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Fishing and Diving in Zanzibar

dive centres  I  fishing

The clear warm waters of the Indian ocean around Zanzbiar and Pemba offer some of the best sites for divers in the world. The coral reefs are home to brilliantly-colured fish, sharks, sea turtles, dolphin and excellent game fish.


Bahari Divers is managed by  Marjon Meulman
P.O. Box   3250, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Tel: +255 (0) 777 48 48 73 

One Ocean Zanzibar Dive Centre. OneOcean is Zanzibar's first PADI 5-Star International Dive Centre, offering you a professional and organised service. With OneOcean you will have access to the best dive sites around the island, including the fabulous Mnemba Atoll and Stone Town Reefs. As well as the resident Turtles, Dolphins, Clown Fish, Moorish Idols, Lionfish, and many more sea creatures, the lucky will also see whale sharks and pilot whales.
Email Web:
Tel: +255 (0) 242 238 374
Address: P.O. BOX 608, Zanzibar, TANZANIA 08.00 – 18.30, 7 days a week

Rising Sun Diver Center
Diving the unexplored! Add a unique dimension to your holiday in Zanzibar and discover the untouched, fascinating marine invironment of the Indian Ocean. Professional instructors, small groups and personalised instruction. Great Variety of Dive spots, dive packages and speciality courses.
Tel: +255 747 440883/84/85/ or 415049  Email:

Scuba Do Zanzibar's international team of professionals provide snorkeling, scuba diving and a full range of PADI courses. Located on the unspoiled Kendwa beach at the northern tip of Zanzibar, they access the spectacular local marine life and coral reefs using semi-rigid speed boats and top quality equipment. Startling white sand, clear azure sea, spectacular sunsets, peace and tranquility are the setting for a world class diving experience.
Email:  web:
Tel: +255 (0)748 415 179 or +255 (0)747 417 157

Sensation Divers is a PADI Gold Palm 5 Star Instructor Development Center, situated in Nungwi, on the northern tip of Zanzibar. The resort is run by a team of PADI dive instructors with more than 5 years experience of diving and teaching on Zanzibar. They are committed to the high standards of education, safety and quality of diving.
Address: P.O. Box 3528, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Cell Tel no: (+255) (0) 0745 809220 (+255) (0) 0745 842460 (+255) (0) 0745 863634
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Fishing  Sansuli
Fishing Boat  

We recommend - who are based in Ras Nungwi.
Sailfish They are members of the International Game Fish Association and actively encourage a catch and release policy of all billfish and sharks unless they are likely to be East Africa, all Africa, World record fish or the skipper believes the fish is unlikely to survive release. With Leven bank just 5 miles north of Nungwi and the drop-offs and deep blue water east of Mnemba Island about 12 miles east, the well equipped fishing boats and professional crews will have you in the mix in no time! The boats are available for half day or full day charters. Night fishing trips for broadbill, the “gladiator of the sea”, can be arranged and will certainly test your skills as an angler. Day or night, “Fishing Zanzibar. Com” is ready and waiting to take you out for a Big Game fishing experience you will never forget.

Charter fishing, Zanzibar Zanzibar is home to some of the best big game and deep sea fishing opportunities in East Africa. You can book for a day out in the waters of Zanzibar and the Pemba channel. The deep sea fishing charter boats are fully rigged and ready to take you out for a fishing experience you will never forget! Fishing Zanzibar.Com is located in Nungwi, a fishing village on the north-western tip of Zanzibar Island where the fishing grounds of Zanzibar, Pemba and the famous Pemba Channel are not even a stone's throw away. You will fish by trolling a combination of lures or natural dead baits (Ballyhoo or strips) or live bait. The well equipped and catered sports fishing boats and resourceful crews will ensure your absolute enjoyment out on the water. Billfish such as striped, black and blue marlin as well as the acrobatic and dazzling sailfish and elusive spearfish abound in these crystal waters! Yellow fin tuna, Dorado, Wahoo, Barracuda, Kingfish (Trevally), King & Queen Mackerel and the lesser game fish such as Bonito tuna, Skipjack tuna and Rainbow Runner provide endless hours of adrenalin filled game fishing action.
Email: web:
Tel: +255 784 207944 (Gerry) or +255 756 442203

Fishing Boat sunset Boat with fish

We also recommend Hooked on Fishing
who are affiliated with Z Hotel and their office is based at the hotel's booking

The boat on offer is 29" Glacier Bay Catamaran, "BITE ME", which is
fully equipped with high quality Big Game fishing gear, has plenty of
fishing space at the back, has a cabin with a queen size bed, shower,
toilet and space at the front for sunbathing. Snorkeling gear is
available on board at no extra charge.

The boat has English, Russian and Swahili speaking crew.

Hooked on Fishing operates from both Zanzibar and Pemba Islands, with
Pemba Misali Sunset Beach as a base on Pemba.

Rates June 2011

Hooked on Fishing,
Z Hotel, Nungwi,
+255 777 330 331

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