The Best Mozambique Trips

Mozambique is a top destination, and there is little wonder why. Boasting idyllic beaches, rich textures of culture and history and the lure of the tropical, Mozambique gives each visitor a reason to return for more.

Drive South Africa takes a look at the different holidays and trips available in Mozambique, highlighting the three most popular Mozambique holidays.

If you intending to go there with a 4×4, you might want to see 4×4 hire to have a look at the various vehicles we have on offer.

1. Mozambique Scuba diving holiday

Mozambique is rife with coral reefs and boasts an underwater haven for scuba divers who flock to Mozambique’s beaches to experience a some of the best diving off the African coast.

The best destinations in Mozambique for a scuba diving holiday are plentiful; however here is a list of our 5 favourite diving locations in Mozambique.

Barra Reef

Barra Reef Mozambique
Photo By Jose Manuel Segovia

 Bay diving in Nacala

Bay Diving in Nacala, Mozambique
Photo By Jon and Harri

Paradise in Nacala

Paradise in Nacala, Mozambique
Photo By Untamable Horrific

Manta Reef in Inhambane

Manta Reef in Inhambane, Mozambique
Photo By Shawn Heinrichs

Paradise in Malongane

Paradise in Malongane, Mozambique
Photo By Nico Gerber

2. Romantic Mozambique Island Honeymoon

Mozambique is the ideal location for honeymooners. With white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, this pristine exotic holidaying is a perfect host for honeymoons.

Our recommended honeymoon destinations in Mozambique are:

Quirimbas Archipelago

This mystical location consists of 12 major islands and approximately 20 smaller islets, teeming with idyllic beaches as far as the eye can see. This destination is prime romanticism, the stuff needed for honeymoons.

Honeymooners in Quirimbas Archipelago
Photo by Safari Partners

Bazaruto Archipelago

This is a chain of four vast islands, namely: Bazaruto Island, Benguerra Island, Santa Isobel Island and Santa Carolina Island. A perfect hideaway destination for newly wed couples.

Bazaruto Archipelago honeymoon
Photo By Seaotter71

3. Mozambique Self Drive Adventure

All those independent types, looking for an adventure by the ocean side, taking a self-drive trip through Mozambique is just for you.

Popular destinations for all self-drive enthusiasts whilst in Mozambique:

Gorongosa National Park

Situated at the southern tip of the Great African Rift Valley in the heart of Mozambique, this national park offers visitors an excellent safari holiday, from wildlife wonders to spectacular vegetation, Gorongosa has the makings of a rather formidable national park. Great adventuring for self-drive fans.

Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique
Photo By Lorraine Alexander

Transfrontier Conservation Park

The Ponto do Ouro–Kosi Bay Transfrontier Conservation Park has opened up all sorts of new ways for self-drive adventurers to enjoy their travel. As the popularity of the Transfrontier Park keeps soaring, one recognises the ease in travelling nowadays, as a self-drive trip is easily possible thanks to the new Transfrontier Conservation Park access points.

Transfrontier Conservation Park, Mozambique
Photo By Kim Wolhuter

Enjoy your Mozambique holiday and uncover Mozambique on your terms, while you explore the surrounds with your car rental.

If you plan on going on an adventure to this majestic location from South Africa, you might want to use a vehicle to get there first. Car rental South Africa would be a great place to start looking for the best wheels to get you there.
If you plan on taking the scenic route with a 4×4, you might want to visit 4×4 hire South Africa for the best possible options in vehicles.

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