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Diving in Mozambique

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Southern Mozambique includes the ''Municipios'' of '''Maputo''', '''Gaza''', '''Inhambane''' and '''Sofala''' from the southern border with South Africa at Ponta d'Ouro  north to the Zambesi river.
Southern [[Mozambique]] includes the ''Municipios'' of '''[[Maputo (region)|Maputo]]''', '''[[Gaza (region)|Gaza]]''', '''[[Inhambane (region)|Inhambane]]''' and '''[[Sofala (Region)|Sofala]]''' from the southern border with [[South Africa]] at [[Ponta d'Ouro]] north to the Zambesi river.
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Revision as of 16:01, 12 October 2010

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This article is intended to provide the already qualified Scuba diver with information which will help to plan dives in the waters of Mozambique, whether as a local resident or a visitor. Information is provided without prejudice, and is not guaranteed accurate or complete. Use it at your own risk.


General topography

Climate, weather and sea conditions

Mozambique has a tropical climate with two seasons, a wet season from October to March and a dry season from April to September. Rainfall is heavy along the coast and decreases in the north and south. Cyclones are common during the wet season.

The sea temperature is tropical, and will seldom be below 24C

Marine ecology




Get around

Pick up's can be arranged through lodges, dive centres etc. But there is ample public transport and it is safe and easy to walk to most places in the area.

Stay safe

Dive sites

Southern Mozambique

Southern Mozambique includes the Municipios of Maputo, Gaza, Inhambane and Sofala from the southern border with South Africa at Ponta d'Ouro north to the Zambesi river.

Tofo Beach

Nice coral but known more for its abundance of manta rays, reef sharks, whale sharks and humpback whales.

  • Liquid Adventures, +258 845363636, [1]. They are a PADI dive centre offering all courses from Open Water through to Assistant Instructor and also offer various other watersport activites.

Guinjata Bay

A small bay on a long stretch of sandy coastline. The reefs are sedimentary rock with a covering of hard and soft corals and other invertebrates. Marine life is Indo-Pacific.

Dive sites include:


Northern Mozambique

Northern Mozambique includes Municipios of Zambesia, Nampula and Cabo Delgado from the Zambesi river in the south to the northern border with Tanzania at the Rovuma river in the north.


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