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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 3
    The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe)
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 4
    Forodhani Gardens
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 5
    Freddie Mercury Museum
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 6
    Gizenga Street
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 7
    Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 8
    Darajani Bazaar
    Stop: 30 minutes
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Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Entry/Admission - Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
23Reviews
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Aneela K wrote a review Jan. 2020
Watford, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
I took my three children and husband on this trip back in December and it was certainly one of the best parts of Zanzibar. Our tour guide- Mohammed- was prompt and on time and the tour began with a lovely boat ride to Prison Island. The tortoises were amazing to look at and
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Claudiu C wrote a review Nov. 2019
Constanta, Constanta, Romania4 contributions
The beach is gorgeous, you can do snorkeling diving and you can see lots of fish and starfish. excellent accommodation at Kiwenga Bungalow. The Italian chef prepares almost everything you want
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Maria Farrugia wrote a review Sep. 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Definitely book this tour when you are in Zanzibar, and make sure you get Juma as your guide. Juma was the right mix of funny, giving us the history behind everything we saw but with a joke every now and then making sure to keep us listening. The tour included a short boat ride
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Date of experience: September 2019
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annegC5156NH wrote a review Jul. 2019
Oslo, Norway108 contributions30 helpful votes
Worth visiting, be sure you bring a local guide for information about the story of the island and Stonetown, including the history regarding the slave traffic way of living todayand other aspects seen from the locals.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Adriana R. wrote a review Jun. 2019
Belgium7 contributions
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We had great time with my husband walking to the old city of Zanzibar stone town with our local tour guide OMY we learn A lot of histry and information from him and answer all our questions we love that he is so smart ,knowledgeable and always smile 'we visit all the key areas
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leonardopS8263TS
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Dive into a safe paradise!
Happy to say me and my girlfriend had an amazing, safe lunch in this mesmerizing oasis. Fully sanitized and clean t
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Juluan-BG
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Amazing
Not so many tourist there. Very beautiful place, very clean. The corrals are good, the food was vert taste.
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Irina P
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overall, somewhat of a disappointement
A long and rather tiring trip by boat. It was very windy and there were not a lot of marine life to see, especially
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roxanav73
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excellent time by Jozani
Captain John from Matemwe did organize this trip for us . Such a nice local guy , so friendly,good english speaker
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roxanav73
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Captain John , 5Stars trip
Captain John did organise this trip for us . We found him on the beach, next to the Zanzibar Pearl Boutique Hotel.
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384oscarr
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Go to a sandbank and eat... fun, NOT!
Well, if u like sunshine and eating, kind of snorkelling... go there. I´ve been on a far more nice, intresting Blue
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Bobolanti
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My Zanzibar Baecation
What an exhilarating experience we had. We were in luck and saw those magnificent dolphins in beautiful turquoise w
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AltaafTM
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Amazing!
This tour was incredible. The sand bar was the highlight. The food was perfect. I would recommend this activity whi
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Hasmukh K
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stone town and spice farm tour
we had a guide to take us through a spice farm and the stone town tour in Zanzibar. it was absolutely amazing and i
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Margriet M
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A very famous place, and an essential place to visit when on Zanzibar
A great experience. We booked at table for the evening (6.00pm) meal and this was just perfect so as to arrive in
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dcplush
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Day tour in Zanzibar
If you have a day even half day free in Zanzibar, I would recommend this tour. My guide Duller was very knowledgeab
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Peter T
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So-so snorkeling, but a good experience
We took the trip out Mnemba hoping to swim with the dolphins and have some excellent snorkeling. Though the overall
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Browning A
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Nakupenda Beach Day Tour in Zanzibar
Wonderful experience! Our guide Juma was delightful and knowledgeable. The first stop at Prison Island was great...
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ojonkers
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An Amazing Day
Decided to book a tour of Prison Island and Nakupenda with Exodus Go Tours with Omary. They were prompt on picking
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nainasobti
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The Rock Restaurant
We had read about the restaurant being a must do as it is out at sea but we were very disappointed. It’s a tiny res
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  • Duration: 5h
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