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“Great club for diving around Mnemba Atol” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Scuba Libre Diving Centre

Scuba Libre Diving Centre
Matemwe Baharini Villas, Matemwe 1273, Tanzania
+255 777 865198
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Ranked #2 of 2 Attractions in Matemwe
Type: Reefs, Educational Sites
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Owner description: Opened in 2005, Scuba Libre Diving Centre is a PADI dive centre. Located right on the Matemwe beach, we run a full service diving centre offering daily dive and snorkel trips, all levels of scuba instruction and quality budget beachfront accommodation.Come and enjoy the many amazing sights the island has to offer such as snorkelling or diving in our magnificent underwater playgrounds of the Mnemba Atol which is in front of Matemwe beach.
Paris, France
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“Great club for diving around Mnemba Atol”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Warmly run by Susanna and the Swahili crew, Scuba Libre provided a great service (for a rather competitive price according to local standards which are pricey). We went for one trip of two dives (120 eur incl. all equipment renting) and could snorkel with dolphins on the way before the first dive thanks to the crew's flexibility.
Water and sandwiches were available between the 2 dives (45 min break) and the crew carried and prepared all the equipment for us.
Diving there was nice (we saw a shark and impressive corail rocks), with quite a bit of current / swell.
Overall a great local experience that i would definitely recommend.

Visited September 2012
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Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, French Guiana
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Nice place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

Good equipments.
Logistic could be improved.
Good price.
Safety is ok.

Visited May 2012
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Karachi, Pakistan
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“wrong dive sites!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

The instructors were friendly and helpful, but i think they didn't take us to the right diving spots. When i went to dive in Mnemba Atoll back in 2010 i remember seeing super colorful corals and all different kinds of fish, but this time it was very dull, barely saw any big schools of fish or any unusual corals. Just saw some big rocks and a few typical fish that one sees everywhere.

Visited April 2012
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Cape Town, South Africa
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“First Open Water Diving Trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

The instructors were helpful and experienced and we really enjoyed our first scuba dive! The Wall is stunning. We even had the privilege of some dolphins dashing past us. Magical.

The ride to Mnemba was very choppy, so even if you aren't prone to sea sickness I suggest you take a tabled before you go!

Visited August 2011
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Paris, France
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“Dangerous!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2011

If you don't have your Advanced, don t dive with them!!!They let you going up alone...More over the equipment is old and bad...
You also can dive with a group of 10 persones and they bring you to normal spots.Nothing extraordinay...For the dive masters, you are only money and it seems to be boring for him to take care of you.I dived in many places in the world and i never see such a bad club.They must invest for security and pleasure and not keep the money!Diving is a spirit first and not a business...
Don't dive with them

Visited November 2011
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