Historic Stone Town & Prison Island

Zanzibar, Tanzania
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What To Expect

A melting pot of African, Indian, European and Arabic influences, Stone Town is a fascinating place to explore. Take a tour of this UNESCO-listed site and you'll be regaled with tales of famous residents, polish your haggling skills in the market, then visit the infamous Prison Island – a former slave colony now home to families of giant tortoise.Follow your guide on a tour of the Zanzibar capital and you'll stop by must-sees like the old slave market and Forodhani Gardens – a small park that boasts big views over the city. Practice your bargaining skills in Darajani bazaar and hear about famous residents of the city such as Farrokh Bulsara – also known as Freddie Mercury.With a name like Prison Island, you'll be surprised at what a little slice of heaven this is. Now a conservation site for rare giant tortoise, you can meet the creatures, then chill out on the beach and take a dip in the Indian Ocean before catching the boat back to shore.

What to remember

Important info

  • Dress code is an important consideration in this predominately muslim society. Wear loose fitting, non-transparent clothes during this tour. Bring towel, sunblock and a hat. Wear comfortable shoes but also bring flip-flops or sandals for beach time
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Know Before You Go

Historical tour of Stone Town. Forodhani Gardens. Darajani bazaar. Prison Island

Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until 2 days in advance