• Mozambique Diving
  • Mozambique Scuba Diving
  • Quirimbas Diving
  • Scuba Diving Mozambique
  • Banco St Lazarus Scuba Diving
  • Diving St Lazarus

Lazarus & Quirimbas Dive Charter

7 NIGHT RESORT & YACHT COMBO CHARTER | MAXIM 400 | 3 NIGHTS IBO ISLAND LODGE, 4 NIGHTS YACHT CHARTER (LAZARUS BANKS AND MEDJUMBE)

Sail and safari into the Quirimbas on our unique Maxim 400 Fly Bridge Power Catamaran. We introduce you to a world class lodge / island hopping / St Lazarus Banks diving combo charter. Look out for Angel fish, massive Napoleon wrasse, Trumpet fish, Damsel fishes, Leaf fish, Praying mantis shrimp, Ribbon eels and Garden eels in unusual dive sites. Book your charter during the annual Mantis Shrimp mating season for a feeding frenzy of enormous silver game fish. Start at Ibo Island Lodge, place of history and Mozambican culture – shallow dives at the light house where dolphins play are hot!

Package cost

  • 2 pax               US$3470 per person sharing
  • 3 pax               US$2695 per person sharing
  • 4 pax               US$2630 per person sharing
  • 5 pax               US$2590 per person sharing

Validity dates: 01 January 2017 – 31 July 2017, 01 September 2017 – 10 December 2017

Highlights

  • Unique 7 night diving package
  • Diving the legendary St Lazarus Banks
  • 3 nights at historical Ibo Island Lodge
  • 2 nights at magical Medjumbe Island

ITINERARY

Mozambique Diving

Day 1 

  • Fly from Johannesburg to Pemba*
  • Meet and greet in Pemba
  • Light air transfer from Pemba to Ibo Island*
  • Overnight at Ibo Island Lodge (includes accommodation, meals, historical tour, daily transfer to a private sandbank beach, medical EVAC)

Day 2

  • 2 local dives
  • Overnight at Ibo Island Lodge

Day 3

  • Start of Yacht Charter to St. Lazarus Banks
  • Overnight on Yacht (Full use of main motor yacht; Full use of radios, fish finders and safety gear; Tender boat with outboard; 3 cabins for up to 6 guests; All linen and bathroom towels (please bring your own beach towels); Skipper and crew; Full board accommodation – Breakfast, lunch, dinner; Teas, coffees, local soft drinks, snacks and picnics; All onboard equipment and facilities at no extra cost – activities are FREE; Fishing and use of onboard gear and tackle(you are welcome to bring any extra gear you want to); Snorkelling and equipment, Kayaks, Stand Up Paddle boards; Use of on board motorised tenders with outboard; Island visits and excursions; Fuel for tenders and main engines; Water, gas and consumables)
  • 3 dives at Lazurus Banks

Day 4 

  • Yacht charter to  Medjumbe region and Tambuzi
  • 2 dives exploring the beautiful reefs
  • Overnight on Yacht

Day 5

  • Yacht charter to  Metundo en-route to Vamizi
  • Unlimited diving at Metundo Canyon and Vamizi drop offs
  • Overnight on Yacht

Day 6

  • Overnight on Yacht

Day 7

  • Yacht charter to Ibo Ilsand Lodge
  • Overnight at Ibo Island Lodge

Day 8

  • Light air transfer from Ibo Island to Pemba*
  • Fly from Pemba to Johannesburg*

*NB Serious scuba divers are encouraged to bring their own soft gear where possible as the on-board gear is for casual divers and backup use. There is a PADI dive centre on Ibo Island, should you need to rent dive gear.

ACTIVITY GEAR DEPOSITS

The yacht is kitted out with about R 250,000 worth of activity equipment from a large selection of fishing rods, reels and tackle, to scuba gear, snorkel gear, kayaks and SUPs and motor support vessels. However we do ask for a USD 1000 refundable Activity Gear Deposit to cover the loss or damage of gear during the charter.  This will be refunded at the end of the cruise.

LIGHT AIRCRAFT TRANSFER PRICING

Pemba to Ibo Island: US$235 per person one way
Ibo Island to Pemba: US$230 per person one way
Return flights: US$465 per person

*INTERNATIONAL & INTER ISLAND FLIGHTS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE PRICE

Mozambique Travel Specialists

Yacht Fleet options : Maxim 400 | Lagoon 450 | Open Ocean 750