Natural Wonders of Mozambique

Mozambique is a country that is included in the southeastern part of Africa. It is bordered by South Africa and Swaziland to the southwest, Zimbabwe to the west, Zambia and Malawi to the northwest, Tanzania to the north, and the Indian Ocean to the east.  The wilds of Africa surround this country, so it is no wonder the natural wonders of Mozambique are abundant.

In 1975, Mozambique became independent and it also became the People’s Republic of Mozambique later on. It was the outlook of a strong civil war that lasted from 1977 to 1992. Gifted with extensive and rich natural resources, the current day of the country’s economy is considered one of the big potentials.

In addition, the economy of Mozambique is based mostly on agriculture, however, the economy is growing because of industries including petroleum production, aluminum, chemical manufacturing, foods, and beverages that are on the rise.
Similar to its neighboring African countries, Mozambique has natural attractions the country is very proud of. Here is a quick look into some of the pride of Mozambique.


It is a place intact by the uniformity of urban life, has crystal blue seas, the smell of salt in the air, and swaying palm leaves. Bazaruto is indeed a peaceful coastal haven that you can find in Mozambique. It is also blessed with plentiful underwater life that is very ideal for scuba diving.

You can see a lot of underwater life in this place like colorful corals, stunning starfish, and anemones. The sea world in this place is surely full of beauty and amazement.  This ocean haven is a natural wonder of Mozambique that adds to the richness the island wilderness has to offer.

Mount Mabu

Mount Mabu represents both a mountain and an amazing virgin rainforest situated in the northern part of Mozambique. It covers almost 7,000 hectares, while the mountain itself is about 1,700 meters in height. This natural wonder of Mozambique was recognized locally as a spectacular mountain for centuries.  However, it was not until 2005 that the forest and its very diverse wildlife were unidentified to animal and plant scientists.

This place was explored by Kew scientists during a search on Google Earth for an appropriate location for a conservation project above 1,600 meters, where higher rainfall will probably head to the establishment of forests. There are also a lot of species that were explored in the forest of Mount Mabu.

Inhaca Island

It is a subtropical island of Mozambique off the coast of East Africa. It separates Maputo Bay to the Indian Ocean off its shores in the eastern part. The irregular coastline of this island approaches the mainland Machangulo Peninsula at Ponta Torres. It is a great place for you and your family or friends that want to enjoy the tranquil rhythms of a semitropical and small Indian Ocean Island.

It has magnificent coral reefs, beaches, and an exotic underwater world. It is also a regular destination for ecological and Eco-tourists researchers. There are also three untouched flanks of coral reefs in the western perimeter of the island, all of which are in the protection of marine reserves. Also, mangroves cover huge parts of southern Saco Bay and northern shores.

Gorongosa National Park

Discover the pristine wilderness of Gorongosa, a vast park in Mozambique known for its diverse ecosystems and rich wildlife. Explore its lush forests, grassy plains, and scenic waterways, where you can encounter elephants, lions, hippos, and a remarkable array of bird species.

Gorongosa National Park is one of 8 national parks in the country and easily one of the natural wonders of Mozambique.  The other national parks are worthy of exploration as well and add to the wilderness escape options when visiting the country.


Experience the vibrant town of Cuamba, Mozambique, nestled amidst picturesque landscapes. Enjoy its lively markets, cultural festivals, and friendly locals. Explore the surrounding countryside, where you’ll find lush farmlands, rolling hills, and a tranquil atmosphere perfect for relaxation and exploration.


Mozambique is truly one of the new forthcoming destinations for scuba diving in East Africa with a lot of activities under the sea. With its 1,500 miles coastline, stuffed with beautiful beaches, extending upon the Indian Ocean, and its peaceful, lightly islands, this country has come out from the administration of Portugal and civil war to become one of the rising stars of Africa for the past 20 years.  The natural wonders of Mozambique do not stop at the ocean shores.

There is such prosperity of magnificence and natural attractions throughout Mozambique which also provides their wonder to all tourists like you as your travel in this country.  Some come to explore the beauty below the sea as well as the natural attractions across the island.