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Kayak Around The Islands

Visiting 2 or 3 islands in the Nosy Be Archipelago

Take this 7 night package and leave the city behind. Explore this tropical paradise lost in time. Camp on palm fringed beaches, explore uninhabited islands, and see flora and fauna that exists nowhere else the world. You will discover the magic of Madagascar as we paddle and snorkel through warm turquoise waters.

Explore the array of colours and sea life in the reefs, undisturbed in its tropical wilderness. We paddle through areas rarely seen by tourists and commit to leaving no sign of our passage, taking only memories and photographs.

Join us for a tropical adventure of a lifetime!

7 Nights

From R21,500 pp

  • The price quoted covers accommodation, specified meals, flights from JNB and air taxes.
  • Transfers from and to the airport are included.
  • Visas are done on arrival and are approximately R500 per person.
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Create Awesome Memories

Things to do

  • Navigate the unspoilt islands of Komba, Antshoa, Verona and Ankazaberavina.
  • Madagascar is home to nearly 60 “species” of lemurs. Get up close and personal.
  • Few outdoor experiences beat cooking fresh-caught fish over a campfire.
  • Nosy Komba is known for its small tropical beaches and its emerald water.
  • Swim with turtles in the crystal clear waters of the Tanikely Marine Reserve.
  • You can catch fish like barracuda, Spanish Mackerel and King fish.
  • The lighthouses of Madagascar, a heritage from France, built by Gustav Eiffel
  • Madagascar supports some of the largest coral reef systems in the world
  • A rare pleasure to stroll along a deserted beach surrounded by exotic nature

There Is Something Adventurous To Do Every Day

7 Days of Exploration

We suggest an itinerary visiting 2 or 3 islands in the Nosy Be archipelago. You chose the style of accommodation and we sort out the flights, transfers and activities such as diving, deep sea fishing, motorbike or car hire, island tour etc.

Day 1

Fly JNB 09.30 arrive nosy be 14.45 Meet at airport and transferred to Manga Be lodge. Over sundowners, the guide will discuss trip and itinerary for the week. Dinner will be for your account this first night

Day 2

After breakfast paddle east along the coast of Nosy Be to a rustic tented camp on the edge of Lokobe nature reserve. The distance is about 19km. We will stop for rests along the way. Afternoon walk in the forest to see wildlife, fauna and flora.

Day 3

After breakfast paddle a short distance 2.5km, to the nearby Verona Private Island. This tiny island hosts the only working lighthouse. From here you are transferred by pirogue to Tanikely Marine Reserve to spend the day relaxing on the beach and snorkelling. stunning panoramic view of the area. After a picnic lunch on the beach we head back to the island to enjoy the rest of the afternoon and sundowners on the veranda.

Day 4

After breakfast paddle across to the Hermitage Beach Hotel , a distance of about 13 km. Set on grassy lawns this colonial era resort is positioned on a lovely isolated beach on Mainland Madagascar.

Day 5

After breakfast you paddle to the south side of Komba Island where we land on a beach for a rest and refreshments. Arrive at Berenice Bungalows. The total distance is 15km. This bungalow resort is set on a little private beach in amongst wonderful gardens. It is owned and run by a Malagasy lady who together with her late Italian husband built the resort many years ago.

Day 6

Kayak 5 km across the channel to Ankify Lodge- set just above the waters edge. An old colonial house has being converted in to a bar restaurant and the bungalows have being built along the ledge. As soon as you are settled in a mini bus will be waiting to take you to Millot Plantation. You will visit the ylang ylang plantations and Ambanja town. A sundowner on the terrace of the old main building followed by a tasty dinner is a perfect way to end a lovely day.

Day 7

After breakfast, paddle across the channel and head back to Nosy Komba. Plenty of beach bars to choose from for lunch. Can have a village walk to see the lemurs in the wild. They come down from the trees and jump on you. Dinner at the lodge

Day 8

After breakfast, head to airport. Shops in town are all closed as its Sunday but you can have a quick visit to the local market to get spices, vanilla, rum, jam, honey etc. Flight back to JNB at 14.45 – 19h15

The Small Print

  • The price quoted covers kayaking, accommodation,  meals, flights from JHB and air taxes.
  • Transfers from and to the airport are included.
  • If you are going on to other hotels, we can arrange transfers but will be for your account.
  • Visas are done on arrival and are approximately R500 per person.
  • If you’d like to extend your stay we can suggest and arrange accommodation for you.
  • Please note all prices are subject to change without prior notice due to currency fluctuations and are priced at the current airfares which can change at any time.

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“I enjoyed every minute of our trip and had a wonderful time with Bert our excellent guide. I have recommended the trip to many of my friends and we plan to do it again next year.“

Julie Conradie – Kayak trip

“We had an unforgettable time. Everyone keeps asking us how it was and we are still struggling to find the words to describe the experience. Everything was amazing.”

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