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2 Km off the Northeast Coast of Unguja, Unguja City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We subscribed to a diving and snorkeling discovery organized by the Zanzibar Dive Centre. The centre is located at the Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa in Kiwengwa and has a small office at the Paradise Beach Resort, where you can book your diving and/or snorkeling...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tienkivoila
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We were not sure if we should go on Mnemba island or not. It was great experience, beautifull white sand and blue water and we love it. We did also snorkelling and we saw a lot of fishes in amazing colors.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank teatea163
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We booked the Mnemba tour and were on one of the three boats leaving from Nungwi. After approximately 80mins we arrived to the place where we were supposed to see a living ocean. What we saw instead was very sad. Looking into the water we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank evaznew
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We visited Zanzibar between SEP 10 - 15th 2018. Every moment we spend their was a memorable experience. In this review I would like to refer a great guide whom we met during our half day trip to Zanzibar Mnemba Atoll Marine Reserve Snorkeling Tour....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jinisha J
Reviewed 18 September 2018

If diving is one of activities you would like to pursue on Zanzibar nothing can beat Mnemba....but only if you stay at $3000 per night Mnemba lodge. Otherwise, you will be limited to morning dives with about a dozen of boats per each spot. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stanislav_Ts
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Menemba is praised location for diving and snorkeling. I wanted to go diving but before paying huge money for 1 day diving I just wanted to go and see what is all about. Snorkeling is just average. Same fish as everywhere, you cannot go on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 968radur
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Nice place for a bit of snorkelling. The waters in and around the island are crystal clear and truly inviting. A short trip from Matemwe or Nungwi will see you at the Atoll in about 45 minutes or so. The Atoll although stunning to look...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Mmemba atoll during August. Water was extremely clear but reef was quite huge disapointment, it was basically all dead. We saw some nice fishes, but not the most colorful ones. Also since tide is quite strong, there is lot of people in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank emmuska12
Reviewed 23 August 2018

excellent diving and snorkelling; a lot of different fish species; if you are lucky you can swim with dolphins

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lucy-su-15
Reviewed 21 August 2018

this is the 6th time i have been to Mnemba!! it only gets better!!! Upgrades to the rooms(bandas) have made it all the more luxurious! the food prepared by 2 unbelievable chefs is world class with fresh fish every day !! the diving and snorkeling...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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10 October 2018|
Response from drandro | Reviewed this property |
First a short driving then a short sailing. Easily found at google Maps.
22 September 2018|
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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