Mozambique Island (Ilha de Moçambique)
The coastal waters around Mozambique‘s most famous island are ideal for kayaking. Calm beaches and shallow lagoons offer incredible views of colorful fish and coral. Find birds, mangrove crabs, and other wildlife with the help of your guide. Difficulty level: Beginner and up.
The Bazaruto Archipelago is an enchanting collection of small islands off the coast of southern Mozambique. Designated as a marine national park, it is known for its populations of bottlenose dolphins and dugongs—or sea cows—which you may see as they break through the waves for a breath of fresh air. Paddling the islands’ inlets and small lakes is an excellent way to view birds. Difficulty level: Beginner and up.
Gorongosa National Park
The Pungwe River originates in the Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe, flowing down to feed the lush wilderness of Gorongosa National Park. As you float along the Pungwe, you will see birds and other animals dart about reed stands, forests, and sandy beaches on the banks.