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Mafia Island Diving is Mafia Island's leading dive centre and the only one officially rated PADI 5 stars. It is run by a PADI Master Instructor and a PADI MSDT. We make a point for all our dive guides to be at least Divmasters. We offer the widest...more
| Utende Beach, Mafia Island 00000, Tanzania
+255 688 218 569
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I did the diving course and received our diving certificates here. Absolutely fantastic diving, more fish than I have ever seen in my 30 years of diving. The staff was friendly and patient and we had a great time. I would also...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super 5 days at lodge and diving with lodge dive centre. Excellent service, attention to detail, small groups, personalised treatment; everyone is treated as a special guest. Dive centre staff all excellent and really welltrained with an 100% can do attitude. Reurn journey is a...More

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic customer service by an extremely well run team. Higley qualified divers ensure everything runs safely and smoothly. A great choice for divers of all abilities and even try dives for the inexperienced. Thanks to Lucas, Dani and David for a fantastic two weeks, already...More

Thank Flynn-Ryan
Reviewed September 12, 2018

My family and I did several excursions with David and his team (diving and snorkelling) when we stayed at a nearby hotel (Pole Pole). Excellent service, and enthusiastic group who really wanted to make sure that everyone was getting the best out of all the...More

Thank 664john1964
Reviewed August 23, 2018

I did my PADI open water diving course and then two double dives after with mafia diving team. They were more than happy to start the course at my convenience. The tuition throughout the course was thorough well planned and confidence giving. The dives I...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed August 12, 2018

The best way to see the wonders of the reefs in Chole Bay and Mafia is with Mafia Island Diving. The staff are wonderful and very knowledgeable and the pace is relaxed - perfect!! We did a number of excursions (snorkelling, turtle hatching, diving) with...More

Thank aliandmatt2017
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We used Mafia Island diving for both diving and activities while staying at Pole Pole and were very impressed with the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. Nothing was too much trouble for them and we had the most amazing time. Everyone at the centre...More

Thank short_scuba_diver
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time doing activities with mafia island diving through their affiliation with our hotel: Polepole. The staff are incredibly friendly and knowledgeable. We got to see a turtle hatching which was an absolute highlight! On our snorkeling trip we sailed out on...More

Thank michellelakesa
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

highly recommend using Mafia Island Diving!! David, the owner, is so knowledgeable, through, friendly and helpful. Groups of 1 or 2 go with their own personal dive guide, which was really nice. The staff is so friendly and always there to help if you need...More

1  Thank Amylonge
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

I did my Advanced Open Water diving course here. Everything is very well taken care of and the staff is very welcoming and skilled. Special Thanks to my Diving Instructor Luke Reynolds who made me feel very safe and the course fun :) We went...More

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