FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is included in Sunset Dhow Safari's service?
What will happen in case of bad weather?
Our target is to provide very professional service, in case of bad weather we will move the trip day after or day that you will prefer based on your agenda.
Do you have extra cost (ex petrol)?
Sunset Dhow Safari is offering a full comprehensive package trip, no extra cost will be charged.
Do you provide snorkeling gears?
Sunset Dhow Safari provide complete snorkeling equipments, we can accommodate any size you need, our material is maintained like new.
Do you pick up us directly in our accommodation?
We offer relaxing daily trip to the the Bazaruto Island, you don’t need to take care about transfer as we will pick up you directly in your accommodation or in the beach just in front of your lodge. After trip we will take care to drop off you on the nearest place based on your lodge.
Does your guide and skipper speak English?
Our skipper and guide are speaking English, Spanish and local language, our Team members are fully trained and skilled, they have several years of experience.
Do you organize private trip?
Sunset Dhow Safari offering relaxing daily trip to the Bazaruto Islands, we can provide to our customer tailored trip based on their needs and request. Our fleet is composed by different boat (accommodation up to 15 people), we can offer a full range of proposal for honeymoon trip, private exclusive trip, group and family.
Do you organize overnight trip on the island?
We do not organize overnigth trip on the island, we will inform that is forbidded to spend camping on the island
Do you have whale watching trip?
Bazaruto is one of the best place in the word for whale watching, during period june –sept whales are passing just near the Bazaruto channel. This is the best time for whale watching and we organize exiting daily trip; by fully equipped motor boat we will sail outside the reef, our expert skipper and guide will assist you to have a memorable experience to meet this incredible animal.
We offer different package of trip depending of your needs and request, this trip need a minimun number of 4 pers, max 10 people will be accommodated on the same boat.
Do you have special package for family group?
Family and group are more than welcome on board of our trip, we will offer special relaxing experience enyoing the Bazaruto Island. Children below 10 years 50 % discount, below 5 years only the National park fees will be charged. In case of large family or group (more than 10 pers) special discount will be applied.
What about safety?
Safety is our first priority, Sunset Dhow Safari is operating in full compliance with Mozambique Marine Law.
All our boats are maintained like new, each boat is equipped with life jackets and first aid package.
Skipper and guide are always in contact with our office in Vilanculos, in case of any emergency back up boat is available. Our Manager Jeff will be happy to give you all extra information that you will need.
The skipper is having the full responsabilty to decide the best route and planning due to ocean/ tide, wind and weather condition. Each decision is made to ensure safety of all pur customer and crew. Customer will accept any change of route/plan during trip if strictly required due to safety reason.
For your personal safety we strongly reccomend having with you protective shoes for reef and rocks, sun glasses, sun cream and hat.
During winter season sometimes late afternoon during sailing back to Vilanculos we could have some wind, due to this a ligth jacket is suggested.