They say, “You give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; you teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime”. Mozambique is a tropical African country, which runs along the coast of the Indian Ocean. Due to the warm waters and abundant sea life, Mozambique has fast become one of the most remarkable destinations in the world for fishing activities. Amongst these activities is Deep Sea Fishing which has grown to be one of the most exciting adventures to take part in – the most popular islands being, Nacala, Ponto do Ouro, the Quirimbas Islands, Inhaca, Xai Xai, Pemba and Bazaruto Archipelago – our go-to choice for a great sea expedition.
Bazaruto Archipelago is situated in the well-known province of Inhambane and is known for its impressive variety of marine life. Anglers can expect to encounter black marlin, which has become the biggest draw card for this area and is common from October to January. Other marine species include mackerel, barracuda, queenfish and tuna, amongst others, tend to be more popular during the cooler months (from June to September).
Castelo do Mar is a wonderful beach resort situated amongst the coconut palms on Inhambane’s popular Barra Beach. This luxurious resort has become a popular choice for those looking to head out on the water for some deep sea action. With Barra Beach having its own deep sea fishing charter, visitors can choose convenience just a few steps away from the resort, or make the short trip to Bazaruto Archipelago to catch one of their world-renowned charters.
Simply put, the deep sea fishing experiences are ‘off the hook’ and the perfect touch to your tropical holiday in Mozambique, so whether deep sea fishing is your ultimate passion, or you’re looking for a bit of fun amongst the waves, it’s definitely an activity to add to your list when visiting this side of the world.
Take a look at the other activities Castelo do Mar offers to locals and visitors, before booking your accommodation and holiday activities.