Things to do in Zanzibar
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This authentic little village on the southeast corner of Zanzibar retains a magic vibe for kitesurfers!
Endless downwinders, beautiful weather, super fun waves out on the reef and various flat water conditions can be found on the lagoons closer to shore.
The marine life seen on many of the dives include angelfish, butterflyfish, moorish idols, lionfish, surgeonfish, triggerfish, clownfish, damselfish, cuttlefish, crayfish, pufferfish, boxfish, parrotfish, nudibranchs, shrimps, crabs, wrasses, snappers, eels, stingrays, dolphins, barracudas, sweet lips, groupers and turtles, and plenty more than you can imagine!
Zanzibar diving and snorkelling is amongst the most spectacular in the world with stunning coral gardens and more than 350 fish species recorded. The diverse aquatic life off Zanzibar’s coast includes frequent sightings of turtles and dolphins, as well as an occasional view of humpback whales. If you are very lucky, you may get to see a whale shark! Zanzibar's magnificent 20+ dive sites offer variety and adventure for beginners trying scuba for the first time as well as for experienced divers!
The most popular dolphin spotting location in Zanzibar is in Kizimkazi village located on the Southern coast of Zanzibar Island where you can see both bottle-nose and humpback dolphins.
The shallow coastal water around Kizimkazi is the favourite place for dolphins who come here for the reliable food supply, to nurse their calves, rest and socialize.
Rare Red Colobus Monkey - The Jozani forest is the home of the rare Red Colobus Monkey, which is only endemic to this forest. This part of your holiday mainly focuses on a visit to the naturally reserved forest on this specially dedicated excursion.
Mangrove Swamp & Other Wildlife - The Jozani forest also accommodates a large mangrove swamp and a tract of natural forest that is home to a few unique species including the Sykes monkey, bushbabies, Ader’s duiker, over 50 species of butterfly and 40 species of birds.
The Stone Town of Zanzibar is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a fine example of the Swahili coastal trading towns of East Africa. It retains its urban fabric and townscape and contains many fine buildings that reflect its particular culture. This has brought together and homogenized disparate elements of the cultures of Africa, the Arab region, India, and Europe over more than a millennium.
Zanzibar is also called the “Spice Island”. When you enter the land, you feel and smell the aromas of various different spices, including vanilla plants, cinnamon, and cardamom. Taste, smell and discover the spices of Zanzibar. Take a guided tour of the plantation, learn how to grow, harvest and use them. It is an experience unique to the destination of Zanzibar.
Zanzibar is home to some of Africa's best deep-sea fishing grounds. Head down and make the most of some incredible big-game fishing opportunities! Large schools of Wahoo, Kingfish, and Barracuda can be found all year-round, so you can be rest assured of an exciting time during your excursion!
Seaweed Centre Tour
The Seaweed Centre is the headquarters of a local enterprise that works towards enabling the women of Paje to harvest seaweed and transform it into a plethora of fascinating artifacts. These include scrubs, essential oils, organic soaps, and more! Make your way over to browse or indulge in a shopping spree. You could just take a look around, soaking in the ingenious set up of the processing center and farms.
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