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.

Here are present the most famous topical fish species like pufferfish, butterflyfish, and clownfish.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 16 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Snorkeling
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

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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Mnemba Sandbanks

This place is formed by a coral reef that, from the surface, decreases very gently in the water. The environment is formed by many species of hard corals of different shapes and colors.

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Coral Garden Reef

This site is formed by a coral reef that, from the surface, decreases very gently into the water. The environment is formed by many species of hard corals of different shapes and colors.

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Turtle Reef

This place is formed by a coral reef that, from the surface, descends very gently in the water. The environment is formed by many species of hard corals of different shapes and colors.

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Jackfish Alley

One of the most beautiful dive sites in the Mnemba area. A huge drop off starting from 24 meters goes to 60 meters more or less. The particularity of this site is a fantastic cavern at 35 meters always full of different species of fish.

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