Pemba Island

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Travel Guide Africa Tanzania Pemba Island

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Introduction

Pemba Island is located off the east coast of Tanzania.

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Geography

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Sights and Activities

Diving

Pemba is one of the diving jewels of the east of Africa. There are at least two dive operators (Swahili Divers and Manta Reef) operating under the PADI and BSAC codes that serve visitors. Divers' highlights include: Extensive plate coral gardens on the west coast which make for a world class drift dive The marine reserve surrounding Misali Island that is threatened by proposed government development, hence now is the time to visit. The annual whale migration in July and August when humpback whales have been reported on the east coast.

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Events and Festivals

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Weather

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Getting There

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Getting Around

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