Planning to visit Zanzibar soon ?
Wondering what activities to do and sites to see when visiting Zanzibar?
The island enjoys internationally renowned beaches, flora, fauna and a unique culture, drawing tourists and visitors from every corner of the globe. When here, be sure to check out some of the tours and attractions that make Zanzibar such a unique and popular vacation destination. Here are our 6 must see Zanzibar attractions -
Safari Blue Boat BBQ Trip
A major Zanzibari tourist attraction, the Safari Blue Boat Tour has been simplified to a perfect formula which guarantees relaxation and a surreal day trip. It combines the invigorating experience of a party boat, a full breathtaking snorkeling experience, an unreal setup on a private island off the coast, a local well versed tour guide and ofcourse an all you can eat buffet.
Zanzibar Spice Farm
Ever wondered how some exotic spices were grown and harvested? Not many pleasures on this planet can compare to the delightfully intoxicating smells of freshly roasted or crushed
spices. The Spice farm tour combines all your guilty pleasures and tops it off with a Zanzibari cooking lesson, where the fresh and authentic spices grown on the farm, will be used to season
and garnish your lunch, right before your eyes.
Historic Prison Island Tour
Prison Island , as the name suggests is an island off the coast of Stone-town, which was previously used as a prison, dating all the way back to the slave trade. A leisurely educational tour mixed with the excitement of a 20minute boat ride topped off with meeting a family of tortoises and peacocks that call the island home; this tour is entertaining and educational.
Jozani Forest Red Monkey Tour
Best described as a natural pharmacy, Jozani Forest,is an amazing source of natural remedies! Every plant you past or tree you observe cures something. But what really takes your breath away about the Jozani forest tour is the sheer height and majesty of the trees and the palms. Jozani is also famous for the red Colobus monkeys that call the forest home. If you’re lucky
you just may spot a Zanzibar Sykes’ monkey; one of the rarest monkey species in East Africa. Thousands of big eyed furry little bush babies also thrive in Jozani, alongside, 50 different species of butterflies and over 40 species of birds.
Blue Lagoon Snorkeling Trip
Blue Lagoon Zanzibar is a snorkeler’s paradise. The corals are healthy and colorful and they can be accessed easily compared to other Snorkeling places of Zanzibar. A variety of colorful reef fishes call this place home, such as leaf fish, mantis shrimps, octopus, squid, moray eels, puffer fish, scorpion fish, lionfish, nudibranch, angel fish, snappers, rainbow runners, jackfish, barracudas, batfish among others.
Stone-town City Tour
Stone Town is a city of prominent historical and artistic importance in East Africa, abd is considereda UNESCO Heritage Site. Its architecture, mostly dating back to the 19th century, reflects the diverse influences underlying the Swahili culture, giving a unique mixture of Arab, Persian, Indian and European elements. Guided by a personal tour guide, this tour takes you around the historic city to some of the most notable tourist attractions – The Old Fort, The Slave Market, Forazani Gardens, The House of Wonders and the Darajani Bazaar.