What do I need to know about Mozambique?

Important tips when travelling to Mozambique

Travel Advice

Mozambique is a spectacular year-round destination. Its tropical climate lends itself to warm winters great for exceptional sightseeing adventures and hot summers that are perfect for watersport enthusiasts.


You will be required to declare all types of foreign currency when entering/exiting Mozambique and therefore we advise that you only change money as required. Most international airports have banks where money can be changed and facilities are usually available at reputable hotels and lodges.


Mozambique is a very secure destination. As with travel in all foreign countries, it is advised that you keep an eye on your personal belongings. The main tourist attractions in Mozambique are its islands and here there is virtually no crime.


Most types of film material are readily available in all major centres and holiday resorts. Please be sensitive when photographing people. The scenery in Mozambique makes for excellent images.

The use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) is not allowed in any of the conservation areas we manage until such time as their impact on wildlife and anti-poaching initiatives can be assessed. This rule will apply throughout Africa, as our partners in various countries and regions have adopted a similar stance.

Passport & Visa Requirements

Guests visiting Mozambique must be in possession of a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date of travel and should have two blank pages available in their passport. Visitors who intend travelling to neighbouring countries and back are advised to apply for multiple entry visas.

What the Experts Say

  • Mozambique Island, situated off the north coast of Mozambique, is a World Heritage Site
  • Bazaruto Archipelago is the largest marine reserve in the Indian Ocean
  • Over 1 200 species of fish have been identified in Mozambique’s coastal waters
  • Some of the richest coral reefs are in Mozambique
  • Mozambique is easily accessible from South Africa
  • Portuguese is the official language

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