Start your Mozambique Self Drive 4×4 Holiday

Mozambique is like nothing you have ever seen before. The perfect combination between amazing wildlife and pure peace and quiet.

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Our Recommended Vehicles for Mozambique

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The Nissan Double Cab BNDC 4×4 is built to take on the harshest environments. This 4×4 is manual and has a 2.5 litre diesel engine, a 140 litre fuel tank and a fuel consumption of 12 litres per 100 kilometers. The Nissan Double Cab accommodates two people comfortably.

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Toyota Landcruiser 4×4 BLC

The Toyota Landcruiser is a very robust, reliable and exceptionally capable 4WD vehicle. A highly respected safari vehicle in Africa, with no electronics and ideal for remote area travel. This vehicle comfortably seats 5 adult passengers.

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Toyota Fortuner 4×4 BFTA

The Fortuner is one of Southern Africa’s best selling SUVs. This Hilux based SUV is built tough to traverse different terrain. Experience great ride comfort in this 7 seater which seats 5 adults and 2 children comfortably. Perfect for a group or family vacation.

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Toyota Double Cab 4×4 BTDC

The Toyota Double Cab BTDC 4×4 is a four sleeper equipped vehicle. Ideal for a family trip through Southern Africa. This 4×4 has 2.4 litre diesel engine and a 160 litre fuel tank. The average consumption is 12 litre per 100 kilometres. The vehicle comes with two spacious rooftop tents.

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Mozambique Travel Advice


Mozambique is a big country measuring 800 000 square kilometres, situated on the Indian Ocean coast in East Africa, divided in two by the Zambezi River. It’s characterized by exotic beaches, warm waters, and wilderness areas. This palm-fringed tropical paradise is one of the Africas leading holiday destinations, and for good reason.

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Mozambique Currency

The country’s currency is the Mozambican metical (MZN).

Best Time to Visit Mozambique

The best time to visit Mozambique is during the dry season from May to November to experience pleasant warm weather and avoid the humidity of the wet season.

If your primary reason for visiting Mozambique is for game viewing, then the best months to visit are August and September.

Where to Stay


The capital city of Mozambique, located along the Indian Ocean. Maputo is known for it’s picturesque beaches , yearly festivals (AZGO Festival and the Independence Day celebration) and watersports.


A small port town with a rich sailing and trading history as well as it’s colonial Portuguese architecture. The town is a hotspot for diving enthusiasts. Popular activities include watersports, pemba markets and excursions to the Niassa National Reserve.

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This is yet another coastal town in the Inhambane Province, known for its pristine beaches, water sports, deep-sea fishing, arts and crafts as well as its lodges.

Around the area

From the picture-perfect archipelagos of Bazaruto, Benguerra and Quirimbas to the beaches and islands of Tofo, Pemba and Vilanculos, you can enjoy the ultimate self-drive holiday in Mozambique, with scuba diving, snorkeling, wildlife viewing, birding, hiking and off-road excursions all to be enjoyed.

Getting Around

With its rugged roads, remote destinations and tropical landscapes, 4×4 hire in Mozambique is the best way to discover the many wonders that this country has in store.

Length of Stay

Mozambique is a big country, give yourself a minimum of 2 weeks to explore this tropical paradise if you are going to a specific region but more time if you want to go to different provinces.

What to Pack for Your Trip

One essential thing that you may forget is an international driver’s permit, a first aid kit and other necessary medical supplies will also come in handy. Travel insurance is always a valid essential and also bear in mind that many of the destinations you will be visiting will be in malaria zones.

4×4 Hire in Mozambique

Drive South Africa offers a range of affordable 4wd vehicles for hire in Mozambique, allowing you to explore the breathtaking landscapes from Maputo to Tofu. Contact us and one of our friendly sales consultants will get back to you.