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Ilha Blue

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Mozambique Island, Mozambique
+258 84 387 2168
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Nice stay

The place is very nice, well situated. Rooms are comfortable, with mosquito nets, roof fan... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Teletabo
Ilha Blue Island Safaris

A recent holiday on Ilha de Moçambique was made very special by all the gang at Ilha Blue Island... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jag324
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Ilha Blue Island Safaris operate tours and activities in and around Ilha de Mocambique, an African World Heritage island floating in the Indian ocean. This is your chance to be immersed in real Ilha life – an exotic mix of Makua, Swahili, Arabic, Indian, and Portuguese cultures. We offer low impact, small group tours by bicycle, sea-kayak and Arabic sailing dhow. Each tour provides you with a unique and intimate Ilha experience.
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“ilha das cobras” (13 reviews)
“bicycle tour” (12 reviews)
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Mozambique Island, Mozambique
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+258 84 387 2168
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"ilha das cobras"
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"whale watching"
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"day trip"
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"coconut rice"
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"local community"
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"great tour"
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"salad"
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"seafood"
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"two weeks"
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"a lot of fun"
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"uninhabited island"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is very nice, well situated. Rooms are comfortable, with mosquito nets, roof fan. Breakfast is good. The only but was the noise of some machine during the night, maybe it was a one-time issue. Overall very satisfied

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A recent holiday on Ilha de Moçambique was made very special by all the gang at Ilha Blue Island Safaris. The tours, by bicycle, foot, kayak and dhow were exceptional and the staff very informed, attentive, and great company. We learnt much about the complex...More

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Gail W, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Jen for your review. We all enjoyed your company so much too. Everyone loves their job and it shows!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I had a week on Ilha de Mozambique and did three amazing tours with Ilha Blue: a bike tour, dhow boat trip and Missanger tour. Wow, probably the best tours I have ever been on. The island is amazing and the tours...More

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Gail W, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for sending in your review. The guides enjoyed you both as much as you enjoyed them - a great two way exchange. We all look forward to your return!

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

We spent 2 weeks on Ilha and did pretty much all the Ilha Blue tours. On all of them the service was excellent and we were treated with fantastic care and attention to detail. We watched several World Cup football games with the staff and...More

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Peter A, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks guys - was a bit like extended family wasn't it. Please come again one day Pete

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The waves and wind made the diembarkment from the boat a bit dangerous and troubley. With a 1 year old baby it was a bit scary. But the island was worth visiting!!! Beautiful and virgin. Amazing. Thank you to the sailors to make it as...More

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Peter A, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Alba I really appreciate your calm review, I know it was difficult for you with the baby and those challenging waves. Interestingly just 2 days ago we arrived at Goa Island and the crew decided not to land because they thought it was too...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Peter was very helpful and patient with me from the first time I contacted him to make the bookings and the tour guide team was beyond amazing. Awesome time !

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Peter A, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thanks Miriam - we are big enough to be professional but still small enough to offer personal service. Pleased you enjoyed your time with us and remember to com again when you next visit Nampula. The whales will be here soon! All the best Pete

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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Ilha Blue is owned by a lovely couple from Australia who moved to Moz years ago. They did an amazing job with this small business. Their staff is lovely, and the activities offered are really great. I really enjoyed the boat trip and the BBK....More

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Gail W, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thanks Mary. It was great to spend a bit of time with you too!

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

This is definitely the best way to see and learn about the island – much better than walking round with a map and guidebook trying to guess where you are because there are hardly any signs on Ilha. There was just the 2 of us...More

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Peter A, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thanks Suzanne. I'm pleased you enjoyed the bicycle tour. You wouldn't believe but when we started it a lot of people asked "who would want to ride around such a small island"? But now its established as one of the 'must do' activities. It just...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

The organization and guidance of Ilha Blue staff were really great, my team and I (30 people total) could enjoy discovering the history of the island with the visit to the museums and the fort. Some of us did they first boat trip and came...More

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Peter A, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thanks Nicolas, it was a pleasure to put these activities together for such an appreciative audience. You have a very nice team and they were a lot of fun to be around. I will pass your comments on to Ilha Blue staff Thanks again

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend heading to Ilha blue to meet Gail and Pete! They run a brilliant business and work hard to train the local staff in sustainable tourism! We had an excellent day out on the dhow, and visited the lagoon, and local village. Very scrumptious...More

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Gail W, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thanks Shelby for taking the time to write a review - all the crew really appreciate it. It was great to spend some time with you and I hope you can get back here again!

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Heather R
11 March 2016|
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Response from Peter A | Property representative |
Hi Heather. It depends which tour you choose. Most tours around $20 with discounts for kids
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