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Maputo Elephant Reserve

Maputo Elephant Reserve

Maputo is the capital of Mozambique and is surrounded by bushveld, pristine shores, white sandy beaches and the Indian Ocean waters. This is were The Maputo Elephant Reserve can be found it is ideally located 79 kilometers South of Maputo in the southernmost province of Mozambique. It forms part of the Lubombo Transfontier Conservation Area, an international conservation project joining areas of Mozambique, South Africa and Swaziland. The Maputo Elephant Reserve should be visited by travelers with 4x4 vehicles. The Maputo Elephant Reserve is one of Mozambique's most important natural assets, it has unique plant and animal life and it's proximity to the capital gives the area potential to generate substantial tourism revenue.

The Reserves northern boundary cuts across the Machangula peninsula and follows the coastline down the Mozambique Channel. The western boundary is drawn along the western shore of the Rio Futi at a distance of 50 to 100 metres from the river. The Southern boundary exact location is not clearly delineated. The reserve covers approximately 90 kilometers squared and rises from sea level to approximately 150 meters near the western border. The reserve receives 400 to 800 milimeteres of rainfall per annum, water is available to the animals from the Rio Futi and Rio Maputo as well as wet season pans scattered around the northwest of the Reserve.

The park has 100 to 300 elephants that reside in the reserve and an unknown number of elephants in the forest area southof the reserve and in the Futi corridor, visitors to Maputo Elephant Reserve may expect to drive on trails through the lush bushes made up of marshes, rolling grasslands and forest as well as traveling along the two rivers in the Maputo Elephant Reserve. There is a variety of fish life and for the bird lovers there are many bird species that can be viewed, there are also Zebra, Antelope, duiker, kudu, baboons and bushpigs which roam the plains and flamingos, crocodiles and hippopotamus that can be found near the watering holes and lakes.

The most interesting feature of the reserve is it's Elephant population, where travelers can come close to view these magnificent mammals which is very thrilling.

Nearby Listings

Palmeiras Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Maputo

35.8km North West of center of Maputo Elephant Reserve

Palmeiras Guesthouse in Maputo is an ideal place to relax and recharge, whether you’re here on business or visiting Maputo for leisure. After the day’s business meetings, or taking in the sights of Maputo City, returning to Palmeiras is like coming home.

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Sleeps: 6

Familyhouse Yuba

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Maputo

38.6km North West of center of Maputo Elephant Reserve

The house is near the well known Maritimo Club and the new American embassy building. It is a safe area. The beach is on 500m from the house.

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Sleeps: 16
From R 5 900,00
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Aloha no. 6 Mamoli

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Ponta Mamoli

44.8km South East of center of Maputo Elephant Reserve

If remote and beautiful beaches is what you are after then you have found the place! Aloha no.6 is situated on Aloha housing estate in Ponta Mamoli, in front of Fredericos snorkelling spot.

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Aloha 16

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Ponta Mamoli

46.0km South East of center of Maputo Elephant Reserve

Our holiday home, 16 Aloha Estate is located in Ponta Mamoli, a one hour drive from the Khosi border. It is set on a pristine beach, where you can sometimes walk for kilometres without seeing anyone. Aloha 16 can sleep 20 people, with a configuration tha

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Sleeps: 8
From R 2 000,00
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Mamoli Beach Estate Villa # 8

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Ponta Mamoli

46.4km South East of center of Maputo Elephant Reserve

Mamoli Beach Estate is situated in Ponta Mamoli, which is just 20km North of the Kosi Bay border post, and just north of Ponta Malongane.

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Sleeps: 10

Aloha Beach Villa

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Ponta Mamoli

46.8km South East of center of Maputo Elephant Reserve

A mere 40 minute drive from the Kosi Bay border, along a sandy 4x4 route you will find Aloha Estate. If your idea of a holiday is a luxury home on a remote beach then this is the house. Aloha house number 1 is situated in the beachfront row of houses...

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Sleeps: 10

Aloha Beach Estate Villa 14

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Ponta Mamoli

46.8km South East of center of Maputo Elephant Reserve

The Aloha holiday Villa is a self catering 10 sleeper Villa situated in the lush tropical estate in Ponta Mamoli. It is a completely private Villa set up on a hill with a stunning 180' sea view.

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Aloha 18

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Barra

46.9km South East of center of Maputo Elephant Reserve

Only a 40 minute drive from the Kosi Bay border, along sandy roads, you will find Aloha Estate. Situated on the beach in Ponta Mamoli, Mozambique. House number 18 is a beachfront house, privately situated and has seaviews from every room in the house.

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