Access to The Sanctuary is facilitated by the close proximity of an international airport at nearby Vilanculos. A short hop by boat across the bay puts Sanctuary sand between your toes in as little as 30 minutes (tide and weather dependant).

getting to Vilanculos by air

SAA Airlink and LAM (Air Mozambique) fly from Johannesburg to Vilanculos. Direct flights take approx. 90 minutes.

Vilanculos Airport is an international customs facility.

SADC passport holders do not require visas to enter Mozambique. Other passport holders may purchase visas on arrival but should check specific visa regulations and requirements when planning their trip.

Vilanculos airport has a tarmac runway (1470m length) and a manned air traffic control tower. Landing and parking fees and passenger taxes for private aircraft are charged on departure.

Fresh produce may not be brought into Mozambique without the necessary Veterinary Certificate. Fresh produce may be confiscated at the customs facility.