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By Airport just outside of Chake Chake.
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Rarely used Airport just outside of Chake Chake for small planes. Other method of getting to Pemba which more commonly and widely preferred is boat.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==

Revision as of 00:02, 19 December 2007

Pemba Island is in Tanzania.

Contents

Regions

Cities

Chake Chake - Airport

Wete

Other destinations

Understand

Pemba is mostly muslim. It is recommended that women travel with long skirts, covered shoulders and a head scarf.

Talk

Swahili. Asalam Waaleikum is an arabic greeting that is used here. The corresponding response is Waaleikum Salam.

Get in

Rarely used Airport just outside of Chake Chake for small planes. Other method of getting to Pemba which more commonly and widely preferred is boat.

Get around

By Dhala Dhala. There are bus stations in both Wete and Chake Chake.

See

Itineraries

Do

Pemba is one of the diving jewels of of the east of Africa. There are at least two dive operators (Swahili Divers and Manta Reef) operating under the PADI and BSAC codes that serve visitors. Diver's highlights include: Extensive plate coral gardens on the west coast which make for a world class drift dive The marine reserve surrounding Misali Island that is threatened by proposed government development, hence now is the time to visit The annual whale migration in July August when humpback whales have been reported on the east coast.

Eat

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Get out

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