Mozambique and Kruger National Park are a winning combination for those looking for big safari animals and big marine life encounters!
Begin your African safari with a stay at a lodge in Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve which borders the iconic Kruger National Park. Here you'll encounter an incredible diversity of wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant and hippo.
The rest of your adventure concentrates on the magnificent underwater marine life of southeast Mozambique. The small town of Tofois located on the Indian Ocean coast offering spectacular views of pristine beaches and fantastic diving opportunities. The area is famed for sightings of mantas and whale sharks, while humpback whales also cruise through these waters in season.
Day1: Depart the UK
Day2: Arrive South Africa and transfer to safari lodge
After clearing customs and immigration, take an onward flight to Nelspruit and onward transfer to Nkorho Bush Lodge in Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve which shares and unfenced border with Kruger.
Kruger National Park is world famous for good reason since it offers a wildlife experience which ranks with the best in Africa. It stretches 350 kilometres from north to south and is virtually unrivalled in its diversity of life forms, with 300 species of tree, 49 fish species, 33 amphibian species, 114 reptile species, 507 bird species and 147 mammal species! Notable amongst its mammals are lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, hippo, Nile crocodile, giraffe and both black, and white rhino.
Days3-4: Kruger Safari
Following an early start, you head out each day on a wonderful morning game drive into Kruger National Park. The afternoon is at leisure before a late afternoon game drive. Included in the cost are two game drives per day but it may be possible to add additional game drives at an extra cost (payable locally).
Day5: Fly from Kruger to Mozambique
You will be met at Inhambane airport and transferred by car to your accommodation in Tofo. Check in for seven night stay. Evening at leisure.
Days6-11: Mozambique Diving
Explore Tofo’s incredible dive sites, with possible opportunities of seeing manta rays and whale sharks. Your dive pack includes 10 boat dives.
Day12: Depart via South Africa
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to South Africa and onwards to the UK (overnight flight).
Day13: Arrive UK
Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.
Duration and price including flights from/to UK: 13 daysfrom £3,795 pp
When to go: Jan-Dec: November to April best for diving.
Included in the price/package:
Flights from the UK
3 nights safari lodge (FB)
7 nights beach lodge (BB)
2 days of game drives
10 dive pack
Tanks, weights & Nitrox
Tofo is quickly becoming known as a premier world-class dive destination, famous for large pelagics, especially manta rays, whale sharks and humpback whales. Divers can also encounter schools of devil rays, sharks, turtles, game fish and excellent macro life.
Excellent for: Resort based diving, Shark diving, Whale shark, Manta ray
Kruger is world famous for good reason, since it offers a wildlife experience which ranks with the best in Africa. Unrivalled in its diversity of species, including the main predators, it makes a fantastic extension to any South Africa or Mozambique diving holiday.
Excellent for: Wildlife
Suggested accommodation is shown below.
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Located on a beautiful beach overlooking the Indian Ocean, Hotel Tofo Mar is a boutique property boasting one of the best restaurants in the area and an ideal base for all your diving needs.