Vilanculos Travel Guide, Vilanculos

    Vilanculos Travel Guide, Vilanculos

Vilanculos Travel Guide

Vilanculos Travel Guide Vilanculos

Vilanculos is approximately 700 km north of Maputo and is known as the gateway to the Romantic Islands of Bazaruto. It is a busy town with friendly people.  The local market and shops in Vilanculos satisfy all the basic need for food and refreshments.  Clinics and good skilled medical doctors support the town’s health care.  Fuel stations and banks are available. The Vilanculos International Airport caters for regular flights from South Africa and other parts of the world.

Some of our developments are less than 1.5km from the International Airport. An improved road from the South makes this town a popular tourism destination. Unwind emotional and physical, in a beauty of nature with white sands and clear blue waters. Activities like recreation include game fishing, Island hopping, scuba diving and snorkeling are practiced daily in Vilanculos. Also offered is horse riding on the beach. 

Diving in Vilanculos 

Diving is very popular in this area, The Bazaruto Archipelago is nearby, an offers some excellent scuba diving on daytrips from Vilanculos. 2-tank dives are the norm, and snorkelers are also welcome. The archipelago's coral reefs and clear waters offer some of the best diving in the world, dive sites are uncrowded and marine life is varied and abundant. With sites at a depth of 12 to 30m and visibility up to 40m you will discover protected reefs teeming with dolphin, hump back whales, whale sharks, sharks, manta and spotted eagle rays, green and turtles.