Testimonials

  • Robert Schröder

    Best tour we have experienced. Excellent programme, good accommodation and food. Informative, entertaining, knowledgeable, and very well organised. Everything went like clockwork.

    Robert Schröder - Germany
  • Kenneth Cane

    My family really enjoyed our tailor made trip. It wouldn't have been the same without or excellent guide Salum. He was friendly, funny and full of information. My two young daughters are still asking about him a week later! I would absolutely recommend Zenith Tour for young families as the Zanzibar is the perfect pace, a great mix of downtime and sightseeing.

    Kenneth Cane - Denmark
  • Daniel Toll

    Excellent trip. I had a great time. There was nothing I could complain about. Guide was great and was always willing to talk with me, even answer what was probably an endless list of questions. Over 5 days we definitely had a feel for what the country looks like.

    Daniel Toll - Germany

Contact Us

Gizenga Street, Stone Town,
P.O.Box 3648 Zanzibar, Tanzania

Tel:  +255 - (0)24 22 32 320
        +255 - (0)774 413 084
Fax:  +255 - (0)24 22 33 973

info@zenithtours.com
www.zenithtours.com

Prison Island Tour

Duration

The tour starts in the morning at 9:00am if staying in town hotel OR 8:30am pick up from beach hotel. Maximum 3 hours excursion.

Suggestions

You can bring your swim clothes.

Notes

Clients can request to return at anytime. Snorkeling equipment included. Not allowed to pick coral stones.

A traditional wooden dhow will take you on a 20-30 minute ride to Prison Island. The islet was formerly used as a private detention facility for disobedient slaves. Later a jail was constructed, but never actually used. Today the island is a small tourist resort, famous for its giant tortoises. Our tour guide will give you a short introduction to the islet’s interesting past and later you will be able to spend time sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, or walking around to see tortoises and peacocks.

 

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    Duration: Half Day
    Price from town hotel: $65 (subject to number of people)
    Price from beach hotel: $120 (subject to number of people)

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    Price from town hotel: $150 (subject to number of people)
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    Excursion of the Butterflies

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    Duration: Half Day
    Price: on request

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    Duration: Half Day
    Price from town hotel: $60 (subject to number of people)
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    Duration: Half Day
    Price from town hotel: $65 (subject to number of people)
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    Duration: Half Day
    Price from town hotel: $240 (subject to number of people)
    Price from beach hotel: $220 (subject to number of people)

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