Zanzibar, a Tanzanian archipelago is enriched with deep history,
colourful culture, exciting excursions and pristine beaches.
More than just an island, Zanzibar is known for its crystal waters in shades of blue and green, sandy beaches, carved doorways in its winding lanes, spice farms and water sport adventures.
A guided nature tour in Zanzibar’s only national park. Look out for the red colobus monkeys, follow a boardwalk through a mangrove swam
At this protected marine reserve, enjoy a session of snorkelling and spot your favourite marine life and tropical fish.
See, smell and taste freshly grown spices on this spice farm tour. This guided tour will teach you the true workings of Zanzibar’s once biggest trade.asdesfcedf
Let a traditional Zanzibar ‘dhow’ boat take you to one of the best snorkelling regions, all whilst peeling your eyes for wild dolphins.
Walk through the winding streets of Old Stone Town at the cultural heart of Zanzibar. It is a place of bustling bazaars, mosques and grand Arab houses.
ake a private boat to Prison Island, home of Aldabra Giant Tortoises with time to swim, snorkel or sunbathe.
Zanzibar offers countless resorts and lodges which can make choosing very difficult. Our travel experts can guide you on your perfect property based on your budget and level of comfort. We’ve partnered with the best to get you great deals any time of the year.
There are a handful of international flights that land directly at Zanzibar airport, otherwise the best option would be to fly to Dar es Salaam and then take a short 15 mins flight to Zanzibar or take a ferry to the island.
Yes, certain vaccinations are recommended for Tanzania and Zanzibar. The National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommend the following vaccinations for Tanzania and Zanzibar:
*Proof of a yellow fever vaccination is required if you are travelling from a country where yellow fever is present.
These are the recommended shots for travel to Zanzibar, but they are only general guidelines. We strongly advise that you consult with a travel clinic or your doctor when planning your holiday to Zanzibar to ensure that you get the shots that you need.
How long you need for a fulfilling Zanzibar holiday depends on what you want to do, but we recommend at least a week as there’s just so much to do and explore.
The best time to go to Zanzibar is from June to September/October. These are Zanzibar’s dry seasons. However, the cooler temperatures of winter are still warm, so you’ll still enjoy pleasant beach weather. A less ideal time to travel to Zanzibar would be during the two rainy seasons: November and April to May.