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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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Quirimbas diving

Dolphin safari

Imagine coming face to face with a real dolphin underwater and not feeling any fear, only awe and admiration? This kind of surreal experience is waiting for you at Ibo Island Lodge which now promises you the opportunity to embark on a once in a lifetime dolphin safari. This is a truly magical and rare […]

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Holidays Mozambique

NG 50 Tours of a Lifetime

Ibo Island Lodge is on the renowned National Geographic 50 Tours of a Lifetime this year for their unique Island Hopping Dhow Safaris!These incredible tours take tourists into the unspoilt and remote Quirimbas Archipelago on ancient sailing boats still used by local communities subsisting in the region. That Ibo Island features on this list, highlighting […]

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Quirimba Holidays

Quirimbas Archipelago Hotels

Take your pick – choose a holiday destination of your choice in a Mozambique Quirimbas Archipelago Hotel. They are amazing places, all of them, brimming with luxury, comfort and bliss. The best part of going to this northern region of Mozambique is that you are so far from civilisation that you feel alone and utterly […]

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A trip to Rolas Island

Visiting the remote and gorgeous Rolas Island is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you do not want to miss. The one-day trip starts early at the renowned Ibo Island Lodge in the breath-taking Quirimbas Archipelago of northern Mozambique with a short briefing – and afterwards it is time to set the sails! You will be enjoying […]

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Nuarro Lodge Sunset Dinner

NUARRO LODGE

If you have never heard of Nuarro Lodge then now is the time to listen. Nuarro is a couples-friendly resort boasting three kilometres of seafront. This ideal Mozambique beach resort is made for those who love earthy simplicity twinned with good quality.   Nuarro is a fantastic place to be. The food is fabulous and […]

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Lugenda tent double room interior

Lugenda Wilderness Camp

Lugenda Wilderness Camp is not known by many travelers therefore retains its sense of wildness and remoteness – enticing people who want tranquillity in nature. You can find this beautiful camp in the Niassa National Reserve in a northern corner of Mozambique. Luxury in the backwoods – Lugenda Wilderness Camp is for greenies who love […]

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Holidays to Gorongosa National Park

Kubatana camp in Gorongosa

If you have never heard of Kubatana Camp, then you won’t know much about Gorongosa National Park either. Here, diverse habitats support a variety of game: oribi, reedbuck, waterbuck, warthog and sable. After the civil war, there are a few lion prides within the Park as well as elephant herds. Huge herds of zebra and […]

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GULUDO LODGE

Guludo Beach Lodge is one of those environmentally friendly Mozambique resorts that offers it all – fantastic elegant cabanas made from natural materials and the best diving you could wish for. The resort has an excellent dive centre running a full range of PADI dive courses for complete beginners to experienced divers. And most visitors […]

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