Changuu Island (Prison Island), just off the coast of Stone Town, can be reached by a 30 minute boat ride from Stone Town. Boats will dock on a sandy white beach where you will have to ascend wooden stairs to reach a raised wooden walkway that will lead you to the island’s attractions.Prison Island was uninhabited until the 1860s when the first Sultan of Zanzibar,
Explore the winding streets of old Stone Town on a guided walking tour.
Coral stone buildings with ornate doors line the narrow streets of this World Heritage Site. A mixture of Arabic, African, Indian and European influences with mosques, temples and churches standing side by side will make this an unforgettable experience.
The Spice Tour will show you exactly why Zanzibar is known as the “Spice Island”. A guided tour of a spice farm will give you insights into the properties, origins and uses as medicines and food/drinks.
Zanzibar was one of the world’s leading providers of spices in the 19th century.Ships from faraway lands visited its harbours to load spices such as clove, nutmeg and cinnamon.
Meet the bottlenose and spinner dolphins of Zanzibar on a half day adventure. You will travel by dhow and scout for dolphins. You may even be lucky enough to swim with the dolphins.
However, these are wild dolphins and swimming or having a close-up view of them is not guaranteed.
The Jozani-Chwaka bay area is a hotspot of biodiversity. The Jozani Forest is home to a number of endemic species, including the Zanzibar Red Colobus Monkey.
Enjoy a guided tour along a nature trail lined with eucalyptus and mahogany trees
Explore the dhow-building capital of Zanzibar, Nungwi, on a half day tour.
Take in the bustling fish markets where freshly caught fish is auctioned before visiting the ruins of an old Portuguese settlement. A stop at a blacksmith where tools are still made in the traditional way will be a highlight before visiting a dhow construction site. Here skilled craftsmen bend wood and craft dhows the same way they have been for centuries.
A visit to the Nungi Turtle Sanctuary and aquarium where turtles are nursed back to health before being released back into the wild is followed by a guided Nungwi Village tour. Enjoy some free time on the beach or in the water before returning to Kena Beach Hotel & Villas.
Sundowners and a late transfer can also be arranged if you would like to enjoy a spectacular pink and gold sunset from Nungwi.
There are many places to visit and much to experience during this tour visitors will see villages and traditional life of Kilindoni town & harbor, coconut plantations such as Rasi mbizi, Kitoni, and Kanga beach all this have private beach for swimming and relaxing, also Mlola forest with multiple lagoons, hippo pond and Rasi mkumbi (The light house).
This is great opportunity to explore Mafia by road enjoy for couple and group.
We can also organize motorbikes and the three wheels “tuktuks” for the adventurous. On north side of the island there is no tarmac road is just mad maintained road.
Kilindoni is the capital of Mafia with most populous settlement of Mafia which is the smallest electoral in Tanzanian. You will be able to see the harbor and how the coastal dhow grade works, as almost all Mafia’s needs and export are still handled by these vessels.
Rasi Mbizi is one of the peninsulas on the north of Mafia and was planted coconuts before world war I by German settlers.
Rasi Mkumbi where Lighthouse is and its Bweni village is the last part on the north of Mafia Island with beautiful beaches have been formed all over to Kanga village, the sand is white and pure and one can always swim, despite the tidal changes. And the complete isolation from any other tourist facility or commercial activity of any kind. Solitude, nature, complete relaxation.
The whole day trip is very adventure and will stay a memory of your trip.