Diving wild Zavora, South Mozambique
1400 USD 8 days / 7 nights
Scuba diving Zavora is just terrific! How many days of sensational diving and farniente on a pristine beach South Mozambique will you enjoy?
DAY 1 / INHAMBANE – ZAVORA
Greeting at the airport and transfer to Zavora (around 2 hours on tarred and sand roads).
Check in at Doxa lodge*** for 7 nights in a lovely sea view room.
DAYS 2 TO 7 / ZAVORA
Six full days dedicated to world class diving, the exploration of the amazing underwater world.
Also on offer: deep sea fishing, snorkeling, whale and dolphin watching, horse riding, walks on the endless beach, total relaxation.
DAY 8 / ZAVORA - INHAMBANE
In the course of the day, transfer to Inhambane or Tofo and continuation of your trip.
The dive shop
One 9 meter deep V design rigid inflatable boat (RIB), powered by two 130 horsepower Honda four stroke outboards, providing a very stable, smooth and quiet ride with the ability to safely navigate a big sea. The boat is equipped with a GPS chart plotter and sonar sounder as well as an auxiliary GPS to provide accurate navigation and exploration. A full complement of safety equipment is always on board including life jackets, first aid kits, flares and of course, Oxygen. Communications are looked after by a high quality marine VHF radio permanently mounted in the console of the boat and a base station at the Lodge, giving a range in excess of 30 nautical miles. A mobile phone is also always on board and we do get good reception whilst at sea.
Rental dive equipment is from Scubapro and the dive shop is qualified to carry out maintenance and repairs in-house to ensure it is always in top condition. 5mm full length wetsuits in a variety of sizes to accommodate everyone. Faber steel cylinders in sizes 10, 12 and 15 liters, accepting both DIN and International regulators. Twinsets in 2x10 and 2x12 liter configurations, mounted on Halcyon back-plates/harness/wings and a variety of stage/deco cylinders and regulators for technical divers.
Cylinder filling is taken care of by a Bauer Mariner 250 liter/min. compressor, fitted with secondary filtration and continuous Nitrox mixing for air and recreational Nitrox.
Partial pressure blending is used when when mixes decompression gasses and Trimix is requested.
Re-breather friendly dive center and can provide Oxygen to 150 Bar. Sorb and 3 liter cylinders are available by request.
The newish and private Doxa lodge counts with 14 most comfortable bedrooms. Most do offer amazing view offer the Indian Ocean as do the pool and ample terraces. The lodge is located on the dunes and is perfect to unwind and enjoy the pristine environment. Birds and waves sounds will be the songs of your vacations.
The rooms are equipped with large double or single beds, mosquito nets, fans, tea and coffee facilities, bathrooms with shower or bathtub.
You can enjoy drinks on the terrace or at the bar and tasty food at the restaurant. The pool is always welcoming and built to learn diving skills. The horses await you for bush or beach rides.
Price terms and conditions
Rates are per person based on a double occupancy
Single supplement: $40 per night
The rates include:
• Return transfers from Inhambane airport to Zavora
• Private en-suite double or twin accommodation at Doxa beach lodge with a sea-view
• 10 dives with your own equipment
• Half board
The rates exclude:
• Equipment rental full kit $100 for 10 dives
• Nitrox $13 per fill.
• Extra dives to be booked onsite
• International flights and domestic flights and taxes
• Insurances (mandatory)
• Diving courses (from beginners to technical diving)
• Lunches and drinks
• Visa fees