High Commission of the Republic of Mozambique

Quirimbas Archipelago

Consisting of 32 coral islands, including the beautiful Ibo Island, and stretching from Pemba to the Rovuma River on the border with Tanzania, the area is slowly being developed as an exclusive tourist paradise. There is ample opportunity for relaxation while scuba diving, snorkelling, deep-sea-fishing, sailing, surf-casting and bird watching are just some of the activities on offer. The southern most of the islands, and a vast expanse of mainland forest, from the recently declared Quirimbas National Park.

Elephants, leopards, lion, buffalo, wild dog and an amazing bird life may be seen here while the marine fauna and flora includes sharks, sea turtles; humpback whales the occasional dugong and over types of coral.