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Scuba Diving in The Playground, Pemba, Cabo Delgado Mozambique

Dive Depths:
12-14m/40-50ft
Pemba is a port town in Mozambique and the capital of the Cabo Delgado Province. It lies on a peninsula in Pemba Bay, which is the third-largest natural bay in the world. It is a prime destination for water sports and diving enthusiasts as the corals reef lies close to the shore. Climate here is tropical humid with average temperatures between 22-32°C/71.6-89.6°F.

The Playground is a shallow wall dive and takes its name from the bottlenose dolphins that can be observed on the site and seem to enjoy themselves. It is about 20 minutes away from the marina and it is characterized with overhangs and caves, filled with cray fish, lionfish and firefish on the northern side of Pemba Bay.

Accommodating all levels of divers, the dive depths here range between 12-15 m/40-50 ft. It is also a great macro-site and very popular with photographers, who are after the Mauritian scorpion fish and leaf fish. Other marine life expected here include the blue spotted rays, dusky sweepers and the shrimp.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Nampula
404km/251 miles 6 hours 12 minutes
Head north-east towards Avenida De Independencia take the first right and then the first left onto EN8. Continue to take a left turn onto 237 and get onto Route 509 and later taking the sharp right onto Route 516 and then onto Route 106 and onto Pemba.
BY AIR
Pemba Airport,
8km/5miles

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