Diving in Inhambane

Another famous region in the beautiful country of Mozambique is the province of Inhambane, located in the southern area. The province is known for its idyllic beaches that extend throughout the coast such as Tofo, Pomene, Barra, Zavala, Jangamo, and Zavora. In this region, you can find the Bazaruto Archipelago, better known for being a well-preserved National Park that consists of six islands. Along this area, you will find many natural parks and a variety of vegetation and animals. Whether you’re a beginner diver or an expert, you will find many suitable dive sites according to your level. Different spots for you to explore, include stunning shallow reefs, many shipwrecks, deep caverns, and even stunning pinnacles. Stretching along the coast of Chidenguele to Inhassoro, you can find an incredible reef system with large areas that remain unexplored. Dive into the waters of Inhambane to find a wide array of macro and pelagic life and vibrant corals. Some of the species you will find include whale sharks, surgeonfish, angelfish, and parrotfish, among many others. You will also find unique and rare species such as devil rays, dugongs, and leatherback turtles. Scuba diving and underwater photography are a preferred activity in the region due to the uncrowded places you will find.

Dive Sites in Inhambane

Featured places to go in Inhambane

Guinjata Bay

Guinjata Bay is considered one of the top diving destinations in the world.

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Barra & Tofo

Barra & Tofo region is well-known for its beautiful reefs that are perfect for scuba diving.

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Aquatic Life in Inhambane

Be prepared for amazing underwater views while scuba diving at Inhambane. Divers will explore swim-throughs and caves while surrounded by colorful fish species such as butterflyfish, triggerfish, kingfish, damselfish, moray eels, stingrays, barracudas, nudibranchs, and scorpionfish. A unique experience awaits you as you encounter colossal marine life such as whale sharks, sharks, big turtles, bowmouth guitarfish, whitetip reef sharks, and even humpback whales from June until October. You’ll also see manta ray cleaning stations. Some other rare species you will find are greyspot guitarfish, red fanged triggerfish, crayfish, white-barred rubberlips, and painted anglerfish. In order to discover the most beautiful sights, we recommend you travel from May to October.