Scuba diving around Mnemba Island
Dive site Mnemba Island | Top spot Kichwani
Depth 2 – 30 m
Type Sloping wall
Kichwani is one of our most beautiful dive sites, ideal for snorkelers, beginner and qualified divers, situated to the southeast of Mnemba Island in Zanzibar.
The reef is a sloping wall with a depth range from 2 to 30 meters. It is covered with hard and soft corals interspersed with a huge variety of marine life. With a mild current you can enjoy a drift dive along the wall.
Sea creatures you are likely to see at the dive site Kichwani: bluefin trevallys, napoleon wrasses, moray eels, triggerfish, scorpionfish, leaf fish, mackerels, nudibranchs, schools of colorful reef fish and many more. On occacion you may spot a white tip reef shark.
Dive site Mnemba Island | Top spot Wattabomie
Depth 6 – 30 m
Type Coral reef
Wattabomie is a wonderful dive site for both the experienced and inexperienced divers, situated to the south of Mnemba Island in Zanzibar.
The gentle slope of the reef with a depth from 6 to 30 meters makes it ideal for relaxed diving. Its unique bottom composition combines amazing bommie coral formations and a large area of marvellous plate coral. Countless species of tropical reef fish shoaling around the plate coral make a picturesque mid-water encounter and attract many predators. You can spot the occasional green sea turtle. It may happen that bottlenose dolphins interrupt our dive to engage with us.
Sea creatures you are likely to see at the dive site Wattabomie: groupers, bluefin trevallys, kingfish, baracudas, napoleon wrasses, triggerfish, snappers, octopuses, frogfish, moray eels, mantishrimps, nudibranchs, indian ocean walkmen and many more.
Depth 5 – 30+ m
Type Small Wall
Small Wall is a marvellous dive site for both the experienced and inexperienced divers divers, situated to the southeast of Mnemba Island in Zanzibar.
The reef is a steep sloping wall with a depth range from 5 to 30+ meters. In the shallow part many species of colorful reef fish are schoaling. With a mild current you can enjoy a drift dive along the wall. The more experienced divers can go deeper and occasionally spot white tip reef sharks, napoleon wrasses or sea turtles.
Sea creatures you are likely to see at the dive site Small Wall: groupers, moray eels, torpedo rays, scorpionfish, bluespotted ribbontail rays, leaf scorpionfish, nudibranchs and many more.