Zanzibar Island


Zanzibar is a unique coral island lying in the Indian Ocean a short distance from Tanzania.

What to do and what to see

Stone Town

  • Visit the House of Wonders,
  • Visit the Palace Museum
  • Visit Dr Livingstone’s House and the Arab Fort
  • Visit Zanzibar’s market
  • Visit cathedrals


Spice Plantations
Spices to see include cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg

Jozani Forest
It is a Natural Forest Reserve in the central east region of Zanzibar Island

  • See Red Colobus Monkey
  • See Syke’s monkeys
  • See bush pigs

North Coast
Activities on the North coast include:

  • Diving
  • snorkeling
  • Kizimkazi Mosque
  • Dolphin Tour
  • Boat trip

Prison Island

  • Visit coral reefs
  • Snorkeling
  • Sun-bathing
  • Giant tortoises

When to go
All year round

By Water: Take a speed boat from Dar es-Salaam which takes about 2 hours

By Air:  You can fly from Kilimanjaro, Mombasa and Nairobi airports.