Upcoming: 4th Tofo Advanced Study Week, Sep. 2019
Tofo Beach

Enjoy excellent science in a beautiful African setting

Social Program
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Welcome reception
Sunday, September 01, 2019
16:00 - 19:00 hrs. at "Top-of-the-Dune" Guesthouse
Snacks and refreshments available

Opening ceremony
Monday, September 02, 2019
09:00 to 10:00 hrs. at Hotel Tofo Mar
Featuring local folklore groups
Welcome speech by the Governor of Inhambane Province, Excel. Daniel Chapo

Talk on marine wildlife in Tofo
Monday, September 02, 2019
20:00 - 21:00 hrs. at Casa Barry
This event is open to the public. There is about 35 seats available, so it is advisable to arrive on time.

Tour of historic Inhambane
A guided tour of the old Portuguese town of Inhambane is planned for Tuesday morning, September 03. Fee: TBA (approx. 2000 MZN per person, incl. transfers) (to be paid to the travel agency, Terra Agua Ceu).

Matapa Lunch
A matapa lunch is planned for Tuesday, September 03, in a traditional African village. Made of cassava leaves and crabs or shrimps, matapa is a typical Mozambican dish. The fee will go entirely to the villagers.

Fee: 1200 MZN

Conference banquet
The conference banquet will take place in the evening of Wednesday, September 04, on the beach terrace of Hotel Tofo Mar. A buffet dinner featuring fresh seafood and other Mozambican specialities will be available, and a local band will entertain us with African music. The conference banquet is included in the registration fee.

Ocean Safari
An Ocean Safari will be offered in the morning of Thursday, September 05. Tofo is a famous diving hotspot with outstanding ocean wildlife. You have the chance to enjoy a snorkeling trip with whale sharks, mantas, and humpback whales. For divers and non-divers!

Fee: TBA (approx. 2600 MZN per person) (to be paid directly to Dive Center)

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