Catamaran Program

The Bazaruto Center for Scientific Studies (BCSS) provides access to a third-party owned classic 44ft (13.5m) catamaran to explore the surrounding islands, whether for research, events or leisure.

The catamaran can be used to complement an existing research assignment, to transport equipment, as venue for events and for leisure.

The vessel hosts a maximum of 19 guests for day events, catering, and activities and sleeps 10 guests in five double beds. It is fully catered and equipped with grill / braai, refrigerators, freezers and includes kayaks and fishing gear. Guests are also welcome to bring their own equipment.

Possibilities for cruises include but are not limited to archipelago sailing, TV Documentary making, island hopping, kitesurfing, fishing or whale watching.

The estimative prices presented below for this third party vessel include food, boat use, gear, and fuel, but exclude park fees and mainland taxis. Booking minimum for 7 people, and a maximum booking for 19 people. Sleeps 10 people sharing over night. Available from 1-5 days.

BCSS Leisure & Research Student/Volunteer BCSS Leisure & Research Seniors/Media Crews
Catmaran Program* $130 per person/day $170 per person/day

*Includes catering & accommodation as well as main activities, boat use, vehicles etc – Excludes leisure activities, refer to Leisure & Research programs. Also excluded are airport VISA entry fees (50 $), park fees (variable) and mainland taxi to beach at Dona Ana hotel (pay in cash 600 MET/4 people taxi, 1200 MET/7 people taxi – call BCSS driver Nelson +258 84 28 49 480 – or let BCSS know your arrival time so he can collect you). Mozambican nationals (not speaking English) must come with a tutor for English to Portuguese translation on selected programs.