Exciting Job Opportunity! [Open to Tanzanian Nationals Only].

CHICOP is seeking an Operations, Logistics & Supplies Coordinator (location of work: Mbweni area near Stonetown). The Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing all supply procurements and logistics to support the Chumbe Island eco-hotel; including stock and store management, acquisition, procurement, transportation (to/from town and to/from island) and coordination. This key role in the organization is both administrative and physically active – directly overseeing purchase acquisition where required, sourcing of materials etc., as well as inventorying, tracking, reporting and analysis of expenditure (in collaboration with the Project Manager).

For more information see full job description here.
To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to: admin@chumbeisland.com.
Deadline for application – Wednesday 08 May.
Position start date – as soon as possible.

Chumbe Awarded ‘Best of Africa’ 2019

We are very proud to announce that Chumbe has been recognized in
Top 100 Sustainable Tourism Destinations, receiving the
‘Best of Africa’ award at the ITB in Berlin.
Read here for more information.

Finalist for the 2018 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

We are very excited to announce that Chumbe Island Coral Park has been selected as a finalist for the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2018 under the category of Environment!

This Award is for organizations and companies that achieved environmental best practices through biodiversity conservation, protection of natural habitats, addressing climate change, and green operations.

Winners will be officially announced during the Awards Ceremony taking place in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 19 April during WTTC’s Global Summit.

Read more at: www.wttc.org/tourism-fo…/winners-and-finalists-2018/

Chumbe UW Photo-guide 2017 now online!

The Chumbe UW Photo-guide was developed by a family that has been returning to Chumbe Island for 14 years. Countless hours snorkelling in the Chumbe Reef, subsequent identification with the Chumbe Conservation Team and tireless…

Chumbe Management Plan (2017-2027) now online!

This is the third management plan for Chumbe Island Coral Park (CHICOP) since its inception in 1994, produced by the Chumbe Team with the support of Sustainable Solutions International Consulting (SSIC). A lot of work and a very

Chumbe showcased

Chumbe Island Coral Park is featured in the latest IUCN Protecting the Planet newsletter, January 2017!

Happy Holidays 2017

With our Best Wishes for a Joyous Holiday Season and a very Happy
New Year! In warm appreciation, Chumbe Team

German national, Sibylle Riedmiller, awarded the Order of Merit Cross from the Federal Republic of Germany for her tireless commitment to conserving Tanzania’s natural heritage!

Chumbe press release from 01.07.16


The year 2016 has recorded the warmest sea temperatures on record, and impacts on coral reefs are being felt globally. Warm sea temperatures caused by climate change are causing corals to bleach all around the world.Corals…