Mobile Island Hopping Safari & Azura Quilalea

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Book our 8 Nights Ibo Island Lodge, Dhow Safari &AzuraQuilalea package and you too can experience the Quirimbas like never before! Discover the magic of a world lost in time, untouched by development and far from the tourist trail. Why go on holiday with 20 other couples to Mauritius or Zanzibar, when the gorgeous Quirimbas lives to its promise of secluded bliss? Take the plunge and book this itinerary today!

Ibo Island Lodge Rooftop ViewDay 1:    Catch a flight from Johannesburg to Pemba with SA Airlink or LAM. On arrival, you will be welcomed by a representative who will escort you to the waiting room for your light aircraft transfer to Ibo Island Island. You will spend 2 nights at this Mozambique accommodation on a full board basis.

The lodge is in 3 beautifully restored buildings which are over a hundred years old. There are 14 rooms in total, each individually designed and featuring handcrafted furniture and king size 4-poster beds covered in luxury cotton and silk linen. The communal areas include a rooftop terrace restaurant, 2 swimmng pools and manicured gardens. During your stay, you will enjoy daily transfers to a secret sandbank beach, daily historical tours plus a range of watersports.

(Stay includes: Accommodation in a sea facing room; All meals; Guided historical Tour; Daily transfer to a private sandbank beach; Use of Kayaks, Medical evacuation)

Day 3:    On this morning, you will depart on a 3 night tented mobile dhow safari in the Quirimbas Archipelago where you will explore wide coastal river mouths with mangrove forests and red listed birds. A pro guide, skipper plus crew will accompany you on this voyage which you can combine with a kayak safari. From time to time, you will hop out of your support vessel and paddle or explore the coral reefs and rich marine life on diving and snorkeling. As night falls, the crew will set up camp on a deserted island and the chef will prepare seafood over an open fire. You’ll spend the night in an eco-fly tent, with the melodies of nature luring you to sleep.

(Stay includes: Accommodation in tents, all meals, non-participation camp, all linen and sleeping gear, non-motorized activities)

Day 6:    After a relaxed morning, a boat transfer from Mogundula Island to Azura Quilalea signals the end of your romantic dhow safari. (Transfer time to be confirmed locally as the departure time depends on the tides).

Azura Quilalea Relaxation zoneYour 3 night stay at AzuraQuilalea is on a fully inclusive basis, allowing you to enjoy to the full, all that there is to offer on the island. With just 9 villas on the island, you can be assured of personalized service and exclusivity during your stay. Each villas is appointed with all the mod cons for heightened comfort, and features indoor and alfresco showers including butler-host service. A real playground for eco-travelers, this superb Quirimbas accommodation adheres to the principles of eco-tourism, from the construction using natural materials to rain water harvesting and solar power!

(Stay includes: Accommodation in sea facing villas, All meals including main beach dinners, local beers & spirits, selection of house wines, soft drinks, tea & coffee, water, sunset cocktail of the day,  Mozambican butler/host service, Wifi in public areas, use of snorkeling equipment, use of kayaks, baobab walking trails and EVAC Medical Insurance from Pemba)

Day 9:    A helicopter transfer to Pemba in the afternoon marks the end of your holiday. On arrival in Pemba, check in for your transfer back to Johannesburg.

Flight out from Pemba* (booked directly by agent)

Available Activities

Snorkeling, diving, kayaking, historical & cultural tours, ocean safaris and sunset dhow cruises.



  • Rates are quoted per person sharing in US dollars (US$)
  • The above quote does not include flights. Details on all flight schedules and flight quotes are available on request.
  • Assistance with all flight bookings can be offered
  • Package is subject to booking terms & conditions