Inhaca Island, Maputo

4.3
#1 of 9 in Nature in Mozambique
Must see · Island · Nature / Park
Enjoy a walk along sand dunes, swimming and snorkeling at Inhaca Island, an island some 30 km (19 mi) offshore from Maputo, and a popular weekend getaway. Spanning 52 sq km (20 sq mi), the island features a variety of ecosystems. Offshore coral reefs, some of the most southern in the world, offer fabulous snorkeling opportunities, while palm-lined paths and mangrove forests provide pleasant hiking conditions, with the chance to observe pelicans and flamingos on the way. An important marine research center, the island also features a museum of natural history with a great collection of insects. You can also visit a nearby uninhabited island with pristine beaches, which was once a Portuguese leper colony. By using our Maputo trip itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Inhaca Island and other attractions in Maputo.
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  • This was not our first time, and definitely not our last. Inhaca Island is just paradise. Our first time we went here was on our honeymoon. We stayed at Machangulo Beach Lodge and we took a day trip....  more »
  • beautiful , free , clean people are friendly i just adore being their. beach is amazing. You will always want to go back.  more »
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  • Serene at its best

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