorgeous sandy beach near Tofu Beach. Local sites are covered with soft and hard corals, and the abundance of fish, as a rule, satisfies even the most discerning divers.
Popular dive sites include Batfish Pinnacle, Devils Peak, Disneyland, Greentree Reef, Hard Rock, Island Rock, Manta Reef, North Greentree, Paindane Coral Garden, Paindane Express, Pao Reef, Xstacy Reef.
The main island of the archipelago of the same name, Bazaruto, is a popular press site near Tofu Beach, stretching for 37 km in length and approximately 7 km wide. Popular dive sites:
Sangarema Point – excellent night diving, bull shark (Zambezi), depth up to 40 m
Cape Sebastian, located in the south of Bazaruto Island, suitable for experienced divers; depth reaches 50-60 m
Tumile Reef is located in the strait between the Benguero and Bazaruto islands; depth is 5-15 m; beautiful mountain underwater landscape
The city of Pemba is located in the north of the country and is famous for its stunning diving and snorkeling. Along the beach of Vimbi (Wimbe), Pemba Dive Reef stretched 100 meters, where in addition to admiring exotic fish, you can swim with dolphins.
Pemba Bay is famous for a huge variety of soft and hard corals, dolphins, whales, turtles and napoleon fish. In addition, the popular fishing for tuna, barracuda and other fish. The water temperature in this region is +26 … 29 ° C, in winter it can drop to +24 ° C.