Zanzibar: Speedboat Cruise to Prison Island

Zanzibar: Speedboat Cruise to Prison Island

From US$ 80 per group up to 7

Take a day trip from Stone Town for excellent snorkeling, white sand beaches, a giant turtle sanctuary, and a coral rag forest.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Explore the enchanting Prison Island and its history
  • Spot the famous giant tortoises that inhabit the island
  • Snorkel in waters filled with tropical fish and coral
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Head to the island by traditional dhow sailing boat on a 20-minute ride from Azam Marina. Then, embark on an adventure around Prison Island with a private 2-hour speedboat ride.  Relax on the cruise while soaking up the sun and looking at the scenic views. Choose from a variety of activities, including snorkeling, swimming, or sunbathing on the beaches. Opt to visit a giant tortoise sanctuary and discover the local wildlife and ecosystems. Pack a picnic to enjoy on the island, bring your own barbecue goodies to throw on the grill, or explore the local restaurants and bars. Make use of the onboard refridgerator to cool your drinks during the cruise.
  • Dhow boat transfer to/from Prison Island
  • 2-hour speedboat ride
  • Food and drink
  • Entrance fee/donation to enter the tortoise sanctuary
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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  • Please be advised that the exact time of the tour may vary depending on the weather, this will be communicated to you by the local partner.
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I have piad and there is no one picked me up and return back my money !!! Really disappointed

September 7, 2021

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