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The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean

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Great first-time experience

My boyfriend and I booked the "discover scuba diving" course which included one pool session for... read more

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Jana H
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London, United Kingdom
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A very enjoyable day spent with family- one diver and two snorkellers. A beautiful day weather wise... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nik2121
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Melbourne, Australia
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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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Reviewed yesterday

My boyfriend and I booked the "discover scuba diving" course which included one pool session for instruction and then one dive excursion to Mnemba island. It was my very first attempt at scuba diving and I had a little trouble getting used to the equipment...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very enjoyable day spent with family- one diver and two snorkellers. A beautiful day weather wise helped during the ride to the dive spots. The water was clear and the site was interesting. Our boat only had a few snorkelling so we had a...More

Thank Nik2121
OneOceanManagement, Manager at The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nik2121, thank you so much for your superb review! We are so happy to read that you got a perfect snorkelling experience with us: the good combination of safety and fun. We'll make sure the team receives your compliments and we hope to have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two of us did our advanced open water course with One Ocean. We picked them largely because of the option of splitting the course between Stone Town and Mnemba. The boats were good and all the equipment seemed to be good quality. We much preferred...More

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

Dear Peter J, thanks for your great review! We are very happy to read that you enjoyed diving with us but we would like to focus on a couple of points of your review. We'll definitely pass your compliments to Eva, she will be thrilled!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my open water diving certification course at one ocean and it was very well done. I did the theory online and then had a day in the pool and two days out diving where we did 2 dives on each day. The instructor...More

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

Dear Luke B, thanks for your wonderful review! We are extremely happy to read that you had a wonderful time learning how to scuba diving with us, we will make sure that Grace receives your compliments. We hope to have you back for more fun...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on 2 divings with the team of One Ocean. There was no briefing of the aerea we are going to nor the marine life we will see. Unfortunately there was nothing WOW about that diving experience. The diving instructor "chief" also provoked an...More

Thank Dohastyle
OneOceanManagement, Manager at The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Dohastyle, thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are very surprised to read that you didn't have a pre dive briefing from Abdul 'the chief', he is one of our senior team members and he normally briefs all his divers, however...More

Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Finished my PADI with one ocean. Great experience. David was very helpful in making our stay in Zanzibar in general as easy as possible; good advice on sites and transportation. Bokko was our instructor, very patient and clear in a his teaching, made us feel...More

Thank Pjotr1808
OneOceanManagement, Manager at The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Piet, thanks for your wonderful review! We are really happy to read that you got such an amazing time with our dive operation in Stone Town. Boko and Dave are sending their thanks for your nice comments. Keep diving & Stay safe, The One...More

Reviewed May 19, 2018

Dived at Mnemba with One Ocean. Had a very easy refresher course one day and a double dive the following day. Everything was handled professionally and efficiently. Really enjoyed diving at Zanzibar.

Thank Jakub M
Management-One-Ocean, Manager at The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2018

Dear Jakub M, thanks for your wonderful review. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed diving in zanzibar and you loved our operation. We hope to have you back for more fun in the sun! The One Ocean Team

Reviewed April 26, 2018

My daughter successfully completed an open water PADI course over a few days last week and I went snorkelling for a day off Bawe island . The instructor, Cedric, was excellent as were all the One Ocean staff who provided a perfect combination of professional...More

Thank Annielegg
Management-One-Ocean, Manager at The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2018

Dear Annielegg, thanks you so much for your amazing review. We are so happy to read that you got an amazing service and a wonderful time underwater exploring Stone Town's reef. Cedric sends his personal thanks for your compliments. We hope to have you back...More

Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

This is the best diving store in stone town. They are always helpful and takes good care of you. The dive sites are very good and it’s lots of nice macro life.More

Thank Lars A
OneOceanManagement, Manager at The Zanzibar Dive Centre, One Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Dear Lars A, thanks for your taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We are very happy to read that you got an amazing time scuba diving in Stone Town: the reefs are indeed full of life and interesting critters. We hope to...More

Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

I dived with the Zanzibar Dive center one ocean. It was a great experience. The Mnenmba reef was full of various sea life and great visibility. I’d recommend them to all who wish to go diving in Zanzibar. Very professional and able dive instructors.More

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

Dear Adilnargolwala, thanks for your amazing review! We are so happy to read that you loved diving with us and the underwater beauties of Mnemba Atoll, we'll make sure all the instructors get to receive your compliments. We hope to have you back for more...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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