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Bazaruto National Park

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Address: Inhambane Province, Mozambique

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Nice place to hang out for a day

Nice place to hang out for a day. Plenty of open beaches shallow water pools to run through. Flamingos too.

Reviewed 17 December 2016
Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

75 min rough boat ride from Vilanculos (Villas do Indico Lodge) to Paradise Island, small boat, not suitable for Kids. The Paradise Island is more or less covered the concrete ruins from a bigger old Hotel complex, rubish all over the small beach next to the landing point, snorkeling reasanable, other snorkeling Point at the very southern Point of the... More 

Thank TravellerFromMunich
Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

Nice place to hang out for a day. Plenty of open beaches shallow water pools to run through. Flamingos too.

Thank skientropy
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We did the one day tour from Vilankulos. The price was a bit expensive but it was really worthy. During our trip we visited 2 of the Island (Bazaruto and Benguerra). Firstly we did some snorkeling and enjoy an amazing lunch (prepared by the boat crew) and after that we have some time to chill or snorkel more, and visited... More 

Thank pabloaceuchal
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125 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We took a daytrip to the Bazaruto island. The island was beautiful. The trip to and from the island with a boat called Sailaway was an accident asking to happen. Some of the safety jackets were in a very poor condition. Safety procedures were not discussed with the 25+ passengers. The tour guide was busy looking after the best interest... More 

Thank CoreneBloemfontein
Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The one day trip it is expensive but is the only way to see the island. You leave from Vilanculos in the morning and return in the evening. Nice views and so far the best spot I have ever done snorkeling in my life.

Thank DanielleVentura
Auckland, New Zealand
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We visited three of the islands and loved the soft sand, warm water and snorkling. Make sure you ask the locals for the best snorkling spots. We found ok places but not as good as most Fijian islands. But there's something exotic about Mozambique so the quality of the snorkling didn't really matter. The real surprise was walking around the... More 

Thank Moss092014
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

We stopped over here for a while to have lunch & wait for the tide to be right so we could snorkel Two mile reef. There are some amazing shells here & some very large sand dunes to climb, look put for the wild goats, plenty of them, water is clean & this place is mostly quit, enjoyed the stay,... More 

Thank pppbooma
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

After spending a perfect day on Bazaruto island I understand now why it is called the "Pearl of the Indian Ocean'. It truly is an untouched paradise, Mile after mile of deserted sandy beaches. Breathtakingly beautiful!!

Thank rhonda p
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 August 2015

Spent a day trip at Bazaruto Island with my wife. Truly amazing. One ,if not the best place I have ever been. Wish I could afford to stay in a lodge there for a week, to explore. Speed boat trip out, stopped at smaller Island first, then Bazarito. Climbed the dune. Views are awesome. Swam in lagoon, walked around more... More 

Thank Kevin J
Durbanville, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

This island is a must when travel to Mozambique. Golden beach at your feet and you do feel like you are the only person on the island. Bazaruto is known for the scuba diving, but you only need a snorkel to see lovely fish. Here you will meet your soul,

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