Ponta d'Ouro
in Maputo Province, Mozambique

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-26.848 and 32.888 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -26° 50' 52" and E 32° 53' 16"
Currency and Currency Code:
Metical - MZN
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:47 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Maputo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:29 am and 5:02 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.897 and -155.126 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Mozambique in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Mozambique.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Mozambique. Last Update: 2020-06-01 07:22:14

Explore Ponta d'Ouro

Ponta d'Ouro in Maputo Province is a city in Mozambique about 64 mi (or 103 km) south of Maputo, the country's capital.

Local time in Ponta d'Ouro is now 02:47 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Maputo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Ponta d'Ouro. The closest airport in Mozambique is Inhaca Airport in a distance of 59 mi (or 95 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is iSimangaliso Wetland Park in South africa at a distance of 52 mi (or 83 km). If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Maputo, Matola, Jozini, Siteki and Mkuze. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 76 °F

Morning Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 59%
Air Pressure 1025 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 2nd of June 2020

24°C (74 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 3rd of June 2020

23°C (74 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 4th of June 2020

22°C (72 °F)
19°C (65 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Gala-Gala Eco Resort

0,3 mi
Ponta D Ouro
Ponta dOuro

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Vista Alta Lodge

4,4 mi
Rua 59/60, Parcela 634
Ponta dOuro

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Info on Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique. Travel guide.

Published: June 14, 2012
Length: 24:47 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Travel Africa Self Drive 4X4

Where the sun rises over the Indian Ocean, only 5 km from Kosi Bay on the Southern tip of Mozambique, you will find Ponta do Ouro, "Point of Gold". Self Drive Do it Yourself Mozambique. http://www...

Tours-TV.com: Ponta do Ouro

Published: December 27, 2014
Length: 01:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ToursTV Com

Mozambique. See on map http://tours-tv.com/en/Ponta-do-Ouro .

Whale Shark - Scuba Adventures Ponta do Ouro

Published: August 01, 2014
Length: 44:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Select Africa Safaris

The last 2 weeks have provided some of the best Winter Diving Ponta has experienced in many years. As can be seen from these GoPro footage clips, there have been some really exciting encounters...

Dinovember Mozambique

Published: October 01, 2014
Length: 37:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Graham Shillington

The South African Dinovember dinos take a short vacay in Mozambique.

Fireworks - 31st December 2013 at Mozambique Ponta do Ouro

Published: February 11, 2014
Length: 35:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nkululeko Makhoba

Video filmed In Ponta do Ouro, you will be sure to find beauty in a lot of ways on the festive season here, the beach, fireworks, vibe, dense dune forests, amazing diving and an ever-stretching...

GoPro Hero 3 dive Mozambique mashup

Published: April 03, 2013
Length: 55:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Davi_G

Skip to 2:00 to skip to the diving. Diving on Doodle reef just on the coast off Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique Using my Gopro Hero 3 Black Edition with chest mount. No copyright infringement intended.

Jet Ski Fishing at Ponta Do Ouro 2012

Published: April 19, 2012
Length: 51:42 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Johan Schoeman

Jet Ski Fisfing GoPro Ponta Do Ouro March 2012.

Bull Sharks @ Pinnacles, Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique

Published: April 04, 2013
Length: 37:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Andrew Senior

Deep blue dive with bull sharks @ Pinnacles, Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique courtesy of Devocean Diving.

Dolphin Diaries 240912 Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique

Published: September 27, 2012
Length: 46:43 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Dolphin Encountours Research Center

Dolphin Diaries. Social bouts of conscious interaction and natural behavior of wild bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) and other marine life filmed in Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique. Dolphin...

Sunset Paragliding, Ponta Malongane (Feb 2014)

Published: March 03, 2014
Length: 38:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: gleiss2

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Ponta d'Ouro

Ponta d'Ouro (more accurately, Ponta do Ouro) is a town in the extreme south of Mozambique, lying on the Mozambique Channel south of Maputo and just north of the border with South Africa. It is known for its beach, for its dolphins and for its offshore diving and deep-sea fishing. From other points in Mozambique, Ponta d'Ouro can only be reached by a 4x4 vehicle as there are no tarred roads. The currency is the Metical, but the South African Rand and the US Dollar are also accepted.

Located at -26.849, 32.888 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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