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Mnemba Island Lodge, Zanzibar Activities

The warm waters of the Indian Ocean are perfect for swimming and snorkelling. Beautiful swimming beaches are readily accessible and guests can cavort in the waves regardless of high or low tide.
Scuba Diving: An astounding array of reef fish and other underwater marvels occur on the reefs surrounding the island, and a number of magnificent dive sites are easily reached from Mnemba. Mnemba has a PADI dive centre and it's resident dive instructors are on hand to guide guests to the best sites and two dives per day are included provided that guests have valid dive certification. Speciality dives (deep, night, navigation, drift and peak performance) and a wide choice of diving courses can be arranged at an additional cost

For those wanting to take it easy, snorkelling around the island offers guests a memorable experience, with boats and snorkelling guides available to take guests to more remote reefs. Both snorkelling and scuba diving equipment are provided at no extra cost. More than 430 species of reef fish have been recorded on the house reef, a mere two minute swim from the beach. Bottlenose dolphin frequent these waters year round and guests have the opportunity to interact with these magnificent creatures either from the boat or in the water.

Fishing: The ocean depths around Mnemba are a fisherman's paradise, with game fish species such as barracuda, tuna, mackerel, kingfish, sailfish and marlin frequently encountered. Fly-fishing enthusiasts can fish directly off the island's beaches, while deep sea fishing can be arranged at an extra cost. Mnemba follows a policy of catch and release.

Kayaking and windsurfing off Mnemba's white coral beaches are also available.

Mnemba is a breeding site for the highly endangered green turtles which lay and hatch their eggs all year round.

Spice Island tours on Zanzibar can be organised from the Island, and massage treatments are available at an additional cost.