When travelling to Mozambique passports must not expire before 6 months from the date of entry into the country and must have 2 blank pages left.
Tourist Visas are valid for 30 days when issued at the border points or airport immigration and can be renewed for an extra 30 days (to a maximum of 90 days) at an immigration office. The nearest immigration office from Nuarro is located in Nampula City, 4 hours drive from the lodge and extensions can be arranged if required.
Diving Related Injuries
Nuarro Dive Centre is kitted with emergency Medic First Aid equipment (including 100% Oxygen delivery units) as well as diver trained MFA personnel. The Nuarro PADI diving centre is DAN (Divers Alert Network) insured.
All Dhows (traditional boats) carry life jackets, mobile communication system, emergency kit (oxygen delivery units) and are conducted by experienced skippers. All boats and skippers are licenced as required by local laws.
The global location of Nuarro is privileged by its blue skies and hot sunny days during the majority of the year, thus it is recommended that all guests bring sunscreen ointments, protective clothing for prolonged swims and hats for bush and beach trekking (all of the above will be available for sale on site). Travel insurance is strongly advised when traveling to Mozambique.
Malaria prophylactics is recommended for short stay guests (2 to 3 weeks) as well as vaccination for main tropical diseases. Prior to embarking a medical consultation is recommended to ensure all preventative medicines have been correctly prescribed by a physician. Malaria Treatments and Physicians are available in Nampula City (4 hours drive from Nuarro) for the guest who does not wish to take preventative treatment. Nuarro (and Mozambique) is not Malaria free, however great efforts are taken to control the incidents of Malaria within the local population. The propagation of the mosquito is controlled by regular health and sanitation checks throughout the lodge. All rooms are equipped with netted windows and doors, as well as with a large mosquito net cover for the king-size beds. Natural essential oils such as citronella are sprayed daily to discourage mosquito occurrence within the lodge area. HIV and AIDS The AIDS epidemic in Africa is being fought by public education on condom use and fidelity or safer yet, abstinence. As a visitor you should take the time to educate yourself on the virus, you will find that you can safely travel in the region if you are educated and careful.