ZANZIBAR BEACH HOLIDAYS
It is a full day trip and includes use of top quality snorkeling equipment with guide and instructors, sodas, mineral water and beer, a delicious Zanzibari seafood lunch with grilled fish and slipper lobster, gastronomic fruit tasting, coffee and Amarula liqueur.
Situated on the southern point of the island, Kizimkazi fishing village is home to several schools of bottle-nosed dolphins and Humpback dolphins, which can often be sighted following a short boat trip from the village. You may be able to swim quite close to the dolphins.
Visit the spice plantations where you will have the opportunity to pick, smell, and savour fruits and spices which you have probably never seen on the supermarket shelf. Commencing at the ruins of Marahubi Palace, via the site of one of Africa’s greatest explorers, Dr Livingston. The journey will take you north of town, towards the Kidichi Persian Baths. You’ll witness some of world’s most exotic fruits and spices such as cloves, star fruit, tangerine trees, lemon grass, mangosteen, ‘lipstick trees’, to name.
Welcome to Changuu island, well known as prison island. A boat ride to the island is a must when visiting Zanzibar. Earning its name as a former prison, nowadays the islands gives you a chance to escape for some peace and quiet! Approximately one kilometre long, and a quarter kilometre wide, the location is perfect for swimming and snorkeling, and after a stroll around the island, it is heaven plunging into the crystal-clear sea. Soft drinks, food and basic accommodation are on offer.
Zanzibar’s colourful and alive market along the beach packed with the buzz of locals bartering fresh vegetables and baskets of tropical fruit is a must for any visitor in Zanzibar. Visit a cathedral built in 1874 that stands on the site of a past slave market, the cathedral’s altar stands on the exact site of the whipping post that was in the market. From here you can visit the Zanzibar Museum, Tippu Tip’s House, the former British Club, the Old Fort, People’s Garden, House of Wonders and the recently renovated Indian Dispensary.
Jozani forest is a natural forest located 35km from town; it is the only natural forest in the world where you can find the Red Colobus Monkeys, unique to Zanzibar. In the forest there are also different types of animals like Civit cats, Bush baby, Leopard (very few left), Jumping shrew, Red and Grey squirrels, an Elephant shrew to name just some. At the present time the Red Colobus Monkeys are very friendly and easy to see but the other animals are more difficult to spot. .