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One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center

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Address: Matemwe Beach Village, Bluebay Resort & Spa, | Sultan Sands, Stone Town, Neptune Pwani Hotel and Melia Hotel, Tanzania
Phone Number: +255 24 223 8374
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Description: Ocean Paradise Resort, Bluebay Beach Resort, Melia Hotel, Neptune Pwani...
Ocean Paradise Resort, Bluebay Beach Resort, Melia Hotel, Neptune Pwani Hotel & Matemwe Beach Village located on the north east coast of Zanzibar are closest to Mnemba Atoll, with the best diving and snorkelling spot in Zanzibar! Come and discover the amazing underwater world and the bottlenose dolphins at the famous Mnemba Atoll in the Indian Ocean. We also have a dive centre in Stone Town on the west coast. We have very high safety and environmental standards.
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It's the staff who makes the difference!

How do you rate a diving center? It's not the diving (you can see the same colorful fishes and dolphins with many other diving centers), it's not the sea (diving areas don't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

How do you rate a diving center? It's not the diving (you can see the same colorful fishes and dolphins with many other diving centers), it's not the sea (diving areas don't change), it's not the equipment (I suppose you only dive with certified diving center), so.. it's the staff! And at One Ocean diving center in Matemwe you get... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

best diving centre in Zanzibar staff proffesional and very friendly beautiful dive sites (Mweba Island)

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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center - Matemwe Beach Village was a great dive center for us. We are older and need a little extra help when we dive - Julie, Vera and the wonderful crew couldn't have been kinder or more supportive! Wish we could take them with us on every dive trip! The ocean life was interesting and... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

We went on a snorkeling trip to Mnemba Atoll for a half-day excursion. It took us 40 min in the back of a dalla-dalla to get to the diving boats on one of the worst roads I´ve seen. Overall the whole experience was disappointing. 1) During our first session we got really badly burned by jelly fish. Our guide just... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I dived at - One Ocean at Matemwe Beach. Staff is very kind, profesional. I enjoyed it very much - definitely recommend. Good diving sites!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Firstly, I'd like to say that the staff were very professional and friendly. The only criticism I have for the the staff is that they should have warned us that the trip to the dive site (mnemba island) is a horrible experience on a boat through rough sea while being pelted with spray. It took an hour from kiwengwa. It... More 

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We went for a snorkeling session at Mnemba atoll. The gear wasn't perfect (we could barely use our masks as the water was getting in). I might be the case for most the dive centers in Zanzibar. Still disappointing day.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I took a basic 1.5 hr SCUBA class the first day in the resort's swimming pool. The 2nd day, I went on the half day SCUBA and snorkeling boat trip with my 11 yr old son. We both snorkeled during the first 45 min dive time... swam with dolphins and saw so many different tropical fish. I SCUBA dived the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were in Zanzibar November 2014 & I used One Ocean and thought the entire dive was good. We went past Mnemba into the most bluest water I have seen yet. The dive master Boca was really nice both above ground and underwater. I was with 2 other divers as we all had our PADI open water so overcrowding wasn't... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

One Ocean: three words: professionals, fresh, cool ! If you want to spend good your money , to learn experience dive from the best teachers, if you want to see magnificent ocean views with unexpected marine creatures: then go there and you will love it.

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