How To Get There


Dugong Beach Lodge is situated on the East-African Seaboard, on the coast of Mozambique within the boundaries of “The Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary”.

Chartered flights can be arranged directly into Dugong Beach Lodge:

  • Latitude: 22° 00’58.85 S
  • Longitude: 35° 18’55.50 E
  • Runway: 03/21
  • Length: 780 meters (hardened calcrete) Flat.
  • Elevation: 25ft below sea level

Boat transfers from Vilanculos International Airport to Dugong Beach Lodge take 30 – 40 minutes (depending on the tide) Guests should be advised that wading into the water (to about knee level) may be required, depending on the tide. Please ensure to keep this in mind and dress correctly on the day of travel (sandals and easy roll up pants or shorts are advised). As an alternative, guests can freshen up and change clothing once they get to Vilanculos. Breath taking scenery and the sighting different sea creatures can be enjoyed on the relaxing boat journey to the lodge.

Three daily flights are available through SA-Airlink, or LAM-airlines, departing directly from Johannesburg South Africa for a one-and-a-half-hour-flight, or via Nelspruit near the Kruger National Park in South Africa for a connecting-two-hour flight.

Important Traveling Information

Travel documentation:

Citizens of all countries can obtain a visa on arrival at all border posts if they have documentation to prove they are travelling for leisure purposes (return ticket, accommodation confirmation or invitation letter). This visa is valid for 30 days. Despite visas stating they are valid for only one entry visitors who have traveled to Swaziland and South Africa have found it was valid for two entries if still within its 30 day validity.

Please note: Visa arrangements are the responsibility of the travellers.

Travel precautions:

Mozambique is a Malaria area. Please consult your doctor on the correct prescription medicine before, during, and after your trip to prevent malaria.

Contact Us

Southern Block, First Floor, c/o Lois & Gobie streets, Menlyn, Pretoria, REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA, 0081