Popular Sunset Tours in Zanzibar
Our most recommended Zanzibar Sunset Tours
1. Stonetown: Food Markets and Street Food Walking Tour
Take part in a unique 3-hour evening food tour in Stone Town. After hotel pickup, your tour will start at 5:00 PM at Darajani Market, where locals go to buy their fruits and vegetables. Experience the fun hustle and bustle of this busy market and admire the multitude of foods on offer. Your next stop will be at the Africa House sunset bar, the best place to watch the sun go down. As you watch the sky change colors, enjoy some soft drinks or local beers made in Tanzania. Afterwards, explore the streets of the city, which has itself been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hear stories about the city and see where the locals gather to celebrate events, watch football, or just have tea and play some games. Continue walking to Forodhani Garden, which hosts a popular street food market in the evenings. Try out local foods and drinks like Zanzibar Pizza, urojo soup, shawarma, ...
2. Stone Town: Traditional Dhow Sunset Cruise
Watch the sunset from the sea in Zanzibar and embark on this amazing experience. Depart from Stone Town and take advantage of the steady winds that blow along the Swahili Coast. Relax on a journey around the calm waters from Stone Town with refreshments as the sun dips below the horizon, and return to the beach in time for dinner. This sailing experience is great to see Zanzibar from a unique perspective and it is suitable for the whole family.
3. From Stone Town: Dhow Sailing Island Tour with BBQ Lunch
The trip begins at the fishing village, Fumba, in the southwest of the island, following hotel pickup and a 35-minute drive from Stone Town. Set sail on a custom, wooden sailing dhow directly to the some of the most fascinating natural sites in the tropical Indian Ocean. The first stop is for snorkeling at the Kwale coral reef, which promises an overwhelming abundance of corals and colorful fish. Afterwards, relax on a paradisiacal sandbank with a snack of tropical fruits. The next stop will be on Quail Island, where a beach barbecue seafood buffet awaits, consisting of octopus, lobster, grilled fish, calamari, one soft drink, and more tropical fruit. All the seafood you can imagine will be available to taste. Additional activities on the island include a short jungle walk to see and climb a 500 year-old Baobab tree, and a swim in a mangrove lagoon before sailing back to Fumba Villa...
4. Kendwa: 2-hour Dhow Sunset Cruise
Experience a great evening and sail on a Dhow through the sunset. Enjoy the dusk on Zanzibar and grab a spot on the boat. Depart from Kendwa and take advantage of the steady winds that blow along the Swahili Coast. Relax ona journey around the calm waters off Stone Town with refreshments as the sun dips below the horizon, and return back to the beach to finish a perfect day. Enjoy this evening adventure and create beautiful memories of the coast of Kendwa. You and your crew will do a two-hour nearshore cruise that is the perfect way to end the day.
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What people are saying about Zanzibar
Great tour We had the same guide as on the spice tour. It was really exciting to see the difference between the markets in the morning and in the evening. The street food market in the evening is really lively and the food is good and cheap.
Super excursion of about 2 hours! We took full eyes of it. The staff on board were lovely and our guide was wonderful :) Thanks to him for showing interest in us, and for being available before, during and after.
Very friendly and helpful guide, with a lot of knowledge and willingness to help discover and accompany his guest. We had an excellent experience in zanzibar markets and recommend this tour.