Pemba in detail


Pemba excels in water sports, most notably diving and fishing.


There’s rewarding diving and snorkelling around Pemba, with a coral reef lying just 100m off Wimbi Beach. Avani Pemba Beach Hotel has resident dive instructors available for its guests. The only independent operator is CI Divers, based at Pieter's Place.

Dhow Safaris & Sailing

For pricey day trips around Pemba Bay or upmarket multi-night dhow safaris to the Quirimbas Archipelago, contact Kaskazini.