- Country: Tanzania
- Zanzibar Island:
Explore Zanzibar Island:
The Zanzibar Archipelago, located in the Indian Ocean 15 miles off the coast of Tanzania, is a breathtaking spot to escape from the world. You’ll enjoy clear, turquoise-blue water; shallow sandbars perfect for wading; and many small, nearly deserted islands virtually unvisited by tourists. Explore the World Heritage Site of Stone Town, Zanzibar City’s old quarter. Or just go beach to beach between tiny fishing villages—each one's better than the next.
Zanzibar Island is known as Africa’s tropical paradise; offering the world’s most beautiful beaches. Miles and miles of white sandy beaches dotted with palm trees, surrounded by the clear azure water of the Indian Ocean. Zanzibar Island is part of the Zanzibar archipelago together with Pemba Island and many smaller islands. These islands are also called the Spice Islands because of its rich history in spice trade and many spice plantations.
Zanzibar Island offers laid-back beach life, but also an diversity of activities and a colourful culture and history. The old Stone Town is amazing mix of cultures. Food lovers and culture enthusiasts can visit interesting cultural places like Sultan’s Palace, the House of Wonders and Darajani or Forodhani food markets. You can go on a Spice Tour or explore the amazing coral reefs and swim among tropical reef fish. The opportunities are endless. Zanzibar Island has all the ingredients to make a memorable holiday.
Dhow Cruise - Zanzibar Island:
Zanzibar Private Sunset Cruise:
Join us onboard for our Zanzibar Sunset Cruise out into the bay of Nungwi. Bring your loved one or friends and family and enjoy the tranquility of gliding through the warm Indian Ocean waters aboard our beautiful Dhow / Boat or Luxury yacht with an ice cold tropical cocktail or a glass of bubbly in your hand. As the sun sets we will moor the yacht and prepare a splendid, freshly prepared Seafood Platter for you and your loved ones, friends and family.
There is no better way to end your day in the tropics whilst enjoying a stunning Sunset Dinner Cruise on the Indian Ocean! We have tailored this intimate Sunset Experience for couples…or bring your family & friends of up to 6 guests. Of course should your group be bigger, contact us and we will make arrangements to accommodate you and all your family and friends onboard.
Visit Prison & Nakupenda Beach:
Visit Prison Island and Nakupenda Beach on a full-day tour that’s all about snorkeling and sunbathing on one of Zanzibar’s most pristine beaches. This inclusive tour features a seafood lunch, snorkeling gear, snacks, and door-to-door transport from Zanzibar hotels to ensure a hassle-free day of exploring the coast, with plenty of time independent time to enjoy beautiful Nakupenda Beach.
- See the giant tortoises of Prison Island
- Go off-shore to experience a beautiful, trash-free Zanzibar beach
- Seafood lunch features Zanzibar flavors
- Round-trip transport provided: tour takes care of all the logistics
- Nakupenda Sandbank beach Picnic
Dolphins Tour and Snorkeling:
Dolphins Tour and Snorkeling:
This is one of our most recommended activities in Zanzibar, where you can swim and snorkel at three different spots (Dolphins, relaxing at the Sandbanks, and Snorkeling at the Mnemba reef. Mnemba Island was ranked #1 Best Beach Destination in Africa by tripsavvy.
Mnemba Island is well known for the excellent clarity of its waters ( for this area of the Indian Ocean) and the unusually prolific and diverse corals and tropical marine life where you can able to spot different species of fishes while Snorkeling.
Stone Town Tour:
Stone Town City Tour - Zanzibar Island:
Stone Town is the old city and cultural heart of Zanzibar.It is a place of winding alleys, bustling bazaars, mosques and grand Arab houses whose original owners vied with each other over the extravagance of their dwellings. This is a walking tour that takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still.
With visits to the House of Wonders,the former slave market for East African Slave trade, and Arab Fort,Freddie Mercury house, spice market, roman catholic church, Anglican cathedral church and others. The architectural style of Stone town buildings is a unique mixture of various influences and culture, ornately carved doors Stone Town has some excellent gifts shops with plenty of souvenirs and handicrafts. A guide walk through this colorful and alternating city who knows not only funny of Stone town, but also cruel stories to tell about life of the old times in Stone town. Stone town tour is a walking tour and takes almost 3 hrs walking in the narrow streets.
The Famous Rock Restaurant:
A world-famous restaurant, known not only for its extraordinary location, but also its fabulous food inspired by the natural resources, a twist of Zanzibar, and Italian love. It takes just one look to understand that no pencil nor brush could draw such beauty – only Mother Nature could reach such heights and present one of the world’s most unique and beautiful locations for a restaurant.
Dine in a spectacular location that’s entirely surrounded by sea views on an excursion to The Rock restaurant in Zanzibar.
Spices for All Senses - Zanzibar Island:
The Spice Tour is one of the most popular excursions in Zanzibar, the Spice Island. Zanzibar was one of the world’s leading producers of spices such as clove, nutmeg and cinnamon. Tour takes you to on organic farm with wide variety of plants around the year. You don’t just see, you also touch, smell and taste.
Spices and herbs were originally introduced to Zanzibar by Portuguese traders in the 16th century, brought from their colonies in South America and India.This tour is a walking tour in a spice farm (shamba). While there, you shall see how the spices, herbs and fruits grow and are cultivated.
Your tour guide will describe how the crops can be used.You will be smelling and tasting spices, herbs and tropical fruits such as clove, lemongrass, nutmeg, cinnamon, turmeric, vanilla, coconuts, papaya, chili, black pepper, jackfruit, cardamom, cassava and oranges. After the tour you will enjoy a traditional swahili lunch at the farm. Here is when you can really taste the different ways of using spices. The tour finishes with a stop at a spice stall selling fresh packaged spices (cash only).
Jozani Forest Tour:
Jozani Forest walking tour:
Jozani Forest is best known for its red colobus monkeys, which are endemic to Zanzibar. About 20 years ago, the monkeys were considered to be in danger of extinction. This trend has since reversed due to the conservation project. There are about 6000 red colobus monkeys residing in Jozani Forest.After visiting the red colobus, you will walk across to the Pete-Jozani Mangrove Boardwalk. It entwines through coral thicket vegetation, mangrove forest and across a creek. You walk through mangrove forest which is extremely crucial to Zanzibar’s ecosystems, providing a habitat for many lizards, snakes and birdlife as well as preventing the coastal erosion.
- Spice tour: A walk with a guide through spice plantations where pepper, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg and fruit grows.
- Kitesurfing: At the beaches Paje, Kiwengwa en Nungwi.
- Mountain bike excursion
- Stone Town excursion: Stroll through the narrow streets of this lively town and visit some local markets and the former slave market.
- Prisoner Island excursion: Take a 30 min. boat trip to this island, which once was a place where slaves were detained. Nowadays it is a nature reserve for giant tortoises and a place to see the ruins of the former prison.
- Safari Blue: During this excursion you visit 3 islands where you can swim, snorkel and have a nice BBQ.
- Visit Jozani forest: A great jungle walk through the last indigenous forest on Zanzibar with lots of monkeys, like the rare red colobus monkeys.
- Snorkeling and scuba diving at one of the many great reefs.
- Cultural tour: This excursion gives you an insight in the way of life of the local people.
- Mnemba Island tour: Snorkeling trip to the most popular snorkeling spot in Zanzibar.