Diving in Mafia Island

Almost all of Mafia's diving is at depths of less than 30 m. making it a sport diver's paradise. The reefs of the archipelago offer a staggeringly beautiful and varied display of marine life. The excellent condition and high diversity of the reefs stimulated the creation of the Mafia Island Marine Park, Tanzania's first. Examples of most kinds of tropical marine habitat occur here, including exposed fringing reefs, rock walls and soft coral and algae-dominated reefs. The diversity of animal and plant life is hard to match, with 48 genera of coral and 400 species of fish so far identified. All dives are extremely tide dependent and therefore departure times change slightly with every day. All our dive trips go by traditional dhow and wind allowing we hoist the sail for a lazy trip back, making the whole experience that more sweeter.
Here in Mafia we have 5 types of diving to offer...

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