Fort of São Sebastião Cannons



Mozambique Island was the first capital of Mozambique and you will discover many reminders of its history. Its past is influenced by a rich cultural impact of the Makua-Nahará people who have inhabited this land for many centuries. The influences of China, The Middle East, India, and Portugal are also evident to this day.


The Island of Mozambique offers to all who visit the chance to step back in time and enjoy its people and learn from its history as the people of this island posture for a bright and prosperous future.

When you book your stay at Rickshaws Pousada, enjoy adventures in our ocean kayaks, and breathtaking sunset views from our grand patio. Experience a leisurely bicycle  tour of the historic landmarks and architecture of the island by one our trusted local guides.

Sailing excursions on an authentic island Dhow and whale watching tours are available through a third party tour company, Ilha Blue at an additional charge.  Rates are available on their website,

Mozambique Island - Rickshaws
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Rua dos Trabalhadores
Bairro Museu                      

Ilha de Moçambique       


telephone:  +258 (85) 220 0600

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located on the most eastern tip of the Island of Mozambique