swimming and boats excellent cuisine. The park also offers bird watching and picnic excursions.
Diving in Mafia
For the diving enthusiast, Mafia Island is a delight. Renowned as an excellent, world-class diving destination, Mafia has some of the richest reefs in the world and an unparalled variety of hard and soft coral and a diversity of tropical fish.
Chole bay is blessed with a number of excellent dive sites within the bay, ensuring diving in almost any weather as well as easy access. Diving outside the bay is subject to weather conditions and tides.
Dive sites inside the bay include: kinasi wall, Chole wall, Coral Gardens, Coral Patches, The pinnacle and Kinasi Pass.
Dive sites outside the bay include
Dindini Wall, Jina Pass Reef, Kitutia Reef, Kifinge Bay, Ras Mkumbi and Okuza Island.
The Dive Center at Mafia Island Lodge offers great diving opportunities for advanced and novice divers.
Trained assistants handle and check all equipment and help divers. Single-day dives, Single- night dives and 4/6/8/10 dive packages are available.
The Dive Center offers the following equipment on hire: Jacket / DCD, Regulator, Wet Suit, Mask and Snorkel, Fins and diving lamp.
The Dive Center conducts Introductory Courses, Open Water Courses, Special Courses and Advanced Courses in PADI and NAUI.