Prison Island, Nakupenda sandbank picnic, and sunset dhow cruise from North, East, or South Coast of Zanzibar
- Learn about slave internment, prisons, and cholera on Prison Island
- Meet with slow Aldabra giant turtles that roam the island
- Enjoy the panorama of Stone Town viewed from an island
- Savor seafood feast under the private tent on the Pange sandbank
- Soak up the romantic atmosphere as you cruise on a dhow at sunset
All about the trip
You will visit the famous Prison Island, which has many other names where you can take a photo with giant turtles. Visit the old prison and the former quarantine zone and relax on the beautiful beach and enjoy the clear waters. Swimming, snorkeling at colored coral gardens, and a delicious seafood lunch on the island of Nakupenda. You will end your day with 2 - 3 hours of a romantic sunset cruise. Sunset cruise begins when you board a dhow at a nearby beach. A variety of snacks, beer, and soft drinks are served. This is perfectly chilled to your like.
Discover untouched land of the island of Zanzibar
Board a motorized boat for Prison Island from Stone Town, a picture-perfect tropical island with a tragic legacy of slave internment, prisons, and cholera. Take in white sandy beaches and a forest that’s filled with wildlife, and spot the slow-moving giant tortoises that roam the island. There, tour a prison once used as a quarantine, befriend an Aldabra tortoise, and enjoy the panorama of Stone Town viewed from an island! After that, it’s time to relax on the white sands of the Pange sandbank and soak up the Zanzibari sun. Admire the breathtaking view of the turquoise waters that surround you and the birds that loom up above.
This truly is a dream destination! Time for a cool down? Grab your snorkel and flippers and go for a swim. This underwater world will blow you away. Marvel at the tropical fish that swim amongst the beautiful, live coral reef that surrounds the sandbank. After you’ve worked up an appetite, sit down and relax under your own private tent, where a seafood feast awaits you. Sure to be one of your favorite days in Zanzibar!
You will end your day with a romantic sunset dhow cruise. This cruise will excite you as you’ll get a good glimpse of wonderful scenes of the Indian Ocean, along the stone town shoreline. We will make your evening memorable, soothing you with light sea breeze while good staff spoiling you by serving you with varieties of aperitifs’ our experienced Swahili singers will entertain you with their traditional live music.
The sunsets, changing the sky from shades of pinks and blues to magnificent golden colors as you sail back towards the glimmering lights of Stone Town in the distance with the wind gently blowing you back to shore. The crew on board are all qualified and experienced and have the needs of our clients and their safety as their top priority at all times. We sail back to the shore at dusk. A perfect beginning for your life together. After the tours, you will be dropped off at the hotel.
What is included in the price
- Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel in a private car
- Experienced professional tour guide
- All entrance fees
- Freshly prepared snacks
- Freshly-prepared seafood lunch
- Fruits and soft drinks
- Snorkeling gear (life jacket, mask, and flippers)
- Mineral water
- Transport waiting charge
- All taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees
What is not included in the price
- Medical insurance if needed
- International and local flights
- Airport taxes
- Personal expenses
Not wheelchair accessible.
Not stroller accessible.
Not suitable for pets.
No public transportation nearby.
Infant seats are unavailable.
Not recommended for people with back problems.
Not recommended for pregnant travelers.
Not recommended for people with heart conditions.
Hotel pick-ups commence approximately 7 - 75 minutes prior to this time and it depends on the location of the hotel, exact pick-up time will be advised on reconfirmation. Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
This activity is organised by Safanta Tours and Travel comp., Chukwani street, P.O.BOX 3651, Urban/West Region, Zanzibar, Tanzania, +255 778 856 362, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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