Stone Town Reefs, Zanzibar

   

Stone Town Reefs

Stone Town Reefs Zanzibar Zanzibar



Stone Town is ideal spot to start off your diving as there are varieties reefs nearby and can be used as a revision if you have not dived for a while. The dives in the area are quite cheap and the wrecks offer some spectacular sights.

Pegasus wreck
Maximum Depth: 40 meter
Pegasus is a 50m long wreck thought to be the remnants of the Pegasus which was sunk in 1916 by the German gunship Koenigsberg. It is for experienced divers only and you will be able to see tuna, trevally, barracuda, jack fish, lionfish and giant stingrays.

Boribu Reef
Maximum Depth: 30 meter
This is a super reef with striking coral formations including stunning columna corals, honeycombs, Georgian Fans and massive barrel sponges. Some larger pelagics including barracuda, jacks, tuna, moray eels and large lobsters. It is about 45 minutes out of Stone Town so is quite a trek, but is well worth it.

Bawe Island
Maximum Depth: 18 meter
The reef is located about 20 minutes outside Stone Town and you will find beautiful corals like Acropora, Staghorn, brain coral and a large variety of reef fish. On occasion you may see moray, octopus and pufferfish.

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