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Dive Review of Kinasi lodge in
Africa/Tanzenia , Mafia Island

Kinasi lodge, Jan, 2014,

by ernest normington, PA, US ( 1 report). Report 7732.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Multiple carribian, Mexico
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas choppy
Water Temp 78 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions We dove our own profile, just back go boat with 500 psi
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks > 2
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments the boats were small sailboat pangas and I did not see camera facilities. No room ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments My wife and I traveled to kinsai lodge after a family safari on the Serengeti. We chose the kinsai based upon the recommendation of our safari tour company ( Thompsons safaris - highly recommended) and we were not disappointed. Travel to Mafia is a bit tricky as there are only two or three flights a day and they only go through Dar el Salam. We were limited to 30 lbs of baggage. kinsai is located in th ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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