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Big Blu Mafia Island Diving Resort is an accommodation, restaurant and activity centre based on Utende Beach inside the Mafia Island Marine Park. With a prime beachfront location, we offer guests different accommodations to suit different budgets, a...more
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I was here back in March 2018 for some scuba diving and have been meaning to write a review because WOW was I so impressed and happy with my stay. The grounds are absolutely beautiful. Upon arrival I had smiling faces and a tropical drink...More
I stayed for 4 nights at big blu and really enjoyed the time there.
Less tourists than on Zanzibar, but beautiful nature as well.
I got there by plane (resident fare possible) and when I arrived at Mafia, there was a driver from BigBlu already...More
We did the advanced open water course in Big Blu diving centre with my wife, and couldn't be happier. Staff was professional and friendly, and instructor and manager Jenny made sure that we were comfortable (since last dives were a year ago) and learned all...More
We were staying at Pole Pole Bungalows which include a free exursion from Big Blu every day with our package
the first was a sunset cruise our server taked about god and sang regious songs to us not to romantc
second day we were offered...More
jkpdiver, Manager at Big Blu Mafia Island Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018
Hi there, I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience in Mafia Island. Please note that we were NOT the Dive Centre that you had your activities with. We do not offer free excursions to Pole Pole guests, this is actually the dive...More
I'm reviewing just the dive shop here. I've reviewed the lodging under their lodging entry.
Before I left the US, I emailed the dive shop and explained that I had dived 1 year earlier, but it had only been a single dive. However, I had...More
We were here mid April at the very end of the season. About 4 days before the closed for the rain. We were the only ones staying in the resort which was kinda nice. Jenny was really helpful and the staff were all friendly. The...More
I stayed at big blue for five nights and it was amazing. The tents were great with electricity, comfortable beds and a safe. Nice showers and bathroom. The food was amazing, 3 course meal for 12$. Nice cocktails and great atmosphere with great people. The...More
We were diving with big blu in Feb 2018 with my friend. We stayed there 9nights. Boats were really nice, staff was professional and friendly and respected the sealife. Diving was great, beautiful sites and healthy coral. Sometimes the visibility was not that great because...More
We stayed at Big Blu for 6 nights - see my review of the resort, on the "speciality lodging" page.
This dive center is extremely well organized! They made everything so easy for us, and we had some great dives with them. We've traveled to...More
Response from jkpdiver | Property representative |
Hi there! It is possible for some of the sites to put the equipment on in the water, but generally the easiest way when diving with a dhow is to dress on the boat and enter by backwards roll. The crew do all the heavy... More
Hi there! It is possible for some of the sites to put the equipment on in the water, but generally the easiest way when diving with a dhow is to dress on the boat and enter by backwards roll. The crew do all the heavy lifting, don't worry! I hope this helps! Please email me if you think of anything else. Regards, Jenny