Afro Divers

Afro divers is a new diving center, located in the north west of Pemba. The dive center is on the beach and surrounded by nature.


We are a PADI dive center, with a fast boat and high performance diving equipment to optimize your confort. 

We always dive in small group. Your dive will be exclusive and personalized.

On Pemba, no other dive boat around, you will be the only one on the ocean, this make your diving way more unique and exciting.


  • PADI Dive Center

  • Located on the Beach

  • High Quality Gear Rental

  • Toilets and Showers

  • FREE Snacks and Drinks

  • FREE Hotel Pick Up Service


  • Power RIB 8,50m with 200HP

  • BAUER M-3-B compressor with buffer cylinders

  • 30 Aluminium cylinders

  • 10 complete sets of equipment (brands such as: Scubapro, xDeep and Reef)

  • Dive computer and SMB for all divers available

  • Reef shoes and dry bags available for anyone


  • Ratio diver to guide 4:1

  • Ratio Open Water Student to Instructor 2:1

  • Emergency Oxygen on Boats and Dive Base

  • Extended Emergency Plan

  • Trained and skilled staff

  • Nearest Hyperbaric Chamber is near Zanzibar Airport

  • All divers advised to wear DSMB and Diving Computer

  • Dive/Travel Insurance will be highly reconmended

The Team

Afro Divers is a young company but the team members have a great experience in their field of work and very well trained.

Most of our members are living in the village right next door.

We are an international dive center, our team communicate in English, Italian, Dutch, German, French and Swahili. 

We are a mix of European and local staff.

Together we are more than thirteen people, all to make sure the center is running as smooth as possible. 


The Journey

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Port to Unguja

Chake Chake

Airport to Zanzibar , Dar and Tanga


Port to Zanzibar & Tanga

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There are various means of transport available on the island.

Afro Divers can organize all your transfers from the airport or the seaport to your hotels or to the diving centre. We will send you a taxi which will take you to your final destination.

Afro Divers can also provide a car rental service or you can use cheap local transportation, such as DALA DALA (local bus), or BODA BODA (motorbike taxi accompanied by a local).

Afro Divers is located north-west of Pemba, near Makangale village and Verani’s beach. 

It is an hour and a half drive from Chake Chake to Afro Divers. You will be travelling on a wonderful road and will discover new shades of green you have never seen before. You will cross astonishing landscapes which will make you love Pemba right away. The diversity of the flora is extraordinary and its green energy will hit you. You can stop for a few minutes to enjoy the landscape and breathe in the fresh air.

You will need to pass Konde, the second biggest town on Pemba, with its great fruits, vegetables and fish market. Then you will have to enter the incredible tropical Ngezi forest. This road is definitely unforgettable.

Zanzibar - Pemba

Tanga Pemba

US$ 70,- up to US$ 110,-

Multiple Flights a Day:

  • As Salaam Air

  • Coastal Aviation

  • Auric Air

  • Zan Air

  • Unity Air

Zanzibar - Mkoani

US$ 35,-


Departures ZNZ-PEM

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Departures PEM-ZNZ

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Azam Sealink 2

Tanga - Mkoani

US$ 35,-


Departures TAN-PEM



Departures TAN-ZNZ



Azam Sealink 2

Zanzibar - Wete

US$ 25,-


Departures ZNZ-PEM

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Departures PEM-ZNZ

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Zanzibar FastFerry

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