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Benguerra Island is a tropical paradise located off the coast of Mozambique in the Indian Ocean. It's the second-largest island in the Bazaruto Archipelago, a chain of islands known for their stunning beauty. The island is roughly 55 square kilometres and is fringed by pristine white beaches. The turquoise waters surrounding the island are full of marine life, making it a popular destination for snorkelling and diving enthusiasts. On land, visitors can explore the island's freshwater lakes, towering sand dunes, and pockets of indigenous forest. The island is also home to about 140 bird species, making it a paradise for birdwatchers.

If you're thinking about visiting Benguera Island, we've got you covered with a wide range of flight options. Alternative Airlines tickets over 600 airlines so finding flights to Benguera Island on our site will be a breeze! To find cheap, flexible flights to Benguera Island simply enter your departure airport you wish to fly from and choose your travel dates.

Airports near Benguera Island

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Benguera Island. Here's 4 airports that serve Benguera Island.

Vilankulo Airport

This is the closest airport to Benguera Island, located approximately 20 kilometres away. It is a commercial passenger airport with regular flights from major cities in Mozambique and some international destinations.


Inhambane Airport

Although not as close as Vilankulo Airport, Inhambane Airport is another option for travellers heading to Benguera Island. It is located around 250 kilometres away and offers domestic and limited international flights.


Maputo International Airport

If you are unable to find a direct flight to Vilankulo or Inhambane, Maputo International Airport is the largest airport in Mozambique and serves as a major hub for international flights. From here, you can take a connecting flight to either Vilankulo or Inhambane.


Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport

If you are travelling from outside of Africa, Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport in South Africa is a common entry point. From here, you can take a connecting flight to either Vilankulo or Inhambane. The distance between Johannesburg and Benguera Island is approximately 1,000 kilometres.

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Buy your flights to Benguera Island and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to Benguera Island now and pay later at Alternative Airlines?

With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to Benguera Island over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to Benguera Island gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Benguera Island

With a wealth of sights to see in Benguera Island, here are our top 3:

Pristine Beaches

Benguera Island in Mozambique is famous for its pristine white sand beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters. Relax on secluded shores, enjoy gentle waves, and spot traditional dhow boats. Perfect for sunbathing, walks, and picnics, it's a tranquil escape from everyday life.

Diverse Marine Life

Benguera Island's waters are a paradise for marine lovers. It's in a protected area, preserving the diverse marine life. Snorkeling and diving are amazing, with vibrant coral reefs, tropical fish, turtles, and even dugongs. Divers and biologists flock here for the mesmerising underwater world.

Dhow Safaris

Explore Benguera Island on a dhow safari. Sail around the archipelago, visit sandbanks and uninhabited islands, snorkel in hidden coves, and savor fresh seafood. Experience Mozambique's maritime culture and admire stunning landscapes.