Sunset dhow cruise from from North, East, or South Coast of Zanzibar
- Observe the spectacular sunset
- Enjoy a traditional dhow cruise
- Romantic atmosphere ideal for special occasions
All about the trip
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 spoiling you with good staff and 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.
Watching the setting sun cast gold in Stone Town
The Zanzibar sunset cruise begins when you board a dhow at a nearby beach. A variety of snacks, beers, and soft drinks are served. They are perfectly chilled to your like. The sail takes you to a round trip of Zanzibar. This is another side of Zanzibar from the ocean. The guides will point out the attractions of the boat. Info and stories are told on the same. Enjoy some music as the dhow glides further into the sea. Sit back, enjoy, and relax. The quit sea and cool breeze will enlighten your spirit. It is an awesome feeling.
After you step on-board the vessel, the skilled crew on board take the dhow about 1 km away from the shore by means of an engine, once out in the sea, the engine is shut off and during a tense moment the skillful crew put up the sail, once the sail is in favor of the wind, the guest can sit back, relax and enjoy the peacefulness of the ocean as you hear the ripple of water on the sides of the dhow as it glides swiftly through the clear turquoise water.
Your breath will be taken away by the wonder of the fiery golden sun setting beyond the horizon as it makes the sky a magical canvas of shades of pinks, purples, blues, and orange. As you head back for Stone Town the wind gently blows into the Latin sail which is truly mesmerizing. Our sunset cruises leave Stone Town in the late afternoon to cruise along the coast, slicing through the clear turquoise water.
The sounds of the bustle of busy people in Stone Town grow faint in the distance until they seem there, only in memory, as the dhow sail you will be served with sodas drinking water, and Zanzibar light snacks which will encourage you to sink back into the dhow bench and enjoy the romance of Zanzibar Island while the sun sets down with its beautiful orange colors. Onboard our dhow we have a personal guide who will accompany you on your cruise and give you a tour of Stone Town from the water as well as be able to answer any questions that you may ask him.
Zanzibar Island is the exotic town of spice romance and love. The golden rays warm the boat as the sun sinks into the horizon. The silhouettes whisper love quotes. The magical waves and winds blow into your sail. This would an unforgettable proposal setting. A perfect way to end your day on the beach. For the honeymooners, it is an amazing exclusive experience. Share a toast of champagne as the sun sets back to its sockets. Zanzibar sunset cruise is the most perfect start for a life together. Enjoy your intimacy as the wave splash in your background. The horizon is a perfect appearance of the African sunset. The specially selected music plays in the background. Just for you. We sail back to the shore at dusk. A perfect beginning for your life together.
What is included in the price
- Experienced professional tour guide
- Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel
- Entrances fees
- Snacks and beverages
- Boat charter
- Transport waiting charge
- All taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees included
What is not included in the price
- Medical insurance if needed
- Gratuities for tour guide
- International and domestic flights
- Visa fee (50 USD / 100 USD for American or Irish Passport holders – to be paid upon arrival)
- Airport/departure tax
- Personal expenses
The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
Not suitable for pets.
COVID-19 CLEAN AND SAFE
All vehicles are disinfected regularly after each ride. We have established set protocols that we follow to make sure all of these high touch areas are disinfected in every vehicle. An emergency plan has been designed which can be followed in case of an outbreak. In the event that a suspected or confirmed case of Covid-19, we have action plans ready to implement. Medical support is available if required. Not all destinations have the same resources, so we anticipate the needs of our customers should they become ill.
General staff training is in place regarding new protocols to prevent the spread of Covid19.
This training is in various stages:
Initial: containing basic information about the illness, personal hygiene, the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and departmental procedures.
Follow-up: reinforces the basic points and any improvements made. Plus, follows up employees’ concerns and needs.
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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Do you have a question or need more information about the activity?
You can reach our European office between 9am and 5pm CET on weekdays and between 11am and 5pm on weekends and holidays.
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