Trips onboard Julia
Julia is hired on a per person per day
basis so guests are free to decide exactly what they want
to do on their trip. We specialise in tailoring trips to suite
your needs and try to be as flexible as possible. All sorts
of excursions can be arranged, from sunset cruises to customised
diving trips. Below are a few examples of what we offer.
Day Cruise to Mnemba
From Nungwi we sail to Mnemba Atoll to enjoy some beautiful
snorkelling and dive sites. We have lunch and dive some
more before sailing back watching the sun go down.
36hr Trip to Mnemba
This is similar to the day trip apart from at a more
leisurely pace. We stay overnight and enjoy a night
5 Day Pemba Trip
A full 5 day trip across the Pemba channel to Pemba
Island and back. This trip includes a fantastic sail
and deep sea fishing experience, spectacular dive sites
and a trip to a tropical rain forest. An example of
this trip is listed below.
An example of a 5 day trip to
Day 0: Welcome on board at 5 PM in Nungwi.
Guests arrange themselves in the cabins and get a boat briefing.
Then we have dinner on board or in a restaurant in Nungwi,
depending on the waves! After dinner, we get ready for departure,
have a departure drink and start the overnight sail to Pemba.
Whoever feels like sharing the watches with us are welcome!
The skipper is always at hand. We enjoy the wonderful Southern
Day 1: We arrive at sunrise in front of Njao
Gap, in the North of Pemba. If we are lucky, we see hundreds
of spinner dolphins jumping around the boat. After breakfast,
we dive Njao Gap and Heaven’s door and then anchor inside
Njao Bay. In the afternoon, we just relax and lie around the
Day 2: After breakast, we can go and visit
the village or the tropical rain forest, looking for monkeys
or bush babies! In the afternoon we go snorkeling or diving,
according to wishes. We stay at night in this most remote
bay and enjoy the tranquil surroundings.
Day 3: After a lazy morning with a little
swim and breakfast, we sail down to Fundu Gap and fish on
the way. We then dive Manta Point and Fundu Gap, if the tides
allow (strong currents!) and then go to anchor in the bay
behind Fundu island.
Day 4: We sail down to Mesali island, which
is a marine park and offers beautiful diving. We dive Revolution's
wall (most beautiful coral) and Coral garden and then anchor
on the northern beach, for some resting, swimming and snorkeling,
maybe even a barbecue if we were lucky with our en route fishing!
Day 5: We sail back to Nungwi, over the Pemba
Channel, fishing and looking for pilot whales, and relaxing
after a full few days! We sail in Nungwi at sunset and bring
the guests back to shore, and non moving ground!