Tanzania is a country in Eastern Africa that is washed by the waters of Indian Ocean. Tanzania is famous for plenty of national parks and reserves, on the territory of which it is possible to see animals in their natural habitat with the highest African mountain Kilimanjaro as the background. The best dive sites in Tanzania are Zanzibar Archipelago and one of its largest islands – Pemba Island. Diving is suitable for both novices and experienced divers. Tourists should pay attention to the fact that malaria is an endemic disease in Tanzania. It is advisable to have International Certificate of Vaccination against Yellow Fever. There is also a risk of catching plague and cholera.

Location: a country in east Africa, washed by the Indian Ocean

What to see: Divers can observe here mantas, hammerhead sharks, whale sharks, humpback whales, dolphins, barracudas, large green turtles, dugongs and lots of tropical fish.

Depth: 15-45m/49-147ft

Currents: 1-2 knots

Visibility: 20-60m/66-197ft

Season for diving: The best time for diving is July-October and December-March. The average year temperature ranges between 20-32C/68-89F and near the coast it doesn’t fall below 25C/77F. The average water temperature is about 28C/82F.

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