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The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean

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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...more
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Bottom of Kenyatta road | Zanzibar, Tanzania, Tanzania
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+255 773 048 828
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Just a quick note to say a big ‘thank you!’ to the One Ocean team, who made our diving last week in Zanzibar last week an experience to never forget. We went on two boat dives to the Mnemba Atoll and two dives in Stone...More

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OneOceanManagement, Manager at The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Kees d, thanks you so much for you wonderful review! We are extremely happy to read that you got an amazing time during your 'family diving' with us, we'll make sure Eva and David get to read your review, they will be thrilled to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently completed my Open Water Certification and was a little nervous to make my first real dives. The staff was completely understanding and totally helpful. We made two fantastic dives and I saw so, so many beautiful fish and corals. I was comfortable and...More

Thank LeighHaubach
OneOceanManagement, Manager at The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear LeighHaubach, thanks for your wonderful review We are extremely happy to read that you got an awesome time learning how to scuba dive with us, Mitch and the Stone Town team send their Asante Sana for your lovely compliments. We hope to have you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last weekend I went on two dives with the Stonetown branch of One Ocean and it made me want to come back for more so I returned today (but opted for snorkeling instead). I came into the shop at least twice over the summer to...More

Thank Roving10620782761
OneOceanManagement, Manager at The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Roving, thank you so much for this beautiful review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed both diving and snorkelling with us. We will be happy to welcome you back here with us. All the best, the One Ocean Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been on many snorkelling trips all over the world, and I’ve enjoyed every one of them while feeling completely safe.. until this one! I realise the weather conditions were marginal, but in my opinion it should never have gone ahead. At no time was...More

Thank Sarah and Clive B
OneOceanManagement, Manager at The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sarah and Clive B, Thank you for your review. We were surprised to read your review as we encourage our clients to report any issue upon return from the trip, we don’t recall anyone coming to us with complaints like the one you reported....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did 5 days diving with One Ocean, did not find anything negative. Dive trips were well organized, experienced local dive guides and amazing dives at Mnemba island. Did not rent equipment, but as far as I saw it looked ok. They have a branch in...More

Thank nils h
OneOceanManagement, Manager at The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nils H, thanks for your amazing review! We are pleased to read that you enjoyed our organisation and the diving sites at Mnemba Atoll, we'll make sure the entire team receives your compliments. We hope to have you back for more wonderful dives! The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did my Open Waters course with these guys. For me was fantastic, because, eventhought the teorical part is boring they explain you what you need. I also did the practise on pool and later on the Ocean dives, everithing un a seriusly way. They...More

Thank Blanca G
OneOceanManagement, Manager at The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Blanca G, thank you so much for your wonderful review! It is great to read that you got an awesome time learning how to scuba dive with us, Vanessa will be thrilled to read your compliments. We are pleased to read that you are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire experience from start to finish was great. This was my first dive in the ocean after recently getting my open water certification, so I was a bit nervous. All of the staff members were very friendly, and they paid extra attention to me...More

Thank John G
OneOceanManagement, Manager at The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear John G, thanks for your amazing review. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed the underwater beauties that Zanzibar has to offer but we are even happier to read that you felt safe and properly looked after during your dives with us,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a once in a lifetime trip! Not only did we see amazing fish but we swam with dolphins! Guides were knowledgeable, professional and friendly - There were four of us snorkelling in a small group with one guide so we were really well...More

Thank Sue P
OneOceanManagement, Manager at The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sue P, thanks for your awesome review! We are so happy to read that you got a wonderful time with us and we agree with you that swimming with dolphins is indeed a once in a lifetime experience. We'll make sure that Professor Foum...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I decided to take a snorkeling session with One Ocean and I don't regret it at all. Prices are accesible and the service is amazing. Staff is super helpful. I totally recommend it.More

Thank Ricardo L
OneOceanManagement, Manager at The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ricardo L, thanks for your wonderful review! We are pleased to read that you got an awesome time snorkelling with us and that you found that our service was impeccable. We'll make sure we pass your compliments to the entire team. We hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An opportunity to dive in Zanzibar was not to be missed and enquiries led me to One Ocean. The Stonetown Centre provided good marine life, great reefs and tranquil waters whilst the Mnemba Centre provided great marine life, good reefs and sufficient current to attract...More

Thank Owen J
OneOceanManagement, Manager at The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Owen J, thanks for your great review. We are extremely pleased to read that you enjoyed what Zanzibar has to offer in terms of marine life and that you also appreciated our concern over safety, as we often say there is no fun without...More

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ivanakalabova
February 12, 2017|
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Response from OneOceanManagement | Property representative |
Dear ivanakalabova, thanks for your message. We do have some prescription masks, do you need - or + 3.5 ? We might have a - 3. Did you check already the Shamshu pharmacy in Stone Town? They should sell contact... More
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KatrienRoos
September 8, 2016|
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Response from OneOcean | Property representative |
Dear Katrien, We have 3 dive centres that are located in Stone Town, Matemwe and Kiwengwa. The branch in Stone Town is diving the surrounding reefs, the dive centres on the east coast are going to Mnemba Atoll. If you're... More
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Jill303
July 13, 2016|
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Response from OneOcean | Property representative |
Dear Jill, guests that visit Zanzibar from a cruise ship for only one day usually decide to go diving and snorkelling with our Stone Town branch as it is not far away from Zanzibar port. In Stone Town for the Morning Dives... More
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