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Cultural Tours

Stone Town and Prison Island from Zanzibar

Tour Zanzibar's UNESCO-listed historic district and premiere natural attraction on this tour to Stone Town and Prison Island. Learn about the current culture and history in Stone Town as you walk past its attractions, including a Portuguese fort, the Sultan Palace, and the birthplace of Freddie Mercury, before continuing your tour to Prison Island, famous for its population of giant tortoises.
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US$75.00
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  • Flexible
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Nature & Wildlife

Nakupenda Beach Day Tour in Zanzibar

Visit Prison Island and Nakupenda Beach on a full-day tour that’s all about snorkeling and sunbathing on one of Zanzibar’s most pristine beaches. This inclusive tour features a seafood lunch, snorkeling gear, snacks, and door-to-door transport from Zanzibar hotels to ensure a hassle-free day of exploring the coast, with plenty of time independent time to enjoy beautiful Nakupenda Beach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Snorkeling

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Dolphin Tour & Jozany Forest - Zanzibar

Enjoy Dolphin watching from the boat and Visit The Jozani's virgin forestwhere you can watch rare red Columbus monkeys endemic to Zanzibar.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

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Zanzibar Sunset Cruise

Enjoy stunning sunset cruise on a local dhow. Leave Stone Town in the late afternoon and cruise along the coast, slicing through the clear turquoise water. Sit back, relax and enjoy the peacefulness of the ocean as you hear the ripple of water on the sides of the dhow. Drinks and light snacks will be served.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

Cultural Tours

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Stone town and prison Island tour

Start @Prison Island, get to know its history,see giant tortoise 200 kg and at-least 150 years old,there will be a chance to touch the tortoise, swim/snorkel.Head back to stone town, visit House of wonders,Old fort,Mercury House, Slave chambers & Darajani Local Market
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours

Historical & Heritage Tours

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Prison Island (Quarantine Island) Shared Boat Trip In Zanzibar

To get history of Zanzibar about Changuu Island to become Prison Island and Quarantine Island in a current place!Have a beautiful day with a lot of new experiences with one of the best private tour guides in Zanzibar!Good opportunity to take Pictures with Peacock and tortoise from Aldabra Island!Discover Zanzibar in a unique private tour that is exclusively for you!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Cruises

Snorkelling around Stone Town

Snorkelling from One Ocean Stone Town gives you the luxury to have a colourful reef almost only for yourself as we head to our selected reefs which are far away from the most crowded ones.Meeting time is at 8:30 a.m. and we are back early afternoon at 2:00 p.m.We will do or 2 snorkelling sessions with a surface interval spent on the boat where a delicious snack made of seasonal fruit and traditional Swahili food can be enjoyed.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Sailing Trips

Menai Bay Sailing Trip from Zanzibar

Sail to Menai Bay in a traditional wooden dhow sailboat on a full-day tour from Zanzibar, and spend the day exploring marine wildlife, islands, and white-sand beaches. You’ll come to shore to swim and snorkel, drink from fresh-picked coconuts, and enjoy a seafood lunch on an island, then set out along the coast in an out-rigger canoe. This Menai Bay sailing tour is a great chance to spot some of Zanzibar’s bottlenose and humpback dolphins, and it includes pickup and drop-off at Zanzibar hotels.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours

Ports of Call Tours

Kwale Island Dhow Sailing Tour from Zanzibar with Seafood Lunch

Sail to Kwale Island in a traditional dhow sailboat on a tour from Zanzibar, and enjoy a full day of snorkeling coral formations, exploring mangroves, and swimming a natural lagoon with clear green water. You’ll sit down to a special grilled lunch of lobster, crab, squid, octopus, and tuna with Zanzibar-style sauces, then enjoy a spread of fresh tropical fruits. This full-day trip to Kwale Island is a perfect chance to see Zanzibar at its most pristine, traveling under sail for a truly authentic island experience.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Multi-day Tours

4 Days 3 Nights Safari Mikumi National Park from Zanzibar

This 4-day tour to Mikumi National Park is a great way to get out of Zanzibar and see another side of Tanzania’s wilderness. Four days is enough time to see animals like zebras, lions, and baboons in the wild without sacrificing too much time—three game drives provide ample opportunities. Plus, your food, meals, and lodging are already booked and paid for, saving you the time and hassle of planning every detail.
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  • 4 days
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  • 4 days

Private Sightseeing Tours

A Taste of Zanzibar - 6 Days

Widen your perspective of Zanzibar on a private 6-day tour of the island, with hassle-free round-trip transfer allowing you to seamlessly tick off highlights including Stone Town, Jozani Forest, and the island’s scenic coastline in just one trip. Benefit from your driver-guide’s personalized attention on a private tour while avoiding hidden costs with accommodation and meals included as per itinerary.
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  • 6 days
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US$1,065.00
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  • 6 days
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Day Cruises

Snorkelling at Mnemba Atoll

Snorkelling with One Ocean gives you the chance to see another part of Zanzibar, off the beaten trail from the normal tourist route: because of the tide we usually go one way by boat and way by bus, for about 30 minutes on an unpaved road through the traditional Muyuni village.Meeting time is in the morning (between 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.) and we are back after 5-6 hours (between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.), depending on the tide.We have traditional dhows on which you can cruise gently along the coast of Zanzibar as well as a wooden speed boat that will get you to Mnemba in (almost) a heartbeat.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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Sailing Trips

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Tanzania Blue Safari Fascinating day at Zanzibar

You snorkel around beautiful reefsSwim in the natural poolVisit private small islandsGet to watch the birds flying over the islands.Enjoy a buffet-style dinner and enjoy delicious seafood and local cuisine.Swim with the tidal water in the Indian Ocean in the natural lagoon in Kwale
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$140.00
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Nature & Wildlife

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Prison Island Trip. Home of huge Tortoises

Visit Prison Island ­– Changuu Private Island on a half-day, private tour from Stone Town, and discover a unique population of Giant Tortoises, pristine snorkeling, and historic buildings. While group tours can leave you limited by a fixed itinerary, the private format means you’ll have the flexibility to discover the island at your own pace, whether you’re exploring the ruined prison or feeding the slow-moving tortoises.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Historical & Heritage Tours

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Dolphin, Kizimkazi Old Mosque and Red colobus Monkey Private Tour in Zanzibar.

It is a private tour which can give you to go Kizimkazi to visit Old Mosque in East Africa with history of Islam in Zanzibar and also we are going swim with dolphin at kizimkazi. After that tourists will get the opportunity to visit Jozani forest which has unique monkey which is called red colobus to see them and make some pictures.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$100.00
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Sailing Trips

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Nungwi Turtles and Cruise Excursion - Zanzibar

Transfer from and to hotelExperienced professional guideLunch with seafood at the Coco Cabana RestaurantEntrance to the natural aquariumSunset Cruise1 drink during the cruiseAll taxis and fees
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$130.00
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

Prison Island Tour

An old quarantine station, giant turtles and snorkelingThis is a half 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. • See the historical prison buildings • Meet the giant tortoise in their sanctuary • Snorkel in the colorful coral reefs nearby • Enjoy the beautiful Indian Ocean
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Sailing Trips

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Safari Blue Snorkeling Trip - Zanzibar

Visit Fumba island and get aboard of the boat and you will be welcomed with a coconut drink (you can eat it as well) then two snorkeling stops with snorkeling equipment at the natural lagoons,Enjoy your lunch on Minai Island (it is Zanzibar's largest marine protected area), your lunch will be Sea food, Shrimp, Lobster and Chicken with rice, salads and vegetables, Beer and Fruits is included, On your way back you will be offered Soda drinks, bottled water and coffee spices
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

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Stone Town Adventure

This tour is desigend to ensure you experience the best of stone town in a day. From history, culture, nature and much more.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

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Jetski Safari

Drive your own jetski, follow the guide and you will be taken on an unforgettable journey of jetskiing and sight seeing! Spend 70-95 min's exploring the island by jetski. The tour starts from Kendwa office and heads out to the mysterious island Tumbatu… This thrilling tour gives you the opportunity to ride jet skis in Tumbatu beautiful deep blue ocean and see the island from a whole new perspective. If you’re lucky you can see dolphins that frequently roam around. It’s also quite a sight to sit below the lookout point at Two Lovers Point, and capture a photo of yourself in a location few get to experience.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$220.00
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

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11-Day Highlights of Tanzania Accommodated Overland Tour from Dar es Salaam

This accommodated overland tour will take you to some Tanzania's best attractions. Starting on the white sandy beaches of Zanzibar before heading to the mainland for a glimpse of Mt Kilimanjaro then game drive excursions in the Serengeti plains and Ngorongoro Crater.
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  • 11 days
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  • 11 days

Multi-day Tours

22-Day Zanzibar, Vic Falls, Kruger Camping Overland Tour from Dar es Salaam

Maximize your time in Southern Africa on a tour that visits the seaside town of Zanzibar, magnificent Victoria Falls, wildlife of Kruger National Park, and more. Traveling through multiple different African countries can be a logistical nightmare, but with this prearranged tour, you don’t have to worry about any of the details and can just enjoy the natural and cultural highlights of the region.
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  • 22 days
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  • 22 days

Cultural Tours

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Nakupenda Beach Day Tour from Stone Town Zanzibar

Experience History and CultureSee the Giant tortoises of Prison IslandAmazing Beach ActivitiesDelicious Food and Fruits Relax in Natural Environment Trash-free Zanzibar Beach
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$95.00
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Sailing Trips

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Josani Forest & Dolphin Tour Snorkeling Sea trip Hals Day - Zanzibar

Tour to the extreme south of Zanzibar, see dolphins and with a bit of luck you may play and swim with them. For one hour.Needs: swimming costumes, T-shirt, plastic shoes/slippers, towels and sunscreen.After the dolphins, go diving into the dense green forest in the heart of the most savage place on the island to explore the small village called Mchangani, going deeper into the forest of Jozani surrounded by lush tropical vegetation in search of the famous monkey- the red Colubus, the symbol fauna of Zanzibar.Needs: long trousers, sports shoes, a cover for shoulders and knees, sun cream and mosquito repellent.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$90.00
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation


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