A 40 minutes flight south of Dar es Salaam is one of the most exiting big game fishing and diving areas in the world, Mafia Island.
Sports fishermen flock here for the superb catches, many of the fish are great fighters. They include marlin, sailfish, shark, tuna, kingfish, barracuda, snapper, horse mackerel, wahoo and huge cod.
The main season is from September to March although fishing is possible all year around within the reef and channel.
50 km north of Zanzibar is the highly fertile Pemba Island which although smaller than Zanzibar, grows three times as many cloves.
The Pemba channel which runs between the mainland and the island offers the best game fishing in the world.
The Island also boasts some excellent beaches.
Located 20 miles off the Tanzanian coast, the stunning Fanjove Island has previously been inaccessible to all except a few local fishermen and the stunning bird and wildlife which thrive in its tropical vegetation. A number of activities are on offer from Fanjove Private Island. Kite surfing and diving are both fantastic options for those feeling a little more adventurous, whilst those looking for a more relaxed experience can take a cruise on a traditional dhow sailing boat. You can also explore the Fanjove nature trail or simply enjoy swimming in the crystal clear waters.
Mauritius, so far away, yet so much at home… Mauritius, a sparkling crystal in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, will fascinate you. The contrast of colors, cultures and tastes makes the island so charming that the scene is set for an unforgettable holiday.
Here, you have the opportunity to experience unparalleled luxury: a level of refinement that is head and shoulders above that on offer in other tropical holiday destinations. Here, you will discover the true meaning of ‘beauty’ – a realization that will compel you to return to Mauritius’ shores time and again. Mauritius was named after Dutch Prince Maurice Van Nassau…
Madagascar is the perfect destination for the adventurous traveler and those who want to get away from mass tourism – but travelling around the 4th biggest island in the world will require a lot of time, and will push your patience to breaking point.
But if you’ve got time and patience, you will be rewarded with one of the most bio-diverse destinations in the world. Madagascar is home to thousands of species of flora and fauna of which almost 90% cannot be found anywhere else in the world, including the famous lemurs which are only found in Madagascar.
Seychelles comprises 115 islands occupying a land area of 455 km² in the western Indian Ocean. It represents an archipelago of legendary beauty that extends from between 4 and 10 degrees south of the equator and which lies between 480km and 1,600km from the east coast of Africa. Of these 115 islands, 41 constitute the oldest mid-oceanic granite islands on earth while a further 74 form the low-lying coral atolls and reef islands of the Outer Islands.
The granitic islands of the Seychelles archipelago cluster around the main island of Mahé, home to the international airport and the capital, Victoria, and its neighboring islands of Praslin and La Digue. Together, these Inner Islands form the cultural and economic hub of the nation and contain the majority of Seychelles’’ tourism facilities as well as its most stunning beaches.
This section provides comprehensive information about the geography, climate, history, society, government, people, language, religion, culture, cuisine, recipes, arts, architecture, folklore, flora and fauna of Seychelles, and the 6 island groups that, together, make up Seychelles’’ Inner and Outer Islands