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Wakene Beach Estate
Wakene Beach Estate – is 4km north of Ponta Malongane and is located on 18 acres of Coastal Dune Forest with its own beachfront. Wakene Estate offers self-catering homes sleeping 4 to 16 sleepers.
Wakene Beach Estate is both a residential and tourism Estate that offers houses and beachfront sites to investors who would like to own their houses on this beautiful coast.
The pristine forest and its natural flora and fauna have been preserved to the enjoyment of our guests who are avid nature enthusiasts and wish to get away from the more busy/populated villages of Malongane and Ponta do Oura and enjoy peace and tranquillity.
Wakene Beach Estate is located on a remote beach some 20 km North of Kosi Bay border – halfway between Ponta Malongane and Mamoli. A 4×4 vehicle will be needed to access the area and Wakene Beach Estate.
The Ponta Malongane Dive camp is located about 4 km south of the estate’s gate.
Maputo to Wakene Beach Estate +/- 2 hours.
Johannesburg to Wakene Beach Estate +/- 8 hours and 30 minutes.
Durban to Wakene Beach Estate +/ – 6 hours.
Interact with the local Mozambican Shangaan population who all speak both their native tongue and Portuguese.
Food and Drink
Various restaurants offer traditional seafood and Portuguese cooked chicken with others selling Prego rolls, pizzas, burgers and all serving traditional tourist drinks known as R&R.
The local food market
Offering a selection of freshly baked bread and rolls (Pau), basic vegetables and salad ingredients, cigarettes, beers, cool drinks, cashew nuts and coconuts.
Restaurants and Bars in Ponta Malongane.
• The Drunken Clam.
• Ibiza Sunset Shack J.
• Amigo’s Restaurante e Bar.
• Snack Crab Bar.
• Alex’s Pizza Place Ponta Malongane.
• Suzy’s Afro Bar.
• Paulos Bar.
• Jack’s Bare Foot Bar.
• Paradise Bar (Luis’s Stop vir ‘n Dop).
• Ninho’s Restaurant and Bar.
• Signal Hill Restaurant.
• Captain Gus Bar.
Scuba Diving in Ponta Malongane.
Whether you are a beginner or advanced diver, Ponta do Ouro, Ponta Malongane, and Ponta Mamoli have more than 15 top dive sites suited for all levels of diving experience. If you have never dived before, then why not take a diving course at a PADI organization in the area.
Close to shore, the dive region offers divers more than 15 beautiful coral reefs to explore. All range in different depths (up to 48 meters) which caters to beginner and advanced divers. Popular dive sites such as ‘Waynes World’, ‘Bass City’, ‘Pinnacles’ and ‘Atlantis’ are home to a great variety of marine life.
Ponta Malongane’s dive region also boasts a high success rate in dive sightings
and as a result, created a lot of interest within the diving community with many divers returning for more!
Deep-Sea Fishing in Ponta Malongane.
Deep-sea fishing is another popular activity to do in Ponta Malongane. Deep and shallow reefs nearby attract large schools of big game fish which ultimately rewards deep-sea fishing enthusiasts with tons of action. So look out for accommodation and services offering fishing charters and catch something delicious for the braai later that evening! Common fish caught include sailfish, marlin, dorado, kingfish, king & queen mackerel, wahoo, tuna, and a range of other big game fish.
Swim & Snorkel with Dolphins in Ponta Malongane.
Experienced marine biologists in Ponta Malongane will give you the opportunity to swim with bottlenose dolphins close to shore. Lessons in safety and how to interact with dolphins will be learned before swimming with one of the ocean’s most respected mammals.
Snorkeling in Ponta Malongane.
Ponta Malongane camp has a few rock pools which are suitable for snorkeling and Ponta do Ouro’s natural bay (7km south of Ponta Malongane) creates calm sea conditions near the point, where rocks pools attract lots of marine life. Casual snorkeling can be enjoyed in and around these rocks.
Maputo Elephant Reserve nearby Ponta Malongane.
150 km south of Maputo and about 50 km north of Ponta Malongane, is the Maputo Elephant Reserve (officially known as “Maputo Special Reserve” or in Portuguese “Reserva Especial de Maputo”). The reserve can only be traversed with a 4×4 and is part of the Lubombo Transfrontier Conservation Area – a project joining areas in countries of Mozambique, South Africa, and Swaziland. Although not a “Big 5” game reserve, Elephants, Giraffes, Hippos, Zebra, Crocodiles, Antelope, Flamingos, and a wide variety of birds can be spotted in this unspoiled reserve, whilst efforts to restock wildlife is an ongoing process.
Other Activities to do in Ponta Malongane.
• Horse ridding (Ponta Mamoli).
• Jet skiing.
• Kite surfing.
• Surfing and bodyboarding.
• Beach volleyball.
• & lots more……!!!