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Buccaneer Diving

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Paje, Paje, Tanzania
+255 777 853 403
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The highlight of our trip to Zanzibar was snorkelling Blue Lagoon off Dongwe with Buccaneer Diving... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Buccaneer Dive School Zanzibar

We recently enjoyed an amazing holiday in Paje Zanzibar. We stayed at Cristal Resort and made use... read more

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PADI 5 Star IDC Centre : Scuba Diving in Zanzibar's South East Coast Buccaneer Diving Zanzibar is located in Paje on the wonderful South East coast of Zanzibar Island. Away from the overcrowded beaches of Kiwengwa, Nungwi, and Kendwa, Paje is renown for its stunning beaches, unspoilt village life, small sized guesthouses and lodges. The stretch reaching from kizimkazi (south point of island, famous for dolphin spotting) through jambiani, paje, bwejuu, dongwe to michamvi (which is situated on the eastern tip of chwaka bay), is often refered to as the secret coast of zanzibar, where the real identity of the island is still preserved and untouched from mass tourism. Nonetheless Paje and the neighbouring area offers a variety of bars, evening hangouts, restaurants and regular nightlife. The diving around Paje is pristine with some of the finest corals to be found in East Africa. The protected natural lagoon which is only ten minutes boat ride from the Buccaneer Diving base at the Arabian Nights hotel is a great choice for all levels of divers and accompagning snorkellers and it also means that we can offer a number of good safe and protected dives in the rougher monsoon and in general for beginners. The lagoon also is an ideal spot for nightdives. In addition we have a number of sites on the outer reef within a 25-minute fast boat ride of our base offering a wide variety of topography ranging from walls, gentle slopes to caves and exciting marine life, some also suitable for beginners and some of which accessible only to more expert divers ...and we are always looking for more! We also offer dives and snorkeling from our sister operation at the Swahili Beach Hotel in Kizimkazi in the South of the island. Kizimkazi is renowned for its dolphins and idyllic sand banks and a days diving followed by a seafood lunch is a must. In addition to our special kizimkazi trip, we also organise a day trip to the atoll of mnemba, located in a marine park that is a great location both diving and snorkelling. Watch out for other seasonal special trips.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The highlight of our trip to Zanzibar was snorkelling Blue Lagoon off Dongwe with Buccaneer Diving. It's not often I'm speechless but I was totally in awe. This is the best coral reef I've ever snorkelled. Massive thanks to our divemaster Ben who barely a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently enjoyed an amazing holiday in Paje Zanzibar. We stayed at Cristal Resort and made use of the nearest dive school located at Arabian Nights 200 meters up the beach. I had the opportunity to do a Discover Scuba Dive experience with Buccaneer Dive...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Buccaneer diving was honestly the best possible location imaginable to go scuba diving for the first time and it is also great for already experienced divers. The instructors were not only great at explaining everything and making sure we were comfortable with the dive but...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We had the chance to go diving in Zanzibar and had a lovely group of people with buccaneer dive center.They were so helpful and we had a lovely dive.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

That was great! Lovely place. Staff was very nice. The only thing that bothered was sea sickness :))

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

a family of 5, doing open water and advanced courses. Very good instructor, professional and patient. Sensed any insecurity well and helpful. Very nice places to dive specially the wall ourside the reef. Made us feel very safe. Very nice location, beautiful beach with very...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Great instructors, super fun and relaxed. It was my first time diving and my instructor had the most patience for my and made me feel super safe! Loved it and I’m coming back for sure 😊

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Very professional and friendly staff. Very good and affordable dive center with really helpfull staff.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Really cool place and fun, professional diving instructors. The facilities are good, the gear is fine and the scenery and location are amazing. 2 of us took the Open Water Diver course here, and our instructor, Arnold, was very helpful with all the skills and...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I was supposed to do my open water diving course there, but because the instructors and other staff were so welcoming, friendly and kind I ended up doing my advanced open water course there as well. I was there right before low season hits and...More

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7 September 2016|
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Response from Mainye W | Property representative |
Hi We will be delighted to have you dive with us during your holiday and we will gladly arrange for the refresher before the dives. We always go out for a double tank dive and we charge $130 including full gear. The... More
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