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Zanzibar vs. Kenya diving - coral reefs and fishes

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Zanzibar vs. Kenya diving - coral reefs and fishes

I will be visiting Mombassa in December/January 2018 for about 4 days. I am interested in colorful and healthy coral reefs and fishes. What locations do you suggest for diving? I have heard Watamu is really good - has anybody dived there and do you recommend any other location?

Also, how is the diving in Zanzibar compared to Watamu? I am considering going there, if the diving in Zanzibar is better - especially coral reefs. If yes, please give some dive sites?

I have dove in Cozumel, Thailand and Sipadan. How does Kenya and Zanzibar compare to these locations?

Any other tips/advice?Thanks!

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1. Re: Zanzibar vs. Kenya diving - coral reefs and fishes

Simple history about Chumbe Isles

It’s very small Island in Zanzibar located at south west of Zanzibar also known as coral reef it’s special island for tourists for snorkeling and diving

I have been there in 2013

It was really nice

Amazing things they says that before early people that stay there there’s no island so after many years and decrease of water the island is rise up and they have evidence that they will show you about the Island

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2. Re: Zanzibar vs. Kenya diving - coral reefs and fishes

Pemba island( Zanzibar ) is simply exceptional.

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3. Re: Zanzibar vs. Kenya diving - coral reefs and fishes

Thanks all :)

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4. Re: Zanzibar vs. Kenya diving - coral reefs and fishes

Also worth considering Mafia.

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5. Re: Zanzibar vs. Kenya diving - coral reefs and fishes

...Though not part of ,Zanzibar

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6. Re: Zanzibar vs. Kenya diving - coral reefs and fishes

How do I get to Mafia from Zanzibar? Are they day diving trips that I can take from Zanzibar?

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7. Re: Zanzibar vs. Kenya diving - coral reefs and fishes

Quicker Routes available by air ~ coastal aviation

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