Excursions in Zanzibar
Stone Town Tour
Stone Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its fabulously colorful marketplace, its wonderfully tangled streets and old, story-telling doors, buildings, its myriad of small shops, its mix of people and eateries, wonderful cafes, restaurant and bazaar; you can temporarily lose yourself in the town magic. The tour includes, the central market, the former slave market, Anglican Cathedral, Tippu Tip House, Old Fort, House of Wonders, Palace Museums, Shopping and a lot of photographic opportunity.
Spices from Zanzibar are famous around the world and a holiday in Zanzibar would be incomplete without a visit to the spice gardens. You’ll be overwhelmed by the abundance of exotic spices, fruits and vegetables growing in these tropical gardens. Savor different fresh spices such as cinnamon, cardamom, vanilla, ginger, nutmeg or black paper. Taste a variety of fruits ranging from rose apple to sweet lemon to guava.
Jozani Forest Trip
Jozani Forest, also known as Jozani Chwaka Bay is the national park in Zanzibar forming an important ecosystem. It is one of must – see! Home of the rare red colobus monkey and unusual tree–dwelling hyrax. However, the tropical rain forest with lush vegetation is an attraction itself. A walk through the mangrove forest, discovering different plant species and conservation activities are among the highlights on Jozani Forest trip – with the exceptional service from our English, German, Spanish and French speaking guides is Zanzibar's holiday dream come true!
Prison Island Trip
A traditional wooden boat will bring you to Prison Island. The islet was once used as a private detention for disobedient slaves and people with deadly diseases. Later the jail was constructed, but was never actually used. Today, it is home to a giant tortoise – you can feed the tortoise, enjoy the forest, sunbathe on the white sand beach and get the great history of the island and view of the Stone Town. The island is perfect for snorkeling with colorful fish and a lot of photo opportunities.
Safari Blue Cruise
Safari Blue is one of the most awesome beach trips in Zanzibar. You will leave from Fumba with a traditional wooden sailing dhow. Experience snorkeling of a lifetime at the sandbank, you can relax with a fruity snack on a paradise-like sandbank surrounded by turquoise blue waters. Then, heading to Kwale coral reef, offering an overwhelming abundance of corals and colorful fish. You can swim in a mangrove lagoon depending on the tide of the day. A beach barbeque seafood buffet, seasonal tropical fruits and selection of beverages will be saved. Other activities on the island include a short jungle walk to see and climb a 500 years old baobab tree. Then, you will sail back to Fumba village where your car will be waiting for you – Safely drive back to the hotel.
Sunset Dhow Cruise
There’s no better way than sailing in the traditional wooden dhow along the coastline of Nungwi or Zanzibar Stone Town archipelago. The tour allows you to experience the beauty of The Sunset while enjoying the live music on board accompanied by a variety of snacks, soft drinks and a selection of beverages served by our qualified staff. The cruise will definitely give you a romantic viewing with your loved ones, whether it is a family or group of friends – the trip is truly exceptional from 17h00 till sunset.
Mnemba snorkeling offers you the experience of a lifetime; swim and snorkel in the nice coral with colorful fish – A chance to see the dolphins and even swim with them, if the environment allows. The seashore of the fishing village of Kizimkazi is the home of several pods of humpback and bottlenose dolphins.
Jozani Forest & Mungoni Nature Explorer
Jozani forest – The only national park in Zanzibar, Jozani Forest nature reserve forming an important ecosystem. The experience here is timeless; you will walk down the mangrove forest searching for red colobus monkeys – endemic species that can only be found in Zanzibar. Then, we will board oxcarts and ride through the village that surrounds the forest toward the Pete inlet. After a lovely Swahili lunch, we will explore the mangrove forest by canoe. This is a life changing experience that will last forever.
The Zanzibar archipelago boasts some of the Indian Ocean's most enchanting and beautiful islands. A luxury catamaran is a perfect way to set the tone of a beach escape in Zanzibar. Gliding effortlessly to the sound of white canvas sails in the breeze and lapping of the crystal waters below is an unparalleled experience and fantastic to enjoy the sunset or snorkeling with lazy lunch on a fringed island nearby. Whether it is a family group or group of friends we’ll organize the unforgettable boat experience for you or your clients.
Village Life Experience
Marvel and experience the traditional lifestyle of the people of Zanzibar. This trip offers you the most unique and authentic experience to deepen your connection with local people. Be amazed with how the local women use dried palm leaves for weaving mats and thatching roofs. You’ll participate with locals to prepare lunch with the catch of the day. At Mkokotoni fish market you can see the variety of fish caught in Zanzibar seas, then we visit a local blacksmith showing how to manually make nails. Experience how shows are built and last stop at Mnarani natural aquarium, a lagoon which serves as sanctuary for the endangered Green and Hawksbill Sea Turtles, you will get a chance to swim and unwind before you drive back to the hotel.