Mnemba Island is a tiny coral island 2.8 miles off the north-eastern tip of Zanzibar in the azure Indian Ocean. It is uninhabited apart from Mnemba Island Lodge. Surrounded by breathtaking coral reefs, it boasts some of Africa’s most wonderful dive sites. Mnemba is renowned as one of the most romantic ocean destinations in the world, offering privacy and rustic exclusivity unparalleled on the African coastline. Mnemba is situated near the Pemba channel which is renowned for its excellent big game fishing and supports tag and release fishing. Mnemba offers fantastic snorkelling with 168 species of fish found on the house reef just a five-minute swim from the lodge.
You may fill the sun-drenched hours with a variety of water activities such as snorkelling, scuba diving, kayaking, windsurfing and swimming, or simply sunning on the beach. Optional extras include diving courses, deep-sea fishing, a tour of the ancient Spice Island of Zanzibar, and a range of relaxing massages and therapeutic treatments. Mnemba boasts some of the worlds most beautiful dive sites. The clear blue seas provide unsurpassed visibility for both snorkelling and scuba diving enthusiasts you will be provided with all scuba and snorkelling equipment needed. Just a short boat trip from the Island; coral reefs drop into the deep open sea. You can enjoy two dives daily led by experienced dive instructors. Please note that a valid diving certificate is required. If you don’t have a diving certificate, Mnemba offers a professional dive school for beginners. Speciality dives include deep, night, navigation, drift and peak performance.