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FUN DIVERS ZANZIBAR – a special offer for some very special diving.

PADI Dive Resort FUN DIVERS ZANZIBAR is the local expert for scuba diving, snorkeling and dive training in Nungwi, Zanzibar (Tanzania, East Africa). Surrounded by abundant Indian Ocean coral reefs with over 500 species of marine life you can visit some of the best dive spots Zanzibar has to offer.

This August and September they are offering a whopping 20% off!

Encounter pods of bottlenose dolphins, green sea turtles, tropical reef fish and extraordinary sea creatures around the conservation area of Mnemba Atoll Marine Park, the flourishing coral gardens of Tumbatu and Nungwi Reef guided by experienced professional Zanzibaris.

With average water temperatures of 27 degrees Celsius and visibility between 20 and 60 metres, Zanzibar is a great diving destination throughout the year.

FUN DIVERS are a unique little PADI Dive Resort run by friendly, happy Zanzibaris born and raised in Nungwi, who experienced the reefs around northern Zanzibar as local fishermen for many years before. Having grown up at the center of traditional dhow ship building, FUN DIVERS ZANZIBAR are rooted in their local culture and strive for both marine conservation in their local community and the growth of their local economy.

Exclusive underwater experience

FUN DIVERS ZANZIBAR are passionate about creating exclusive underwater experience for their customers, individually tailored to their customer’s interests.

Best dive sites in Zanzibar

FUN DIVERS ZANZIBAR at Nungwi Beach are centrally located to reach 22 of the best dive sites in Zanzibar in 5 to 30 minutes by zodiac boat or 10 to 45 minutes by fiber boat.

All inclusive

Packages include full SCUBAPRO gear rental, boat dives, refreshments, course materials and certification. Free refresher course. Free transfers to the dive centre from your accommodation in Nungwi.

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Breaking News: Captain charged in Conception boat fire tragedy

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According to reports in the international press today, it has been announced that the Captain of the dive boat Conception, which was completely destroyed by fire last year, resulting in the tragic loss of 34 passengers and crew, has been charged with 34 counts of seaman’s manslaughter. 

The Captain Jerry Nehl Boylan was among five crew members to escape the blaze on board Conception, a dive boat operated by Truth Aquatics, which took place in the early hours of 2 September 2019 whilst the boat was moored offshore, close to Santa Cruz Island off the coast of California.

The BBC reports that Mr Boylan has not publicly commented on the charges, and is expected to surrender to the authorities at a later date. According to the BBC, each charge of seaman’s manslaughter carries up to 10 years in federal prison.

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Crossover to NAUI for FREE!

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As a boost to help the diving industry, NAUI are still offering a FREE Instructor cross-over course together with five free certifications to all Instructors. This can include Open Water, Advance, Rescue, Nitrox and various other specialities and can be mixed and matched so all five do not necessarily need to be for the same certification.

NAUI have also frozen the membership fees for 2021 for instructors crossing over or restarting.

NAUI’s Southern UK Rep Simon Lodge says: “Throughout this year, the diving industry has severely suffered so as a result, to help kickstart the diving industry NAUI will not be charging membership fees 2020/2021 to any new instructors.” 

Founded in 1960, NAUI Worldwide is one of the scuba industry’s largest not-for-profit agencies whose purpose is to enable people to enjoy underwater activities as safely as possible by providing the highest quality practical education, and to actively promote the preservation and protection of the world’s underwater environments. As a pioneer in diving education, NAUI has developed many of the programs and concepts accepted throughout the diving industry. NAUI: A Higher Standard!

For more details please contact Simon Lodge (Southern UK Rep) on simon@europe.naui.org or Craig Warner (Northern UK Rep) on cwarner@europe.naui.org.

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