Diving In Zanzibar

Fun Divers Zanzibar · Local PADI Dive Resort in Nungwi | Local expert for scuba diving in Zanzibar

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Explore the best diving in Zanzibar around the island’s north coast

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Diving Courses

Quality PADI scuba diving courses at Fun Divers Zanzibar in Nungwi

Diving With Zanzibaris

Scuba diving in Zanzibar with local experts

Enjoy scuba diving and snorkeling with local experts in Zanzibar North

Best Value

Best value diving in Zanzibar

Save on pre-booking and specials for diving packages, courses and snorkeling

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Local Diving in Zanzibar

Dive With Us

Fun Divers Zanzibar is the local expert for scuba diving and the only locally owned diving operation in Zanzibar.

Our unique little PADI Dive Resort is run by a team of friendly Zanzibaris who grew up in the fishing village of Nungwi. We experienced the reefs around northern Zanzibar as local fishermen for many years before.

PADI Regional Manager visiting Zanzibar

PADI Regional Manager visiting Zanzibar

Local Guides · Our experienced local PADI Pros will guide you over the best diving sites around northern Zanzibar.

Personalised Diving · We plan your dives together with you and tailor them to your needs and qualifications.

Small Groups · Diving is offered only in small groups to allow you an exclusive underwater experience.

Quality Equipments · We provide quality branded dive gear from Scubapro and Mares.

Professional Service · As a PADI Dive Resort and a Divers Alert Network Industry Partner, we value our customers dive safety and are committed to professional scuba training.

Best Diving in Zanzibar

Zanzibar North

Its wealth of coral reefs and sea life make Zanzibar a premier diving destination. These sites around the north coast of the island are among the most famous in the Zanzibar archipelago. 

Our base at Nungwi Beach is the central starting point for your excursions. From here ocean lovers have a choice to visit the famous spots in the marine reserve of Mnemba Island, Tumbatu Island, Nungwi and Leven Bank.

Excursions

We offer daily scuba diving excursions from Nungwi to the best sites in Zanzibar Island.

The approach takes 5­-45 minutes from our diving centre.

Our excursions start at 8:00 AM and return around 1:00 PM.

Send us your enquiry by email to
info@fundiverszanzibar.com

Best diving in Zanzibar Island

Best diving around Zanzibar North

Huge Variety of Diving

Whether you prefer colorful coral walls, sloping reefs, plate corals, bommies or terraced coral gardens, the variety of wall and reef diving suits every level of diver qualification.

Common Sea Life Sightings

Besides over 500 species of marine life, you can discover a wide range of hard and soft corals diving the reefs around Zanzibar’s north coast. Where we usually encounter pods of dolphins, sea turtles, tropical reef fish, a large variety of macro marine life and extraordinary sea creatures.

Diving on the coral reefs in Zanzibar North

Coral reef in Zanzibar North

Diving Conditions

The warm Indian Ocean waters around Zanzibar makes for easy relaxed diving in calmer sea conditions.

  • Water Temperature: 24-29 degrees Celsius
  • Visibility: 20-60 meters
  • Diving Difficulty: All levels
  • Depth Range: 2-30+ meters

Time To Go Diving

You can dive in Zanzibar all year round.

The ultimate time for scuba diving around the island’s north coast is from March to the end of May.
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Be Inspired

Take a look at our diving map and be inspired by our presentation of the most popular reefs (level, depth, type, reef, sea life).

Diving In Zanzibar’s Marine Reserve

Mnemba Island

The world-reknowed marine reserve of Mnemba Island is considered the tropical fish capital and famous for the best diving in Zanzibar.

Diving in Mnemba is well known for encounters with pods of dolphins, abundant sea life and great visibility. Dolphins sightings are a regular occurrence. Should we encounter them during our boat ride, you will have the opportunity to swim/snorkel with them.

Kichwani and Wattabomie in Mnemba are the sites of choice for your diving adventure in Zanzibar.

Excursions

We offer daily scuba diving excursions from Nungwi to the best sites, Kichwani and Wattambomie at Mnemba.

The approach takes 20­-45 minutes from our diving centre.

Our excursions start at 8:00 AM and return around 1:00 PM.

Send us your enquiry by email to
info@fundiverszanzibar.com

Diving with dolphins in Mnemba Island in Zanzibar

Dolphins in Mnemba Island

Be Inspired

Take a look at our diving map and be inspired by our presentation of the most popular reefs (level, depth, type, reef, sea life).

Ultimate Diving Season in Zanzibar

March To May

The best diving season in Zanzibar starts in March. It is the rainy season and lasts until the end of May.

The visibility is great at this time and you will see more and bigger fish on most dives than the rest of the year.

Best diving season in Zanzibar

Ultimate diving season March to May

We will show you peak diving conditions, professional service and the best sites to explore in Zanzibar North.

Zanzibar scuba diving special

Zanzibar Scuba Special

Save 20% when pre-booking scuba diving, try diving or snorkeling for July to December 2021 · Save 20% when pre-booking PADI scuba certification courses for July to November 2021

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Send us your enquiry by email to info@fundiverszanzibar.com

Zanzibar scuba diving special

Free Scuba Dive

Aimed at certified divers who are keen to do three dives a day. Get an extra dive for free (same excursion) when booking two dives. 

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Send us your enquiry by email to info@fundiverszanzibar.com

COVID-19 Precaution

Divers Welcome
Our base at Nungwi Beach is the central starting point for your excursions to the best dive sites in Zanzibar Island. From here ocean lovers have a choice to visit the amazing spots in the marine reserve of Mnemba Island, Tumbatu Island, Nungwi Reef and Leven Bank · We offer daily scuba diving excursions from Nungwi to the best spots in Zanzibar Island · Local expert · Personalised diving · Small groups · Exclusive underwater experience.

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