We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ilha Blue

Features Animals

Ilha Blue
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
90
All photos (90)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bike tour”(15 reviews)
“ilha das cobras”(13 reviews)
“whale watching”(10 reviews)
About
Ilha Blue Island Safaris operate tours and activities in and around Ilha de Mocambique, an African World Heritage island floating in the Indian ocean. This is your chance to be immersed in real Ilha life – an exotic mix of Makua, Swahili, Arabic...more
Contact
Mozambique Island, Mozambique
Website
+258 84 387 2168
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (203)
Filter reviews
181 results
Traveller rating
149
27
2
1
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
149
27
2
1
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews bike tour ilha das cobras whale watching dhow trip day trip humpback whales great tour sunset dhow coconut rice local community seafood baobab tree salad uninhabited island an unforgettable experience swahili village white sand beach
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 181 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took the day trip dhow ride. It was incredible. We ate lunch under a huge Baobab tree, went snorkeling at a white sand beach, where the sand was so white it hurt my eyes. Then we hiked overland across the Cabaceiras headlands to an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OwenW32
Gail W, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was great to have you on tour Owen. The Baobab dhow safari is a particular favorite of mine. A good mixture of beach and culture. Really great that it worked so well for you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started our trip at 9a.m. at the shop and took a short walk to the sailboat. Once aboard we took a short ride to the first snorkeling spot. The water was beautiful and inviting. The crew is very helpful and do speak a bit...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Road40688678764
Gail W, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much for your review. There is certainly some great snorkel sites around Ilha and the surrounding uninhabited islands. I wish I could go everyday!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic sunset trip. so well organized and very professional staff. all staff very helpful! Although we didnt have the sun- we had some good drinks and we met a lot of very nice tourists. All with a special love for Isla de Mozambique. I...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ellen_warming
Gail W, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Ellen. Yes, the sunset sail is great trip for meeting people. And a unique view of the island. Let’s try again for more sun next time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Guys of Ilha Blue knows their job well. they have a very nice decorated and clean office which you enjoy to have some times in their office. the staff are polite and knows how to speak with a customer. they provided us transportation from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank shiraziwine
Gail W, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for putting up your review. I’ll be sure to pass on to everyone your compliments.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a fantastic day with ilha blue - I did the safari dhow tour. The crew was great, I really enjoyed the boat, the village and the snorkeling. The views were absolutely amazing - an unforgettable experience!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank clara l
Gail W, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review Clara. We are really happy that you had such a great day. We hope you can come back again.

Reviewed 18 October 2018

The day started with a good overview of the whales, how the whale watching was done, and the ethical international standards they follow. The boat was nice, with some local character. The whole day was inclusive of mostly locals who make it all happen. The...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeff R
Gail W, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. The crew all love whale watching time too!

Reviewed 11 October 2018

We went whale watching and it was really fantastic. Good guide, good sailors, good food and good company......what more to ask to Ilha. Strongly raccomanded.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michela N
Gail W, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great to hear from you. It sounds like everything was just perfect. I hope you can join us again and again.

Reviewed 27 September 2018

Did a bicycle tour and sunset dhow ride with Ilha Blue. Everything very well organised, The bike ride is an excellent way to see the island. Our guide was very informative and we saw parts of the island we wouldn't have otherwise visited. The dhow...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rosie934
Peter A, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thanks Rosie. I'm pleased you enjoyed the bike tour so much. These were the very first tours we started on Ilha. We even have the same guides - its now a classic Regards Pete

Reviewed 16 September 2018

Ilha Blue was one of many really exciting and pleasant experiences on Ilha do Mozambique. From the very start we felt welcome and got a very informative and well-prepared introduction to the whales and their enviroment from the very friendy staff. Then we tool off...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Else-Marie F
Gail W, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad to receive you and your friends from Denmark. Now we look forward to visiting the cashew factory Muito obrigada pela sua opinão. Estamos muito feliz por receber você e seus amigos de Dinamarca. Esperamos visitar sua firma...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

My 9 year old daughter and me loved every minute. Great people, great tour. Many whales our there. Must do in the Island.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sabine S
Peter A, Owner at Ilha Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Hi Sabine. We love taking people to experience the whale migration, as you say its 'wonderful'. Hope you can come back this way again one day Thanks for your review pete

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Hotel Escondidinho
78 reviews
.05 miles away
Feitoria Boutique Hotel
52 reviews
.15 miles away
Coral Lodge
151 reviews
3.03 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 11 nearby restaurants
Karibu
93 reviews
.16 miles away
Rickshaws Pousada e Cafe
132 reviews
.31 miles away
Ancora d'Ouro
103 reviews
.19 miles away
Flor de Rosa
66 reviews
.30 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 7 nearby attractions
Ilha blue
7 reviews
.21 miles away
Governor's Palace Museum
54 reviews
.35 miles away
Mesquita Central de Nacala
1 review
34.22 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Heather R
10 March 2016|
Answer
Response from Peter A | Property representative |
Hi Heather. It depends which tour you choose. Most tours around $20 with discounts for kids
0
Votes