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Maputo, Mozambique

The Quirimbas National Park is the great natural jewel of Cabo Delgado Province. It spills down from Mozambique’s northern mountain plateaux and into the waters of the Indian Ocean.

Along the way there are great swathes of montane forests, savannah plains and endless mangroves.The Quirimbas National Park is the largest marine protected area in Africa and home to pristine coral reefs, five species of turtles, calving humpback whales and grazing dugongs. Within the Park are eleven islands of the Quirimbas Archipelago which stretches all the way up to Tanzania. These tropical, coral islands have enormous cultural and historical value, with a combination of Arabian, Portuguese, and African influences.

The unique duo of inland and coastal habitats makes Quirimbas a great place to come and spot the likes of African leopards, elephant herds, and crocs, all in the same day as seeing the large dugong and schools of multi-coloured fish from the tropics!

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