When To Go
Wettest season is from January through April, although it can rain from October. Cyclone season generally February and March. Driest periods are May to September. Coolest months are June through August. Best for wildlife June to November.
A diverse cultural heritage and an incredible coastline with a series of stunning coral islands, makes Mozambique one of the premier destinations for those seeking a beautiful, unspoilt beach experience. Remote national parks support good and increasing concentrations of wildlife in an undeveloped landscape.
Quirimbas Archipelago: Over thirty beautiful tropical islands. Excellent properties on many islands like Vamizi, Matemo, Quilalea, Medjumbe and Ibo. Excellent coral reefs, beaches and water activities.
Bazaruto Archipelago: Basaruto and Benguerra islands, just off the coast, feature several great lodges on beautiful beaches. Wonderful scuba and snorkelling and outstanding big game fishing.
Niassa Reserve: Remote and rugged, this is the largest reserve in Mozambique with a diverse ecology, amazing scenery and high concentrations of game and birdlife.
Gorongosa: The country’s most diverse wilderness is rebounding rapidly after much philanthropic investment to recover previously denuded game stocks.
Maputo: Fascinating mixture of cultures from Mediterranean to African make the capital city a vibrant and exciting entrepot.
Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park: A joint initiative between Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa to combine lands adjacent to the three counties which, if implemented, would create a massive connected wilderness.