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Tropical Kayaking Quirimbas

Adventure Safari at Kayak Quirimbas

Sometimes we all need a holiday, but what if you have become bored with your usual resort? It’s easy to become too familiar with somewhere, and that’s when you start looking for somewhere new. For an exciting and invigorating holiday with a difference you can’t beat taking an adventure safari holiday in the Quirimbas Islands, […]

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Stand Up Paddleboarding SUP

Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) in Mozambique

Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is one of the best ways to get fit and healthy – imagine surfing standing up in the fresh sea air of Mozambique, the salty Indian Ocean waves splashing your body? If you learn the right technique and you get the right equipment, then SUP can change your life. Find […]

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Air Transfer Quirimbas

Flights into Ibo Island are Spectacular

Flights to Ibo Island are short and spectacular. You can get to the Quirimbas Archipelago directly from Pemba, from the International Airport by private charter or from the harbour by boat. The best part about your holiday in Mozambique is the thrill of the travelling – from your country of residence to Mozambique, then from […]

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Grilled Prawns at Ibo

Local Mozambique Food

One of the most often overlooked areas when choosing a holiday destination is the food. We’ve all heard horror stories of expensive breaks spent sick in bed thanks to not being able to stomach the local cuisine,  so it pays to choose somewhere with local dishes you know you will enjoy. Mozambique, on the East […]

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Mozambique Dhow Safari

Explore Quirimbas

Take one who knows, Ibo Island Lodge, and share their deep knowledge about the Quirimbas Archipelago region. Hear more about their one-of-a-kind, tailor made Dhow Safaris where guests get to Island Hop, camping on white beaches and eating freshly grilled crayfish off the braai. BEEN HERE DONE THAT – AMAZING Ibo Island Lodge has been […]

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Mozambique Visa requirements

Mozambique Visa Information

The Mozambique government has announced a 30-day tourist visa is now available at borders for all visitors. It has been officially gazetted that all tourists entering Mozambique will be able to obtain a tourist visa on arrival. The price of the visa is US$50 and is payable in cash. Please see an abbreviated list of Mozambique entry […]

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Swimming with dolphins

Idyllic Ibo Island Lodge

If you have never heard of the delightfully remote Quirimbas Archipelago of Mozambique, then you have probably never heard of the famous and idyllic Ibo Island Lodge? This glorious island destination offers a holiday brimming with scenic beauty, adventure ocean activities, a secret sandbank beach, historical architecture and friendly people with a unique culture. The […]

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Luxury Accommodation Mozambique

What makes Ibo worth a trip, or two?

28 September 2016 What makes Ibo worth a trip or two? We know that Ibo Island lies happily in the remote Quirimbas Archipelago off Pemba of northern Mozambique and we know that the lodge offers accommodation in historical renovated old mansions. That you won’t be able to get enough of the history of the island and […]

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Quirimbas diving

Exciting Ocean Thrills at Ibo Island Lodge

The stunning beaches of Mozambique are among the most impressive in the world, and also play host to some of the finest diving experiences you can enjoy anywhere. With its chains of islands in the wonderfully clear waters of the Indian Ocean, amazing coral reefs and fascinating marine life, snorkelling and diving are a must […]

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Ibo Island Lodge Kayakers infront lodge

Pristine Location for Watersports

Base yourself at Ibo Island Lodge, a pristine location for watersports and the best place in the Quirimbas Archipelago for cultural and historical experiences. This family friendly holiday resort is stationed on Ibo Island, one of 32 remote islands off the far northern coast of Mozambique. The lodge is housed in three ancient mansions that […]

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Mozambique specials

Rare marine habitats at Ibo Island Lodge

For rare marine habitats to thrive, they need to be looked after, and left alone. Ibo Island Lodge does just this! We take divers out to see just how gorgeous and unique and unusual our marine ecosystems really are. You can see untouched coral reefs, endangered species and some very strange looking sea vegetation. The […]

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Ibo Island Lodge ; Quirimbas Archipelago

Ibo Island Lodge takes Safari Awards by storm!

Ibo Island Lodge walked away with three wins in the famous 2016 Safari Awards held in London last night. Winner in 3 Mozambique categories and runner up in one, Ibo Island Lodge was also highly commended in 2 categories. The lodge was also voted as runner up for the best value safari lodge in the […]

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Swimming with dolphins

Come and Swim with the Dolphins on Ibo Island

Incredible Ibo: Africa’s Forgotten Island “A Hidden Treasure… a lost world on the edge of nowhere”— Forbes magazine. Ibo — a tiny tropical island off the coast of Mozambique — was a major Arab trading post for gold, ivory and slaves from 600 AD until Vasco da Gama captured it for Portugal a thousand years […]

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Ibo Island Coconuts

The Coconut Crabs of Ibo Island

Do Coconut crabs (Birguslatro) really eat coconuts that is the question? Yes they do! And yes you do find these enormous crabs on Ibo Island in the remote Quirimbas Archipelago. But it turns out that while these huge crabs, also known as robber crabs or palm thieves, can actually eat an entire coconut, this is […]

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Vamizi Island Lodge ; Quirimbas Archipelago

Vamizi Island

One lodge, one island, one place in which to unwind, make unforgettable memories and forget real life, just for a bit. Vamizi Island is that place, drifting in the huge Quirimbas Archipelago, this incredible isle is where you would want to be shipwrecked. Land by helicopter from Pemba in northern Mozambique and take a jeep […]

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Air transfer over Quirimbas Archipelago

Arriving on Ibo Island

Arriving on Ibo Island is a magical experience in itself. From the moment you step into the small airplane in Pemba and absorb the magnificent views of the stunning islands of the Quirimbas Archipelago from above, your adventure of a lifetime begins. Already you will have seen the mesmerizing colors of the Indian Ocean and […]

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