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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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A great place to learn to dive

My wife and I learned to dive with One Ocean while staying at Matemwe Beach Village after they were recommended by Africa Travel Resource. We got our PADI open water... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My wife and I learned to dive with One Ocean while staying at Matemwe Beach Village after they were recommended by Africa Travel Resource. We got our PADI open water certification with Thibault who was an excellent instructor. All the staff were friendly, patient and I got the impression they genuinely enjoyed their diving. I don't have much to compare... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I have been diving with the One Ocean Zanzibar Dive Center for over 4 years now. I come through to Zanzibar twice a year and always make suer I get in a couple of days worth of dives during my stay. Recently I spent a week in Zanzibar and went diving for three days (double dives each day). As always,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We use the services of One Ocean for a day diving. For my children first time ever. Their instructors Karina and Thibault were very good with them for the induction in the first day and the dive next day. Whole staff crew is quite friendly and safety conscious. We went for a beginners dive but visibility not that great. For... More 

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We booked with this company as they had an office where we are staying. Had they not we would have probably went with another company. First off the local working was very rude and really turned us off of wanting to give them our business. He never listened to us when we told him our sizes, wrote what he thought... More 

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OneOcean, General Manager at One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear Dumas85, we are very sorry to hear that your start was not good. There is no excuses why our office clerk didn't make you try the gear at the booking moment but he has been working with us for long enough to know quite well how our equipment is fitting , that's why only the fins size had to... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We went out on a double dive tour with One Ocean. We had excellent dives and in whole a great experience. Nick, the Belgian manager was friendly and organized everything to the last detail. The team was very professional and the boat was nice. They can renew the equipment as some of it is old. However, everything was in excellent... More 

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OneOceanManagement, General Manager at One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear sergiocarol1991, children are the new generation of divers so we have to take care of them! Every instructor love to see the smallest enjoying the underwater experience. Hope to dive with you again, The One ocean Team More 

Lilongwe, Malawi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I was very impressed with the professionalism and quality of the dive masters. I went on a two day (2 dive/day) tour in early July. I brought my own gear and they were really pretty cool about it. We had a 35-45 minute boat ride to the Mnemba Atoll and did two dives with about a 30-45 minute snack break... More 

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OneOcean, General Manager at One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear Carter H, we are glad that everything was easy & fun ! We really hope to have the pleasure to take you diving again so we can show you some more interesting fish. The One Ocean Team More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I was very happy with the over all tour and experience. The staff are super friendly and very informative at all times. They take safety serious which is very important with diving. It was my wife's first official dive and they made her feel very comfortable and they looked out for her. I did snorkeling with my mate and we... More 

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OneOcean, General Manager at One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear Bjmoloney, it's so nice to hear that you got a great time with us and that you recognize the big effort we make in keeping our standard of safety at the highest level possible. We hope to have you back in Zanzibar again for some more fun! The One Ocean Team More 

Friendswood, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It's hard to compare the diving here to my other experience on the Great Barrier Reef as far as the company is concerned. Matemwe Beach Club is attached to a hostel and is basically just a small shack with dive equipment. Having said that, I think it may still be the best available option. Because of changing tides you have... More 

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OneOcean, General Manager at One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear IranDot, we have been reading carefully your review and we would like to know more from your diving day in Zanzibar. Could you kindly send us an e-mail at info@zanzibaroneocean.com to continue the correspondence in private. The One Ocean Team More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I must say that I have very mixed feelings about the snorkeling with One Ocean. When I came to purchase the trip I actually asked if it was not cancelled because ocean was quite rough. I was told it was not an issue... yet once on the sea it was really harsh, untied stuff flying around, people trying to stay... More 

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OneOceanManagement, Manager at One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear David, We are sorry you didn’t enjoy your snorkelling trip with One Ocean Stone Town. We do admit that the day you were on the boat we made a bad judgement call on the weather. The Ocean was indeed rougher than we expected hence we set out and we can understand you didn’t enjoy your snorkel trip. There is... More 

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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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Address: Matemwe Beach Village, Bluebay Resort & Spa, | Sultan Sands, Stone Town, Neptune Pwani Hotel and Melia Hotel, Tanzania
Phone Number: +255 24 223 8374
Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island

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