- from 12.92 Gamboozini Lodge 253 m from dive center
- from 78.55 The Waves Lodge 322 m from dive center
Back to Basics Adventures are passionate about people. It is a community, not a business, where each customer is known on their name and listened to. Come experience us to find out for yourself what differentiates Back to Basics Adventures.
We specialize in diving activities as a licensed dive operator at Ponta Do Oura, but to ensure that you don’t have to worry about a thing when planning your holiday, we can also arrange or recommend the following add-on services on request:
- Border transfer (R100 one way).
- Accommodation (from R300 per person and night).
- Quad bike rent... read more al (R500 per day).
Be sure to find out about the border times before you plan your trip from South Africa!
From recommended hotels: No
Boat Diving, Shore Diving
Ponta Do Oura is in the south of Mozambique, 12km from the Kosi Bay border in South Africa, or 120km from Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. It is the first big town north of the border to South Africa where you can find shops, restaurants and a range of accommodation.
In Mozambique you need a 4x4 to get around. It is advisable to leave your car at the border and arrange for a pick-up if you do not have a 4x4 or are not comfortable driving on the sand dune roads to the v...Continue readingillage of Ponta Do Oura. Once there you can easily access the beach, shops and other facilities on foot
|Instructors & Dive masters||
Rupert is the owner, a qualified PADI instructor and one of the best skippers available.
Jenny has a passion for nudibranches interweaved with a natural talent for underwater photography. She can help you become a better underwater photographer or give you advise on choosing the right gear based on experience and passion, the best teacher around.
Nito does not seem to know how to have a bad day and never stops smiling with whatever the task at hand is. He ...Continue readingpre-empts your every need before you even thought about it and is the essential finish to a winning recipe for a relaxing and enjoyable dive experience.
Without Antonio there is no dive, as he is the one that ensures a safe and pleasant return to the boat - the friendly top-man who is always ready to help.
Steffi is an experienced dive master with more dives behind her name than can be counted, and if she is not under the water in Mozambique, she is teaching children in the city of Centurion to swim. Passionate about water, passionate about people.
Johan seems to be able to solve any problem, whether it is with the boat, the compressor, the facilities, or under the water. Also an experienced and passionate diver, the boy line in his hands ensures a safe and pleasurable dive
|Number of Dive Guides||5|
|Non-diving activities||Ocean safari. Join us for an educational Ocean Safari. Our trips range between 1 ½ and 2 hour with a pre briefing. We try and find our residential bottlenose dolphins, the trip also includes snorkeling on one of our shallow reefs, where you might be lucky to see a turtle feeding or a stingray lying on the sand. As we go along we provide information on currents, weather, coastal dunes structure etc. In season (July - January) we sight breaching humpback whales and whale shark...Continue readings.
Please note following:
- Group size: min 6 / max 13 persons;
- Our launches are depending on weather;
- You will receive snorkeling gear;
- We practice a no touching of marine mammals.
Ocean Safari R350, children under 12 years R300.
Kosi bay snorkеling. Half day trip to Kosi Bay. Including guide, snorkеling gear and snack box. Departing 08.00 at returning 13.00 (min 4 persons). Snorkеling trip R700.
Tembe elephant park. 1 day safari in Tembe elephant park. The park is located in South Africa on the other side of the kosi bay border. We leave from Ponta do Ouro at 08.00 and returning in the afternoon (min 4 persons). Game Drive R1000
|Number of boats||1|
|Seasonality||January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December|
|REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS||Certification Card, ID, DAN number|
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Nitrox only available if pre booked, please tell us if you need it