Camp Tanzania Scuba School Expedition

The largest country in East Africa, Tanzania is home to tropical forests, mighty rivers, grassy savannahs and the Great Rift Valley. Whilst on your 4 week life-enhancing school expedition look out for some of the world’s most spectacular wildlife including elephants, zebras, giraffes, big cats and monkeys as you visit one of the country’s best wildlife areas.

Tanzania has a diverse population, including the world famous, tall, red-robed Maasai tribe who live around the Tanzania – Kenya border. Meet the inspiring Mamas of the local villages as they welcome you to the community and teach you some of their traditional skills.

Take on the challenge of mastering the fundamentals of scuba diving. Learn about your equipment and different diving techniques in a confined environment before undertaking series of open water dives surrounded by marine life whilst completing your PADI Open Water Dive Course. Keep your eyes peeled for turtles, dolphins and fish of all shapes and colours.

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Camp Tanzania Scuba School Expedition

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the impact you will make

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Conservation Work (Ndarakwai)

Human wildlife conflict is an ongoing and significant issue here, threatening the future for many important species such as elephants. You’ll get involved in initiatives to promote a peaceful co-existence between the community and the local wildlife, such as improving natural waterholes and removing invasive plants to safeguard the future for these incredible animals.

volunteer project

activities include

  1. Expanding waterholes for wildlife
  2. Removing invasive plants that are poisonous to wildlife and livestock
  3. Wildlife monitoring
  4. Taking part in environmental education workshops with local children
  5. Visiting a traditional Masai village

02

School & Housing Improvement (Tanga)

This traditional fishing community suffers from high levels of unemployment and a lack of funding for local schools, forcing children to walk many miles each day just to get an education. You will help by building or renovating school buildings to create inspirational and stimulating learning resources, as well as building sustainable housing for needy families.

volunteer projects

activities include

  1. Digging classroom foundations
  2. Laying bricks
  3. Plastering, painting and decorating buildings
  4. Making classroom furniture
  5. Helping to build & renovated traditional houses for needy families

 

03

School Improvement (Mbokomu)

The local schools constantly struggle with a lack of adequate funding, which puts children’s lives at unnecessary risk from dilapidated classrooms that are close to collapse, as well as poor or non-existent sanitary conditions. You’ll help by building or renovating school buildings to create inspirational and stimulating learning resources for the students.

school projects

activities include

  1. Digging classroom foundations
  2. Laying bricks
  3. Plastering, painting and decorating buildings
  4. Making classroom furniture
  5. Painting educational murals on the classroom walls

 

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Camp Tanga

Camp Tanga is located in the coastal village of Boma Subutuni and is less than 5 metres from the beach, offering you a peaceful, beautiful location to chill out and lap up the warm ocean breeze and breathtaking views of the tropical Indian Ocean. One word. Bliss!

Location: 500 km (7-8 hours drive) from Kilimanjaro Airport

Accommodation: Tents with comfy mattresses & bedding. Modern toilets & sinks, bucket showers

Power: Generator (between 18:00 – 22:00). British 3 pin power sockets

Phone Signal: Intermittent

Meals: Three healthy, well balanced and tasty meals a day e.g. toast, cereal,  and omelette for breakfast; rice, stew/curry with veg for lunch/dinner & fruit

Signature dish: Chapati & Chicken stew. Even learn how to make your own chapatis!

Social: Beach games, Camp fire, gift shops & drink area

 

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Camp Mbokomu

Camp Mbokomu is an attractive rural camp located in the foothills of the mighty Kilimanjaro within a typical Chaga community. On a clear day you’ll be rewarded with some spectacular views of the mountain the minute you step outside your tent.

This camp also benefits from being situated only 10 minutes drive away from Moshi town where there’s a wide range of facilities available.

Location: 45 km (around 1 hours drive) from Kilimanjaro Airport

Accommodation: Tents with comfy mattresses & bedding. Modern  toilets, showers & sinks

Power: Mains electricity backed up by generator (between 18:00 – 22:00). British 3 pin power sockets

Phone Signal: Intermittent

Meals: Three healthy, well balanced and tasty meals a day e.g. toast, sausage and omelette for breakfast; pasta, chicken stew/curry with veg for lunch/dinner & fruit

Signature dish: Machalari & Kiburu

Social: Camp fire, town nearby

 

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camp legends

gladys
Local camps crew

Gladys

One of the welcoming faces you will see at the airport when you arrive and possibly half way up a mountain, when you think you can’t go any further. Gladys is one of few female guides in Africa, a real character and all round super woman.

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What's included

4 week life-enhancing school expedition
Flights and in-country transfers
Travel insurance
Food and drink
Accommodation
PADI Open Water Dive Course
Project costs
Access to our Travellers Gateway
Ongoing pre-expedition and fundraising support
Dedicated Qualified Expedition Leader and supporting staff costs
Orientation and local language lessons
24 hour emergency support
Reserve location
The option to earn UCAS points