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One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center

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Address: Tanzania
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Come and discover the amazing underwater world and the bottlenose dolphins...

Come and discover the amazing underwater world and the bottlenose dolphins at the famous Mnemba Atoll in the Indian Ocean.

We are the only the dive operator in Zanzibar to have a dive centre in Stone Town on the west coast where we dive the reefs in front of Stone Town we can do wreck dive and night dive.

One Ocean is in house with the full dive operation and boat launching site at Bluebay Beach Resort in Kiwengwa and Matemwe Beach Village in Matemwe.

Inside Melia Zanzibar and Ocean Paradise Resort we do have booking offices and pool facilities!

Kiwengwa and Matemwe are located on the north east coast of Zanzibar close to Mnemba Atoll, with the best diving and snorkelling spot in Zanzibar!

Dive packages can be shared among our different location to give more variety to our divers.

We have very high safety and environmental standards.

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Great diving experience.

My husband and I stayed on the East Coast and stayed at Ocean Paradise Resort as they had a One Ocean office. We now realise that in fact they will pick up from other hotels... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
OzzieC42
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UK
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed on the East Coast and stayed at Ocean Paradise Resort as they had a One Ocean office. We now realise that in fact they will pick up from other hotels too. We did a 5 day dive package and one thing I found refreshing was that we didn't have to take all 5 days in... More 

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Thank OzzieC42
OneOceanManagement, General Manager at One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear OzzieC42, thanks for your fabulous review! It is great to read that you enjoyed every single moment of the your days with us, we put a lot of passion and energy in everything we do and it is so rewarding to read that it has been appreciated. The combination between diving at Mnemba Atoll and Stone Town's reefs/wrecks is... More 

Woonona, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did a two dive single day on Mnemba Atoll. Customer service at mtemwe shop was great during booking. Boat had shade and felt safe and professionally maintained. Dive master made us feel relaxed. Coral was looking a little lacklustre but fish life was not too bad.

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Thank mcstannard
OneOceanManagement, General Manager at One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear mcstannard, thanks for your good review! We are so proud to read that One Ocean service has been impeccable! Unfortunately coral reefs around the world are struggling due to many factors like climate change, pollution, human actions. We are all trying our best to maintain Mnemba Atoll's reef by reminding our divers to establish a good buoyancy,don't touch anything... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great diving centre and school. We were with the centre at BlueBay Resort on the east coast. Excellent equipment. A spectacular speedboat trip away from the famous coral and sea life at Mnemba Island.

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Thank Wim_Nairobi_Kenya
OneOceanManagement, General Manager at One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear Wim_Nairobi_Kenya, we are so pleased to read your stunning review! One Ocean operation in Kiwengwa, based inside Bulebay Resort &Spa offers the luxury and comfort of the departure directly from the Kiwengwa beach with a very much enjoyable cruise along the island coastline. looking forward to have you back with us for some more fun in the sun! The... More 

all around
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was good experience regarding the corals and the underwater scenery we saw, the staff from One Ocean was very professional and caring. However for a half day spend in a water only and in a overcrowded boat was l little to much. Me and my friends were a group of 6 and they put us together with another aprox.... More 

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OneOceanManagement, General Manager at One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear travelIviliandur, thanks for taking the time to write a review. Very nice to read that you and your friends enjoyed the corals and One Ocean Team was outstanding. Our boats can take a maximum of 16 people, so if you were with other 10 pax that was just normal! As you may already know, Christmas time is peak season... More 

Denver
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42 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One Ocean is a professional organization. The diving and snorkeling were exceptional. The coral is healthy, diverse and beautiful. Best I've seen. Fun wreck visit for the second dive. Communication was prompt and thorough. All in all, a great day.

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OneOceanManagement, General Manager at One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear ljljrichco, thanks for your stunning review! We are so happy to read that you got an absolute great time with us, we hope to have you back to build with you some awesome memories! The One Ocean Team More 

Sunnyvale, California
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did 2 dives with One Ocean. One off Stone Town near Bawe Islands and the other at Mnemba Atoll. I was extremely impressed by the quality of service provided by One Ocean on both the dives. The equipment was fairly new, boats were comfortable and the dive masters were very professional. In fact, my gear was so new that... More 

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OneOceanManagement, General Manager at One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear karshah1221, thanks for your amazing review! How lovely to read that you had such a wonderful time with us, Aakash is indeed a great Divemaster, we'll make sure he gets to read your review. We are sorry to know that your mask kept fogging up, we do treat all our new mask with toothpaste but sometimes it takes more... More 

Portugal
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

We had a little rough trip until we reach the diving point. Despite that we always felt safe. Arriving at the atol we did 2 dives and in between they served a snack at the boat. The snorkeling instructors (Juma and Hassan) were the best. So nice and friendly. They have helped my wife during the dive. The coral reef... More 

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OneOceanManagement, General Manager at One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear NunoSilva1976, thanks for your great review! Nice to read that you enjoyed the snorkelling day with us and your snorkel guides Hassan and Juma have been amazing, we'll make sure they receive your appreciation. You have been snorkelling from One Ocean branch in Kiwengwa where we use a speed boat for a 45 minute ride to reach Mnemba Atoll:... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

I booked my dives in advance and communication was excellent. Quick responses and detailed info regarding pricing and locations. Good and clear briefings, reliable equipment and fun staff around. Dive sites close to Stone Town were pretty cool and nice refreshments during surface interval. All with all One Ocean is a professional and good place to plan your divings with.

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Thank KarimHomri
OneOceanManagement, General Manager at One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear Karim444, many thanks for your superb review! It is so rewarding to know that you have appreciated our service from the first moment until the very end! We look forward to have you diving with us again. The One Ocean Team More 

East London, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

The people who organise this are professionals. My daughter went to scuba and she was impressed at the knowledge and care given by the master diver..Craig. I did the snorkelling and found the leader - Juma, I think, to be knowledgeable and very aware of his group as well as the things to see. The cost for a dive is... More 

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OneOceanManagement, General Manager at One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear Violetvz, thank you so much for your fantastic review! We are so happy to read that Craig took good care of your daughter's training, he is indeed a great and knowledgeable instructor. We'll make sure he gets your appreciation! We hope to see you both back in Zanzibar for some more fun in the sun! The One Ocean Team More 

Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

I was on the fence about whether or not I should scuba or snorkel on my trip. I had some friends visit One World before me and decided to follow in their footsteps and snorkel. I'm glad I did! While it would have been great to get up close to the coral and fish, the scuba equipment would have made... More 

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OneOceanManagement, General Manager at One Ocean: The Zanzibar Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear jesuisbeth, thanks for your amazing review! It is so nice to read that you got a wonderful time snorkelling with us, we do really take great care in making sure that scuba divers and snorkelers have plenty of space on our boats. Snorkel guides and dive leaders work together since a long time that's why timing and spaces of... More 

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