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The dive sites of Kenya and Tanzania

including Pemba, Zanzibar, and Mafia

by Anton Koornhof

  • 241 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Passport Books in Lincolnwood, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya,
  • Tanzania
    • Subjects:
    • Skin diving -- Kenya -- Guidebooks.,
    • Scuba diving -- Kenya -- Guidebooks.,
    • Skin diving -- Tanzania -- Guidebooks.,
    • Scuba diving -- Tanzania -- Guidebooks.,
    • Kenya -- Guidebooks.,
    • Tanzania -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnton Koornhof.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV838.673.K4 K66 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL281765M
      ISBN 100844248614
      LC Control Number97183997
      OCLC/WorldCa37567612

      Zanzibar Dive Adventures Zanzibar, Tanzania. Tweet; Rate it! Votes. No reviews written. Write your own! Book Dive Packages. Booking Inquire. Your booking details. Date From * Date Until. Your booking request: Book Dive Packages. Travel Warranty % Safe Payment Trusted Reviews Easy.   But then you do have to know what are the best dive sites in Bonaire of course. Bonaire’s National Marine Park offers a total of 89 dive sites (most of which are shore dives), it is home to over 57 species of soft and stony coral and there are more than recorded fish species.

      Wide variety of diving can be found in Tanzania, including gentle reef slopes, beautiful coral gardens, walls, caverns, small blue holes. Drift diving everywhere on the coast and the islands, with some of the most rewarding and exhilarating dives in Pemba, recommended for the more experienced divers (strong up and down currents). The definitive guide to diving in Kenya and Tanzania, with a great section on Zanzibar. Individual sites are star-rated, and cover location & access, conditions, depth and marine life. Regional directories include information on dive facilities, where to stay and eat, emergency contacts and other recreational facilities.

      With more than 50 parks from which to choose in Kenya alone, and almost 25% of Tanzania protected as nature reserves, it's hard to decide where to go, but everyone agrees that the Masai Mara and Samburu parks in Kenya and the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania are must-visit sites. Our Best of Kenya & Tanzania safari tour includes them all plus a. The Diving Center IDive is located in Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania in East Africa. Zanzibar is one of the Indian Ocean islands. Zanzibar's main airport is Zanzibar International Airport. The island can be reached by flights operated by Auric Air, Kenya Airways and Coastal Aviation.


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The dive sites of Kenya and Tanzania by Anton Koornhof Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kenya, officially known as the Republic of Kenya, is located in East Africa. It is bordered by five countries - Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Somalia. The Indian Ocean lies on the southeast coast, and this is where all the scuba diving activities and associated resorts are.

Pemba Island – Pemba is Tanzania’s northernmost Indian Ocean island. It offers quintessential Indian Ocean diving, with coral-choked walls, colorful reefs, big bommies and enormous sea fans orbited by an amazing cast of reef fish.

This remote Coral Sea atoll is made up of several individual dive sites. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Dive Sites of Kenya and Tanzania by Anton Koornhof A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. "The Dive Sites of Kenya and Tanzania" is an indispensable guide for divers and snorkellers of all levels of qualification and experience.

Enhanced by magnificent full-colour photographs, this practical book offers detailed information on the best places to witness the wonders of the The dive sites of Kenya and Tanzania book realm and gives comprehensive coverage of the dive sites of two of the world's most exciting dive areas.5/5(1).

It is bordered by Ethiopia to the north, Somalia to the east, Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, and Sudan to the northwest, with the Indian Ocean running along the southeast border. The country is named after Mount Kenya, a significant landmark.

Divers visiting Kenya typically dive in one of the large marine reserves. The Dive Sites of Kenya and Tanzania: Including Pemba, Zanzibar, and Mafia. Anton Koornhof. Passport Books, - Travel - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

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Dive sites of Kenya and Tanzania. Lincolnwood, Ill.: Passport Books, “ Most of the dive sites had a strong current so made for a few drift dives which was a little challenging, but The visibility was fantastic and the marine life and coral were abundant and gorgeous to dive around.

Kenya is recognized as one of the top three dive sites on earth, and Mombasa Marine Park should not be missed. Reef dives, night dives and wreck dives are among the most popular scuba diving excursions, and you can plan for a single or double dive trip each and every day. The following is an incomplete list of the small Isles, Cray's, sandbars and atolls suitable for diving around Zanzibar and Pemba.

The ratings come from a great new () book by Anton Koornhof "The Dive sites of Kenya and Tanzania" (pub. by Passport Books, Chicago Ill.

USA). READ BOOK The Dive Sites of Kenya and Tanzania: Including Pemba, Zanzibar and Mafia (Dive Sites. Often divers who are unable to provide proof of 50 logged dives or a dive within the 6 months are asked to do a refresher course, or even refused permission to a dive expedition.

In a soon-to-be paperless world, what better way to carry your logbook than virtually. The Kenyan Barrier Reef is the second longest reef in the world, covering a distance of more than miles from Shimoni to Malindi.

The reef is one of the world’s greatest dive locations, joined only by the prestigious Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and the Red Sea Reef. “The next day Dominic helped us book our safari and snorkel excursions.

” “ Have recently returned after 12 night stay, the complex is well laid out with large good quality rooms and a good size pool with 2 adjoining beaches. Food choice was generally good, we didn't eat in euther of ”. Scuba Diving Kenya. 18 March Five marine parks protect Kenya's fringing coral reef.

Her coastline is on the Indian ocean, with Tanzania to the south. The water is warm in Kenya - average temperatures range from 25 o C in August to 30 o C in March. April and May are the wettest months.

Tanzania is on the East coast of Africa. The two main areas for diving are the archipelago of Zanzibar, km off the mainland, and Mafia Islands which are south of Zanzibar. You can also dive in Lake Tanganyika. The two largest islands of Zanzibar are Zanzibar itself.

Books shelved as tanzania: Paradise by Abdulrazak Gurnah, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories by Ernest Hemingway, Desertion by Abdulrazak Gurnah. With its pristine walls, slopes and channels, and over fish species, this unexplored tropical island is considered the best dive location in Tanzania.

Almost all the dive sites on Mafia Island are at depths of less than 30 metres, making it a dream destination for sports divers. Visibility around Mafia Island is usually between 5 to 40 metres.

Aqua Ventures is an owner operated company established in Watamu in January Steve and Helen Curtis, the proud owners of the company, have successfully managed Aqua Ventures and moulded it into what is considered one of Kenya's leading dive centres.

Steve an ex-military diver from Zimbabwe has been diving in Kenya since The facilities at The Manta Resort include a lounge, restaurant, beach lounge, two-tiered swimming pool, and a spa. The scuba diving off Pemba is truly spectacular, with visibility of 30 to 40 meters on most days and an average water temperature of 26 degrees Celcius.

Scorpions Secret and Shimba Wall are some of the famous dive sites and are. Tanzania has miles of pristine Indian Ocean coastline and idyllic islands such as those of the Zanzibar archipelago, home to ancient Islamic ruins and white sandy beaches. The romantic Spice Islands offer superb diving and world-class deep sea fishing.

There are three main areas off the Tanzanian coast: Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia - all islands and all home to stunning diving.Find the right tour for you through Kenya and Tanzania. We've got tours going to Kenya and Tanzania, starting from just 4 days in length, and the longest tour is 41 days.

The most popular month to go is August, which has the most number of tour departures. Kenya and Tanzania trips with reviews. Open wishlist popup. Road to Zanzibar/5(6).Excellent diving and snorkelling retreats in Tanzania. Offshore from Tanzania's coast and islands are some first-class sites for snorkelling and diving - and between the keen divers in Expert Africa's team, we've dived quite a lot of these.

Call us and we'll always be happy to discuss the options from our personal experience.