Things to Do in Southern Region

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Maputo Special Reserve

Maputo Special Reserve

Nature Reserves in Maputo (174.2 km from Southern Region)

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...

Ponta do Ouro Beach

Ponta do Ouro Beach

Beaches in Ponta do Ouro (224.8 km from Southern Region)

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...

Quad Biking

Quad Biking

Popular Attractions in Ponta do Ouro (224.8 km from Southern Region)

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.

Wenela Tidal Pool

Wenela Tidal Pool

Popular Attractions in Xai Xai (101.5 km from Southern Region)

Wenela Tidal Pool, two kilometres south of Xai-Xai, is a fascinating natural treasure. The tidal pool has a natural channel that leads underground into the ocean, creating a "blow-hole" effect that is something to be seen.

Swim With Dolphins

Swim With Dolphins

Popular Attractions in Ponta do Ouro (224.4 km from Southern Region)

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).

Dolphin Encountours

Dolphin Encountours

Beaches in Ponta do Ouro (224.8 km from Southern Region)

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....

Deep Sea Fishing with Planet Scuba

Deep Sea Fishing with Planet Scuba

Popular Attractions in Ponta do Ouro (224.8 km from Southern Region)

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 (224.8 km from Southern Region)

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.

Scuba Diving with Devocean Diving

Scuba Diving with Devocean Diving

Beaches in Ponta do Ouro (224.8 km from Southern Region)

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...

4 x 4 Adventures

4 x 4 Adventures

Four By Four Trails in Ponta do Ouro (224.9 km from Southern Region)

The area around Ponta do Ouro is a 4 x 4 paradise with soft sand roads winding through the dense and unspoiled dune forest, inland flood plains and numerous lakes/marshlands. In summer the rain can sometimes turn the roads into large, muddy pools, and in winter the sand roads dry out leaving a fine-grain surface; both of which resulting in...

Mercado Central

Mercado Central

Village Marketplaces in Inhambane (300.2 km from Southern Region)

Local arts and crafts can be viewed and bought at the charming marketplace, the "Mercado Central". The woven straw baskets and mats are beautifully crafted. Inhambane's market is also a good place to stock up on food supplies. There's a colorful array of spices, fruit and vegetables, prawns, fish and cashew nuts on offer.

Barra Reef Divers

Barra Reef Divers

Popular Attractions in Praia da Barra (316.7 km from Southern Region)

Barra Reef Divers is owned by Russel Walster and fully operating from 'Neptune' Beach Bar. Barra Reef Divers boasts years of experience and a large pool of boats and equipment. Activities on offer include scuba course, ocean safaris, dive charters, snorkelling trips, Pansy island excursions, and lagoon dives. Tailor made packages can be...

Liquid Adventures

Liquid Adventures

Popular Attractions in Inhambane (317.8 km from Southern Region)

Liquid Adventures is a watersports centre offering all water based activities.

Tofo Beach

Tofo Beach

Beaches in Praia do Tofo (318.1 km from Southern Region)

Tofo Beach is an amazing, family-friendly beach surrounded with a number of bars, restaurants, and the Tofo Hotel (try the chicken burgers, and the Mad Man cocktail). To get there, you go to Tofo market which is adjacent to the beautiful wide beach. It is safe for swimming and there are always a couple of people catching waves. There's plenty of...

Diversity Scuba

Diversity Scuba

Popular Attractions in Tofinho (318.1 km from Southern Region)

Diversity Scuba is a 5 Star Gold Palm IDC center, operating in Tofo since 2000. We have one 7.4 metre rib (semi-rigid inflatable dive boat), with a capacity of 12 divers, and two 8 metre ribs with a capacity for 16 divers. We can do as many as three launches in a day from each boat, offering recreational diving on twelve different sites in the...