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Zanzibar Island

3.7
Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Islands
Unguja
Experience the bustling Zanzibar Island, the financial and economical metropolis of the Zanzibar Archipelago. Most tours of Zanzibar Island start in Zanzibar Town, where centuries of history are on display in Persian bathhouses, street coffee vendors, and the world's last open slave market in Stone Town, the historical center. Beyond that, attractions on Zanzibar Island include numerous archaeological sites dotted across the area. Make your own Zanzibar Island vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our Tanzania day trip planning app.
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Popular things to do in Zanzibar Island

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The Safari Blue
Dolphin / Whale Watching
The Safari Blue
4.0
Duration: 8 hours
Cheetah's Rock ©
Nature / Park
Cheetah's Rock
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
Nungwi Beach ©
Beach
Nungwi Beach Nungwi
4.4
Duration: 4 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Zanzibar Island

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Paje Beach ©
Beach
Paje Beach Paje
4.5
Duration: 3 hours
Nakupenda Beach
Beach
Nakupenda Beach Stone Town
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
Jambiani Beach ©
Beach
Jambiani Beach Jambiani
4.5
Duration: 3 hours
Kendwa Beach ©
Beach
Kendwa Beach Kendwa
4.6
Duration: 4 hours

Wildlife in Zanzibar Island

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling Nungwi
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
Rising Sun Dive Center
Scuba / Snorkeling
Rising Sun Dive Center
5.0
Duration: 3 hours
Scubafish Dive Center Ltd
Scuba / Snorkeling
Scubafish Dive Center Ltd
4.8
Duration: 3 hours
Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling Kiwengwa
4.2
Duration: 4 hours

Historic Sites in Zanzibar Island

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The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe) ©
Ruin
The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe) Stone Town
2.4
Duration: 3 hours
Stone Town ©
Historic Walking Area
Stone Town Zanzibar City
3.3
Duration: 3 hours
Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral ©
Church
Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral Stone Town
4.4
Duration: 30 minutes
Hamamni Persian Baths ©
Ruin
Hamamni Persian Baths Stone Town
2.7
Duration: 3 hours

Hidden gems in Zanzibar Island

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding Paje
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
Kiwengwa Beach ©
Beach
Kiwengwa Beach Kiwengwa
4.0
Duration: 3 hours
Fahari Zanzibar
Gift & Specialty Shop
Fahari Zanzibar
4.9
Duration: 3 hours
Nakupenda Diving Center ©
Scuba / Snorkeling
Nakupenda Diving Center Jambiani
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min

Shopping in Zanzibar Island

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BlueGems Tanzanite
Gift & Specialty Shop
BlueGems Tanzanite Zanzibar City
5.0
Duration: 3 hours
Surti & Sons ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Surti & Sons
4.8
Duration: 3 hours
Darajani Bazaar ©
Flea Market
Darajani Bazaar Stone Town
3.2
Duration: 3 hours
The Coins Shop ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
The Coins Shop Stone Town
4.8
Duration: 3 hours
Dreams Diving Center ©
Scuba / Snorkeling
Dreams Diving Center Nungwi
5.0
Duration: 3 hours
Forodhani Gardens ©
Garden
Forodhani Gardens Stone Town
2.9
Duration: 1 hour
Jozani Forest ©
Park
Jozani Forest
3.8
Duration: 3 hours
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours Kiwengwa
4.7
Duration: 4 hours