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  • Visit Swaziland's largest protected area
  • Explore vibrant Vilanculos
  • Discover the Bazaruto Archipelago
  • Snorkel & dive on Mozambique's most beautiful reefs
  • See the Big 5 in the Kruger National Park
  • Drive along the Panorama Route


This tour forms part of our Scheduled & Overland tour collection.

Discover the breathtaking beaches of Mozambique as you travel north along its coast before returning to South Africa to spot the Big 5 in the Kruger National Park.

Begin your journey with a visit to the Hlane National Park in Swaziland before heading to Mozambique's coast. Visit Praia do Tofo, Vilanculos and Inhambane, and pay a memorable visit to the Bazaruto Archipelago.

Make a stop in the capital of Maputo before returning to South Africa and spending the last two nights in the world-renowned Kruger National Park.


  • Tour Duration: 14 Days

  • Start: Johannesburg
  • End: Johannesburg

Accommodations Visited

Bhubesi Camp

2 Nights

Bamboozi Beach Lodge

2 Nights
Mozambique, Vilanculos


1 Night
Mozambique, Vilanculos

Villas do Indico

1 Night
Mozambique, Vilanculos


1 Night

Palm Grove Lodge

2 Nights

Casa Lisa

1 Night


2 Nights
South Africa, Timbavati Game Reserve

Timbavati Safari Lodge

1 Night
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Detailed breakdown

Days 1-2: Explore the Hlane National Park | 2 Nights

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Start your tour in Johannesburg and drive through South Africa's beautiful Mpumalanga Province to Swaziland. After crossing the border, you will drive through Swaziland to Hlane National Park, a magnificent wildlife haven where you'll be spending the next two nights.

Enjoy game viewing activities, hiking, and mountain biking in this 30 000 hectares of protected area. Keep your eyes open for lion and elephant, and go on a guided walk to search for the endangered white rhino.

Days 3-4: See the world's largest fish in Praia do Tofo | 2 Nights

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After crossing into Mozambique, you travel north through beautiful coastal scenery before arriving in Praia do Tofo, where you will spend the next 2 nights. In season, this is the perfect site to view the world's largest fish - the whale shark.

Spend your days relaxing on the white sandy beaches or swimming in the warm Indian Ocean. Experience a range of aquatic activities, including scuba diving, surfing, kayaking, and fishing.

Day 5: Venture to Vilanculos | 1 Night

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Vilanculos, Mozambique

Continue your journey north, stopping at a local craft market for a bit of souvenir shopping before reaching the premier destination of Vilanculos. Spend the night in this vibrant town before heading off to the world-renowned Archipelago in the morning.

Days 6-7: Discover the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park | 1 Night

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Vilanculos, Mozambique

One of southern Africa's largest marine parks, the Bazaruto Archipelago offers some of the most magnificent diving and snorkelling opportunities in Africa. Over the next few days you'll have ample opportunity to explore these magnificent waters. Return to Vilanculos for the evening of day 7.


Day 8-9: Relax in Inhambane | 2 Nights

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Head through picturesque coconut plantations toward the old Portuguese settlement of Inhambane, another region that boasts incredible beaches and scenery and onto the Barra Beach. Spend your time lounging on these white sands, swimming, snorkelling or scuba diving. Explore the nearby surrounds on quad bikes or head further out to sea on a fishing trip or boat cruise.

Day 10: See Mozambique's capital city | 1 Night

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Head back south today as you travel to Mozambique's capital of Maputo. Sit back and enjoy a tour of the city, passing sites like the Fort of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and the Central Railway Station before returning to your accommodation outside of Maputo.

Days 11-12: Return to South Africa | 2 Nights

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Cross the border back into South Africa and make your way to the Kruger National Park - one of the most renowned conservation areas in the world. Spend the next two nights in this magnificent Big 5 reserve.

While here, you can explore the untamed wilderness on morning and afternoon game drives, guided walks, and optional night drives to spot some nocturnal animals.

Day 13: Meet orphaned wildlife at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre | 1 Night

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Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa

Venture out into the greater Kruger area today and visit the Mohololo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, a place where orphaned and injured animals are taken to be nurtured until they're strong enough to be released back into the wild. Enjoy traditional song and dance in the evening, accompanied by a typical South African meal.

Day 14: Panorama Route back to Johannesburg

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Depart from the Kruger region and take the scenic Panorama Route, making a stop at the many scenic viewpoints along the way, including the magnificent Blyde River Canyon and Bourke’s Luck Potholes. Arrive in the bustling city of Johannesburg where your tour will come to an end.

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  • Evening song and dance with traditional South African cuisine
  • Full day game drive in our Nomad truck
  • Panorama Route: God's Window, Blyde River Canyon, Bourkes Luck Potholes
  • Traditional dancing after dinner
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  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
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Traveller Reviews

Mozambique in Comfort

iASE-Ingrid De Wet

"See the best Mozambique has to offer in terms of diving and snorkeling, while experiencing wildlife sightings in the Kruger National Park."