Diving in the warm crystal clear water of the Indian Ocean is a wondrous experience – Mozambique boasts some of Africa’s finest dive sites, with reef depths of 10m to 40m, an incredible range of coral, abundant marine life, and water temperatures of between 30°c and 21°c. There are over 6,000 species of fish, and myriads of brightly coloured smaller fish will amaze even the most experienced of divers.
Diving in Mozambique is excellent all year round, with barracuda, manta rays, moray eels, sharks and rare species of reef fish commonly seen. Whale Sharks are often seen, and can weigh up to 15 tons, being up to 14m long. Whale Sharks are best seen between December and April – dolphins are also frequently encountered and humpback whales are sighted between June and September. Visibility ranges from 25 – 40m, and the diving is mainly reef diving, with species frequently seen being barracuda, dolphins, lionfish, manta rays, scorpionfish, sharks, turtles, whale sharks, lots of reef fish, and humpback whales.