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Zanzibar Watersports

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Paradise Beach Hotel, Nungwi, Tanzania
+255 773 235 030
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Fishing???? - buy a video/DVD and stay at home - you'll have more fun.

‘The South African was supposed to be the fishing guru. . He couldn’t catch a cold in the middle of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Simon N
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Amazing if you get to swim with dolphins!!

We had such an amazing day with Zanzibar watersports. Initially we were a little concerned... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ian M
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
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“kendwa rocks” (14 reviews)
“mnemba atoll” (12 reviews)
“fish” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Paradise Beach Hotel, Nungwi, Tanzania
+255 773 235 030
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

‘The South African was supposed to be the fishing guru. . He couldn’t catch a cold in the middle of an epidemic. Mind you, you couldn’t best him for enthusiasm for his own (pitiful) casting abilities and failure to do anything but lose fish (allegedly,...More

2  Thank Simon N
chrisGoodwin, Owner at Zanzibar Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good day Mr. Nuttall, Zanzibar Watersports, offers a professional fishing operation with over 12 years in the business in Zanzibar successfully. Fishing is unfortunately not a guarantee to catch anything and on all our fishing charters our Skipper and crew do try their level best...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such an amazing day with Zanzibar watersports. Initially we were a little concerned when we turned up. We were picked up and taken to the beach reception and waited 50 minutes before we went to the boats. There was no reasoning explained to...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

So many water sport to enjoy as individuals or family or groups. The equipment are in wonderful order. For scuba sport, go early. The family banana boat and the other family sport are so nice in the beautiful white beach setting. We had fun here...More

Thank Jeffrey O
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I recently visited Zanzibar with a group of friends we stayed at Kendwa Rocks Hotel , whilst on holiday we used Zanzibar water sports to go out to Mnemba Atoll for snorkelling and diving . Our excursion was absolutely amazing and we found the service...More

Thank Coffeebeantz
Reviewed 28 June 2017

So, we were staying at Gold Zanzibar and the Zanzibar Watersports have a desk there and the rest of the family decided to do a days snorkeling. There were no briefings, no checks to ascertain the level of snorkeling experience, no life vest, no wet...More

1  Thank Geraldine R
Reviewed 28 June 2017

So my dad, two brothers girlfriend and I booked snorkeling with this group. (40 usd). Both my dad and myself are strong sea swimmers, originally dad was going to go diving and let the us snorkle. The Dhow out was nice, hour and a half...More

1  Thank Stephen R
chrisGoodwin, Owner at Zanzibar Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

We are sorry to hear that these clients where not happy with our service. On this particular day it was a full moon and the current was ripping. We always maintain a strong code of safety and try to accommodate both divers and snorkelers, and...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience with our instructors who helped my wife and I do an advanced diving course and my two daughters their open water one. The subsequent admin has been quite dismal. Three emails querying the status of our qualification have been unanswered...More

Thank connecteddale
chrisGoodwin, Owner at Zanzibar Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Your certifications for the two courses have been submitted to Padi, and you should receive your cards within the next couple of weeks. We do our utmost to ensure that all certifications are submitted on time and that you receive your licenses in good time....More

Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I would recommend Zanzibar Watersports to everyone. From start to finish it was perfect. The staff was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. We were checked in quickly and then escorted to the dhow to Mnemba reef. I did the "Discover Dive." It was my first time,...More

1  Thank Jody S
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed my half day/two dive trip to Mnemba island with Zanzibar Watersports. The trip to beautiful Mnemba and its pristine coral was scenic and relaxed on a traditional dhow. The visibility in the water was upwards of 30m and the variety of species was...More

Thank Adam T
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

They hype it up to be some of the best in the world... yet our experience was sub par. The boat ride to Mnemba is nearly 2 hours, so empty your bladder beforehand!!! The sea can be rough on the way, two ladies almost got...More

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