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Shetani is a nice dive site located off Tumbatu Island, Zanzibar. This is a relatively shallow spot with depths between 8 and 18 meters/26 to 60 feet.

You’ll dive among interesting-looking corals and see marine creatures such as sea turtles, moray eels, nudibranchs, octopuses, scorpionfish, and schooling juvenile fish.

February, March, July, and August are considered the best months for scuba diving in Zanzibar.

Dive site info provided by Clémentine L on Nov 10, 2020

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Divine Diving, Yoga And Dive Center

Email: info@divine-diving.com Telephone: +255 777 77 1914

          Our many magnificent diverse dive sites can be explored in the abundant, healthy reefs of Zanzibar. From relaxing and shallow dives, to exhilarating deep walls, we have vibrant, colorful corals and marine life dive sites to suit every experience level. Divine Diving office is located in Amman Bungalows Hotel, and the dives are launched not far from there, from Cholo’s Beach.

Zanzibar Watersports @ Kendwa Rocks

Email: info@zanzibarwatersports.com Telephone: +255 773 235030

          A PADI dive center established in 2007 Zanzibar Watersports has stuck to its commitment to provide all manner of watersports for enthusiastic travelers. Our perfect safety record is a testament to these ideals. With dedicated expat and local staff, we strive to offer the best experiences the ocean has to provide. Zanzibar Watersports is not one of those dive centres that like to fill boats with as many divers as possible. We always keep our groups small and manageable so we can deliver a personal service. Good friends have been made as people excitedly talk about the latest new creatures they have seen. There is nothing like swimming with a school of playful dolphins or spotting yet another turtle to get you chatting! We like to make everything very easy and so our trips are never rushed and always relaxed, just like Zanzibar!

Team Aqua Zanzibar

Email: info@teamaquazanzibar.com Telephone: (+255) 624 979 908

          We are one of the most reputable and referred dive center on Zanzibar, managed by a young and international team composed of diving enthusiasts and SSI / PADI Instructors. Our headquarters, strategically located between Nungwi and Kendwa in the North of the Island, is the perfect starting point to easily reach the best dive sites around Zanzibar: magnificent underwater world rich in life suitable for divers of all levels, including the marine park of Mnemba, the holy island of Tumbatu, the beautiful area of Nungwi and, for the more experienced, the deep reef of Leven Bank. We also offer a wide range of SSI / PADI courses for both beginners and experienced divers. We are located inside the RIU Palace Zanzibar,one of the most prestigious resorts on the island.

Diving Poseidon

Email: office@divingposeidon.com Telephone: +255 (0) 777 720 270

          We are from Austria and have more than 30 years of diving experience, most of it, however, as fun divers. Some years ago we decided to live our long-time dream and to become professional divers. In 2012 we both gave up our management jobs and have moved to this tropical paradise. We are warmly welcoming you, will take care of all your needs and make your stay a truly memorable one!

Fun Divers Zanzibar

Email: info@fundiverszanzibar.com Telephone: +255 67 752 9123

          FUN DIVERS ZANZIBAR are passionate about creating exclusive underwater experience for their customers by providing only excellent personal service individually tailored to their customers’ interests, relaxed diving or snorkeling in smallest groups and best attention from a local PADI Professional or guide. Grown up at the center of traditional dhow ship building on the fishermen beach of Nungwi, FUN DIVERS ZANZIBAR are rooted with their local culture and strive for the impact of local diving on marine conservation in their local community and the growth of their local economy.

Dream Diving Center

Email: dreamsdivingcenter@gmail.com Telephone: +255 773 549 250

          We Are a small Boutique Dive Center just recently opened in Nungwi at the northeastern tip of Zanzibar. Dream Diving Center started its operation just at the end of the 2017. We are the second dive center established local Zanzibarians. Two friends from the village of Nungwi took the step to fulfill their dream of establishing a dive center where they could share their passion for the sea, their love of scuba diving and the adventures that comes with all this! We are sure to provide the same quality service as our foreign competitors but to a friendlier price . The team consists of highly experienced professionals who have all grown up by the seas and reefs around Zanzibar and have been working full-time with diving for the last six years. What these guys don’t know about the reefs around Zanzibar, it’s not worth knowing. Our gear is brand new and the crew is eager to make your holiday into a happy and unforgettable memory!

Scuba Do Zanzibar

Email: do-scuba@scuba-do-zanzibar.com Telephone: +255 777 417 157

          We have the most experienced professional dive guides with extensive knowledge of our reefs and marine life. Whilst our competitors are going for mass tourism models, we prefer quality excursions with small groups of similar experience levels.Our team are passionate about conservation and doing as much as possible to protect our environment for the future.

Spanish Dancer Divers

Email: contact@spanishdancerdivers.com Telephone: +255-777417717

          Zanzibar Island, located in the Indian Ocean, offers a pristine diving in a diverse underwater marine environment. Due to Zanzibar's welcoming tropical conditions, diving is suitable for divers of all levels. This also makes it a great place to get your PADI certificate. Dive the flourishing coral reefs of Tumbatu Island while looking for Turtles and sea horses. Explore Hunga and Magic reef for a large variety of unique sea creatures. Visit Mnemba Atoll Marine Park for its abundance of colorful reef fish and often Dolphin encounters. Though diving is good all year round, the best seasons for diving Zanzibar are around the rainy seasons when the Ocean gets extremely calm and the visibility is at its best.

East Africa Diving & Water Sports

Email: info@sansibar-tauchen.de Telephone: +255 777 416425

          East Africa Diving, a family owned and run dive centre, has operated for more than 15 years on Zanzibar. In 2007 we became a PADI 5 Star Dive Centre as well as a DAN (Divers Alert Network) partner. Depending on the season, we employ between 2-4 professional PADI Instructors from various parts of the world and 2-3 local and foreign Dive Masters. With our 3 diveboats we take you to all the dive sites the north- east coast of Zanzibar has to offer. The Dive Centre is located in Nungwi on the Northern tip of the island. Together with our clients, we plan our daily dive adventures for 365 days of the year, taking into account their interests and requirements. The northern area is known to have the best dive sites on Zanzibar, including the popular Mnemba Atoll. Some dive sites are as close as 10 minutes boat ride away from our dive shop.
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