a unique success story about SA music lovers and the Mozambicans of Ponta Malongane


The Event

The Subterranean Rhythm & Blues (“STRAB”) experience started in 2003 when a group of scuba divers decided to add some live music to one of their weekends in Ponta Malongane, in the south of Mozambique. It was initially held in August and was known as “The Birthday Bash”.


Ponta Malongane

Situated in southern Mozambique, just 15 km north of the South African border, Ponta Malongane is best known for its supreme diving sites and excellent fishing. A place everybody will enjoy. Its tranquil beaches and relaxed atmosphere will ensure that you will return, year after year. 



In this guide, information regarding the road to Ponta Malongane, what to bring, pointers for the border post, import restrictions and all the other logistical stuff which you might wonder about.


Maps and Directions

This section contains all the maps and directions to safely reach STRAB, situated in Ponta Malongane at the southern tip of Mozambique. A map of the resort is also available here. Please note that you MUST enter through the Kosi Bay Border Post, and not through Komatipoort.



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