Best Places to Dive and Snorkel in Zanzibar

Zanzibar, located in the Indian Ocean, is famous for its beautiful, clear water and great diving and snorkeling. Below is a list of some of the best places to dive and snorkel in Zanzibar:

Diving in Zanzibar’s Pemba Reefs – There is a lot for experienced divers to explore while diving in Zanzibar’s Pemba Reefs, including the Emerald Reef, the Panza Wreck, the Misali Coral Garden and Mountain, the Mandela Wall, and many more.

Diving in Zanzibar’s Stone Town – Stone Town diving is a good place to start, as it is easily accessible, inexpensive, and good for beginners or those needing a refresher dive. There are good wrecks around Stone Town that attract divers and snorkelers to the area as well. Stone Town wrecks include the Bahari Wreck, the Great Northern Wreck, and the Pegasus Wreck.

Diving in Zanzibar’s Nungwi – Nungwi is farther out, but it’s few reefs are worth exploring. Divers flock to Leven Bank, Hunga Reef, and Nankiville for their variety of coral, fish, and sharks. The strong currents mean that Zanzibar’s Nungwi is best for experienced divers.







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