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Stone Town Private Walking Tour

Stone Town Private Walking Tour

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It’s fascinating to explore historic Stone Town—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—but it’s easy to lose your way in the area’s maze-like, narrow streets. To stay oriented and ensure you don’t miss key highlights, join a private guide with deep knowledge of local culture. It’s fully personalized to your preferences, whether you’re shopping for local textiles, interested in history, or learning about Stone Town’s unique architecture.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.62
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$34.62
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Full-day Prison Island, Nakupenda and Stone Town Tour with Lunch Buffet

Full-day Prison Island, Nakupenda and Stone Town Tour with Lunch Buffet

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Discover three of Zanzibar's most-important attractions in a single day. This private tour takes you to the UNESCO-listed Stone Town where you'll see such sites as the Anglican Cathedral, House of Wonders, Old Fort, and Hamamni Baths. You'll also explore Prison Island (and see Aldabra giant tortoises) and enjoy an included buffet lunch at Nakupenda Beach Nature Reserve.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$136.99
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$136.99
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Zanzibar Spice Tour

Zanzibar Spice Tour

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A 3-hour food- and spice-focused tour in a local farming village Visit a local spice farm and learn about the history of Zanzibar’s relationship to spices Meet a rural farmer and learn African farming methods and even perform some techniques yourself
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00
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Full-Day Stone Town and Prison Island Tour in Zanzibar

Full-Day Stone Town and Prison Island Tour in Zanzibar

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Immerse yourself in Zanzibar’s dramatic history on a full-day, guided tour of Stone Town and Prison Island. Explore on foot and by boat for a comprehensive overview of the area, learn about local culture, architecture, and wildlife, and enjoy the convenience of round-trip hotel transfers.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$234.88
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$234.88

Stone Town Guided Tour from Zanzibar

Stone Town Guided Tour from Zanzibar

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Visit the historic Stone Town of Zanzibar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a guided, half-day tour from Zanzibar. With an experienced guide to lead the way, you’ll explore a blend of African, Arab, Indian, Persian, and European cultures, following narrow streets shaded by elegant balconies and verandahs. See the former slave market, the Sultan Palace, and a series of beautifully-carved wooden doors, with a 30-minute shopping break to browse for some of Zanzibar’s most distinctive souvenirs.
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  • 3 hours
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$42.00
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$42.00

Airport to Stown Town or Stown Town To Airport transfer

Airport to Stown Town or Stown Town To Airport transfer

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If you need private, cheap, safe, private transfer from airport to Stown Town or Stown Town to airport, we could help you. We will wait in airport for you and take to your final destination in Stown Town. No more annoying taxi drivers. • Transport is private • Car fit 7 with normal baggage or 5 people with large baggage • Transfer is Airport-Stown Town or Stown Town-Airport • After buy we will ask for exact arrival/departure time and hotel or you could inform us
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  • 15 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00
per group

Private Airport to any hotel transfer

Private Airport to any hotel transfer

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If you need cheap, safe, private transfer from anywhere to anywhere in Zanzibar island, we could help you. Transfer could be from airport to any beach hotel. Any beach to hotel to any other location in island. No more annoying taxi drivers. You pay fixed price for car so price is like this. Car fit 7 with normal baggage or 5 people with large baggage • Car have air conditioning • After buy we will ask for exact time and hotel or you could inform us • Experienced driver
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
per group
From
$60.00
per group

Zanzibar City/shopping (stone Town Tour)

Zanzibar City/shopping (stone Town Tour)

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This is a walking tour that takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders,the former slave market for East African Slave trade, and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar.The architectural style of Stone town buildings is a unique mixture of various influences and culture. You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques! Stone Town has some excellent gifts shops with plenty of souvenirs and handicrafts to choose from. A guided walk through this colorful and alternating city with tour knowledgeable tour guides, who knows not only funny of Stone town, but also cruel stories to tell about life of the old times in Stone town.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.00
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$37.00

Prison Island and Stone Town Private Tour in Zanzibar

Prison Island and Stone Town Private Tour in Zanzibar

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This is a private tour that includes the two most recommended activities to do while in Stone Town; Prison Island and Stone Town City tour. During this tour, you will learn History, culture, and much more.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
Price varies by group size
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$45.00
Price varies by group size

Come and taste the Zanzibar feelings

Come and taste the Zanzibar feelings

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When you book this tour with us we serve you as private with good experience and care and make sure you enjoy your day with us.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.42
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$56.42

Prison Island and Nakupenda Private tour - Full day + Seafood Buffet

Prison Island and Nakupenda Private tour - Full day + Seafood Buffet

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Visit two top Zanzibar destinations in a single day on this private tour. Journey by boat from Stone Town to Changuu Island (also known as Prison Island) where you willl visit the tortoise sanctuary and see the prison ruins. Afterward, the boat takes you to Nakupenda Sandbank to swim, relax, and enjoy a delicious seafood buffet prepared on the beach.
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  • 6 to 8 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.00
Price varies by group size
From
$105.00
Price varies by group size

Stone Town City Tour

Stone Town City Tour

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We follow the trail of the sultans, slaves and explorers in the winding streets of Stone Town. Your guide will tell you about the events that shaped Zanzibar, leading you through the buildings where it all happened, such as the former Slave Market and Anglican Cathedral, the House of Wonders and the Sultans’ Palace Museum, the Old Arab Fort and Dispensary. While tracing the steps of the past, the walking tour provides you with a window into modern life in Stone The City Tour is very flexible and can be adapted to suit your interests and time frame. If you’re a shopaholic, culture vulture or history buff we have something to suit everyone. If you want to hunt for antiques and souvenir shop follow David Livingstone’s time in Zanzibar and walk the path of the slave trade. Your guide can recommend and customize routes and itineraries that will optimise your time and get the most out of your trip.
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  • 2 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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$100.00

Stone Town Tour

Stone Town Tour

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This tour is based on architecture, historical buildings and the stories behind those buildings. Guests will also see how local people culturally live.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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$25.65

Prison Island and Stone Town Private Tour

Prison Island and Stone Town Private Tour

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The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Stone Town and Prison Island are two of Zanzibar’s most important historic sites. Explore both in one day with this private tour, including a cruise to Prison Island and guided tours of both destinations. Admire the ancient architecture, browse the bazaars, and see the site of the former slave market in Stone Town. Then, head out to Prison Island to learn more about the region’s slave history and admire the colony of giant tortoises.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.00
Price varies by group size
From
$61.00
Price varies by group size

Stone Town, Spice Farm and Jozani Forest Private Tour

Stone Town, Spice Farm and Jozani Forest Private Tour

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This is a private tour that includes three (3) most recommended activities to do in Zanzibar; The Stone Town City Tour, Spice Farm Tour, and Jozani Forest National Park.  Zanzibar is widely known for having the best beautiful beach in Africa but on the other side Zanzibar can offer you a lot more as on this tour, you will get to experience more of the history, architecture, cultures, traditions, nature, and wildlife of Zanzibar.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.99
Price varies by group size
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$89.99
Price varies by group size

Zanzibar Spice Tour

Zanzibar Spice Tour

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The Spice Tour is one of the most popular excursions in Zanzibar. The tour takes you to a farm to taste and see spices and fruits. Great for all senses!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.93
Price varies by group size
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$76.93
Price varies by group size

Spice Farm Tour -Half Day

Spice Farm Tour -Half Day

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This tour is a walking tour in a spice farm (shamba). While there, you shall see how the spices, herbs and fruits grow and are cultivated. Your tour guide will describe how the crops can be used. You will be smelling and tasting spices, herbs and tropical fruits such as clove, lemongrass, nutmeg, cinnamon, turmeric, vanilla, coconuts, papaya, chili, black pepper, jackfruit, cardamom, cassava and oranges.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.67
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$66.67

Zanzibar Spice Farm Half-Day Walking Tour

Zanzibar Spice Farm Half-Day Walking Tour

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Discover the spices that thrive in Zanzibar’s villages and plantations on a walking tour that’s an aromatic immersion in the island’s rural life. Join a guide for a walk through local farms, see workers climb into the spice trees, sample spices and fruits fresh from the field, and learn the history of Zanzibar’s spice trade. This Zanzibar spice farm tour includes pickup and drop-off in Zanzibar, with both morning and afternoon departures available.
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  • 3 hours
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$48.00
From
$48.00

Stone Town Private Walking Tour With Transfer - Zanzibar

Stone Town Private Walking Tour With Transfer - Zanzibar

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It’s fascinating to explore historic Stone Town—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—but it’s easy to lose your way in the area’s maze-like, narrow streets. To stay oriented and ensure you don’t miss key highlights, join a private guide with deep knowledge of local culture. It’s fully personalized to your preferences, whether you’re shopping for local textiles, interested in history, or learning about Stone Town’s unique architecture.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.00
Price varies by group size
From
$42.00
Price varies by group size

Prison Island Tour

Prison Island Tour

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It’s a half a day trip to Prison Island. We will take a boat from the shores of Stone Town, setting down anchor 5 km away, on the beautiful beach of Prison Island. The prison – which is now owned by a hotel – was built in 1893 and was originally intended to house violent prisoners from the mainland and sick people. You will get the opportunity to visit the tortoise sanctuary, which contains a large colony of giant tortoise imported from the Seychelles in the late 19th century.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.00
Price varies by group size
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$107.00
Price varies by group size

Jozani Forest

Jozani Forest

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The Jozani Forest is located in the central east region of Zanzibar Island is the home of rare Red Colobus Monkey, which is only endemic to Zanzibar. A red colobus monkey, unlike their more widespread and adapted cousins, the Black and White Colobus, are a rain forest species which are now confined to very small areas of equatorial forest in tropical Africa. It is therefore a rare treat to be able to see them here in Zanzibar. The reserve also accommodate a large mangrove swamp and a tract of natural forest that is home to a few unique species including the Sykes monkey, bush babies, duikers, hyraxes, over 50 species of butterfly and 40 species of birds.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00

Prison Island + Nakupenda Tour

Prison Island + Nakupenda Tour

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This tour again takes you from the hotel to Stone town, where you board a boat out the front of the forodhani gardens. From there the captain takes you on a 20/30 minutes ride to prison island. The island is the home of many giants tortoises originating from the Seychelles. For years this was the door for the slaves to the island of Zanzibar. Its fringed with a lovely white sand beach, at low tide and small coral reefs, making it ideal for sunbathing, swimming and snorkeling. After you will be taken in the boat to an idyllic island where you will have time to relax and sunbathe. After you will resfresh yourself eating fresh fruits of the island. Then you will be taken to a coral reef to snorkel. When you finish snorkeling you will taste delicious seafood, including, octopus, prawns, fresh fish and lobster.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.99
Price varies by group size
From
$104.99
Price varies by group size

Stone Town and Prison Island Private Tour in Zanzibar

Stone Town and Prison Island Private Tour in Zanzibar

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Discover two of the most important destinations in Zanzibar in a single day. This private tour takes you to UNESCO-listed Stone Town where you will explore such landmarks as the Old Fort, House of Wonders (National Museum), Sultan Palace, Darajani Market, and Hamamni Baths. Afterward, you'll head for Changuu, also known as Prison Island, to see the prison ruins and Aldabra giant tortoise.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.00
Price varies by group size
From
$61.00
Price varies by group size

Stone Town and Spice Farm Private Tour

Stone Town and Spice Farm Private Tour

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TThis is a private tour that includes two of the most recommended activities in Zanzibar; The Stone Town and Spice Tour. We will start with the city tour where you will be able to explore the History and Culture of the oldest city in East Africa "Stone Town", learn about the Slave Trade, and much more. After the Stone Town city tour, we will go visit the Spice Farm where you will be able to explore and learn about different types of Spices and plantations that are available in Zanzibar.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00
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