We at Camp Mad Marlin realise that preparation and packing for an over-the-border-vacation can be daunting leaving one feel ill prepared and, at times, clueless. So here is a list of few items we highly recommend that you DO NOT FORGET to bring with you:

  • Any and all specialized medications (chronic medications). Do not forget to notify your life-insurance and vehicle insurance companies that you will be travelling to Mozambique and to clarify whether your insurance / medical aid (health insurance) includes additional services such as expatriation and airlifting to specialized medical facilities
  • Valid passport, unabridged certificate (if travelling with children under 18)
  • Vehicle registration papers (if travelling by road)
  • 3rd Party Insurance
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Meat products (fish and chicken is available at the island markets)
  • Bath and Swimming Towels
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen Lotion & after-sun lotion


  • Wifi is available at Camp Mad Marlin as well as DSTV Satellite. Cellular signal and reception is very good so telephonic communications are excellent.
  • All Cutlery and crockery is readily available at the camp.
  • All Linens are supplied by the camp
  • Wood, Charcoal & Firelighters are available to purchase at the camp
  • Ice is available to purchase at the camp
  • Vegetables, fruits and basic groceries are available at the local market
  • Majority of soft drinks and alcoholic drinks are available on the island, including MOST International alcholic brands and beverages
  • Clean water is available for consumption at the camp
  • Dish washing liquid and toilet paper are included in accommodation prices
  • Fridges and freezers are available to you as a guest to keep your food from spoiling during your stay
  • There is one ATM on the island and all major credit/debit cards are accepted by restaurants.
  • NB. NO FIREARMS are permitted - cash safe available to securely store your valuables
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