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We have some exciting news for you guys! We have now taken over management of some beautiful self-catering apartments.

They are perfectly situated right next door to our base in Paje and on the doorstep of one of the best restaurants on this side of the island! And right on the beach too! We have one or two bedroom apartments all of which are en-suite, air conditioned and come with an open plan living area with fully equipped kitchen. Why not get in touch to find out more This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CREATURE FEATURE

Helmut Gurnard

  • The Helmut Gurnard is also known as ‘The Sea Robin’;
  • They can grow up to 16 inches;
  • They use their pelvic fins as ‘legs’ so they can walk along the ocean bottom;
  • They feed on small fish and crustaceans;
  • They don’t fly, nope not even a small glide. Instead their huge pectoral fins , which look like wings allow them to swim at an incredible pace;
  • They can GRUNT! Gurnard in infact the French word for grunt.

MEET OUR VERY OWN POLAR BEAR

It’s about time for you to meet another one of our team members don’t you think? Introducing Polar, one of our super PADI Instructors.

Q:Where are you from?
A: Tanga on the mainlands Tanzanian coast but I grew up in Mombassa

Q:When was your first dive?
A: 2007 in Mombassa, I can still remember the feeling

Q:What’s the best thing about Scuba Diving?
A: Swimming alongside fish is like being in another world.

Q:What’s your favorite marine creature and why?
A: The turtle, the way they move and their social behavior is fascinating

Q: Why did you become a PADI Instructor?
A: I was due a life changing decision.

Q: What’s the best PADI course for you to teach?
A: The Open Water Course, it feels good to transfer my knowledge on to someone ad find it really rewarding to watch people take their first breaths underwater.

Q: What’s the best PADI course for you to teach?
A: The Open Water Course, it feels good to transfer my knowledge on to someone ad find it really rewarding to watch people take their first breaths underwater.

Q: What’s your favorite dive site?
A: Ciment Wall on our outer reef. I remember one dive here where a curious pod of dolphins approached us on our safety stop, they were really playful.

Q: Where in the world would you like to dive next?
A: The Great Barrier Reef as I’d like to see how different it is to East African diving.