Ibo Island Lodge promises the ideal setting to enjoy a great range of activities in the magical Quirimbas Archipelago. Make your Mozambique holiday something truly special: join a spectacular dhow safari, go scuba diving and snorkelling with expert guides or mingle with local people and discover history dating back 1 000 years. Place of great beauty, Ibo’s ocean calls guests to swim in her warm waters, to sail atop her white tipped waves and to dive deep to see her treasures. You can wear your swimsuit all day long if you choose…
Ibo Island Activities
Guided Birding and Nature Walks
For avid birders who explore the wooded areas around Ibo Island where tides and mangrove swamps affect the variety of birds seen daily. Sunset birding is best when birds fly in to roost: Ibo nests over 700 different bird species, 10 of these being threatened.
Island Hopping Dhow Safaris
Only Ibo Island Lodge offers fully guided, tailor made, mobile island hopping dhow and kayak safaris. Scheduled departure expeditions leave under the expert leadership of a pro guide and local crew. Explore exotic islands, pristine mangroves and exquisite coral reefs.
Savour the incredible experience of swimming with wild dolphins in their natural environment. A soulful 2 to 3 hours of hanging with these majestic sea creatures and turtles as they breeze in and out of the bay at Ibo Island. Learn about the regulated Swim Code of Conduct to ensure an eco-friendly approach.
Guided Historical Cultural and Historical Island Tours
Meet the people of Ibo, a fascinating cultural blend of European, Indian, Arabic and Chinese. They still follow and respect old Mozambique tribal customs and tribal religions on this historical island. An explosive way of life, completely unique to Ibo Island.
The Ibo Island Lodge Silver Jewellery Project
Discover some 40 traditional silversmiths on Ibo Island who hand craft exquisite, intricate, jewellery using ancient Arab techniques and tools. The artisan-artists are simply continuing an ancient Ibo tradition of producing fine metalwork while making money.