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Address: Rua Marginal, Bairro Central, Vilanculos, Mozambique
Phone Number:
+258 82 387 6350

We offer all inclusive day and overnight dhow safaris to the Bazaruto...

We offer all inclusive day and overnight dhow safaris to the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park. Accommodation options on overnight safaris include camping or lodge accommodation on the mainland whilst on safari. Excellent food, refreshments, snorkeling over reefs and exploring the islands in the Archipelago. Day safari rate from Mt 2,850 p/p and overnight safaris from Mt7,350 p/p.

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Great way to explore the Bazaruto archipelago

We flew into Vilanculos from JHB and from the moment we landed we were taken care of. We stayed in the chalets offered by Sailaway and spent a week with our host Kerry Butler.Our... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Durban, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We flew into Vilanculos from JHB and from the moment we landed we were taken care of. We stayed in the chalets offered by Sailaway and spent a week with our host Kerry Butler.Our accommodation was comfortable and far away from the hustle of the town; Amazing views, lots of bird life and lovely fish dinners. When we left it... More 

Thank JBkamp
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Sailaway for our trip to the southern end of Bazaruto because it was recommended by friends. The prices was a little high for us as South Africans but the the trip was with it. Our guide was informative, friendly and helpful. The food was fantastic, considering it was cooked in a fire IN THE BOAT. We saw dolphins,... More 

Thank taminaughton
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

We booked a trip to Magaruque by dhow with these guys, and it was great. Our first activity in Mozambique, we were enthralled by the fire pit (on a wooden boat), and the multitude of colours on said boat. The crew were really good, they can sail and they can cook! Fresh fried barracuda is one of the nicest meals... More 

Thank W0lf68
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Our group of 6 did the two day one night camping safari and really loved it. First you need to realize that sailing on the dhow boat is part of the experience since most of the day is actually spent on the boat getting to the islands. It's a wonderful rustic boat with padded benches where the captain both steers... More 

Thank Jessica J
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We had a rtwo day one night Dhow safari with sail away. Lots of snorkeling, dune walking, swimming and sunbathing. Dolphins swam by the boat, dogons and whales. Snorkelled off reefs and beaches as well as off the dhow. Sailaway offer a beach camp with full breakfast, lunch and dinner. The cook was incredible by the way. Fantastic experience. The... More 

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Melbourne, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I was fortunate to join just for the day with 2 ladies on a 3 day trip, going to Bazaruto Island was absolutely fantastic, most relaxing and stunning scenery. ALL the crew were outstanding right from go with answering emails and then on the dhow. The trip is 100% worth taking, and I really was impressed with this company and... More 

1 Thank Deb W
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

The two person crew were friendly, accommodating and cooked one of the best meals I had eaten in Mozambique on the boat! then brought the food bare footed across rocks to serve us. We motored out and sailed back - a delightful experience and the island was magical in beauty, great snorkelling and stunning wide sweeps of beach.

3 Thank yvonne006-13
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

You're going on a boat trip.... ?! it is way more then that! its an adventure! Just the hype around getting ready to climb on board and you already excited.. Off you set across the sea, to a beautiful island in the sun. Tea/coffee/juices offered on the trip there. Snorkelling, swimming and chilling out, taking a walk down the beach..... More 

3 Thank Fortunesgate
Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We had an excellent day of spectacular snorkeling and good sightseeing with Sailaway. We rented the large rubber-duck for a private day trip to the Bazaruto Islands and two-mile-reef. We were 4 adults. The guide, Dominique, was very helpful and accommodating and has very good knowledge of the area. He made this day a richer experience for us. Since my... More 

2 Thank VanWykStemmet
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Dominique and his Team were OUTSTANDING. We headed to Two Mile Reef and had an EXCEPTIONAL tour with superb Snorkeling and "to die for" food which was prepared and cooked on the Dhow. A must for any traveler to Vilanculos

3 Thank Fakir0

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