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Mafia Marine National Park

Chole Bay, Mafia Island, Tanzania
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Colorful fishes and turtles

Amazing snorkeling experiences where you can find many different species of fishes, turtles and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
silviazucconelli
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Paradise

Paradise on Earth. Spent a week in this secret corner of the World. We spot different kind of fish... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
th0mmy1967
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Basel, Switzerland
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Chole Bay, Mafia Island, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing snorkeling experiences where you can find many different species of fishes, turtles and much more. Nice walk on Chole Island if you want to know more about th Arab time, see the village and the famous "Bats"that dominate the island from the trees.

Thank silviazucconelli
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Paradise on Earth. Spent a week in this secret corner of the World. We spot different kind of fish, turtle and marine life

Thank th0mmy1967
Reviewed 18 August 2017

It was by far the best we visited while in Bagamaoyo and is Family friendly, and offers a lot of activities.

1  Thank Jannik A
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Amazing place, clear water, excellent guide. Many many different fishes and corals with nice colors.

Thank rackermann2017
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a pretty magical place with sea life galore and healthy coral reef. It is not over crowded and the boats are hand hewn and beautiful that you see. We stayed in Pole Pole Bungalows within the Marine Park and used Mafia Island Diving....More

Thank NSpc
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We had an amazing time at Mafia Island, the marine parc is very beautiful and very healthy and it's a lot to do.

Thank Sylvain b
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The marine reserve has lots of mangrove around it - very healthy, but at low tide the silt is pulled out into the bay and the visibility is miserable. Went with two different dive centres, neither of them said anything about better diving at high...More

Thank robm4747
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Very interesting Ruine and perfect sunset . To recommend!!!!!!! The lagoon was special and the snorkeling very full with nice fish

Thank filoswitzerland
Reviewed 27 February 2017

When I first dove into the bay, the vis and dull corals were a bit of a disappointment but the diving grew on me. The amount of sea life and the variety were amazing. You have several options for diving - off shore, in bay...More

Thank hhl
Reviewed 20 February 2017

You go to Mafia Island to dive - this means visiting the marine park, for which you will have to pay $23 per day before you even get in the water. The reefs are very healthy with lots of marine life. The park authorities are...More

Thank solomonp
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