Misoli Reef

Misoli Reef averages from 12 to 40 meters deep. It has a large coral island located in a big area of white sand, typical to Zanzibar. Fish life is less abundant here compared to other sites, but many nudibranchs and other small critters can be found, making it a treasure for photographers and macro life lovers.

You will see nudibranchs, lionfish, scorpionfish, and with luck, you can spot the rare crocodile fish!

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 14 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Macro Spot
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Boat Diving

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Enriched Air Nitrox Level 2 (40%)

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Night Diving and Limited Visibility

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Navigation

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Waves, Tides & Currents

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Deep Diving

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Scooter / DPV

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Photo & Video

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Marine Ecology

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Dive sites nearby

Leon’s Wall is a beautiful unspoiled reef, covered with soft corals and sponges with depths ranging from 12-40 meters. You can avoid the crowds at this dive site, while you enjoy all kinds of marine life.

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Depth at this site is between 12m and 18m. There are big rolling stretches of plate corals with small schools of fish, such as yellow snapper, darting in and out, and interesting creatures within. Healthy patches of soft corals make up the center of this dive site.

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A sloping reef running parallel to the northeast coast from 10 meters. A big variety of hard and soft coral with a big section of plate coral. The visibility is almost always good.

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West Gardens

One of the most famous snorkeling site in Mnemba, with its 5 meters maximum depth, it offers the possibility to appreciate the marine life in a unique way. The environment is formed by hard coral pinnacles.

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Seahorse

This dive starts on a big seagrass area in shallow water. It is possible to reach the deeper depths following the coral formations. You many big tube sponges at this site.

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Groupers Rocks, Mnemba Island

A wonderful drop off that starts at 12 meters forms this site. There is a huge mixture of different species of hard and soft corals, with big colorful sponges that are living on it.

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Aquarium

This dive site is formed by a coral drop off that starts at 15 meters deep. For this reason divers should be at least advanced certified to dive here. Follow the reef to find two big formations of Turbinaria full of amazingly active fish life.

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Wattabomi

Very easy dive made by different pinnacles at a shallow depth. The pinnacles are formed by different species of hard corals with soft corals and anemones throughout. Following these formations, you can find a coral drop off down to 25 meters.

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Kichwani

Kichwani is the most popular dive site in Mnemba. It is formed by a big coral reef that starts from the surface and goes to 30 meters depth. The reef is formed by a good mixture of hard and soft corals of different colors. Don’t miss the glassfish shelter at 25 meters!

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Small Wall, Mnenba Island

Small Wall is a huge coral reef that starts at the surface and reaches to 50 meters of depth. It is a great spot for all levels of divers, from OWD to the XR addict! Around 30 meters there is a second drop off where colorful corals and gorgonians create a very captivating environment.

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