Welcome to the Vilanculos Activity Centre In Vilanculos Town the gatway Into the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park In Mozambique. We offer a list of Watersports Including Canoeing, Paddle Boarding, Kyaking, Kiteboarding, Winsurfing, Paddle Skiing, Water Skiing, Wakeboarding, Sailing, Tubing and more. We also offer Adventure activities like Bush Walks, Game Drives, Bird Watching, Island trips, Mayikeni Ruins, Caving, Wildlife Safaris, Scuba Diving, Big Game Fishing, Spearfishing, Horse Riding, Star Gazing and lots more. Please swing by our VCS Office In Vilanculos Town to watch videos and get a briefing on all the different activities you can do in our waterworld paradise.

The basic Itinerary

A trasfere will be sent to your accommodation to pick you up for most activity's like Horse Riding, Canoeing, Bush & Ocean Safaris, Fishing, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling, and Island trips. You will depart early in the morning and head off for your desired activity all activities include lunch but plaese confirm and make sure about this before your tour departs. Water and soft drinks are taken on all trips. We also carry a medical aid first aid kit incase of any minor cuts or Injuries. We normally get back around 16-00 pm and you will be tranfered back to your Accommodation. Kite boarding lessons, Paddle Boarding, Star Gazing, Village Tours and Water Sports are normally carried out in close aproximity to Vilanculos Town. Kite Boarding Safaris to the Islands can be arranged.

Approximate cost

Depends on what activity you choose but is around the equivalent of 30/50 US Dollars please confirm price before hand.

Things to bring

Sun Cream, Sun Hats, (For Bush Walks Clothing) (dark blue) (dark green) Walking Shoes, Flip Flops, Binoculars, Camera, Sun glasses and Swimsuit.

Duration of Day Tours

Activity's are normally a minimum of 3 hours long. Island Trips, Scuba Diving and Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Reserve are all full day trips.






My Beach & Bush safaris are very popular. We start off in Vilanculos in the Bazaruto Archipelago Mozambique where there is a huge amount of activities to choose from like Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Islands Tours, Big Game Fishing, Fly Fishing, Horse Riding, Canoeing, Kite Boarding, Dhow Trips and many more. We then head off into the Gonarezhou National Park in the Greater Limpopo Tranfrontier Park where we will go on Safari for 5 nighst in pure wilderness. Everything in Gonarezhou National Park is natural This Safari is spectacular and provides a great and unforgetable experiance. Everything in the Gonarezhou National park is natural and the park is very wild and un commertialised. The Park means place of Elephants and has a population of about 10 000. Other animals Include Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Hippo, Wild Dog, Rhino, Kudu, Eland, Girrafe and lots more. Other highlights of the trip Include the Chilojo Cliffs, Game Walks, Chipinda Pools and the Chiilila Falls.




I've been in the safari industry for 15 years now in Southern and East Africa, My Overland Safari tours are tailor made in order to suit whatever destination of mine you choose. My overland trips are done professionally in either four wheel drive safari vehicles or four wheel drive mini buses. I specialize in professional overland safaris in National parks and Reserves that are naturally wild and un commercialized in South East Africa from Victoria Falls to the Zambezi Delta and from Lake Tanganyika to the southern end of the Great Rift Valley. My destinations cover five African countries South Africa, Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Tanzania with plenty of National Parks to choose from. Activities on the overland safaris Include Game drives, Night drives, Walking trails, Boat Cruises, Adrenaline Activities, White water Rafting, Canoe trails, Horse trails, Birding, Fishing, Game Viewing and plenty more. Please email me with your chosen destinations and I will set up an Itinerary that best suits you and your party and get ready for a real African safari.



My Ocean safaris are tailor made and take place mainly in Mozambique which has 2500km of pristine warm Indian Ocean coast line its Reefs, Beaches and Islands are second to none. My safaris take place mainly in the South of the country in the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park and Tofo Beach in Inhambane Province. The Bazaruto Archipelago has five Islands Bazaruto, Benguerra, Margaruque, Bangue and Paradise Island as well as the Cabo Sao Sebastiao Coastal Wildlife Reserve. The Marine mega fauna consists of Dolphins, Dugong, Whales, Giant Manta Rays, Turtles, Moray Eels and big game fish species including the rare Marlin and Sailfish. Activities include Scuba diving, Snorkeling, Island hoping, Big game fishing, Whale watching, Traditional dhow trips, River Canoeing and Horse riding. Tofo Beach is a unique little paradise town just 22km out of Inhambane city It's very popular for diving and snorkeling with Whale Sharks and Giant Manta Ray's. Activities include Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, and Surfing. These areas are wild and untouched paradises that offer some of the best diving and Ocean safaris in the world. Please email me with your chosen destination and I will set up an Itinerary that best suits you and your party and get ready for a great Ocean safari.



DSCF9430We currently offer Day Tours into the Vilanculos Coastal and Wildlife Reserve just 18km from Vilanculos Town on the San Sebastian Peninsular in the Bazaruto Archipelago Mozambique. The reserve is 36 000 hectares and is a fantastic Bush & Beach mixture of Miombo woodland, Fresh water lakes, Estuary's, Red, Black and White Mangrove forest and amazing white sandy beaches. There are about 33 species of mammal in the reserve including Eland, Sable, Zebra, Nyala, Crocodile, Kudu, Giraffe, Wildebeest, Oribi, Red Duiker, Grey Duiker, Steenbok, Reedbuck, Bushbuck, Suni, Bush Pigs, Vervet Monkey and Yellow Baboon. There are also the Aquatic animals Including Dolphins, Turtles and the very rare Dugong. The reserve also has over 300 species of birds including Flamingos, Great White Pelican, Crab plovers, Olive Bee-Eaters, Narina Trogons, Black-Bellied Korans and lots more. The Reserve also has about 500 plant species Including Msasa, Monondo, Acacia and Albizia trees. You are not guaranteed to see all these animals it's not a zoo or safari park.

The basic Itinerary

A taxi will be sent for you wherever you are staying in Vilanculos and will take you to the transfer boat. The boat departs Vilanculos normally around 6 am in the morning. It is usually a 30 min boat ride over to the San Sebastian Peninsular where we arrive at Dugong Beach Lodge, From here we set off on our +- 3 hr Game drive and Bush walk around the reserve, we then get back to Dugong Lodge for lunch where you can enjoy the afternoon Snorkeling or Swimming on the beach. We then return back to Vilanculos around 15:00 pm where a taxi will take you back from the transfer boat to wherever you are staying.

Approximate cost

Depends on how many people but is around 1500 Mts or the equivalent of 50 US Dollars please confirm price before hand.

Things to bring

Sun Cream, Sun Hats, Walking Shoes, Binoculars, Camera, Sun glasses and Swimsuit.

Duration of Day Tour

Whole day from 6am until 3pm.


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DSC00779We currently offer either morning or afternoon canoe tours in traditional two man Canadian Canoes 25km out of Vilanculos Town on the Govuro Spring River. The Govuro Spring River has crystal clear waters, with great birdlife Including Black Crake, Purple Gallinule, African Darter, River Warblers, Pygmy Geese, Kingfishers, Jacanas, Cormorants, Eagles and Herons the river is also full of African Water lilies and other aquatic animals.

The Basic Itinerary

A taxi will pick you up from your Resort/Accommodation and transfer you 25km to the River where you will arrive and start the tour. The actual time spent on the River Canoeing is 2 hours. There will be refreshments and a snack whilst on the tour and there will be drinking water available. Once we get back from Canoeing you will be transferred the 25km back to your Resort/Accommodation in Vilanculos. Please confirm times when you book as they can change depending on winter and summer. Departure times in the mornings are at 7am and in the Afternoons 3-30pm. If you would like to request an earlier pick up in the mornings please don't hesitate to contact us.

Approximate Cost

Depends on how many People but normally 1500 Mts or the equivalent of US $ 50 dollars Including the Taxi. Please note that big discounts are given to groups. And bookings must be made 24 hours before the trip departs.

What to bring

Sun Cream, Sun Hats, Sun Glasses, Camera, Binoculars, Go Pro, Shorts and flip flops.

Duration of tour

(Mornings 3 hours) or (Afternoon 3 hours)


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Booking and Payment Procedure

If you wish to make a reservation it is advisable first to contact SOUTH EAST AFRICA SAFARIS or your agent to ensure that there is still space available on the particular tour or safari. If so then complete the booking form and send it along with a 50% NON-REFUNDABLE deposit to confirm your reservation. IF THE FULL AMOUNT IS NOT PAID AS STIPULATED BY YOUR AGENT OR THE CLIENT PRIOR TO DEPARTURE DATE OF SUCH TOUR OR SAFARI, SOUTH EAST AFRICA SAFARIS may, at our own discretion and without notice, be entitled to regard the booking as cancelled and to re-book the vacancy. Late applicants are welcome to make bookings but please contact SOUTH EAST AFRICA as soon as possible for payment procedure and Information..



Cancellation Procedure

Cancellation of any booking must be received in writing and acknowledged by SOUTH EAST AFRICA SAFARIS. If a booking is cancelled with the consent of SOUTH EAST AFRICA SAFARIS , the latter shall retain the full deposit. Should a person cancel a tour/venture and cannot find an immediate replacement:
a) If SOUTH EAST AFRICA SAFARIS has 4 weeks or more notice, only the deposit is forfeited.
b) If SOUTH EAST AFRICA SAFARIS has less than 4 weeks notice, the deposit and in addition a cancellation fee will be payable by the client as follows:
27-21 days 60% of total fare
20-14 days 80% of total fare
13-0 days 100% of total fare
c) If you fail to join a tour/venture or join it after departure, or leave it prior to its completion, no reimbursement whatsoever 

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