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Mozambique is one of the best scuba destination in South Africa, not too crowed and well preserved.
From january to april, there are many whale sharks in the area of Inhambane and Tofo!
From june to october, some humpback whales can be ssen.
All year long, Manta rays can be seen at the "Cleaning station" of Manta reef... enjoy!
Visibility is between 10m and 25m.

Location: South-eastern Africa, bordering the Mozambique Channel, between South Africa and Tanzania
Geographic coordinates: 18° 9' S, 35° 0' E
Coastline km: 2,470 km km
Climate: tropical to subtropical
Terrain: mostly coastal lowlands, uplands in center, high plateaus in northwest, mountains in west
Elevation: highest point: Monte Binga 2,436 m
Natural hazards: severe droughts; devastating cyclones and floods in central and southern provinces
Currency: metical (MZM)
Population: 19,406,703
Languages: Emakhuwa 26.1%, Xichangana 11.3%, Portuguese 8.8% (official; spoken by 27% of population as a second language), Elomwe 7.6%, Cisena 6.8%, Echuwabo 5.8%, other Mozambican languages 32%, other foreign languages 0.3%, unspecified 1.3%
Capital: Maputo
Divisions: 10 provinces (provincias, singular - provincia), 1 city (cidade)*; Cabo Delgado, Gaza, Inhambane, Manica, Maputo, Cidade de Maputo*, Nampula, Niassa, Sofala, Tete, Zambezia

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Inhambane 7 0
Maputo 1 0
Pemba 8 0
Ponta do Ouro & Ponta Malongane 2 0

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Ilha Magaruque 3 / -
4 m 9 m All divers
Paindane Boulders - / -
25 m 32 m CMAS ** / AOW
Pomene - / -
6 m 40 m All divers
Tofo Beach 4 / -
12 m 35 m CMAS ** / AOW


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Ilha Magaruque

Ilha Magaruque

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Manta Reef
By maremagna
Oct 18, 2011
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By jmpafrica
Apr 24, 2010

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Trip: Mozambico
By maremagna
From Oct 13, 2011 to Oct 20, 2011



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By SPoTpro , 18-01-2014

Nacala Mozambique - Any info on dive sites in Nacala Mozambique people? please send to me

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