Scuba Diving in Paje Beach, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Best diving period:
October to December & February to April (visibility up to 30m/98.4ft)
Night diving:
In the Lagoon zone
Ability Level :
Novice and intermediate
Paje Beach, lying on the east coast line of Zanzibar Island, part of Tanzania, is considered an excellent scuba diving spot worldwide, due to its perfect weather and open sea conditions, resulting of its proximity to the Equatorial.

Zanzibar Island offers excellent spots for diving, but Paje Beach conserves its untouched natural character. The entire coast line from the southern part of the Island till Chwaka Bay, included Paje Beach, remains unspoiled by tourism noise, preserving its natural beauties. The inner Lagoon with its 18 m/59 ft depth is the best spot to begin your adventure, due to the natural reef, creating calm and easy conditions suitable for new aspirants. Outside the coral barrier the choices are endless.

The Indian Ocean presents a plentiful and colorful maritime life and the morphology of depths is a unique underwater backdrop. Paje beach includes some of the most beautiful and fascinating coral reefs and walls in the East Africa coastline. The ”Cement Wall” (12 m/39 ft – 35 m/109 ft), the ”Baraccuda Point” (10 m/32 ft – 25 m/82 ft), the ”Powoni Hill, North and South” (12 m/39 ft – 32 m/107 ft), the ”Woo North and South” (12 m/39 ft – 30 m/98 ft) are only some of the most classic dive sites in the area. Furthermore, the ”Powoni Cave” (15 m/49 ft – 30 m/98 ft) and the ”Big Cave” (6 m/19 ft – 25 m/82 ft) are among the most impressive sea caves in the Indian Ocean.

The unspoiled natural beauty of Paje and the abundant marine life can be very attractive reasons to dive in this amazing dank world!!