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About Inhambane

Inhambane is situated in Mozambique. Inhambane backpacking tours offer the best of city life, island relaxation and Mozambique culture.

Inhambane Budget Travel

Below is a list of Inhambane's top activities, click on the link to view all details and tours.

Inhambane Scuba Diving

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Inhambane international airports include:
•Maputo International Airport


Inhambane bird life includes a large number of water birds and other species, with an astounding 500 species recorded within the area. There is a large population of 250 Greater flamingos within the area, as well as a number of waders around the mud flats, while species such as Egrets, Sunbirds and Kingfishers can be found within the mangrove. The dune forest along the coast also supports a number of species including Lilac-breasted Roller.


Imhambane conservation efforts include marine, bird and plant conservation, and as such a key biodiversity area the town and surrounding coastal regions and forests play an important role in Mozambique's ecosystems.


Inhambane malaria medication includes the following:
•Mefloquine (Lariam)
•Atovaquone/proguanil (Malarone)


With a large number of enormous palm trees, plus beautiful bougainvillea throughout the area, Inhambane plant life is colourful and abundant. Major vegetation areas include coastal, forest, woodlands, rivers, marshland and wetland, with a number of crops including maize, sweet potato and fruit trees to be found.

Safety Tips

•Only qualified divers should attempt to scuba dive, there are many dive schools offering courses
•Be careful swimming and snorkelling in the waters, sand banks and sharks abound
•The crime rate is very low, however petty crime can still occur so be cautious
•Keep valuables secure and out of sight in a money bag under your shirt
•Roads can be very bad in rainy season so drive carefully

Travel Books

Inhambane recommended travel books include the following:
•Mozambique by Mary Fitzpatrick
•Mozambique: The Bradt Travel Guide by Philip Briggs and Mark Whittington
•Mozambique in Pictures by Thomas Streissguth
•Getaway Guide to Mozambique: And Its Offshore Islands by Mike Copeland
•Inhambane: A Visitor's Guide by Mozambique's Top Tourism Province


While this island paradise may not be known for big game, Inhambane wildlife is nevertheless fairly abundant - with large numbers of marine species ranging from whale shark to dolphin, whales, turtles, manatees and over 40 different butterfly species, as well as a range of reptiles including lizards and snakes.


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