Where to go

6 locations to discover…

Marine life

Tanzania has a wealth of marine life to discover but here are the most popular animal species and marine life events. Let us know the ones you would particularly like to see…

Dive trips

Tanzania’s beautiful islands offer fabulous dive experiences and endless charm. Hop between islands to enjoy the wealth of diving opportunities, or extend your stay with a Tanzanian wildlife safari.

Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your needs.

Dive Mafia Island

A week exploring the vibrant reefs of Chole Bay in the heart of a marine park. The diving highlight is undoubtedly the annual whale shark aggregation (Oct-Mar) where small males can be seen feeding in the channel.

  • When to go: Oct-Mar
  • Duration inc. flights: 10 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £1,895 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Spice Islands of Zanzibar & Mozambique

Zanzibar and the archipelago of Quirimbas have a rich and colourful history with an equally rich and colourful marine environment. Diving opportunities range from sheltered tranquil coral gardens to enormous drop-offs.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

When to go

Travel during the dry season for the best dive conditions.


  • Long rains

    Apr to Jun: The wet season makes travel and diving more difficult
  • Dry season

    Jul to Mar: Drier weather and calmer seas make this the best time to visit

Wildlife events

  • Jun to Sep: Turtle hatching season (green and hawksbill)
  • Aug to Oct: Humpback and sperm whales seen migrating along coast
  • Nov to Feb: Whale sharks and manta rays are seen off Pemba and Zanzibar
  • Oct to Mar: Whale sharks aggregate in the channel between Mafia Island and mainland Africa


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