4x4 Rental in Pemba, Mozambique

Pemba is a small port town with a rich sailing and trading history, built over rolling hills. It’s the capital of Cabo Delgado Province in Mozambique, known for its colonial Portuguese architecture. The official language of Mozambique is Portuguese, and the country’s currency is the Mozambican metical (MZN).

Pemba is known for its white beaches and water sports. It is a hot spot for diving enthusiasts. The best way to travel on Mozambique roads is by 4x4, as that gives you the best excursion options.

Best Time to Visit Pemba

The town has great tropical weather which can get humid during the wet season. The best time to visit Pemba is during the dry winter season like most of Mozambique (from May to September)  to experience pleasant weather and enjoy diving and other water sports.

The best time for whale watching is from July to September. This is due to the whale migration that happens every winter from Antarctica to the Southeast African coast.

What to do in Pemba

  1. Scuba diving

  2. Snorkelling

  3. Walking safaris

  4. Bird watching in Niassa

  5. Kite surfing

  6. Pemba markets

  7. Excursions to Quirimbas Archipelago and National Park, and Niassa National Reserve.

Why rent a 4x4 in Pemba with Drive South Africa?

Pemba is an old town with all the necessary amenities such as shops, banks and restaurants but the road quality is not great which is why a 4x4 is the best vehicle to use on your coastal adventure. Using a 4x4 will also make it easy for you to venture to other popular tourist destinations nearby such as the Quirimbas National Park which is home to a wide range of marine life such as whales, dolphins and endangered dugongs.

Renting a 4x4 from us is a simple step by step process. Just choose a 4x4  from our wide range of vehicles suitable for a 2 person trip or a group/family holiday, and follow the step by step booking prompts. Alternatively, contact us so that one of our friendly sales representatives can guide you through the process.