posted Apr 8, 2014, 10:53 PM by Thomas Kraus
updated Apr 8, 2014, 11:02 PM
Nosy Be is an island 30 km by 20 km lying 600 km north of Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar. The main points of interest are Mont Passot, the silver falls, the indian village, Dzamandzar where rum has been distilled since 1900, pirogue trips and walks to discover the wild life of the island.
Deserted beaches, unexplored reefs and little virgin islands form the attraction of Nosy Be and the archipelago which surrounds it.
The rocky or coral reefs offer a wide variety of dives along drop-offs, in caves, or over the coral heads found in shallower water.
All types of coral reef fish can be found in less than 30 meters of water: surgeon fish, groupers, parrot fish, unicorn fish and also barracuda, king fish, tazar, yellow tuna, sharks, eagle-rays, stingrays, manta rays, whale-sharks, whales.
Both easy and spectacular dives are available in these rich waters, as yet unfrequented by divers.
Learn more about Madagascar and this great scuba dive destination here...