Oxygene opens dive centre on Pemba Island

Oxygène Diving, with its roots in Scandinavia, an areaof the world known for high quality products and service, Oxygene has growninto an international chain of dive retail stores and resorts around the world.The Oxygène Diving core values are Caring, Competent, and Fun, aremeasured up with the high standards in customer service that divers receive atall of its dive centers. Oxygène dive centers are found in Sweden, Åland, England, Malta,Egypt, the Philippines, Pemba,Croatia, Estonia, Canadaand Tenerife. Oxygene opens its first dive center in theIndian Ocean on the 1st August 2008, on PembaIsland in the Zanzibararchipelago, Tanzania.The dive center will be the first PADI five star IDC facility on the island,and is located next to The Manta Resort. Pemba is the northernmost of the threeSpice Islands, and stand out from the otherswith a richer wildlife and vibrant sea life.

Pemba has been famous for its fantastic divingfor a long time, so it is extremely inspiring to open up the possibility formore people to experience Pemba and itsuntouched coral reefs. I dived here myself the first time 12 years ago. Pemba has had a special place in my heart since then,says Henrik Almers CEO and founder of Oxygène Diving. One of The Manta Resorts missions is to giveits guests the possibility to discover Africa’suntouched nature above and below the surface. Together with Oxygène Diving wenow can supply our guests with an even better and safer underwater experience,says Matthew Saus CEO of Monsoon Empires, that run The Manta Resort.

Oxygène Pemba supplies day trips and live-aboard programs.The dive center offers all PADI courses from beginner to instructor level. Thedive center is equipped with a filling station and rental equipment of highestquality.