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Diving in Tanzania

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Important about Tanzania

Tanzania has the Great Wildebeest Migration with over 2 million animals traveling across the plains each year and also, thanks to the best and biggest parks in Africa it offers in many safaries the "Big Five" (lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and buffalos).

Kilimanjaro standing at about 5,895 metres (19,341 ft) above sea level, is the tallest mountain in Africa.

Zanzibar Archipelago consists of several islands lying off the coast of Tanzania where you can find many beatiful beaches.

Capital: Dodoma. Language: English, Swahili. Currency: Tanzanian shilling. Population: Approx. 55.5 million Climate: tropical and coastal areas are hot and humid, while the northwestern highlands are cool and temperate.

Where to dive in Tanzania

Tanzania has many dive sites located in the Zanzibar archipelago and also on Tanzania lakes. Mafia Island offers over 42 types of coral and over 400 species of fish. It is also an area known for spectacular sightings of Whale Sharks. Pemba Island with incredible wall dives, beautifully colored reefs, and enormous sea fans. Also, North Horn in Pemba Island is known for its great number of Sharks. Nungwi located on the north of Zanzibar Island is the most visited tourist destination due to its coast and beaches and when it comes to diving has nothing to envy to the other destinations. Finally, the lakes in Tanzania offer crystal clear freshwater and on lake Tanganyika you can practice or get some altitude diving expeience.

Diving information for Tanzania

The best time to dive in Tanzania is between October to March, where you will find diving conditions that have clear and calm waters with good visibility. Make sure to avoid the rainy season (April-June)- which may not be the best time to dive in the island.

Water Temperatures:Summer: 26-29ºC/78-85ºF. Winter: 24-26ºC/75-78ºF.

Dive Sites of Tanzania

Diving_Nungwi Diving in Nungwi/ Zanzibar Island The most visited tourist destination due to its coast and beaches.

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Zanzibar IslandScuba Diving FlagDream Diving Center
Tel: +02557 7408 7722


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