padi-logoMikindani offers an underwater paradise to beginners and advanced divers alike with a diverse range of dive sites and marine life.  All diving trips are organised by our dive partner: Eco2 – Diving, Marine Research & Educational Centre.  They are a fully equipped PADI scuba dive centre based just 5 minutes walk down the hill from The Old Boma Hotel. They offer eco-aware scuba diving and dive safaris from a fully fitted GRP dive boat that includes all safety equipment and a freshwater shower for washing down camera equipment after a dive.

Diving takes place in Mikindani Bay or the nearby Mnazi Bay – Ruvuma Estuary Marine Park. This stretch of coastline with pristine protected coral boasts some of the finest diving sites in the region and is recognised as the centre of biological diversity for the East African coast. Over 400 species of fish have been identified in the region, alongside rare species of marine life and over 258 species of coral.

This area is largely unexplored and Eco2 is the original and only dive centre in the southeast of Tanzania so divers can explore outer reef, pinnacles, patch reef and deep channels in small groups for an exclusive, magical experience.

“Fantastic snorkelling and scuba diving” Rough Guide to Tanzania

Our excursions include snorkelling, whale watching (August-November), a Beginners Discovery Scuba Dive Day and Scuba Fun Dives for intermediate or advanced certified divers.  Please for more information.

We have a NEW range of DIVING HOLIDAY PACKAGES created in association with Eco2 Diving, Marine Research & Educational Centre.

  • Discover Scuba Dive Package for beginners: 1 day PADI diving experience, 2 nights at The Old Boma in a superior room including breakfast and three course evening dinner, return airport/hotel transfer, from £315.
  • Discover Scuba Diving – Mnazi Marine Park Weekend Package for beginners: 2 day PADI diving experience including Marine Park excursion with boat trip to see hippos and a picnic on 15km long Msimbati beach, 3 nights at The Old Boma in a superior room including breakfast and three course evening dinner, return airport/hotel transfer, from £520.
  • Open Water Scuba Dive Package for beginners or intermediate divers with no certification: 4 day diving PADI course, 5 nights at The Old Boma in a superior room including breakfast and three course evening dinner, return airport/hotel transfer, from £918.
  • Advanced Scuba Dive Package for experienced certified divers: 3 day diving PADI course, 4 nights at The Old Boma in a superior room including breakfast and three course evening dinner, return airport/hotel transfer, from £768.
  • One Week Scuba Package for intermediate or advanced divers: 5 days diving, 7 nights at The Old Boma in a superior room including breakfast and three course evening dinner, return airport/hotel transfer, from £1141.

For more information please .