Diving Tofo - AMAZON
Amazon

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Tofo Beach
“HOT”
21km
40 mins
20-30m
30m
28 mins
Manta cleaning station
It’s wild, it’s un-spoilt and its colour and marine life will blow the mind of even the most experienced diver: that’s why this dive site is called “Amazon”. Situated 21 km north of the dive centre, directly off the lighthouse point at “Barra”, the L-shaped reef forms two spectacular ledges. The south eastern ledge, where you will begin your dive, will leave you lost for words: its overhangs and gaping caves make for some awesome whitetip shark encounters. As you ascend to the top of the reef, you’ll be met by a carpet of redfang triggerfish and huge clouds of bannerfish. The brightly coloured soft and hard corals are the perfect home for the skittering mantis shrimps and porcelain crabs that inhabit the reef. Keep your eyes peeled as you move onto the north-western ledge because encounters with manta rays, eagle rays, leopard sharks, bowmouth guitarfish and whitetip reef sharks are not uncommon here. Lying at a right angle to Tofo’s predominant north-south current, this challenging reef is only recommended for divers with previous experience in current. Because of its distance from shore, Amazon is usually visited in conjunction with another site as a “double tank” dive. Sea conditions need to be flat and it’s not possible to dive this site when there is current. We’ve rated Amazon as a “HOT” dive site which is only recommended for experienced divers.

Anchor Bay

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Tofo Beach
“LEMON & HERB”
14m
50-60 mins
This reef is named after the ancient sailboat anchor which can be seen there. Situated 8 km south of the dive centre, and in the heart of the picturesque “Barra Bay,” Anchor Bay is a beautiful …
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Salon

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Tofo Beach
“LEMON & HERB”
16m
45 mins
Salon is made up of one main rock, about 3m long, which is home to an abundance of life. Macro enthusiasts will love this site’s variety of nudibranchs, leaf fish, pipe fish and shrimps. With so much …
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Manta Reef

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Tofo Beach
“MILD”
28m
32 mins
Manta cleaning station & caves
Rated one of the “top 10” dive sites in the world, Manta Reef offers manta encounters unmatched by any other. Since the 1960s, this magnificent reef has developed into the signature reef of the area, …

COVID-19

To help divers prepare for the new reality of diving during COVID-19 at Peri-Peri Divers. Our Mozambican Government, SSI and the Divers Alert Network (DAN) recently issued advice to dive operators on how to safely resume operations.


While this guidance gives divers an inkling of what they can expect when returning to our dive shop the risk cannot be entirely eliminated when interacting with other people.

Below we will list what we at Peri-Peri Divers are implementing to Safeguard as best we can our staff, friends and family divers from this unprecedented pandemic.


  • Firstly, all staff members have been trained in both SSI & DAN International COVID preventative methods
  • We have made available cleaning stations with sanitizer on the 2 x entry points to the dive shop, around the centre and in the bathrooms·
  • Temperatures will be taken on entry
  • All entrants will be required to sign in and out of the diving shop, allowing us to trace should the unthinkable arise.
  • Each guest will be given their own regulator where needed to use for the duration of your stay. We have disinfectant in all dip tanks for cleaning after each dive/use.
  • There will be special markers on the floor 1.5m apart for kiting up and de-kitting.
  • We will have a 1 person in, one person out rule for the toilet and hot showers
  • There will be a reduced capacity on all dive / snorkelling excursions with a maximum of 8 total divers / snorkellers
  • Masks / buffers to be worn at all times once outside of the dive shop, launching, beaching and in the boat.
  • Water and light snacks will be available on all boats, but it is recommended you bring your own.

What we ask of you…

  • Please make use of all the sanitizing stations as much as makes you feel comfortable
  • Please be respectful of distancing rules whether that be at sea or in the shop and that each person has their own principles and ideals
  • Can we suggest you bring a diving pouch containing a mask, or facial buffer (also helps with the sun), water bottle (keeping with you at all times), gloves, lock for your locker (we do have @ 100MZN), probably most importantly a pen, sunblock, sunglasses and hat.
  • Stay distant at the surface or in the boat and visually buddy check your dive partners equipment
  • Try to kit up solo, again, both in the shop and out at sea.
  • Breath through regulators in close proximity at the surface before entering the dive boat
  • Watch where you are pointing the snorkel
  • Try to smear defog not saliva when cleaning your mask lens

Above all else, don’t forget to smile.


Our promise to you…

  • To constantly as best we can, disinfect and clean all spaces and equipment.
  • All staff will be temperature checked and be required to clean hands as much as possible
  • We will provide hand sanitizer to guests with a minimum of 60% alcohol
  • We will make your safety our priority and if there is something that has been overlooked or makes you uncomfortable please say and we will do all we can to rectify.


We are living in extreme times and an ever changing world so it’s important to understand what we got into diving for in the first place and know that it may be a difficult transition to begin with but we will get over this as long as we can adhere to the rule changes and be respectful to individuals and the business needs alike.. so enjoy you time with us and hopefully the diving will blow your mind!