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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.62
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$34.62
Price varies by group size
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Spices and Stone Town Tour in Zanzibar

Spices and Stone Town Tour in Zanzibar

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Discover Zanzibar’s aromatic history on a half-day walking tour of Stone Town, setting out on foot so you can see Stone Town’s narrow, car-free streets and atmospheric corners. After convenient pickup at Zanzibar hotels, you’ll cover some of Stone Town’s highlights, from colonial landmarks to the Old Fort, the house where Freddy Mercury was born, and an Anglican Cathedral that marks the former site of a slave market.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.18
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$42.18
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Stone Town and Prison Island from Zanzibar

Stone Town and Prison Island from Zanzibar

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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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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.18
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$42.18
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Stone Town Walking Tour in Zanzibar
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Stone Town Walking Tour in Zanzibar

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Discover Zanzibar City’s UNESCO-listed historic center on a Stone Town walking tour that explores Zanzibar’s history and distinctive architecture, from a bustling local market to a Sultan’s palace-turned-museum. Sightseeing on foot mean you can leave cars behind while following Stone Town's most narrow, winding streets, and group size is limited to 10 people for personalized service from the guide.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
Price varies by group size
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$35.00
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Nakupenda Beach Day Tour in Zanzibar

Nakupenda Beach Day Tour in Zanzibar

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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$60.00
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Stone town and prison Island tour

Stone town and prison Island tour

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Top excursion in Zanzibar Immerse yourself in Zanzibar’s culture - 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. Bring your swim suit along for swimming-snorkeling in Prison Island
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.70
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$57.70
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Private Airport to any hotel transfer

Private Airport to any hotel transfer

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
per group
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$60.00
per group
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Zanzibar Airport Pickup

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Zanzibar Airport Pickup

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We have modern cabs/Taxis, modern minibuses and Buses for the groups. We have well trained drivers who also serves as guides on the ways. We always respond to bookings any time and our services are done 24/7. Our car brands are new with every aspects of comfortability.
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  • 20 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.00
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$26.67
$6.67 savings
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$20.00
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$26.67
$6.67 savings
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Stone Town City Tour

Stone Town City Tour

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Explore Stone Town, the atmospheric cultural and historical heart of Zanzibar City, on this 3-hour walking tour with a guide.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.80
Price varies by group size
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$71.80
Price varies by group size

Aquana 3 Island Tour/Excursion

Aquana 3 Island Tour/Excursion

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Aquana is the only excursion boat of its kind in Zanzibar (with a capacity of 35 persons, ample shade, solid seating and tables, private toilet & change room, shower, twin deck, walk around capability, swim-platform, cold drinks, two Mercedes engines, great friendly crew and more The 3-Island Day Tour will first take you to Changuu/Prison Island (which hosts the giant tortoises, peacocks, dik-dik antelopes and historical monuments), and with a little luck you may see Dolphins or Turtles on the way. After Changuu we cruise to the coral gardens of Bawe Island for snorkelling whilst the crew is preparing your lunch and thereafter to the amazing Zanzibar Sandbank. In the afternoon we head back close along the coast and passed Stone Town (ideal for taking nice fotos) and back to the Marina Verde. Pls note; the days that are blocked on the availibility chart are still available to groups of over 4 persons i.e. if you are more than four, you can opt for any day of the week (contact us)
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.29
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$51.29

Zanibar Prison Island Boat Trip

Zanibar Prison Island Boat Trip

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The tour offers nature, history and adventure combined in a relaxing, enjoying the beautiful and nice beach, feeding giant Aldabra tortoise and colored fish and corals for snorkeling in the channel of the Indian Ocean, on this small isle just off the Stone Town it is launched from the city and involves a 30 minutes motorized boat ride to the “Prison” island. The British First Minister of Zanzibar, Lloyd Mathews, purchased the island in 1893 and constructed a prison complex there. No prisoners were ever housed on the island and instead it became a quarantine station for yellow fever cases.
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  • 3 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

The Original Stone Town Walk

The Original Stone Town Walk

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To understand the Real history of Stone town - Zanzibar, you need to unpack its past by slowing down, and strolling through the alleys. Explore the town at your own pace - when you set off on our Private Walking Tour of this UNESCO World heritage site. Our local Professional and licensed tour guide will provide an in-depth look at every aspect of its history, culture, architecture and daily life without missing the key highlights including the Freddy Mercury House, Old Fort, Forodhani Gardens, Darajani Market, St. Joseph's Cathedral, Old Slave Market Site, and The magnificent Zanzibar Carved Doors.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.00
Price varies by group size
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$34.00
Price varies by group size
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Zanzibar Stone Town Walking Tour

Zanzibar Stone Town Walking Tour

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everyone will be satisfied from all the services which will be done by me be free to ask questions as you would like to ask or know.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Stone Town Tour

Stone Town Tour

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Our tour is made in a form of experiencing the reality of Stone Town based on historical facts that gives a real view of Zanzibar culture at the 19th Century, we have great guides who are very good and friendly with rich social engagement that makes our travelers impressed and satisfied with our services
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Prison Island Tour

Prison Island Tour

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Take a break from bustling Stone Town on this half-day tour to Changuu Island, also known as Prison Island, with two-way boat transfer included. Learn more about the island’s history as you explore its old prison buildings, meet giant tortoises at the island sanctuary, and get a glimpse beneath the calm waters with plenty of time for swimming and snorkeling around the island’s coral reefs.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00

Stone town with prison island

Stone town with prison island

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Professional tour guides, knowledgeable, hospitality and we offer good services for our clients. We are the best.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

Giklik Private Tour and Safari

Giklik Private Tour and Safari

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This is khamis (Giklik) l know the most interesting places of Zanzibar' tropical spice island, full antiquity history & Nature remaining from ancient world that am crave to share with tourists.This is super cheap qualified service not hurry/rush Guide. The beaches in Zanzibar are ravishing, UNESCO World Heritage Site in Zanzibar City, once flourishing trading hub, utterly captivated me: the history and melting pot of African, Arab, Indian and European cultures; the vivid shades of every color imaginable; the textures; the vibrant energy of the seafront and markets; and locals who greeted me with “jambo” (hello) “karibu” (welcome) every day, Inclusions & Exclusions, Excluded - Doesn't push customers/clients pay for admission to enter the building we can stand outside and get full history but once you interesting looking inside then you gonna do admission And I hope you experience this all for yourself with me!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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$25.00
Taking safety measures

Stone Town Walking Tour

Stone Town Walking Tour

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It is a three-hour tour which begins at your hotel or entry point where you walk and driven around the historic old city. Our first visit during this tour and excursion in Zanzibar is the fruit market which was opened in 1904 here you will see and buy a variety of the tropical fruits and spices, Guests will visit the Cathedral, Slave Markets, Sultans Palace, Tip Tip’s House, The Old Arabic Fort, Freddie mercury house, Forodhani Park and the famous Zanzibar Doors in the petite streets.  Also to see and look at beautiful things concerning to Zanzibarculture like traditional wearing (khanga) for women and (kikoi) for men.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00
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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

Prison Island, Nakupenda Sandbank and Stone Town Tour | Full-day + Lunch Buffet

Prison Island, Nakupenda Sandbank and Stone Town Tour | Full-day + Lunch Buffet

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It is a full-day private tour that includes the three most recommended tours in Stone Town; Prison Island, Nakupenda (Sandbank), and Stone Town City Tour. It is the Lifetime experience that you will not want to miss while on your vacation in Zanzibar.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$119.99
Price varies by group size
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$119.99
Price varies by group size
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Historic Stone Town Tour

Historic Stone Town Tour

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My experience has shown that every guest has different interests. For this reason I always adapt the tour individually to the wishes of my guests.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Spice Tour + Stone Town Tour + Prison Island

Spice Tour + Stone Town Tour + Prison Island

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This is the combination tour of Spice tour, stone town tour and prison island tour. During Spice Tour: The traveller will walk through the farm, guests will be shown and given explanation of each and every spice that are found in Zanzibar. After being fully packed with knowledge, our guests get time to buy spices, soaps and creams which are all handmade by the community within the farm. During Stone Town Tour: Guests will visit the Cathedral, Slave Markets, Sultans Palace, Tip Tip’s House, The Old Arabic Fort, Freddie mercury house, Forodhani Park and the famous Zanzibar Doors in the petite streets. During Prison Island Boat Trip: This tour offers nature, history and adventure combined in a relaxing, enjoying the beautiful and nice beach, feeding giant Aldabra tortoise and colored fish and corals for snorkeling in the channel of the Indian Ocean.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
Price varies by group size
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$90.00
Price varies by group size

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
Price varies by group size
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$30.00
Price varies by group size

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

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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Zanzibar

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Stone Town Private Walking Tour
"This tour with Ally is so exciting. He explained the culture and history of Stone Town. You can actually feel the culture as walking during this tour. I also did a food Tour and it was exciting going to the evening market. It’s a experience I would never forget. Latrice Davis (Tracy)"..."
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Spices and Stone Town Tour in Zanzibar
"Great trip half the price of the same in hotel.watch out everyone wants a tip, slave entry not included in price. Beware spice guide requesting entry again. Otherwise recommend this ."..."
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Stone Town and Prison Island from Zanzibar
"Guides with passion and even protective against those who want to strip you. Rich historic buildings for the whole African continent."..."
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Stone Town Walking Tour in Zanzibar
"Our guide Mohammed was everything a local guide should be: on time, interesting, funny he cracked a joke, patient. A lovely man with a passion for his home town but a desire to travel and embrace the world.He helped us with the ATM and also some shopping.And his stories of Zanzibar life past and present were enchanting."..."
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Nakupenda Beach Day Tour in Zanzibar
"I really recommend this full day trip out on the sea! We had a great guide called Juma and he was really very serviceminded, attentive and nice. First we went on a boattrip to Prison Island and we saw the great turtles and Juma guided us around the island. We then continued to Nakupenda Beach and snorkled there for a couple of hours. Juma and other guides prepared fresh fruits, water and seafood lunch for us with grilled shrimps, squid, octopus, lobster and langoustine together with french fries. It started to rain hard when we were about to have lunch and Juma and all the guides tried their hardest to make it comfortable for us even though it rained. We ended up having lunch in the boat with cover so we enjoyed the lunch very much. Soon, the rain ended and we could enjoy one more snorkling in the beautiful sea before we went back to Zanzibar Island. A great tour that includes everything!"..."
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Stone town and prison Island tour
"Khamis was excellent! He was very knowledgeable and super friendly. My son got boat sick and stayed in the car with the driver for 2 hours while we're in Stone Town. He was supposed to bring us to all the shops. I told him I didn't want to stop in shops because I didn't want my son to wait that long. He told them not to bother us. We're very happy with the tour."..."
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Zanzibar Airport Pickup
"From the moment I was picked up from the airport, I was treated with the utmost hospitality and kindness. After allowing me to drop off my luggage at my hotel, Sendekwa went above and beyond, even taking me to AND helping me set up an appointment and Mrembo Spa, and then showing me to an ATM. My driver Suleyman, was probably one of my favorite parts of Zanzibar. Super sweet, always punctual, respectful, and communicative, I am honestly so glad it was him that helped me get around Zanzibar for the entirety of my stay. He went out of his way for me too many times to detail. The car was always clean and smelled like lemongrass that is native on the archipelago. I would highly, highly recommend this company to anyone visiting Zanzibar."..."
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Full-Day Stone Town and Prison Island Tour in Zanzibar
"Fantastic service, guide was excellent, met us at the hotel, guided us around beautiful stone town and answered everyone of the hundreds of questions that we threw at him! he even accompanied us around stone town to help me buy some fabric and bartered with the locals! simply brilliant and worth every penny!!"..."
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Prison Island, Nakupenda Sandbank and Stone Town Tour | Full-day + Lunch Buffet
"Great tour! You see a lot for one day, a perfect overview of Zanzibar. Akmed was friendly and engaging, and also knew a lot about the area and the history and culture. The tour of Stone Town and all of its nooks and crannies was perfect also. I enjoy history and read a lot about it and the guide was knowledgeable, friendly and able to answer most of my questions. Often you will find with city tours that the guide has memorized a script and sometimes is passing incorrect information. This was an exceptional tour both for the islands we visited and the tour of the city. Akmed went out of his way to make sure the trip was enjoyable. Thanks guys!"..."

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