For general information on travelling to Bazaruto, visit our Mozambique travel advice page.
Flights & Getting Around
Vilancuos Airport: located on the mainland coast, Vilanculos Airport is served by flights from Johannesburg and Maputo as well as a super-convenient connection between the Kruger Park's airport in Nelspruit which makes for an easy Big 5 safari-beach holiday combination.
From Vilanculos it's a quick hop to the islands; depending on the lodge you've booked, you may transfer by light plane, helicopter or boat.
Top Travel Tips for Bazaruto
Bring the kids: safe swimming beaches, tons of outdoor activities and a wide range of child-friendly accommodation make Bazaruto an ideal destination for a family holiday.
Stop for sundowners: don’t just watch the sunset, celebrate it with a drink overlooking the ocean.
Don’t forget the sunblock: sun protection is essential – especially in summer! A hat, sunblock and some common sense is all you need to be able to enjoy your day on the beach.