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“Tofo Scuba 10 out of 10” 5 of 5 stars
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Tofo Scuba
Tofo Beach, Tofo, Mozambique
+258 82 826 0140
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Tofo
Type: Water sports, Adventure
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Owner description: TOFO SCUBA is the longest running dive center in Mozambique. (18 Years) We pioneered diving in the Tofo, Barra area. We are a PADI Resort center. We also offer RAID courses (Open Water to instructor) which can be a more affordable option as it does not require that you purchase a book. (E learning) We are situated right on the beach and 30 meters from the sea. (Next to Dino's bar and Fatima's Backpackers). We have an awesome restaurant on site. Tofo Scuba has the ONLY HEATED DIVER TRAINING POOL IN TOFO (26 degrees instead of 18 degrees) We run 3 x 8,3 meter superducks powered by 100hp Yamaha 4 stroke motors. FREE NITROX for those divers who are qualified Nitrox divers. This will give you 10 to 15 min..Longer bottom time on our deep dives. Safety (2 Dive Masters on EVERY Dive) and customer service are our priority. Free WI FI For Tofo Scuba Customers. Your own LOCKER to safely store your personal belongings. MISSION STATEMENT. It is the stated objective of the staff and management of Tofo Scuba to provide to our customers the highest standard of quality and service as it relates to scuba diving and scuba diver training. This commitment to service excellence will be seen in our desire and ability to continually improve the standard of both our student training programs and our daily casual diver charters. Of prime importance to us, is the safety and well being of all our customers and students. We will be measured by our ability to always supply well-maintained, safe diving equipment, good quality air and fully equipped, seaworthy dive boats at all times. We undertake to always foster an environment conducive to the safer learning and enjoyment of scuba diving in a friendly and relaxed manner. Our attitude toward scuba diving and diver training will always be conservative.
Durham, United Kingdom
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“Tofo Scuba 10 out of 10”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

We have just returned to the U.K. having spent 10 days in Tofo Beach. We had pre-booked a 10 dive package with Tofo Scuba several months before arrival, on the reccommendation of a guy that I met last year on a Red Sea live aboard. He wasn't wrong.
The booking process was straight forward and Nikki from Tofo Scuba was very helpful during this time, answering any queries that we had. As this was a new destination for us all, quite honestly we didn't know what to expect.
We were a party of 3, two of us being very experienced divers, and the other guy has just passed his open water course at the age of 70 !
I wish to say that the instructors Nick, Matt & Dennis and the trainee Dive Masters Grace, Axel and Orlando and the rest of the team in the background were very professional and friendly. With the emphasis being on safety, coupled with their obvious knowledge of all dive sites and expert guideance, we had some fantastic diving.
We had arrived in Tofo just after the passing of a cyclone through the Madagascar Channel, which left the sea quite rough at times, however this did not spoil the experience, as the life underwater was something to behold. We saw the giant Mantas and whale sharks (whale shark from the surface only) that we came to see, but will say that any diver will not be dissapointed at the abundance of other species to be seen on these reefs.
Tofo scuba also offer excellent snacks and meals and facilities to relax between dives (or for just lazing around) on site, which our wives also took full advantage of during our visit, also try the Preta beer on offer ( a dark beer almost like english stout -very refreshing) !
We are already planning a return visit, and will look no further than Tofo Scuba.

Thanks once again John, Nikki and the Tofo Scuba team.

Visited February 2012
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Inhambane Province, Mozambique
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“Whale Shark diving”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

I enjoyed seeing the whale sharks, was a bit dissapointed that I did not see the manta rays.

Visited December 2011
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“Tofo Scuba... Great!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

Just want to say a great thanks to Tofo Scuba in Tofo.... a really professional outfit that caters for all grades of divers. It is set on the beach at a creamy location and seems to be the only beachfront dive shop in the area enabling you to combine fantastic diving with sun tan topping , eating great food, drinking beer and meeting a great range of people.

I did a total of 20 dives and was well looked after, the team do not give you BS about their sites and are prepared to got that extra mile to ensure that you get what you came for.... in my case the bigger stuff, whalesharks (on snorkel) manta on my second to last dive, leopard shark, whitetip, GT, Barracuda, Giant Moray and a huge range of other stuff. The diving here is what I call Apex Diving (not really for beginners..) Nitrox qualified a definite advantage, having good sea-legs because it can get rough. The Ribs are well maintained, gear is good scubapro, and the staff are very knowledgeable about the reefs, it is said that Tofo Scuba has reefs that the dive that others do not know about. When in Tofo this is the only choice..... great diving, great site, great staff..... what can I say except GREAT!

Visited December 2011
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Nelspruit, South Africa
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“Breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

Was the best place to enjoy a breakfast. Was battling to find a place in Tofo that had stock and could make us a decent breakfast, great view of the beach and also very cold beers.

Visited January 2012
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
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“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

We had breakfast twice and this was real value for money with great fresh products. Kids also enjoyed it as it was on the beach with loads of space. Property very clean, service good.

Visited January 2012
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