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Zanzibar Marine Parks
The Best Snorkelling Destination

Mnemba Island

Mnemba Island is a single small island located about 2 km off the northeast coast of Unguja, the largest island of the Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania, opposite Matemwe Beach. It is roughly triangular in shape, about 500 m in diameter and about 1.5 km in circumference. It is surrounded by an oval reef seven by four kilometers in extent. These reefs have been declared a Marine Conservation area.

Mnemba Island is a popular Snorkelling and Scuba diving site, with a wide variety of corals and associated species, as well as occasional sightings of larger species such as sea turtles and dolphins. Nesting place of threatened green turtles (monitoring and protection project has been underway since 1996),Humpback whales (July to September),Three species of dolphin, Whale sharks (the world's largest fish), Migratory and resident shore birds feed and roost on the Island, Approximately 600 species of coral reef fish, Green Sea Turtles can be seen laying their eggs on the beaches between December and May.

Menai Bay Marine Park

Menai Bay Marine Park is located in Menai Bay, Zanzibar Tanzania. At 470 square kilometers (180 sq mi), it is Zanzibar's largest marine protected area. The area is surrounded with many small islands and this situation provide goods opportunity for visitor to enjoy Swimming with Dolphin and Safari Blue Tour, all these are the most popular tourist destination.

Chumbe Island Marine Park

Chumbe Island Marine Park :After the discovery of Chumbe's incredibly bio-diverse reef eco-system With Chumbe being located upstream of the most important fishing grounds opposite Zanzibar's capital, Stone town, the Chumbe reef provides a protected breeding ground for fish, corals and other species which can then.

Others lands are Bawe island, Prison Island and Mesali Island in Pemba which are mostly popular for snorkelling and historical tour.

Pemba Island


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