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Zanzibar’s old quarter, also known as Zanzibar Town, is a fascinating maze of narrow streets and alleyways which lead past numerous old houses and mosques, ornate palaces, shops and bazaars. Many buildings in Stone Town date from the 19th Century slave boom. Highlights include the magnificent House of Wonders, the Palace Museum and the seafront fish market in Forodhani Gardens. The town is situated along the waterfront, and has a number of wonderful cafes and restaurants that overlook the sea and magnificent sunsets.

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Spice Tours
A spice tour is a pleasant way of exploring the countryside around Stone Town, and meeting Zanzibar’s rural communities. Guides take you on a walking tour of one of the small locally owned plantations, or to the government run plantations at Kizimbani or Kindichi, picking bunches of leaves, fruit and twigs from bushes and inviting you to smell or taste them to guess what they are...read more

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August Ngalawa Racing in zanzibar

Princess Salme Trip
This excursion begins at Mtoni Palace, where Princess Salme, the daughter of Sultan Said and one of his secondary wives was born in 1844. You’ll then head to Marahubi Palace, built by Sultan Barghash, Salme’s older brother, who she helped to escape after a failed attempt to overthrow their brother, Sultan Majid. From here, you’ll travel to Stone Town, and to the Palace Museum....read more

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Slave Routes of Zanzibar
There were numerous routes used by slave traders across the islands, especially after the slave trade was declared illegal. Such excursions can begin at the Dhow Harbour in Malindi, where slave ships brought their human cargo from Bagamoyo to Zanzibar, moving to the house of Tippu Tip, the notorious slave trader and then on to the Anglican Church, built on the old slave market...read more

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Prison Island Trips
Previously owned by an Arab to house his rebellious slaves, the prison was never used, and the island is now home to a tortoise sanctuary, prison ruins and hotel. Prison Island is 20 minutes away from Stone Town by boat and has spectacular coral reefs to enjoy while snorkelling. If you’re feeling active, you can explore one of the hiking trails, snorkel in the crystal clear waters in search....read more

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Sunset or Sunrise Cruise
A personal guide will accompany you on your cruise and give you a tour of Stone Town from the water. The sunsets, changing the sky from shades of pinks and blues to magnificent golden colours as you sail along side the glimmering lights of Stone Town. Some cruises also go to Mwangapwani, where many years ago slaves were exported from. Now tourists can explore the coastline fringed....read more

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Blue Safari
Safari Blue is arguably one of Zanzibar’s best excursions. Allow yourself to sail away across the soothing waves of the Indian Ocean on a beautifully carved Swahili dhow. Complete with refreshments and a friendly and knowledgable crew, your traditional mode of transport will take you snorkelling, to one of the archipelago’s most splended deserted islands for a wonderfully fresh seafood....read more

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Sandbank Picnic
Sand Bank picnics begin on a traditional Swahili dhow trip that sails you toward a seemingly uninhabited and quiet bank in the ocean which suddenly comes to life with millions of birds flying overhead and ghost crabs scurrying across the golden sands. After lunch, relax on the sandbank listening to the hush of waves lapping against the shore...read more

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Jozani Forest
Jozani Forest lies at the heart of Jozani - Chwaka Bay National Park, straddling a narrow belt of land linking the east and west coast of the island. It is the largest area of mature indigenous forest on Unguja, and home to possibly the island’s most famous and photographed resident, the Zanzibar red colobus monkey. The forest stands on a shallow depression in the fossil coral bed....read more

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Dolphin Tours
The coastal waters around Kizimkazi provide a natural habitat and breeding ground for humpback and bottlenose dolphins. Tourists hoping to experience the thrill of a close encounter with the dolphins can organise a day trip with one of the tour companies in Stone Town, or make their own way there and charter a local boat. However, the growing number of boats all....read more

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Diving Snorkelling
Zanzibar is surrounded by colourful coral reefs offering some of the best diving and snorkelling in the world. The shallow waters around Unguja support an impressive array of coral and marine life, including dolphins, turtles, barracuda and occasionally even sharks. Mnemba Atoll, a protected reef just off the north east tip of Unguja, is justifiably famous for the sheer diversity and....read more

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Deep Sea Fishing
With spectacular deep sea fishing and record breaking catches in Unguja, Pemba, and Mafia, Zanzibar is a fisherman’s paradise. There’s superb deep sea fishing all year round with marlin, sail fish, tuna, barracuda and trevally running deep. The Indian Ocean is rich in fish, with tuna and pelagics migrating through the Pemba Channel every year, and snapper, grouper and sharks are in....read more

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Whale Watching
Ethical and responsible humpback whale watching and tours are available at the most southerly point of Zanzibar. In association with knowledgeable local fishermen and the scenic local villages of the Kizimkazi area, regular tours are conducted between the months of July and August, when whales are most typically found in the coastal or shelf waters. In a traditional Zanzibari dhow....read more
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