Ibo Island 7 Night Hopping Safari

Ibo Island 7 Night Hopping Safari

Experience the turquoise waters of the Quirimbas Archipelago and hop from deserted island to deserted island

Spend 3 nights at the beautiful Ibo Island Lodge, snorkel up and down the coast and gaze at the corals on the ocean floor. Head to the 16th century forts that have since been forgotten as well as Ibo's 200 year old ghost town. Take your included guided tour and absorb the history of the area the culture of the people.

Tour highlights

    • Guided historical
    • Tout Daily transfer to a private sandbank beach
    • Island Tours
    • Use of kayak
    • Non participation Mobile camp.

Itinerary

Day 1 (JNB-Pemba-Ibo)

JNB-Pemba-Ibo

An included beautiful light aircraft flight over the islands and turquoise waters transfers you from Pemba International Airport to Ibo Island Lodge. Probably the most compelling attraction in the Quirimbas, Ibo's 200-year-old ghost town and 16th Century forts make for a fascinating journey to an era long forgotten. The Ibo Island guided Experience (included) provides a chance to interact with the amazingly friendly local people and observe their unique island culture and heritage and a way of life that has not changed for hundreds of years. Wander around the mysterious ruins amongst forts and ancient trade buildings with many fascinating stories just waiting to be told.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2- Day 3(Ibo Island)

Ibo Island

Depart Ibo Island for your exploration north into the Quirimbas Archipelago! Sail into the clearest of blue water with pristine corals below to explore under snorkel. Turquoise clear waters and beautiful scenery awaits you en route, but before enjoy an early morning sail up the Ulumbwa estuary viewing a variety of birds & mangroves that thrive in this area. In the afternoon, take a tour through this fishing village getting to know the ways of these fisher folk as interpreted by your knowledgeable guide. We will stop on the southern tip of Matemo Island and explore this part of the island and set up camp.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 - Day 5

Quirimba Island

Depart Matemo Island for your exploration south into the Quirimbas Archipelago! Once you reach Quirimba Island you will explore the island that gave the Archipelago its name with its rural villages, culture and old church. Overnight camp and exploring on Quirimba Island and surrounds. Day trip by dhow to Quisiva Island or similar and/or Mefunvo Island from camp.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6 - Day 7

Quirimba Island to Ibo Island

Ibo Island lodge has spectacular views over the waterfront and tidal bay and accommodates guests in beautifully simple yet elegant rooms. Historic colonial mansions with high ceilings have been stylishly renovated to accommodate the lodge with various verandas, tropical gardens and a spectacular roof top restaurant that provides the ideal venue to watch the sun go down. The emphasis at Ibo Island Lodge is a mix between guided activities and relaxation and a base from which to explore fascinating Ibo Island.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8

Ibo Island to depart Pemba

An included beautiful light aircraft flight over the islands and turquoise waters transfers you to Pemba International Airport from Ibo Island Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast

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