Day 1- 3
Welcome to Mozambique!
Arrive at Inhambane Airport for the start of your trip. The small coastal villages of Barra & Tofo are well known for the superb snorkelling and scuba diving on offer. The waters are rich with marine life such as manta rays and whale sharks. It is therefore the ideal base from which passionate conservationists and researchers work tirelessly to learn more about these majestic creates and also help educate the local communities on the importance of marine conservation and diversity.
The next two days will be spent in the company of team at Marine Megafauna Foundation at their research facility in Tofo. Here you will gain a first-hand experience of their pioneering research techniques, community-focused education programmes and sustainable conservation solution. Meet the researchers and their support staff, join in on an Ocean Safari to gather data and attend three lectures on conservation work and marine biology. A second Ocean Safari on Day 3 is included followed by a guided tour through the village with a team member from MMF. Enjoy time with the local fishermen’s wives and partake in their families daily activities. The visit includes fun tasks such as learning how to split a coconut and of course the preparation of Mozambique’s typical dish “Matapa”- from field to fork.
Accommodation in Tofo is in the quaint, owner run Baia Sonambula Guesthouse. With beautiful views over the ocean, the guest house is the ideal base from which to explore Tofo and all it has to offer.
Enjoy three nights at Baia Sonambula on a Bed & Breakfast basis. Included activities: Day 2 – Day with MMF with Ocean Safari. Day 3 – Ocean Safari and Tofo Life tour.