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Address: Paradise Beach Hotel, Nungwi, Tanzania
Phone Number: +255 773 235030
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Magical day on the Seafari

Went on the seafari trip with a dozen other people . two hours to get to the first snorkelling site off Mnemba Island. two crew guided the snorklers and assisted those who were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2014
Rose4105
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Brisbane, Australia
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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We booked our diving with from the Kendwa Rocks hotel. Chris told us that we would have an instructor for my partner and myself, as I am not a confident diver. On the day we were diving with two other people. One of whom was completing a PADI course and we waited for him to complete skills etc. Our instructor;... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My partner and I visited Zanzibar for the first time and were really excited about partaking in water activities. After doing some research and getting in contact with a few companies, only Zanzibar Watersports seemed to be replying in a friendly and informative, way. Other companies I contacted seemed like they were not interested in hosting us (I never made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I found my scuba diving day at Mnemba Atoll very exciting and beautiful. The instructors are professional and assertive which was very much appreciated. In particular my instructor Juma gave all the necessary information in a very good manner and the entire diving was a great success and pleasure with him. On a separate note thank to Kaamis who is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

Went on the seafari trip with a dozen other people . two hours to get to the first snorkelling site off Mnemba Island. two crew guided the snorklers and assisted those who were not strong swimmer. After an hour we moved to another spot where the reef fell away in a deep wall to the ocean floor. After that we... More 

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Dubai
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Just back in from another trip to Kendwa rocks. Went out with the Zanzibar watersports team this time for deep sea fishing. Had a great time with the crew and managed to pull in some fish. Stunning day on the water. Highly recommend if you are on the island.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Having many years experience as a charter fishing client this is the worst experience by a mile.Zanzibar Water Sports would not survive 2 minutes as an viable operation in Australia. My experience was as follows: The reason my wife and I went to Zanzibar was to relax after 2 weeks in Kenya and Tanzania and for me to indulge in... More 

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chrisGoodwin, Owner at Zanzibar Watersports, responded to this review

Once again I'd like to offer my sincere apologies for your disappointing experience with Zanzibar Watersports . It is never our intention to leave clients 'pissed off' and unsatisfied. As a result of speaking with you previously, Zanzibar Watersports did immediately offer you a full refund which you accepted. Unfortunately most of your frustration comes from the point that you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

What a great week scuba diving around North Zanzibar. 7 days at Kendwa Rocks Hotel, 6 days diving/12 dives. Some of the dives are a tad shallow so get compromised visibility. It certainly doesn't detract from the enjoyment. The guys at Zanzibar Watersports were superb and even though I couldn't twist their arm to the more extreme dives, the dives... More 

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Denver
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This half day is $600.00. We did it and did not even a bite. Said fishing had been good but their catch board had not been updated in days. Crew spent whole time talking to each other. Had a downrigger but never put it. Only changed baits twice. Been fising in Cabo and Mombasa all crews worked hard but not... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My girlfriend and I spent 2 weeks in Zanzibar with 10 days worth on Kendwa beach. Zanzibar Watersports office on Kendwa is located in the grounds of our hotel and came highly recommended. Both of us had never done scuba diving before so we deliberated over which course to choose, but ended up on the scuba diver - open water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Spent 6 days in Zanzibar this summer with a friend. We both wanted to dive and she needed to get her PADI certification. She reached out to a couple of dive shops and found Chris, the owner, to be the most straightforward and helpful in terms of service and information. The PADI course they offered with fantastic. She was able... More 

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