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Nosy Tanikely

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Best snorkeling in Nosy Be

We saw turtles and octopuses and endless varieties of fish. Probably one of my most favorite... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Ashley A
Snorkelling paradise

Definitely worth the boat trip to get here, as the snorkelling is exceptional. The walk to the... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
East London, South Africa
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Nosy Tanikely, Nosy Tanihely, Madagascar
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We saw turtles and octopuses and endless varieties of fish. Probably one of my most favorite snorkeling experiences happened here as well. My husband and I became surrounded by a giant school of fish, they circled us and allowed us to swim in the school....More

Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Definitely worth the boat trip to get here, as the snorkelling is exceptional. The walk to the lighthouse is worth the effort as the views fro the top are brilliant. All in all, an excellent day trip

Thank Y1231JRjohn
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We had a simply magical day at Nosy Tanikely which we did from Antoremba lodge. It is a beautiful marine protected area with lots of stunning fish & corals. We snorkelled with turtles and were lucky enough to see a pod of dolphins very close-by!...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Nice beach despite of lots of black sediment closed to the water (pollution from fuel?). Poor coral, decent fish and lots of annoying plancton. Wear protective clothing!

1  Thank 58renate
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Absolutely best trip we had, beautiful white sand beach with amazing corals and fish around, we had lunch on the beach. Beware of the sun, it is easy to get burned in the boat!

Thank IvanaL626
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This was my first real snorkling experience and what an experience to swim with sea turtles. Amazing coral, amazing and abundant fish life. Surely there are unfortunately bleached out areas but with this area being declared a national sea reserve, it can only become better.

Thank PieterfromRoodepoort
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately most of the coral is bleached out and dead. Has various colorful fish and sea urchins. Giant clams. Didn't see any sea turtles but sometimes they are here. Popular spot for scuba classes. 20,000 Ar entry

Thank krawner
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A short 30 minute boat ride from Helleville. The snorkelling is excellent with many, many fish on the coral easy to spot by just swimming a very short distance from the beach. Some of the coral has been damaged due to the popularity of this...More

Thank Don W
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I have been to many tropical islands all over the world, and would rate Nosy Tanikely as the best snorkelling/diving experience out of them all! The marine reserve is home to a huge underwater tropical fish paradise with fish of every colour and variety and...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

Nosy Tanikely, the best place I visited. Snorkel is perfect, beach is wonderful, lunch for the picnic are so delicious, the view on the top of the island are so beautiful. Don't know the word to explain it. This is so beautiful. If you want...More

Thank ChristianRaktondrjoa
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25 February 2017|
Response from IvanaL626 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, try contacting maybe the hotel where we stayed: Le Grand Bleu (Jacques and Celine) They organize trips to Nosy Tanikely so might be able to organize for you! They will probably ask for payment in advance by transfer and... More