Fundu Lagoon, Pemba Island

Fundu Lagoon is located on the south west coast of Pemba island. The island of Pemba is very famous as a destination. It is suitable for all genres of travelers. There are a great number of sights and beautiful beaches here that make for a heavenly vacation.

The island is also home to some of the best dive sites in the world, as well as a fully equipped PADI resort diving center. The island also offers a huge variety of water sports, such as kayaking and snorkeling. There are a good number of facilities and amenities on offer.

Not far from Fundu Lagoon is the Pemba Mesali Marine Sanctuary, which is a must visit if you are a beach lover. The pristine white beaches here are a definite heaven like experience. There are a number of protected reefs in and around the sanctuary, and snorkeling is a popular activity here.

There are a huge number of species of marine animals in the reefs, This happens because the animals and reefs get attracted by the corals, and the reef fishes and animals come in here from deeper waters. There are a huge number of species such as barracuda, eagle rays, manta and more. There are other ame fish as well, as well as some turtles that nest on the beaches.

The sand flats just near Fundu Lagoon have a great number of inter tidal wildlife. There are a great number of avian species such as egrets, ibis, herons and more that flock to the area so that tiny invertebrates and fish were left behind in the sands and the shallow sea pools.