7 night Ibo Island Lodge, St Lazarus and Metundo Canyon Dive Package

Diving Quirimbas

Introduction

Set off on board a luxury Maxim 400 Fly Bridge Power Catamaran on an island hopping adventure into the dreamy Quirimbas Archipelago. Explore fabulous white beaches from your floating chalet. Once known as the Islands of Lazarus, the Quirimbas is brimming with history – harking back to the days of Arab trading posts and Portuguese trading routes.

Getting to St Lazarus Banks is a feat. Cruise the 8 hours from your base, Ibo Island Lodge, lsland hopping around Medjumbe Island and Vamizi Island. At the Banks, try a little live-aboard fun, diving huge depths of a mysterious atoll for hours. Game fish shoals, bait fish schools, it’s all happening. Our Maxim 400 super yacht is fully equipped for certified scuba divers with dive tanks, compressors, weight belts and dive gear on board.

Enjoy top end facilities on board your floating hotel – comfortable leather seating areas, flat screen TV and DVD player plus stereo and music system for your entertainment.

Highlights

  • Dive St Lazarus Banks and surrounds for as little as $5440 per person sharing
  • Luxury accommodation at Ibo Island Lodge
  • Arrive and depart from Pemba

Destination

  • Mozambique, Quirimba’s Archipelago
  • Ibo Island Lodge – 2 nights
  • St Lazarus Banks – 2 nights (on-board yacht)
  • Medjumbe / Tambuzi – 1 night (on-board yacht)
  • Vamizi Island – 2 nights (on-board yacht)
1 night Ibo Island Lodge, 5 nights Yacht Charter (Lazarus Banks, Medjumbe, Metundo and Vamizi), 1 night Ibo Island Lodge
Day 1: Fly from Johannesburg to Pemba*
Meet and greet in Pemba
Light air transfer from Pemba to Ibo Island*
Overnight at Ibo Island Lodge (Stay includes: Accommodation in Garden Facing or Historical rooms; All meals; Guided historical Tour; Daily transfer to a private sandbank beach; Medical evac)
Day 2: Start of Yacht Charter to St. Lazarus Banks
Overnight on Yacht (Full use of main motor yacht; Full use of one x 18ft motor skiffs with outboard engines, radios, fish finders and safety gear; Tender boat with outboard; 3 cabins for up to 6 guests; All linen and bathroom towels (please bring your own beach towels); Skipper and crew; Full board accommodation – Breakfast, lunch, dinner; Teas, coffees, local soft drinks, snacks and picnics; All onboard equipment and facilities at no extra cost – activities are FREE; Fishing and use of onboard gear and tackle(you are welcome to bring any extra gear you want to); Snorkeling and equipment, Kayaks, Stand Up Paddle boards; Use of on board motorised tenders with outboard; Island visits and excursions; Fuel for tenders and main engines; Water, gas and consumables)
3 dives at Lazarus Banks
Day 3: Overnight on Yacht
Day 4: Yacht charter to Medjumbe region and Tambuzi
Overnight on Yacht
2 dives exploring the beautiful reefs
Day 5: Yacht charter to Metundo en-route to Vamizi
Overnight on Yacht
Unlimited diving at Metundo Canyon and Vamizi drop offs
Day 6: Overnight on Yacht
Day 7: Yacht charter to Ibo IslandOvernight at Ibo Island Lodge
Day 8: Light air transfer from Ibo Island to Pemba*Fly from Pemba to Johannesburg*

 Package cost:*Above package does not include international flights into Pemba as well inter island light air transfers

 

2 pax: US$5440 per person sharing
3 pax: US$3940 per person sharing
4 pax: US$3090 per person sharing
5 pax: US$2640 per person sharing
6 pax: US$2240 per person sharing

Validity dates: 01 March 2016 – 31 July 2016, 01 September 2016 – 11 December 2016

The cost per person for light aircraft transfer is as follows:

Pemba to Ibo Island: US$235 per person one way

Ibo Island to Pemba: US$220 per person one way

Return flights: US$455 per person

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