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About Sailaway Dhow Safaris
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, snorkeling over reefs and exploring the islands in the Archipelago. Day safari rate from Mt 2,850 p/p and overnight safaris from Mt7,350 p/p.
Vilanculos, Mozambique
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All reviews fire pit day trip beach camp mile reef fantastic seafood could not have been more bazaruto islands fantastic experience two days the reefs the owner thank you so much sand dunes dom popcorn cook kerry
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been sailing twice to Bazaruto archipelago with Dom and Sailaway safari and each time, it has been a beautiful and authentic experience. The team is very friendly ,very accommodating ( on Magarunque island they managed to install our little camp a bit further...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LizzieCPT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family booked days round trip to Magarute Island on the traditional dhow service. We had a great day out, Dom our guide and I believe Emmanuel and Menges our skipper and cook. We were under motor outward but sail back, with a fantastic sea...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JRCapeTown007
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Stayed for two nights as part of an overland safari trip. Coming up the dirt track we weren’t sure what to expect but we’re greeted with a very warm reception. Host, who i unfortunately didn’t catch the name of was great. He was very friendly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lucie S
Reviewed 9 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Julie L
Reviewed 11 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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank PennyG_13
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

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank N R
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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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