Things to see in Zanzibar

Tips from real travelers about attractions and what to see in Zanzibar.
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  • We stayed at the Crystal Resort in Zanzibar and booked a snorkeling trip and then after the we ate on a small atoll, which disappears at high tide. The color of the water was spectacular and the clarity of it allowed us to see many ...
  • Nungwi beach is located at the northern tip of Zanzibar and has over 20 dive spots and some really wonderful beach areas for relaxing. Nungwi itself is a village that has been famous for its shipbuilding (the ever-present dhows) for...
  • Another island paradise, Mnemba is situated on the north coast of Zanzibar close to Nungwi where I lived 4 months. We went diving in this area as it was very rich in coral and marine species. Around this island are there several di...
  • Every morning, every day all year around, Matenwe fishermen village on the east coast of Zanzibar, take advantage of the high tide to take their boats to fish. Keep in mind that this part of the coast of Zanzibar is almost completel...
  • Everyone spoke to me about the Indian Ocean beaches. Even though I'm not a beach person, I recognize that they're right. The sand so fine and white, it seems like flour. And the water has colors impossible to describe. This long bea...
  • In onlyone day, (essential to have a travel guide), you can see the huge variety of spices that we usually use, but in their natural environment: cloves, nutmeg, ginger, vanilla, pepper, ..... and other exotic plants like heart fru...
  • A walk in the early morning at Jambiani beach can be magical. The turquoise blue sea, the sun glinting on the white sands or simply 2 sisters holding hands looking for shells all make for a beautiful morning.
  • Life (land and sea) of this island is something not to be missed.
  • Although I always recommend diving in places like this, you can also have lots of fun here with just goggles, flippers, and a breathing tube. There are shallow areas where you can see the same marine species that you can see diving ...
  • The Anglican cathedral was constructed on a former slave market where they were auctioned daily to the highest bidder. At present, entrance permits a visit to the cathedral where in the basement one will see the "cells" of slaves. A...
  • 20 days in Tanzania at the end we stayed in one of the most incredible beaches I've never been, Kendwa.
  • This is in Mnemba Island and is reached by boat from the dive center located in Nunwi, an hour away. It has a depth of 16 to 22 meters and there are some very large coral forrmations. It's a perfect place to see lots of turtles (Gre...
  • The dive center is located on the best beach of Nungwi. It consists of two buildings, a large reception building and another building for equipment storage, plus a classroom for courses. The owners are Spanish but speak several lang...
  • Perfect for beginners. It has a depth of between 14 and 16 meters. You can reach it by boat from the dive center in Nungwi and it only takes 15 minutes. It has large coral formations and loads of brightly coloured fish.
  • By boat from Nungwi's diving center you reach Mnemba Island where you can go to double-tank. Great Barrier Reef with a great variety of marine species. Depth: Between 6 and 40 meters Water temperature: 28-30 degrees TAKE CARE W...
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