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Zanzibar Watersports

Paradise Beach Hotel, Nungwi, Tanzania
+255 773 235030
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Ranked #7 of 12 Attractions in Nungwi
Type: Water sports
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Me and my friend wanted to have a lot of snorkeling and scuba diving experiences for our short 4 day stay in Zanzibar. Thus we wisely discussed our plans with different operators and checked prices correspondingly. Two out of three times we ended up with Zanzibar Watersports as we found them the only reliable and honest providers. (The third time... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Just got back from Zanzibar and had the best trip with these guys. Great pick up and support through the entire trip. Their knowledge of the island and water sports is second to none. From kiting to diving and kayaking I just had great trip. The location in Kendwa is epic! Would not hesitate to recommend these guys. One of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Great experience dealing with Zanzibar watersports at Kendwa Rocks. We were staying next door at Sunset Bungalows, and the diveshop there was a bit disinterested in our business. We popped next door, and had a great week of water adventures with the guys from Zanzibar Watersports. One of the guys on our trip only had 2 full days, and really... More

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

When I started feeling a little restless after the first day on Zanzibar (I'd forgotten to bring a book) I decided to take the open water divers license. This was kind of ironic, as my biggest fear is deep water, but I really did enjoy it and conquered my fear at the same time! I struck a good deal on... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

As experienced deep sea fisherman we thought we would take advantage of the wonderful opportunity to fish off the coast of Zanzibar. We arranged a half day deap sea charter on the Timimi at the Kendwa Rocks branch. Upon booking we were informed that they would need to check the Internet to confirm the weather was good to go out,... More

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chrisGoodwin, Owner at Zanzibar Watersports, responded to this review

Zanzibar Watersports takes negative feedback very seriously. We feel that to be referred to as “Money Grabbers" is unprofessional and incorrect, and we’d like the opportunity to set this straight. Zanzibar Watersports, offers a professional fishing operation with a fleet of three fishing boats and over 12 years in the business in Zanzibar. If sea conditions are too rough or... More

Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A group of us went diving here after negotiating a good deal. They were all friendly and helpful although they did say the dhow ride to Mnemba Atol was only 1 hour after I specifically asked them and then when we got on the boat it was 2 hours. Not such an issue as the ride was fun albeit a... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I had an amazing experience with Zanzibar Watersports. The day snorkelling trip to Mnemba Atoll was stunning and totally worth the money. The sail along the coastline in a dhow is fantastic and very relaxing. Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable and always made sure our group was safe and sound. Our Captain seemed very experienced. I went out... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Arranged to do my PADI open water dive course with these guys and a friend decided to join me at the last minute. Chris, the managing director, was incredibly helpful and flexible and did us a very good deal. Khamis, our instructor, was excellent and good fun. They also helped arrange kite-surfing for my friend on our last day in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The day trip to Mnemba Atoll was amazing. The snorkling was outstanding and the guide did a good jobb with diving and telling us what we saw. Lunch pack was good. Bargain (hard) on the price, and you will get good value. The "big game fishing" was, on the other hand, horrible. I was looking forward to fish, but the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

So, myself and two friends wanted to dive during our stay in nungwi. Mnemba seemed the best place. We spoke to various operators regarding the conditions. Only ZW seemed to have trips running there every day. Others would offer a local site trip or a Mnemba trip dependent on conditions. There had been a serious boat accident with fatalities due... More

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