Things to Do in Maputo

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Maputo Special Reserve

Maputo Special Reserve

Nature Reserves in Maputo (54.9 km from Maputo)

Formerly known as the Maputo Elephant Reserve, the Maputo Special Reserve is a perfect day trip for people staying in the Maputo area. Recently the reserve joined parks in Swaziland and South Africa and now forms part of the Lubombo Transfrontier Conservation Area. The scenic diversity of marine and inshore habitats offers amazing opportunities...

Things to do near Maputo

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

Ponta do Ouro Beach

Ponta do Ouro Beach

Beaches in Ponta do Ouro (103.5 km from Maputo)

Ponto do Ouro boasts wonderful beach based activities including surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming with dolphins, turtle watching tours, hiking trails, horse riding trails and canoeing. Venture off the beach and there’s still so much to do – elephant interactions, quad biking and mountain biking are just some of the amazing activities on...

Bilene Beach

Bilene Beach

Beaches in Bilene (104.4 km from Maputo)

Bilene Beach offers an extensive stretch of white sandy beach. Tucked behind the beach is the wonderful 27 km long San Martin estuary, also known as Lagoa Uembje. Bilene is the closest beach resort in Mozambique to Johannesburg, and attracts numerous South African visitors during the holiday season. Although Bilene is an ideal Mozambique holiday...

Kosi Mouth

Kosi Mouth

Beaches in Kosi Bay (108.6 km from Maputo)

Kosi Mouth, Kosi Bay - northern-most tip of South Africa. Beautiful white sand beaches that stretch forever. Snorkel in the sanctuary or let your kids play in the lagoon. Look out for eels, lion fish, boxies, triggerfish.

Turtle Cliff Trail

Turtle Cliff Trail

Hiking Trail in Bilene (102.6 km from Maputo)

Walk from the lagoon mouth to the viewpoint on top of Turtle Cliff. The climb starts 1.5 km from the beach. Enjoy magnificent 360-degree views of Bilene Lagoon and the coastline. It’s a great place to watch whales on their migration up the Mozambique's coastline between May and August.

Quad Biking

Quad Biking

Popular Attractions in Ponta do Ouro (103.4 km from Maputo)

Quad bikes are a great way to explore the area around Ponta do Ouro. Travel north towards Ponta Malongane and beyond. Quad bikes can be rented on an hourly, half-day or daily rate. Guided quad adventures are also available which include snorkeling, bird watching, meals, sun downer cocktails and snacks.

Kambaku Komatipoort Golf Club

Kambaku Komatipoort Golf Club

Golf Courses in Komatipoort (89.7 km from Maputo)

Kambaku Komatipoort Golf Club situated in Komatipoort Mpumalanga is a 9 hole course set in the wildest corner of South Africa. At the confluence of the Crocodile and Komati Rivers along the foothils of the Lebombo mountain range. Ideally situated close to the Kruger National Park nestles a unique gem of a golf course that will challenge each and...

Mabuda Farm

Mabuda Farm

Farms in Siteki (90.1 km from Maputo)

Mabuda Farm is a historic working farm on the Swaziland Lebombo plateau. The dairy has been in operation since 1940 and some dwellings on the farm are close to 100 years old.

Komatipoort Golf Club

Komatipoort Golf Club

Golf Courses in Komatipoort (90.3 km from Maputo)

With prominent wildlife frequently spotted in the river, a round of golf at Komatipoort Golf Club can be an amazing experience. This 9-hole course is a locally developed project, and welcomes everyone to come and enjoy a round of golf. Facilities include a restaurant, full stocked bar, pro shop and practice area.

Kruger Africa Safaris

Kruger Africa Safaris

Popular Attractions in Komatipoort (90.6 km from Maputo)

Kick back in an open safari vehicle on a tour of Kruger National Park. Qualified FGSA field guides will introduce you to the Big 5 and seek for the Magnificent 7. Definitely a far more enjoyable Kruger experience than self-driving in a small sedan.

Kruger Park Crocodile Bridge Gate

Kruger Park Crocodile Bridge Gate

Nature Reserves in Crocodile Bridge Gate (101.7 km from Maputo)

Crocodile Bridge Gate provides the most eastern entrance into the Kruger National Park and is in close proximity to the border post between South Africa and Mozambique. Named after the Crocodile River, Crocodile Bridge Gate is the most direct route into the southeastern section of Kruger. Wildlife is plentiful and viewing opportunities are...

Swim With Dolphins

Swim With Dolphins

Popular Attractions in Ponta do Ouro (103.1 km from Maputo)

If you’re an ocean and animal lover, add this to your bucket list! The Dolphin Centre's dolphin tours are eco mindful and specially tailored for clients. The Dolphin Centre offers boat trips, which includes a snorkel at a stunning reef. Whales and turtles can be seen (turtle season runs from October to March).

Deep Sea Fishing with Planet Scuba

Deep Sea Fishing with Planet Scuba

Popular Attractions in Ponta do Ouro (103.3 km from Maputo)

When it comes to the thrill of deep-sea fishing, the waters off Southern Mozambique offer the best around. Test your skills against challenging fish varieties such as marlin, sailfish, dorado, king mackerel, tuna and plenty of others. Fishermen are welcome to bring their own boat to Planet Scuba – staff will assist you in launching your boat and...

Fernando's Bar

Fernando's Bar

Bars in Ponta do Ouro (103.4 km from Maputo)

Fernando's Bar is located opposite the market in the middle of Ponta do Ouro. Famous for his "R&Rs" and his warm hospitality, this little bar has grown from a tiny little bar to a huge attraction in the area.

Dolphin Encountours

Dolphin Encountours

Beaches in Ponta do Ouro (103.4 km from Maputo)

Live your dream and swim with dolphins in Ponta do Ouro. The four-day dolphin encounter includes an introduction to dolphins in the wild, research undertaken in the area and the dolphin care in-water code of conduct. Tours include three early morning launches to observe and interact with dolphins as well as snorkeling at magnificent reefs....

Scuba Diving with Devocean Diving

Scuba Diving with Devocean Diving

Beaches in Ponta do Ouro (103.4 km from Maputo)

Scuba diving in Ponta Do Ouro is a unique and magical experience. There is an incredible variety of marine life to be seen, including whales, dolphins, sharks, fish, frogs and turtles. One of the passionate professionals from Devocean Diving can guide you through the paradise of Ponta, and if you'd like to continue learning more about diving...