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Address: Paradise Beach Hotel, Nungwi, Tanzania
Phone Number:
+255 773 235 030
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Kendwa Rocks - great service

Great experience dealing with Zanzibar watersports at Kendwa Rocks. We were staying next door at Sunset Bungalows, and the diveshop there was a bit disinterested in our business... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2014
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed July 26, 2014

Great experience dealing with Zanzibar watersports at Kendwa Rocks. We were staying next door at Sunset Bungalows, and the diveshop there was a bit disinterested in our business. We popped next door, and had a great week of water adventures with the guys from Zanzibar Watersports. One of the guys on our trip only had 2 full days, and really... More 

Thank kiwi_ward
Bergen, Norway
2 reviews
Reviewed July 20, 2014

When I started feeling a little restless after the first day on Zanzibar (I'd forgotten to bring a book) I decided to take the open water divers license. This was kind of ironic, as my biggest fear is deep water, but I really did enjoy it and conquered my fear at the same time! I struck a good deal on... More 

Thank Kristin A
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47 reviews
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Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

As experienced deep sea fisherman we thought we would take advantage of the wonderful opportunity to fish off the coast of Zanzibar. We arranged a half day deap sea charter on the Timimi at the Kendwa Rocks branch. Upon booking we were informed that they would need to check the Internet to confirm the weather was good to go out,... More 

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chrisGoodwin, Owner at Zanzibar Watersports, responded to this review

Zanzibar Watersports takes negative feedback very seriously. We feel that to be referred to as “Money Grabbers" is unprofessional and incorrect, and we’d like the opportunity to set this straight. Zanzibar Watersports, offers a professional fishing operation with a fleet of three fishing boats and over 12 years in the business in Zanzibar. If sea conditions are too rough or... More 

Perth, Australia
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231 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed June 17, 2014

A group of us went diving here after negotiating a good deal. They were all friendly and helpful although they did say the dhow ride to Mnemba Atol was only 1 hour after I specifically asked them and then when we got on the boat it was 2 hours. Not such an issue as the ride was fun albeit a... More 

Thank TimMPerth
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 13, 2014

I had an amazing experience with Zanzibar Watersports. The day snorkelling trip to Mnemba Atoll was stunning and totally worth the money. The sail along the coastline in a dhow is fantastic and very relaxing. Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable and always made sure our group was safe and sound. Our Captain seemed very experienced. I went out... More 

1 Thank Silverlici0us
Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 1, 2014

Arranged to do my PADI open water dive course with these guys and a friend decided to join me at the last minute. Chris, the managing director, was incredibly helpful and flexible and did us a very good deal. Khamis, our instructor, was excellent and good fun. They also helped arrange kite-surfing for my friend on our last day in... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 24, 2014

The day trip to Mnemba Atoll was amazing. The snorkling was outstanding and the guide did a good jobb with diving and telling us what we saw. Lunch pack was good. Bargain (hard) on the price, and you will get good value. The "big game fishing" was, on the other hand, horrible. I was looking forward to fish, but the... More 

Thank Arne B
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

So, myself and two friends wanted to dive during our stay in nungwi. Mnemba seemed the best place. We spoke to various operators regarding the conditions. Only ZW seemed to have trips running there every day. Others would offer a local site trip or a Mnemba trip dependent on conditions. There had been a serious boat accident with fatalities due... More 

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Lyon, France
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2014

I had a very great diving experience with the Zanzibar Watersports Club Padi 5 Stars (located at the Kendwa Rocks Hotel). I’ve made 4 dives and I’really have great time with all instructors: Faudel, Shida Salum and Chris (owner of the club). The team was very professional and I felt very safe on the boat and underwater. I dive 4... More 

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Bochum, Germany
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed February 19, 2014

I recently dived with Zanzibar Watersports in early January. It was the two of us, my girlfriend and I. We had decided to do a 4 dive package each. We did two dives at Mnemba atoll, and two dives locally. Our over all impression of Zanzibar Watersports was excellent. The two dives at Menmba atoll, where amazing. Our dive master,... More 

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