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Snorkeling and Scuba Diving

Snorkeling and Scuba Diving

DIVING SPECIAL…check the link…valid 1st October to 15th December

The manager of the Red Monkey is a certified dive instructor with hundreds of dives around east Africa and he will be happy to suggest itineraries to you according to conditions and your level of experience.
The reef in front of the Red Monkey hosts some of east Africa’s finest corals and you can dive on slopes, walls and overhangs. The lagoon inside the reef is an ideal spot for snorkeling and beginners. The shallow lagoon in the inside reef is perfect for beginners and snorkelers and a great spot for night diving.
In the ideal seasons (February-April / September – December) you may find visibility of up to 40m, and even in the more windy season it is seldom less than 15m. Water temperatures are between 26 and 28 degrees celsius.
Enquire for daily double dives, single and night dives to the best sites around the island. Beginner to advanced courses can be arranged with our partner diving school, whose staff can, according to the tides, pick up and/or offload on the beach in front of the lodge.
Ask us for special dive excursions on the east coast and north, or multi-day trips to Mafia and Pemba

Beginner courses:
PADI discover scuba dive (1 day introductory course with pool session and ocean dive)
PADI open water course (3-4 days basic certification course with theory, 5 pool sessions, 4 ocean dives – lifetime certification to 18m depth
PADI advanced course (2-3 days mainly practical 5 dives – increases your depth certification to 30m)