Mozambique Travel

Page Updated: Apr 2020

Mozambique Travel - Mozambique is on the south-eastern coast of Africa and is bordered by Tanzania in the north, South Africa and Swaziland in the South, Zimbabwe in the West and Zambia and Malawi in the north-west. After years of civil war, Mozambique has been rebuilding itself and has much to offer overseas hunters and other tourists.

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  • March 2020: The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is advising against travel to the district of Mocimboa da Praia in Cabo Delgado Province. Also there is advice against all but essential travel to the districts of Nangade, Quissanga, Ibo, Macomia, Palma, Meluco, Mueda and Muidumbe in Cabo Delgado province, including the islands off the coast, due to attacks by groups with links to Islamic extremism. This also applies to travel on the EN1 road between Inchope and the town of Gorongoza and the EN6 road between Tica and Inchope, in Sofala province. Read more
  • March 2020: The US Travel Advisory is advising to reconsider travel to some northern districts in Cabo Delgado Province due to violent extremism. Read more

Mozambique Travel Facts

  • Formerly: Portugese East Africa
  • Capital: Maputo
  • Area: 801,590 km2
  • Population: 21,284,701
  • Language: Portugese (official), other dialects

Mozambique Money

Electricity In Mozambique

Mozambique Electricity Plug

Voltage: 220 V | Frequency: 50 Hz | Power sockets: Type B

Mozambique Map

Getting To Mozambique



  • Non-Stop from Lisbon to Maputo, Mozambique
South African Airways

South African Airways

  • Non-Stop from Johannesburg to Maputo, Mozambique
South African Airlink

South African Airlink

  • Non-Stop from Johannesburg to Beira, Mozambique
  • Non-Stop from Johannesburg to Tete, Mozambique


  • Non-Stop Addis Ababa to Maputo, Mozambique

Mozambique Travel Health

Vaccinations/boosters are strongly recommended for:

Malaria In Mozambique

Mozambique Malaria Map Malaria Map Of Mozambique

Malaria prophylaxis is recommended for all travellers to Mozambique at all times of year. The red area indicate substantial risk of malaria.

Other Health Hazards In Mozambique

  • All hepatitis strains are endemic.
  • Bilharzia is present in fresh water.
  • Tuberculosis is an increasingly serious health concern in Mozambique.
  • Food and drink contamination.

Getting A Visa For Mozambique

A Mozambique visa is required for most citizens of the world. The list of country exceptions can be seen here with all application requirements.

A single entry tourist visa may be issued at the airport on your arrival with payment of a fee, saving enormous prior effort. Your hunting outfitter will arrange this.

Mozambique Visa Application Forms

Mozambique Embassy Websites

Recommended Reading For Mozambique Travel

Mozambique Travel Guide

The Bradt Travel Guide (2017) to Mozambique contains a good overview of the history of Mozambique as well as useful hints for tourists in relation to money, customs, wildlife and more.

Useful Mozambique Travel Resources

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