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Address: Tofo Beach, Tofo, Mozambique
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+258 82 826 0140

TOFO SCUBA is the longest running dive center in Mozambique. (18 Years) We...

TOFO SCUBA is the longest running dive center in Mozambique. (18 Years) We pioneered diving in the Tofo, Barra area. We are a PADI Resort center. We also offer RAID courses (Open Water to instructor) which can be a more affordable option as it does not require that you purchase a book. (E learning) We are situated right on the beach and 30 meters from the sea. (Next to Dino's bar and Fatima's Backpackers). We have an awesome restaurant on site. Tofo Scuba has the ONLY HEATED DIVER TRAINING POOL IN TOFO (26 degrees instead of 18 degrees) We run 3 x 8,3 meter superducks powered by 100hp Yamaha 4 stroke motors. FREE NITROX for those divers who are qualified Nitrox divers. This will give you 10 to 15 min..Longer bottom time on our deep dives. Safety (2 Dive Masters on EVERY Dive) and customer service are our priority. Free WI FI For Tofo Scuba Customers. Your own LOCKER to safely store your personal belongings.


It is the stated objective of the staff and management of Tofo Scuba to provide to our customers the highest standard of quality and service as it relates to scuba diving and scuba diver training.

This commitment to service excellence will be seen in our desire and ability to continually improve the standard of both our student training programs and our daily casual diver charters.

Of prime importance to us, is the safety and well being of all our customers and students. We will be measured by our ability to always supply well-maintained, safe diving equipment, good quality air and fully equipped, seaworthy dive boats at all times.

We undertake to always foster an environment conducive to the safer learning and enjoyment of scuba diving in a friendly and relaxed manner. Our attitude toward scuba diving and diver training will always be conservative.

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Excellent diving with Tofo Scuba

I absolutely loved the people at Tofo scuba. All of them are friendly and approachable. I had a not so good experience in Vilanculo and it made me nervous about diving in Tofo but... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I absolutely loved the people at Tofo scuba. All of them are friendly and approachable. I had a not so good experience in Vilanculo and it made me nervous about diving in Tofo but as soon as I walked in I felt so comfortable and welcomed. The hospitality here is what every dive place should be like. I felt very... More 

1 Thank Mandy S
Xai-Xai, Mozambique
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They made us feel very welcomed to their shop. Their dive instructors are some of the best in my opinion! Lastly, the dives were fun and beautiful! I can't wait to go back to visit!

Thank Mozirachel
Den Helder, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have fun and safety as their priorities. Clear instructions and protocols which apply to everyone equally (incl me as an instructor with 970 dives). So chances of error and thus accidents are reduces significantly, which is a good thing. Very motivated staff and they will try their best to give you the best dive. Their only flaw is that... More 

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I had such a fantastic time in Praia do Tofo scuba diving with Tofo Scuba. The people are kind and very knowledgeable. Their gear (if you're renting) is in very good condition. They have nitrox, which is great for some of those deeper sea dives. We saw so much on our dives.. mantas, leopard sharks, eels, rays, and loads and... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Great, chilled dive shop! We went diving with other operators, but didn't feel the same warm personal interaction that we did with the staff at Tofo Scuba. Of all the places around Tofo, I felt like this was the only dive shop that was truely honest when asking about the day's diving conditions and expectations for the forecast. If the... More 

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Had the opportunity to do the open ocean safari. Owners and guides very helpful and friendly. Had to swap days, and they had no problems with it. A very nice restaurant with great food.

Thank 814hannesl
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

These guys are the best in Tofo, striking a perfect balance of being both fun and professional. Equipment is all well maintained and of good quality. Dive masters clearly love their jobs and their enthusiasm will make your dives even more enjoyable. They also offer ocean safari trips to search for and snorkel with dolphins and whale sharks if you... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The management here is very nice and helpful, the helped us book our accomodation and recommended great dives for my partner. Awesome place :)

Thank GLmay
Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

I dived with Tofo Scuba for 5 days and had an amazing time with nice, caring, professional staffs. It had been my dream to see a whale shark for quite a while and it came true! Tofo is definitely a diver's paradise and my experience with Tofo Scuba made it an unforgettable, fantastic holiday. I hope to see more Asians... More 

Thank Yuka N
Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Been diving for 9 days and it was a super experience! Equipment is excellent as well as the staff. Instructors are very good and bid advantage is that the center is situated directly on the beach (only one in Tofo). A must go!!

Thank Lucien S

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