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Address: Paradise Beach Hotel, Nungwi, Tanzania
Phone Number: +255 773 235030
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Great diving and helpful staff

Dives were good and the staff were friendly and helpful. We did 2 dives in the closer Nungwe side reefs. Was good with a lot of life but from recommendations would have rather... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 18, 2015
Dean O
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Durban, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We (three persons) booked two dives with a refresh because we did not scuba dive in a while. We got the refresh for free as well as some other 10 dollar discount which sounded really nice. We would do the refresh in the afternoon with the dives the next day. However, the instructor was not in so we were told... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

These guys really know what they're doing. We got great group rates for scuba diving, snorkelling, boat rides, a beach barbecue, everything. Friendly, competent staff, props to Shida and Fadil, amazing dive instructors and super cool guys. I wish there was a ten-star rating, they totally deserve it. Highly recommend them for anything.

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Thank Josiah L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We just finished taking a group of 22 students to Zanzibar and really cannot say enough positive about the owner and staff of Zanzibar Watersports. From our initial arrival and meeting on the island to plan our group activities to the training they gave our students in diving and snorkeling to even dealing with some challenging issues with taxis, Zanzibar... More 

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Thank Jim C
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

If you are looking for a very well organised and professional team to catch big fish I can highly recommend Zanzibar Watersports. If you are lucky enough to have Peter in the team you will be fishing with a legend.

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Thank pruejackson
George, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

My wife my nine year old son and I booked the seafari which I must say was beyond excellent. We booked our trip well in advance and my interaction with Chris and James was very professional. Our guide François was very friendly and helpful. Unfortunately I cannot recall the name of the local gentleman who took us snorkeling but many... More 

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Thank Denver2020
Rabac, Croatia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

I am not sure we even went to the real deep sea! Lousy badly maintained boat with weak engines , overall old / poor gear ( rods etc) pleasant crew ( kenyan and local) but no fishing ZERO not even a bonito despite perfect weather and season condition and 5 hours trolling. Well well overpriced for eastern africa standards. May... More 

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Thank Vladislovich
chrisGoodwin, Owner at Zanzibar Watersports, responded to this review

We appreciate feed back, so as to keep our services professional and to clients expectations. What we cant do is get fish to bite and ensure that we have a 100\% catch rate. As for the clients remarks regarding our tackle, all tackle is Penn International reels and rods. We encourage using local crew and captains, so as to promote... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Professional divers, great diving, bluest water, whitest sand I've ever seen in my life...my favorite color has changed from blue to turquoise and all if its shades...if you meet Chris, James, Hamissa or Francois, tell them Kelly says hello and I would be there in a heart beat if I could....enjoy!

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Calgary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Poor dive equipment. We dove for four days, two dives per day, two divers. Every dive had a malfunctioning piece of equipment: broken regulator, leaking hoses, ripped fin, broken zipper on wet suit, missing mouth piece on regulator, bad smell from spilled gas in transport van, etc. Dive sites are terrific. Healthy coral and fish. Good visibility. Warmest water ever.... More 

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Thank wizelliott
Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Dives were good and the staff were friendly and helpful. We did 2 dives in the closer Nungwe side reefs. Was good with a lot of life but from recommendations would have rather done the further out dives as the visibility is far better. Only point where could have been a little better was if the DM gave a bit... More 

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Thank Dean O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

We booked the Timimi boat for a half day deep sea fishing trip which we really enjoyed. The team was professional James and Chris were very helpful and professionals Our captains Othman and Ameer are amazing and we had great conversations Keep up to good work Cheers Sami

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