Activities & Excursions
Zanzibar is fast becoming one of the top diving destinations in the world. Surrounded by coral reef structures abundant with marine life, good visibility (20-60metres) and a year round average temperature of 27 degrees C makes for an excellent diving experience. For those that are taking a trip to the island with the hope of learning to dive the Z Hotel has teamed up with the leading dive company in Nungwi, East Africa Dive Centre (EADC), offering a professional approach with the same high standards in safety and customer satisfaction that you would expect from a 5* Instructor Development centre.
The full range of courses from the International PADI system of diver education are available; from your first breath underwater to the wealth of specialty programmes to fit individuals needs Ocean wide. The numerous coral reefs off the coast of Nunwgi are teeming with a variety of fish such as Napoleon wrasse, graceful manta rays, sharks, kingfish, turtles, barracuda and wahoo. Divers will appreciate fantastic wall dives, night dives and drift dives off beautiful beaches, in warm and tropical waters and be rewarded with a rich variety of marine life.
A fantastic alternative, dive in the unique location of Pemba which is surrounded almost entirely by reefs, innumerable atolls and coral fringed isles, Pembas spectacular underwater kingdom – which contains over half of Tanzania’s coral reefs – is one of the worlds 10 ten dive sites. The caverns, drop offs, swim troughs and immense coral gardens contain a bacchanalian profusion of marine life, all of which attracts larger pelagic. Big surgeonfish, shoals of barracuda and chevron, kingfish, wahoo, tuna and jacks, giant trevally, giant groupers and Napolean wrasse can all be found. The best time for diving Pemba is October- March. With large drop offs and potentially dangerous currents Pemba is best left to experienced divers.
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