Maputo Special Reserve Day Tour | with Overland Safari Truck

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Availability : (All Year)
Mussiro's Office (CoWork Lab - Sommerschield)
Maputo Special Reserve
Min Age : 6+
Max People : 12

Maputo Special Reserve Tour - Trip Summary

Maputo Special Reserve tour is an unforgettable trip to a unique site with extraordinary wildlife in the pure state.  You will experience the bush has never before, having lunch near a lake, prepared on site, enjoying the sounds of nature. We depart from our office at 5:30 (winter time) and we will be back around 18:00 back in Maputo.

If you are a lover of nature and wildlife, Maputo Special Reserve tour will blow your mind with it’s diverse eco-systems and fauna. It’s a genuine Safari experience.

Departure Time

5:30 Am

Price Includes

  • Transportation on our unique Safari Truck
  • Lunch prepared on site
  • Mussiro host/guide
  • Drinks and snacks

Price Excludes

  • Alcoholic drinks (You can buy cold beer on the truck)
  • Maputo special reserve entrance fee (Different for resisents and non-residents)

What to bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle (to fill)
  • Camera
  • Hat/cap and confortable shoes
  • Warm jacket (mornings and evenings can be cold)
  • Binoculars
  • Extra drinks (we’re carrying a colemans)
  • Cash/card for park entrance fee

Maputo Special Reserve Day Tour - Itinerary

Maputo Special Reserve tourPure Safari

Join us on a Maputo Special Reserve Tour (Elephant Reserve). We will go from Maputo through Catembe and drive for one hour to Futi Gate, the entrance of Maputo Special Reserve, on our unique Safari truck.

Once there, we are taking a short break to stretch our legs. Then, the game drive starts; we will drive slowly while appreciating and taking photos of Beautiful Nature and animals: herds of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, zebras… We shall see all of them on our way to the lunch site, plenty of birds and hippos and cradle for unpredictable nature.

After going through “elephant Plains”, we shall stop at Xinguti Lake for a cup of coffee and appreciate the Hippos and the incredible landscape. This is one of the most beautiful lakes in the Reserve, many different species of birds will be laying around the lake, together with hippos and Crocodiles. We will step out of the Safari Truck, but of course, following all the safety rules.

We will then keep moving until we reach our lunch spot, near Lake Munde, in a calm and soundless site. You will have time for relax and enjoy a delicious meal prepared on site just for you.

Our Safari Truck is unique in Mozambique, it has fridge, usb chargers in every seat for your cameras and mobile phones, binocles in every seat as well, A/C, and much more. It’s an experience in it self.

On our way back we shall see more animals like wildebeests, impalas, redbucks… You will get surprised with all the secrets that this reserve hide! Prepare your self for a quiz on our way to Maputo, just to evaluate if you were paying attention to our trip leader 🙂


Maputo Special Reserve Tour - Photos

Maputo Special Reserve - Trip Leader

Maputo Special Reserve Tour Guide

Maputo Special Reserve tour guide | Jose Retamal

Trip Leader

You will find Jose mostly on Maputo Special Reserve, Limpopo and Kruger Park, stay tuned.. you will notice when you hear that Portuguese or English word with that special Spanish accent… BENGA! 🙂