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Prison Island - Changuu Private Island

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Off the Coast From Stone Town, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 773 333 241
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USD 400.00*
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Full-Day Zanzibar Island Tour from Dar Es Salaam
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  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“giant tortoises” (169 reviews)
“prison island” (321 reviews)
“boat ride” (85 reviews)
Off the Coast From Stone Town, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 773 333 241
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is really a good tour. If you are in Pajé, It is closer than from Nungwi. Go first to the turtle tour and after enjoy the beach and all structure. There are many boats and you can pay directly to them. Avoid extra costs...More

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved this trip. The guide gave us the history of the Island from the Arabs up to present date I love history and thoroughly enjoyed the entire tour. The highlight of the tour for our party was the giant tortoises that were up to 150+...More

Thank mikemcdowell2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

It cost us $35 each for the tour & it was money well spent. From the boat ride to the prisons to the giant tortoise it was great fun & if you can swim its a good place for snorkeling. It is a must see...More

Thank Fisayo O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A 30 dollars old wooden boat trip and 4 more dollars entrance fee are not deserved for looking turtles and an old prison. No fun.

Thank Hassan179
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We shared a boat ride with 4 other tourists to take us to Prison Island. We needed to bargain with the local people taking tourists to the island for a good price of $20, they asked for $50 at the beginning, we were a family...More

Thank Laligidge
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you're going to visit, don't pre-book! Just walk down to the boats and find someone to take you - just the boat ride shouldn't cost more than $5 each in a shared group There is an entrance fee of tsh 8,500 once you get...More

Thank Elena Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started off by boat & early as we were informed by our guide that the boats & people just swarm in later& he was correct by the time we left there were hundreds of tourists arriving. It was very interesting as it was never...More

Thank Jilly165
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most beautiful place I ever seen ! Such a beautiful beach, color of water... everything is just amazing! We took a local boat (from a local guy- not from deals of hotel or agency) we paid 25$ for 2 persons: tour until prison island+snorkeling...More

Thank IuliaIoanaParis
Reviewed 1 week ago

the charge is reasonable, but all the rest (minimum facility on the island) are nothing to write home about.

Thank eytanin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impressive tortoises, one of them is more than 200 years old. You can touch them (but not sit on them!) and feed them. That being said, there were way more tourists than tortoises when we went there, so we didn't stayed more than 20mins. Not...More

Thank ch3ric
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26 September 2016|
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Response from Anjali Virendra D | Reviewed this property |
Hi you can walk towards the jetty you have plenty of boats look out for Ali from "Blue wave". You can pay much lesser
2 October 2015|
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Response from MrCrabsJ | Reviewed this property |
Talk a little bit with your hotelstuff. I'm sure there aere enough gys who know an independent guide who will give you a really good price. For example we made a tour including spice farm, big market in stone town, slave... More