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Mnemba Atoll

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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 18 August 2016

This was the absolute highlight of our trip! Being avid divers and snorkelers, we have never experienced such clear water with such pristine corals and sea life. It was picturesque in every sense of the word. It honestly felt you fell into a National Geographic...More

2  Thank Heidene
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Snorkelling was good here but don't get sucked in by the comments that Bill Gates owns the island! Our day tour from Nungwi cost $45 for 2 people.

1  Thank ayescreeam
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We have been to a number of islands but have never seen this colour blue before , the ocean was incredible with the white beaches as backdrops. We were very fortunate to see a pod of about 10 dolphins swim very close to our boat...More

1  Thank Andre' H
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

if you like snorkelling even a bit, that is a wonderful place to spend time.it is protected and clean, beautiful, gorgeous spot. we arranges a tour from nungwi and our tour took us there for snorkelling. it took one hour to go there by local...More

1  Thank city222
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We saw dolphins! We made snorkling, beautiful colored fishes! Really good! Water at 28 degrees C. :)

1  Thank Bárbara F
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We went some snorkeling at the island and it was nice . You are not allowed to go on shore , cause it s private. The surroundings were paradise like . Turquoise sea , white beach. The snorkeling itself was nice but don't expect red...More

3  Thank wim f
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Booked our snorkelling trip with a local fishermen in Matemwe for $20 each. Trip included two snorkelling locations in the atoll as well a trip to the sandbank with all refreshments included. Reefs are overfished by the locals and are suffering damage probably due to...More

3  Thank Salsero402
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Bring lots of sunscreen. 2h boatride from Kendwa, Nungwi (20USD). It was my first time snorkelling, and it was fun! I recommend it.

1  Thank Azze_Swe
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

We had an amazing time snorkelling on Mnemba Atoll and loved every second of it. The boat trip out there took about 20 minutes and with stunning views of Mnemba island was a great way to start the day. Our free diving guide was great...More

1  Thank Renoir999
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Went with Scuba Fish, based at Azanzi Beach Hotel to Mnemba Atoll. The water was aquamarine blue, like you see in pictures. This time you get to experience it for real. 1st stop was close to the island, and we were lucky to spot dolphins...More

2  Thank seanw090
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mompfister
10 October 2018|
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Response from drandro | Reviewed this property |
First a short driving then a short sailing. Easily found at google Maps.
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Maxime M
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Response from NevilleG1 | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much all the year except May,June!
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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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