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Tumbatu Lagoon

Tumbatu Lagoon has an average depth of 2 – 18m. The Magic Island in the North of Zanzibar, a wall of corals cover the west side of Tumbatu Island with the most healthy and colorful coral reef in Zanzibar!

Hard corals, turtles, cuttlefish, rays and other marine life like moray eels, scorpion and lionfish, butterfly, mantas, peacock shrimps, and sea stars.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Drift Diving
  • Macro Spot
  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Advanced

Programs

  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 16m

Visibility

  • 11m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Common Seahorse
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Snake Eel
Scorpionfishes
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Tuna
Porcupine Fish
Bannerfish
Molluscs
Octopus
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Common Seahorse
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Snake Eel
Scorpionfishes
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Tuna
Porcupine Fish
Bannerfish
Molluscs
Octopus

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