Day 5: Flight to Praia do Tofo, Mozambique
After dropping your car rental at the airport, you will fly to Johannesburg and from there with another airline to Inhambane. Mozambique. At the Inhambane airport, your driver will wait for you at arrivals and transfer you to Praia do Tofo which is the diving location nearby. Check-in at your seafront accommodation where you will spend the next 7 nights. This package includes accommodation which is self-catering and seafront. Your unit consists of an open plan bedroom, lounge and kitchen. A separate bathroom completes this 3-sleeper unit. You have uninterrupted sea views as these casitas are built beachfront. Upgrading to a luxury guesthouse is available however this option is not entirely seafront. Please ask your Shark Alley consultant for more details should you wish to upgrade accommodation.
Day 6 to 10: Diving Praia do Tofo
Whilst staying at Tofo you have 8 dives and I whale shark safari included. During the interval of the double tank scuba dives, you will also be looking for whale sharks. On many occasions, we have a bonus whale shark snorkel opportunity on the way to or after the dive site. The diving in Tofo is good in general. Manta Reef offers an estimated 80% success rate of seeing mantas whilst the marine life on this reef is still exceptional. You might also enjoy other reefs in this area which is famous for its green tree corals and more. Read more about the diving centre and reefs in Tofo here.
Day 11: Dedicated Whale Shark Safari
Today is your chance to focus on one thing: swimming with a giant whale shark. Enjoy 2 hours that is dedicated to fixating and then swimming with the gentle giants. In season it only takes a few minutes before you get into the water with your first whale shark. You can expect to swim with several whale sharks per safari when visiting the right time of year. August to March is normally an excellent time to come although Whale Sharks are seen all year round in Tofo.
Day 12: Flight back to Johannesburg, South Africa
Today your journey will take you back to the Inhambane airport where you will enjoy the short flight to Johannesburg, South Africa. This is where your package ends.