Scuba Diving in Zanzibar, Different Depths Challenges
The Zanzibar scuba experience offers a chance to dive in the best corals in East Africa, that's a fact! Diving in Zanzibar renowned for its stunning beaches and unspoiled village life in areas like Paje and Kendwa. All our scuba dives are with PADI, thus, quality is guaranteed.
The Secret Coast of Scuba Diving in Zanzibar
The stretch reaching from Kizimkazi through Jambiani, Paje, Bwejuu, Dongwe to Michamvi, is often referred to as the secret coast of Zanzibar diving, where the real identity of the island is still preserved and untouched from mass tourism. The stretch extends to the north coast of Nungwi.
Top 2 Scuba Diving Destinations and Timing (to December 2022)
|Schedule||06:30 to 14:00 (fixed time)|
|Starting point||Closest dive center to site|
|Termination point||Closest dive center to site|
|Key activities||Sightseeing, scuba diving|
Average Sea Temperatures in Zanzibar
The temperature of the water is a very important variable that would help you confirm whether you should proceed with the scuba diving trip. Luckily, as you can observe below, the average water temperature in Zanzibar is suitable throughout the year. Marked in red is the highest temperature recorded in a year, in blue it's the lowest.
|Scale||Celsius (℃)||Fahrenheit (℉)|
We've put together lists of best diving sites in Zanzibar based on 2 main areas, the Stone Town are and the Mnemba Island area. Below are the sites with their depth mentioned in meter:
What do you Need to Dive?
Scuba diving is not the same as snorkeling. One needs to be certified to dive with us because we do not offer any Try Dives which does not require and certification.
Prices for Diving in Zanzibar (to December 2022)
|Categories||1 dive||2 dives||4 dives|
|Group from 5||$75||$115||$210|
|‣ Price inclusion|
|Wetsuit, mask and flippers||✔||✔||✔|
*Transport is not included in the above costs. It is charged separately depending on your pickup and drop off locations.