The Bazaruto Archipelago consists of 6 islands. the 2 main islands are Bazaruto and Benguerra, with 4 smaller islands - Santa Corolina (Paradise Island), Magaruque, Bangue and Linene Island
Bazaruto Archipelago in Mozambique is another top yacht charter destination. This string of islands opposite Vilanculos offers world class beaches, diving, fishing and of course an ideal yacht charter destination The whole Bazaruto Archipelago is part of a Conservation project whose primary objective is to maintain the ecological and social integrity of the Bazaruto National Park by wise sustainable use of the resources
Please note - This is a sample itinerary. Contact us to create a holiday that is exactly right for you - the right length, right place and right budget!
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Day 1- Vilanculo to Margaruque Island
Arrive in Vilanculo, meet and greet assistance at airport and transfer to yachts. Briefing and set sail for Bazaruto Archipelago. Depending on arrival time / departure same afternoon and fish while underway to overnight anchorage. Overnight Margaruque Island. Snorkelling at reef, fishing, and walks on the island
Day 2 - Bazaruto Island
Wake-up to coffee / tea and a light snack before snorkelling alongside the coral reefs. Return to breakfast and then another swim. Next motor out to sea for game fishing. Stop over at Bazaruto island for overnight anchorage.
Day 3- St. Carolina Island
Rise to coffee / tea and breakfast. Swim, and walk on the beach. Depart for St. Carolina island. Enjoy Game fishing while underway. Explore St Carolina and the majestic ruins on the island. Snorkel alongside the coral reefs surrounding the island or eat oysters off the rocks
Day 4 - Benguerra Island
Rise to coffee / tea and swim & breakfast. Depart after breakfast to Benguerra island. Have lunch at Benguerra, with picnic basket on beach, swim, relax. Visit two mile reef later on.
Day 5 - Benguerra Island
Rise to coffee / tea and swim. Breakfast. Take a guided tour of the island with one of the locals and view the islands history, as well as the crocodile infested lake hidden in the centre of the island. Drinks at Benguerra Lodge, at the beach bar.
Day 6 - Margaruque Island
Rise to coffee / tea and swim and then breakfast. Depart to Margaruque and fish while underway to overnight anchorage. Overnight Margarueq Island. Snorkelling at reef, fishing, and walks on the island.
Day 7 - Vilanculos
Rise to coffee / tea and breakfast. Depart for deathmans sand bank. Stop over and swim at the tiny islet. Overnight anchorage at Vilanculo, go for drinks at one of the local bars on the mainland
Day 8 - Departure
Rise to coffee / tea and breakfast. Swim & then pack. Take trip to mainland for souvenirs. Depart at 11pm
Dates and Costs
We are pleased to offer a range of yacht charter catamarans from 35 foot to 53 foot
Please ask us for a more specific quotation
Indication price for 53 for Catamaran sleeping 8 = from £ 200 per person per day
Full use of luxury yacht
All onboard equipment and facilities at no extra cost - activities are FREE
Skipper and hostess
Full board accommodation : breakfast, lunch, dinner,
Soft drinks, snacks and picnics,
Snorkelling and equipment
Island visits and excursions
Fuel, water, gas
Transfers to and from Yacht and airport
Dive Masters - diving is on a self lead basis for experienced divers. ( DM's can be included on request and are subject to a surcharge)
Alcohol (this can be pre ordered and paid for on arrival)
International Flights, Taxes, Visas
Nat Park fees, Mooring fees where applicable
Anything not indicated as included above
We have a range of yachts available for charter – please ask us for more specific details.
Sample details for a 53 foot Catamaran
53ft Royal Cape Catamaran
The new Royal Cape Charter Yacht Catamaran – Majestic 530 offers a combination of comfort, handling and stability on the water. The yacht’s easy handling is its top features, earning its Majestic status. Guests will enjoy the large saloon and cockpit with outside dining area, and state-of-the-art Bait Station for the most demanding Sport Angler.
The galley-up design incorporates a spacious saloon and serving window overlooking the cockpit. The accommodation includes five double en-suite cabins, and Study with an optional berth in the study, There is plenty of space on deck for sun-tanning and each bow has a seat for watching the waves float by… outside hot & cold fresh water shower on the transom steps.
§ Length 16 M
§ Beam 8.895m
§ Draft 1.2m
§ Sail Area 128sq m
§ Weight 18 Tons
§ Engines 2 x 75hp VOLVO PENTA TURBO
§ Water 1000 ltr
§ Diesel 1000 ltr
§ 5 double en-suite berths
§ (1 for crew and 4 for guests)
§ Log & wind instruments, depth sounder
§ AUTO PILOT
Activities - equipment
§ Two 2 man kayaks
§ Stand up paddleboard,
§ 2 long surf boards
§ 5 short surf boards
§ Play station & Games
§ Snorkel, flippers, masks etc
§ Fishing equipment
§ Bauer Compressor and 8 air cylinders
§ Weights and belts
§ Live bait Well, Fish Cleaning Station and Lunar Tubes
§ 6 rod holders
§ Fish Cleaning Station with Live Bait Well and Lunar Tubes
§ 4 x 30lb rods with Shimano Tyrinos 2 speed reels with 45lb braid
§ 3 x Poseidon Couta rods (spinning with Daiwa BG60 reels with 25lb casting braid
§ 4 x Kingfisher SF 50 bottom rods with KP 9inch bottom reels with 80lb braid
§ 200 x no 3 power swivels, 20 ball-bearing swivels, no.8 trace wire, a good selection of hooks and sinkers.
§ 20 x Sabiki no.4 yaruris, 6 x feather rigs, 4 x Daisy chains, 2 packets of Yamashita skirts, 4 x bait swimmers, 1 vertical jig, 4 x rigged Couta traces, a selection of spoons & snoek feather rigs.
§ A selection of Halcos and rapalas x 30 + spare treble hooks
§ 1 x Berkley Big Game lip grip, 25kg digital scale, 7ft gaff, 1 x heavy duty fishing bucket, 1 x Gimbled bucket
Divers - we recommend you bring your own wet suites, BCs and Regs, mask and fins as the yacht doesn't stock every size to fit everybody
3.1m Inflatable Dinghy with 15hp outboard
§ 1 Fridge in Galley
§ 1 Dishwasher in Galley
§ 1 Microwave in Galley
§ 1 Stove with Gas Plates and Oven in Galley
§ 1 Chest Freezer in Saloon
§ 1 Chest Freezer under Saloon Table
§ 1 Ice Maker
§ 1 Washing Machine and Dryer in Cockpit
§ 2 x TV with DVD player, CD player.
For its size, she is superbly equipped with equipment like:
§ A very low noise Fischer Panda 8 kva generator
§ Solar Cells
§ A Victron 2.5 kW 220v AC Inverter
§ Two air conditioners of 16000 BTU each
§ An HRO water maker (65 litres/hour of fresh water)