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“fire pit”(5 reviews)
“dhow safari”(6 reviews)
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We offer all inclusive day and overnight dhow safaris to the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park. Accommodation options on overnight safaris include camping or lodge accommodation on the mainland whilst on safari. Excellent food, refreshments...more
Rua Marginal, Bairro Central, Vilanculos 1304, Mozambique
+258 82 387 6350
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All reviews fire pit dhow safari day trip beach camp mile reef lovely fish could not have been more bazaruto islands two days the reefs great company the owner thank you so much sand dunes dom popcorn kerry
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a way to spend three days: Cruising across teal waters; walking on picture-book beaches; eating delicious meals; and repeat! Highly recommended!

Thank Road822889
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We spent two days on the boat with Dom and the crew and camped overnight in the beach camp. We had the opportunity to climb sand dunes, walk along white beaches and to snorkel over a beautiful reef. Food was cooked on the boat for...More

1  Thank Julie L
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic day out with Sailaway! It takes a little longer to get to the islands by Dhow, but the experience more than makes up for this. This was the best meal we ate in Vilanculos, the snorkeling was incredible, the views on...More

Thank Penny G
Simon N, Owner at Sailaway Dhow Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Dear Penny, Many thanks for your review and we are really happy that you had such a great time. We always feel sorry for the people who head to the islands by helicopter or speedboat, since they miss out on what the archipelago is all...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018

Absolutely wonderful! A definite highlight of my time in Mozambique. The food was the best I had in the country! The staff was very helpful and friendly - Dom in particular went out of his way to make sure I got the most out of...More

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Simon N, Owner at Sailaway Dhow Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to post your review. We're really glad that you had such a good time. From the happy people at Sailaway...

Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Thank you so much Dom and team for making this our fifth trip to these islands, such a fun, unique and informing trip. We had fabulous snorkeling, great food and lovely company. Top points from us

Thank 173majag
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We did a three day camping sailing safari with sailaway, and it was the most affordable and fun way to see the islands. The best food we ate in Mozambique was cooked on the fire pit in the dhow. On the way back to the...More

Thank whereisraphaelle
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

They took care of us for 3 full days, to a great tour of the Bazaruto Archipelago with fun time, excellent food and full safety. Dominique and the guys were simply perfect.

1  Thank raffatonda
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We did a day trip to the reefs and islands and could not have been more happy. We met at their facilities and walked across the beach to board the boats. Once on board, we were served coffee, made on the fire pit on the...More

1  Thank Kim H
Reviewed 11 August 2017

My partner and I recently visited Vilanculos and enjoyed a number of different sailing safaris from operators in this area. Our favourite by far (a 3 day dhow safari) was hosted by Sailaway Dhow Safaris. From concept to completion everything was meticulously organised by Kerry...More

1  Thank Katie_J_McCarthy
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We had a fantastic 3 day/2 night sailing dhow safari with Sailaway. We went to several different islands, snorkeled 2 mile reef twice (BEST snorkeling I've ever done!), and hiked beautiful sand dunes. Our guide Dom was knowledgeable and great company on the boat. The...More

1  Thank Emily G
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Response from Fortunesgate | Reviewed this property |
as soon as you gt there , call them and let them know that you are on your own, if they have other groups - you can join them .. if there are no groups they will let you know as soon as they have enough people. but you must... More