Ibo scoops top safari awards again and again
Voted Best Mobile Safari Operator and Best Community Focused Safari Property in Mozambique 2014 by hundreds of luxury travel professionals and readers of upmarket travel magazines, Ibo Island Lodge seems to be scooping most of the highly recognized awards in the travel industry! These are the renowned Safari Awards which every tour operator or lodge covets. Ibo also won Best Marine Safari Property in Mozambique, which goes to show…
Unique mobile island hopping dhow safaris
Considered one of the best safari properties in Mozambique, Ibo Island Lodge is the only operator to offer visitors a mobile island safari that involves island hopping aboard a traditional sailing dhow or a kayak!
These tailor-made safaris allow holidaymakers in Mozambique the flexibility to create their own itinerary – whether it be a romantic honeymoon or a family experience or a party of friends. Divers and snorkelers will be in seventh heaven if they can dive en route, while kayakers explore inland river mouths and mangrove swamps.
Ibo Island Lodge shows true innovation in the safari industry – imagine swimming with wild dolphins in their natural environment! Considered amongst the top 3% lodges globally, Ibo Island Lodge is, therefore, a team of excellent operators in a fiercely competitive industry, and they deserve every accolade bestowed upon them!
Communities are valuable
“As the first tourism investor on Ibo Island and specialist tour operator to Mozambique, we believe that it is critical that local communities benefit from all tourism development. Ibo Island Lodge is the center of numerous community schemes providing training, income and development opportunities.”
Also voted Best Community Focused Safari Property in Mozambique, Ibo Lodge is highly recognized for its dedication to the local people who have helped make the lodge what it is today. Lodge owners built a community school which now incorporates adult hospitality and tourism training for free.
Described as one of the most magical, atmospheric and unique lodges in Africa, Ibo Island Lodge comprises three impressive mansions, carefully restored and enhanced on a magical waterfront location.