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The Dive Sites of Mainland Tanzania

Tanzania has a fairly long undeveloped coastline 1424 km long, with many undiscovered diving spots that are undoubtedly going to develop in the future. The three main large islands of Pemba, Ungudja ( known...
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Level 1 Free-Immersion

Tom Allan, pulls himself up the line (called Free-Immersion or FIM) from -10 meters (32 feet!) during the his first ocean session of the Apnea Academy First Level Course in Dar es Salaam....

Preparing for Personal Best DNF

After a series of warm-up dynamic-no-fins, Lilian Lehmann relaxes in the sunshine poolside in preparation for her personal best DNF. This is in training for her Second Level Apnea Academy course in Dar es S...
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Bluespotted Ribbon Tail Ray

A bluespotted ribbontail ray (Taeniura lymma) flutters along the sandy bottom of the Red Sea in Ras Muhammad National Park. At night, small groups of these rays follow the rising tide onto sandy flats to ro...
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Freedivers Headed Out

A group of freediving and spearfishing friends from Dar es Salaam head for deep, sheltered waters near the Fundu Yansin sand bank to train freediving technique, and finish-up with some pole-spearing. By far...
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Free-Immersion Line Diving

Spearfisherman, Van Reynders, practices mental training and relaxation freediving techniques with free-immersion line diving. Diving buddy, Kevin Ellis spots him as he ascends from a >20 depth....
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Monofin Training

Lilian Lehman swims underwater with a Trainer 2 plate monofin while practicing proper monofin technique during her Level 2 Apnea Academy course in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania....

No Fins to 20 Meters

Lilian Lehmann ascends from a 20 meter (65') no fins freedive during her Second Level Apnea Academy freediving course in Dar es Salaam. For more information on Seaunseen courses visit Freediving Courses....
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White-Spotted Puffer

A white-spotted puffer (Arothron hispidus). Photographed on a shallow coral reef off the coast of Mbudya Island in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This ornate pufferfish can reach up to 50 cm (19.6") in length....
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Level 2 with Monofin

Lilian Lehman ascends from line diving with a Finis Trainer 2 monofin during her Level 2 Apnea Academy course in Dar es Salaam. Beside her is freediving instructor, Renee Blundon....
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Water Within Water

Renee Blundon pulls herself up the line, a freediving discipline called free-immersion, as her buddy, Kevin Ellis accompanies her to the surface. Renee's eyes are closed as see concentrates fully on relaxin...
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Pole-Spearing at Mbuda

Spearfisherman, Van Reynders, from South Africa, pole-spears off the coast of Mbudya Island in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Spearfishing is illegal in most of Tanzania waters, however, pole-spearing is permitte...
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Renee in Nungwi

Renee Blundon glides along the surface of the water between freedives while battling with strong high-tide currents. Photo was taken off the coast of Nungwi, Zanzibar by Barret Harvey.  ...

Reef Diving in Sharm

Freediving instructor, Marlon Quinn freedives down to the majestic and beautiful coral reef off the coast of Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, just days before he takes part as a candidate in the 6th Annual Apnea Aca...