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Chekechea

Chekechea, which means 'Kindergarten' in Swahili, offers a unique diving experience catered towards beginners and underwater photographers seeking abundant natural lighting. As a nursery for juvenile species, this shallow dive site is an ideal location for those new to diving or looking to encounter rare critters during muck diving explorations.

At Chekechea, divers can expect captivating encounters with juvenile fish species, mesmerizing schools of trevally on patrol, and fascinating macro sightings of helmut gurnards, Indian walkman, and pipefish. With an impressive visibility of 17 meters and a maximum depth of 15 meters, this site promises an immersive and unforgettable underwater adventure.

Situated in Tanzania, Chekechea's close proximity to Mafia Island Lodge in Utende, Mafia, Pwani, Coastal Zone presents a convenient and accessible starting point for exploring the wonders of the surrounding marine environment.

Prepare yourself for an extraordinary diving expedition at Chekechea, where beginner divers and photography enthusiasts alike can revel in the abundance of marine life and captivating underwater landscapes.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 3, 2023

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Overview of Chekechea

Depth:15m
Visibility: 0m - 17m
Experience level:
beginner

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