Manta research aims to generate knowledge of the region’s manta ray populations and assist with their conservation in southern Mozambique.
Zavora Marine Lab is conducting the first assessment of nudipleura in Mozambique: solving a complex of species problems and describing new species.
Humpback whales come to Zavora each year to reproduce and give birth. Land-based surveys and fluke ID help provide estimates of humpback populations travelling through the region.
Of the 2 wrecks in Zavora, the newly sunken Rio Sainas  provided an excellent opportunity to monitor the colonization of an artificial reef right from ground zero.
Together with iSeahorse, MAR aims to assess and monitor seahorse populations, trends, and threats in the Inhambane region.
Visual surveys and baited remote underwater videos (BRUVs) are helping to collect baseline data on the elasmobranch species in the region.
Five of the seven sea turtle species can be found in Mozambique. In Zavora, we commonly see 4 of these on our reefs, two of which are known to nest on our beaches.
About our expeditions
All of our expeditions support our partner organizations in each of their respective regions. By joining an expedition not only are you supporting their projects, but you are getting to join and learn from leading experts in their fields. In addition to this, you will get to participate in community outreach projects, underwater & beach clean ups, and a variety of workshops. Our goal is to spread love and conservation support throughout southern Africa, while providing you with incredible experiences along the way! Our mission and vision are rooted in an innate respect and appreciation for the natural world and the desire to see oceans prosper under global understanding and stewardship.
Dive with purpose
Explore some of the most wild and untouched places of southern Africa while learning from our experts and supporting a variety of different projects.
Limited group size allows for quality one-on-one guidance with a trained marine biologist during your trip.
Mozambique and South Africa have some of the best diving in the world. Expect to see manta rays, sharks, stingrays, whales, dolphins, and an astonishing diversity of macrolife.
During your expedition, you will live together, learn together and develop lasting friendships.