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Scuba Libre Diving Centre

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Address: Matemwe Baharini Villas, Matemwe 1273, Tanzania
Phone Number:
+255 777 865 198

Opened in 2005, Scuba Libre Diving Centre is a PADI dive centre. Located...

Opened in 2005, Scuba Libre Diving Centre is a PADI dive centre. Located right on the Matemwe beach, we run a full service diving centre offering daily dive and snorkel trips, all levels of scuba instruction and quality budget beachfront accommodation.Come and enjoy the many amazing sights the island has to offer such as snorkelling or diving in our magnificent underwater playgrounds of the Mnemba Atol which is in front of Matemwe beach.

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Kind and helpful divecentre

Kind and helpful staff. Great knowledge about the area, dive sites and aquatic life. Equipment was somewhat old which which made a difference for the overall experience

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Natasha S
Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Kind and helpful staff. Great knowledge about the area, dive sites and aquatic life. Equipment was somewhat old which which made a difference for the overall experience

Thank Natasha S
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Did some awesome dives at mnemba atoll with experienced and knowledge Abdul who's a dive instructor. Locally owned and operated. Good equipment, great dives tailored to my interests. Abdul was safe and knowledgeable and I learned lots from him. Free hotel pick up/transfer within matemwe and looking forward to new website that will launch soon. Great local operation!

Thank kaztkat
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

During our stay in Matemwe we looked for a diving center and finally chose the only one belonging to a local owner, which was cheaper than One Ocean, the bigger diving center beside (after negotiation 130 dollars for two dives plus snorkeling for my wife vs 170 dollars). The equipment was satisfactory and the instructor, Emmanuel Odira, kind and professional.... More 

Thank Francesco M
Paris, France
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We ended up diving with these guys after speaking with a “beach boy” (1st mistake). We chose to dive with them instead of the local and respectable dive center because it was way cheaper (2nd mistake). To make it simple: we were supposed to do two dives near Mnemba, but after going on the boat and looking at the equipment... More 

Thank Simon T
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

I will start off by saying that I didn't plant this trip. Had I planned it, we would have never used Scuba Libre as they wouldn't have been able to honestly answer my usual questions when I take a snorkeling trip: Do the guides speak English? What safety measures are implemented in case of unforeseen circumstances or bad weather? Dangerous... More 

Thank freedomofexploration
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Organised by one of the receptionists at our hotel (not the one the hotel usually uses but a friend of a friend). When we first arrived at a run down dive shop we were a little apprehensive. A lot of the gear is pretty old and the wetsuits were a bit thin and worn in places so we got cold... More 

Thank Rebecca P
Barcelona, Spain
2 reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Today is my last day in Zanzibar and I think it's important to write a few words about Scubalibre as soon as possible so I can maybe help out some fellow travellers. My bad experience with the centre could be divided in 3 ways: 1. Diving material and boat: the material given by the centre is really old and is... More 

2 Thank Jose M
Beirut, Lebanon
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 25 January 2015

we had an amazing time, amazing diving sites and to be honest a bit tiring. We loved everything and the activities were fun and worth taking

Thank sam g
Sliedrecht, The Netherlands
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52 reviews
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Reviewed 23 November 2014

We checked out different diving centres in Matemwe and decided to go with Scuba Libre because of the enthousiasm of the staff and the good prices. I did two dives and a snorkelling trip and my boyfriend did his advanced course. The equipment was fine and looked in good condition. Unfortunately, the meter that tells you how much oxygen you... More 

1 Thank Irene v
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Reviewed 26 August 2014 via mobile

We spend one day at mnemba for 2 dives and one discovery dive. We had one divemaster for 3 people. The staff is very friendly. There was a lot of fishes and corals and one turtle. The visibility wasn t very good and the divemaster was a bit too fast. So it was difficult to follow him. They were not... More 

1 Thank Edouard K

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