Beach Walks

Stunning unspoiled coastline our concession boasts 3km north and 2km south of our bay, you can safely walk as far as you like with beautiful ocean and sunset viewpoints atop some of the world’s highest coastal dunes.


Dune Forest Trails

Coastal forest and open savannah trail walk to explore the inland areas of the MSR with one of our guides. Whether you are a keen birder or you just want to take a relaxing stroll to the nearby lake and view the resident hippos.

Beach Bikes

Our California Beach Cruiser bikes are available for guests to explore the coastline. Riding on the beach is best done around low tide when the going is a bit easier.


Sea Kayaks

A selection of kayaks available with lifejackets to keep you safe. Double kayaks can also be configured for angling. Conditions permitting.

Stand Up Paddle boards

These big surfboard style craft are designed to be paddled standing up but can be just as much fun when used in a kneeling position. Conditions permitting.


Snorkeling Trips – $40 per person min 2

Discover the world below the surface of the sparkling Indian Ocean by taking a snorkeling trip with us. We provide you with all equipment and an introduction to snorkeling techniques. Travel a short distance by boat to one of our exclusive coral reef snorkeling sites to spend time
observing the diverse marine life found at Anvil Bay. Participants must be able to swim. Subject to sea conditions.

Body Boarding

A fun and easy activity for all ages! Grab a board from the activity center and head down to the shoreline to catch some waves. Speak to the activity team about the safest place along the beach to get on the water. Conditions permitting.


Ocean Safari & Whale Watching – $70 per person min 2

An exhilarating 2 hour leisure cruise along the coastline in search of marine animals big and small. Dolphins are frequent visitors, as are
turtles and the occasional Whale shark & Manta Ray. Participants must be able to swim and children accompanied by parents. Life jackets are
supplied. Conditions permitting. From July to November the Southern Hemisphere Humpback Whales make their annual migration along the Mozambican coastline on their way to and from breeding grounds and can be easily sighted direct from shore but if you’d like to get a closer look then join us for an Ocean safari in season.

Whale Watching

From July to November every year the Southern Hemisphere Humpback Whales make their annual migration along the Mozambican coastline on their way to and from their winter breeding grounds. Keep an eye out for the telltale blow as they surface to breathe, or perhaps you will be lucky enough to witness them breaching, lob tailing or pec rolling. The whales can be easily sighted direct from shore but if you would like to get a closer look then join us for an Ocean safari in season.


Shore Fishing

Enjoy the exciting experience of angling on the Mozambican coastline. For those new to the sport we can provide a basic introduction, equipment and someone to guide you to the best spots. If you’re familiar with the techniques grab a rod and explore the options. Species typically caught from shore include three spot pompano, stumpnose, shad, bonefish, and trevally. Catch
and release.

Ocean Fishing – $200 per person min 2

The Indian Ocean offers some of the best sport and game fishing in the world. We offer half day guided fishing charters from our unique jet powered boat. All fishing activities are conducted in line with international conservation guidelines.
Subject to sea conditions.


Rock Pool Exploration

Reef walker booties are available from the activity center to explore the tidal rock pools along the shoreline at low tide. A fun activity for all ages, our marine guides will show you where the best pools can be found.

Beach Games

A selection of beach toys and games are available in our treasure chest at the beach lounge. Have fun with beach castles, a spot of Frisbee, a game of volleyball or touch rugby.


Turtle Nesting Walks (Seasonal)

From October to March each year we are privileged to witness the nesting of Loggerhead and Leatherback turtles. The emergence of
the Hatchlings occurs from December to late March. Anvil Bay participates in the turtle monitoring program and guests can take a
turtle tour to view turtles laying their eggs.