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Come with us to the Bazaruto Archipelago

Welcome to Sailaway Dhow Safaris

“The best way of seeing the islands! Skip the overpriced hotels!” After staying on the islands for a week we did a dhow safari and ended up wishing we have of just skipped the “5”-star luxury and just had a longer adventure on the dhow. Client feedback October 2012 Operating since 1997, Sailaway offers a…
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Dugongs are the only member of the order Sirenia from the family Dugondidae. They are found in the Western Indian Ocean with a marginal occurence on the east coast of Southern Africa. In Mozambican waters dugongs are found between the river Rovuma to south of Moma in Nampula province and from the Save river to…
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The Dhow

For more than two thousand years, lateen rigged dhows have been sailing the Indian Ocean, linking economies and people, and creating a cosmopolitan maritime Indian Ocean culture. While trade was the primary rationale, a great variety of people used dhows to cross the oceans: sailors, merchants and settlers. In former days, dhows transported slaves, religious…
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The Islands

The Bazaruto Archipelago is situated 10 to 15 km offshore between Vilankulo and Inhassoro and consists of five islands; Bazaruto, Benguerra, Magaruque, Santa Carolina and Bangue. These islands and surrounding waters constitute the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park. Bazaruto is the largest island in the archipelago with towering dunes and islands lakes, frequented by water birds…
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