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Best zones are Zanzibar (Nungawi) with famous dive sites sucha s Mnemba island, Leven banks, Leons wall... and Pemba (with great walls).
Best season is from december to april. Dry climate and wind often occurs between july and september.
Location: Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Kenya and Mozambique
Geographic coordinates: 6° 0' S, 35° 0' E
Coastline km: 1,424 km km
Climate: varies from tropical along coast to temperate in highlands
Terrain: plains along coast; central plateau; highlands in north, south
Elevation: highest point: Kilimanjaro 5,895 m
Natural hazards: flooding on the central plateau during the rainy season; drought
Currency: Tanzanian shilling (TZS)
Languages: Kiswahili or Swahili (official), Kiunguja (name for Swahili in Zanzibar), English (official, primary language of commerce, administration, and higher education), Arabic (widely spoken in Zanzibar), many local languages
Capital: Dar es Salaam
Divisions: 26 regions; Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Dodoma, Iringa, Kagera, Kigoma, Kilimanjaro, Lindi, Manyara, Mara, Mbeya, Morogoro, Mtwara, Mwanza, Pemba North, Pemba South, Pwani, Rukwa, Ruvuma, Shinyanga, Singida, Tabora, Tanga, Zanzibar Central/South, Zanzibar North, Zanzibar Urban/West
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By Gkohn , 14-04-2012
Zanzibar - Just made 2 dives in Zanzibar (Kichwani and Kokota on April 10, 2012, very good visibility but no big boys were seen. Still plenty of small and colorful fish, few turtles only.
By Anonymous , 19-04-2008
Tanzania - Most of the dive resorts are based at Zanzibar that is why so many people
speak bout the dive sites of Zanzibar.When you have dived there you know
that visibility is poor, and because of the local large number of
fishermen, fishes are more and more rare. Best dive spots in Tanzania are
based either in the south, border with Mozambique or at Pemba, Latham
Island and Mafia Island. Latham Island is a remote Island, too far for
fishermen. You will meet with Hammerheads, tiger sharks, groupers of
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