It is worthwhile to book a flight to Maputo. Here’s why? Maputo is full of treasures that are waiting to be discovered and explored. Maputo is Mozambique’s largest port city and economic hub, situated on a picturesque bay. This seaside city welcomes travellers who want to experience Mozambique’s spectacular beaches, islands, wildlife and much more. 

Maputo has much to offer visitors, , characterful architecture, cultural experiences, and friendly people. Inhaca Island is close to Maputo harbour. This island  offers visitors many things to experience, ranging from snorkelling in the crystal clear, warm Indian Ocean to exploring the island itself. If you are looking for a place to honeymoon on one of its pristine beaches, Machangulo Beach is the best choice. 

If you want to see fresh produce and other local items exhibited in about 150 stalls, visit the central market or Mercado Central de Maputo.

The Maputo railway station is a splendid historic building created in the unique Beaux-Arts style. Renowned for its beautiful architecture, it has been ranked as one of the world’s most attractive of its kind. Today, it serves as a train terminal and has a rail museum, food outlets, and music events.

Another attraction with fascinating architecture is the Fortress of Maputo, situated in the heart and oldest part of the city. The Fortress has been rebuilt many times, which is now known as the Museum of Military History.

You see so much more when you walk, and that’s why the Maputo Walking Tours are an ideal way to get to taste the city’s flavour. Most historical places are included with explanations of the architecture and art.

The National Article Museum boasts of a great collection of sculptures and paintings by Mozambique’s best contemporary artists, of the likes of Malangatana and Alberto Chissano.

So, book now to fly to Maputo to go on an adventure you won’t soon forget.

Is English spoken in Maputo, and what is the official language?

English is spoken at all major tourist attractions and hotels. However, Portuguese is Mozambique’s official language.

How long is the flight from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg to Maputo? 

The flight takes approximately an hour, depending on the airline and other factors. Please feel free to contact one of our friendly Travel Experts or browse our website for the latest Maputo flight schedules and any additional flight-related information.

Which airline offers flights from Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport to Maputo? 

Airlink and LAM (Mozambique Airlines, also known as Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique) regularly operate flights between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg and Maputo International Airport (MPM) in Maputo, Mozambique. Please get in touch with us for the latest flight schedules or browse our website as air travel is subject to regular change.

What are the top holiday attractions in Maputo?

There is much to see and do in Maputo. Macanta Beach, the nightlife, fishing, Maputo Elephant Reserve, nearby Inhaca Island, and many more.

What should I know regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and flights to Maputo?

COVID-19 travel regulations, including COVID-19 tests and quarantines as examples, might regularly be revised, which is why we recommend that you please contact us or read the latest travel updates here

Do I need a visa for Maputo?

No, a tourist visa is not needed for a stay of up to 30 days in Maputo or other parts of Mozambique.

How do I check the status of my flight to Maputo?

You can check the status of your flight on the airline website or at the airport once you arrive.

How far is Maputo from the beach?

Maputo is a seaside city, so you don’t have to travel far to access its great beaches.

Is Maputo and Mozambique safe?

Popular tourist destinations are safe. Nevertheless please adhere to the advice of local authorities and take the usual travel precautions when visiting another country.

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