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The Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of 30,000 hectares.

Situated south of the tiny town of Vilanculos on the coast, the sanctuary covers pristine marine and wildlife territory.

This diverse ecosystem of bush and wetland, with its powder white beaches and crystal clear water is host to a magnificent array of fish, dolphin and dugong.

Shallow and deep water reefs reveal beautiful creatures such as the green and leatherback turtles, sailfish, and manta ray, to name a few. Big deep-sea game fishing of marlin and barracuda is truly spectacular.

Finally, there are over 300 bird species including the mangrove kingfisher, crab plover and magnificent flocks of flamingos and pelicans.

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