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Vilanculos: Day Trip Dhow Safari to Tropical Island

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Take a cruise in a traditional dhow boat and set off on an island adventure. Explore the pristine beaches, go for a swim and take in the beauty of the natural scenery around you. Sail over tropical blue waters while you look out for sea creatures.

Highlights

  • Sail in a traditional dhow sail boat to a tropical island of your choice
  • Snorkel and swim amongst the corals, tropical fish, and marinelife
  • Get to know the traditions and local way of life from your guide and skipper

Description

Start the tour by departing from Vilankulos Beach (the exact place is to be arranged based on your request). Climb into a dhow boat - a traditional sailing boat with 1 or more masts used in the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean. Set off towards the island of your choice for the day, choosing from Bazaruto Island (home to the 2-mile reef), Paradise Island, Benguerra Island, and Magaruque Island. Keep your eyes peeled for dugongs and dolphins during the boat trip.  Arrive at the island, get out and have a walk around for approximately 2 hours, enjoying the pristine beaches and tropical wildlife. You are almost guaranteed to see flamingos during the walk. Then, head over to the beach where you'll find a wonderful bathing area that is perfect for children, with no rocks and no waves. Feel free to snorkel on the rock reef near the beach with the provided equipment to see the corals, tropical fish, and sometimes turtles. Next, stop for lunch which will be served on the beach. During the afternoon, return back to Vilankulos. Depending on the wind conditions, the captain may hoist the sails to respect the dhow boat tradition. Arrive on the mainland beach at around 4 PM (winter season) or at 5 PM (summer season) where your memorable day concludes.

Includes

Sail to the island Life jackets and safety gear Buffet lunch Soft drinks Snorkeling equipment
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