The warm tropical waters of the Bazaruto Archipelago are home to a stunning variety of fish, coral, marine mammals and other fauna and flora. Some of the best dive locations include House Reef, Two-Mile Reef, Aquarium, Five Mile Reef, Magaruque Island, Deep Hole, Bazaruto North Point, Light House Reef & Turtle Reef, Carbo San Sebastao, Magaruque Express...
is situated approximately three kilometres of the southwest coast of Benguerra
Island. This is a popular reef and used by Marlin Lodge for some of the
resort courses that they run.
Two-Mile Reef is situated of the northwest point of
Benguerra Island, not far from the channel between Benguerra and Bazaruto
Aquarium is a pool within Two Mile Reef that is home
to an impressive variety of fish and spectacular hard and soft coral.
This is one of the best snorkelling spots along the Mozambique coast.
Five Mile Reef is located off the west coast of Bazaruto
Island. This site is dived at low tide only
Magaruque Island, located south of Benguerra Island
almost due west of the mainland town of Vilanculos is one of the smaller
islands in the archipelago.
Deep Hole is located off the east coast of Benguerra
Island and is a fine spot for barracuda and stumpnose.
Light House Reef & Turtle Reef are located off the
northern coast of Bazaruto Island. Large potholes have eroded into the
rock shelves of Light House Reef.
Carbo San Sebastao, a rocky reef just off the Benguerra
Island’s southern tip, is a great spot for moray eels, manta rays
and whale sharks sightings. This reef offers the best diving areas in
the vicinity and is a deep diver's dream! There is also a huge reef allowing
for shallow diving.
Magaruque Express is a drift dive with mild to strong