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Mnemba Atoll

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2 Km off the Northeast Coast of Unguja, Unguja City, Tanzania
+255 773 235 030
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“coral reef” (3 reviews)
“shallow water” (3 reviews)
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2 Km off the Northeast Coast of Unguja, Unguja City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mnemba is supposed to offer the best diving of Zanzibar, which is seriously worrying. I dived only two spots (Wattabomi & Kichwani) so maybe my experience is not complete, but it's enough for me to not return there again. Both dives felt like Mediterranean dives...More

2  Thank Designedforx
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The water was perfect for a few hours of snorkelling around an abundant reef. Wonderful memories. I would do it every day if I could!

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

We visited the atoll for a snorkeling trip early April, during the rainy season. Little did we know how lucky we were that it was rainy season and thus low season: when we snorkeled, there were "only" some 25 other boats on the two coral...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Great experience with lot's of zebra fish and sea stars. Of course, not as picturesque as Red Sea, but the warmth of the sea, the transparency of the water and general atmosphere was great. We've arranged the trip ourselves from Matemwe. As a couple we...More

1  Thank Sputnica
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We had a private snorkeling trip around the island, best place to be for snorkeling, started off very crowded but they didn’t stay long which made it a lot more enjoyable! Definitely a must when visiting Zanzibar!

1  Thank AndriesLodder
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I was there for diving with Buccaneer Diving. Mnemba Island is worth seeing and diving there. It was full day trip from Paje but it is probably one of the best dive site here. Worth seeing.

Thank Przemko O
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

There were 24 boats there, a patrol boat (!) and snorkellers/divers everywhere. Absolute chaos and if you think you are going for a lovely quiet snorkel, you couldn't be more wrong. Seriously disappointing. Plus the water is quite choppy (understatement) and from Kendwa Beach, it's...More

Thank Peace5eeker
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We enjoyed all parts of the trip. First we had a chance to see what happens outside the resort, where the locals live. Then we had a slow boat trip along the shore, because of the low tide. Then we hit the open water heading...More

Thank Dror T
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

We snorkelled here with One Ocean. 35 minutes by boat & although very nice fish & corals to see, the place gets very crowded. Too crowded for me.

1  Thank Leedsaway67
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Spent a most enjoyable hour snorkeling the reef around Mnemba and also swimming with a pod of dolphins. The dolphins were actually mostly about 15 feet below us in the water, though I watched 2 ascend, spiraling to the surface. I was happy that they...More

Thank sailgirl
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Response from Heidene | Reviewed this property |
We also went snorkling at Mnemba, however you kind of swimm as deep as some of the divers, the reeefs are shallow enough and you can see more snorkling at Mnemba. The reefs in the south where Safari Blue takes you to is not... More
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