With its spectacular deep-sea fishing and unparalleled record-breaking catches in Unguja, Pemba, and Mafia, Zanzibar emerges as the ultimate “Fisherman’s Paradise.” Experience year-round excitement as our specialized team at Zanziflowers Tours and Safari guides you through the rich waters of the Indian Ocean. From marlin, sailfish, tuna, barracuda to trevally, our deep-sea fishing safaris cater to dedicated anglers, providing customised boats equipped with light and heavy tackle, advanced electronics, GPS, and top-notch safety gear. Witness the annual migration of tuna and pelagics through the Pemba Channel, while snapper, grouper, and sharks offer thrilling encounters throughout the year. Peak tuna season from August to October and marlin and sailfish action from November to March follow the rhythm of the monsoons. Our day-long excursions ensure you return to your hotel with your prized catch, making every fishing adventure a memorable experience crafted by Zanziflowers.
Sail to Kwale Island in a traditional dhow sailboat on a tour from Fumba Village, and enjoy a full day of snorkeling coral formations, exploring mangroves, Climb a centuries-old baobob tree 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.
Explore And Watch for red colobus monkeys as you walk through the Jozani Forest Reserve, where you’ll join with our Experienced Professional Tour guide – a guided nature tour of the sanctuary. Learn how Zanzibar’s wildlife evolved in isolation from the mainland, follow a boardwalk through a mangrove swamp, and walk between towering eucalyptus and mahogany trees that provide essential habitat for native birds. Both morning and afternoon departures are available for this Jozani Forest Reserve tour, with pickup and drop-off at Zanzibar hotels.
What You Can Expect
Head to the south of the island of Zanzibar, where the Jozani Forest awaits you. Take a 3 hours guided tour through its stunning scenery, experiencing the wonder and delight of your natural surroundings. The forest is home to a number of endemic species, including the Zanzibar red colobus monkey. The mangrove boardwalk takes you above the swamp, where, depending on the tide, you can see Indian Ocean tropical fish flitting between the mangrove roots and crabs scuttling across the mud.
Experienced Professional Tour guide will take you on a nature trail, lined with eucalyptus and mahogany trees, and explain the medicinal properties of various plants. As you walk, learn about the animals, birds, and reptiles that make their home in the various habitats of this tropical rainforest.
- Tour may be operated by a multi-lingual guide
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
- Not recommended for participants with back problems
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
- Bookings can only be accepted for persons under 15 years of age when accompanied by an adult who will be responsible for them.
The inhabitants of Tumbatu island on the North-East coast of Zanzibar lives an isolated life and the island is powered entirely by solar panels, allowing them to be independent. Everyone who is not from Tumbatu, even people from Zanzibar, needs a written permit by the village eldest to enter the island. This trip is a rare opportunity to experience something really authentic.
Visiting the center of dhow building activities in Zanzibar
Explore the huge and old baobab trees about 900 year of age
Get the opportunity to visit and discover tradition and cultural activities
Visiting Shirazi built – the first stone building in the entire region in the 11th century
Coral Gardens snorkeling
What You Can Expect
Tumbatu Island is a dagger wedge shaped and the third-largest island 14sq km lying North west of Unguja Island together making up Zanzibar, part of Tanzania in east Africa. It is about 30 minutes by boat from Mkokotoni and 1 hour from Nungwi. There are two common villages namely, Jongowe and Kichangani, both have an estimated 20,000 number of peoples living in and is surrounded reef rocks and corals that making it somewhat isolated from the rest of Zanzibar, even though its southern shore is only two kilometers (1.2 miles) from Mkokotoni on Unguja. Tumbatus are famed for their pride and safe guarding the Swahili traditions of which they strictly conserve. Historically who belong to the Shiraz ethnic group claim descent from Persian royalty which reputedly arrived in the ninth century, and there are important ruins at Makutani in the southeast of the island which were once one of Zanzibar’s main settlements.
While exploring the beauty of this island you will have the opportunity to visit and discover tradition and cultural activities of the peoples experience, such as Voodoo a local horoscope search that peoples use on their problems solving, business wise, good luck disease and other superstitions believes, tools used on this searching is a smoothly piece of wood with sands and little sharp pointed stick, after you will have a chance to visit a Baobab trees about 900 year of age. Take a short break of your leisure before sailing back to your hotel for over night.
A day trip from Zanzibar to Mikumi National Park promises a thrilling and unforgettable experience.
Departing from your hotel at 5:15am, you will take a flight at 7am to Mikumi
Airstrip. On arrival at 8:10am, you will be met by a driver guide who will brief
you on your game drive.
The game drive takes place in a 4×4 modified safari vehicle in the Mikumi
National Park, allowing you to get up close to some of the most magnificent
creatures in their natural habitat. From the open-sided vehicle, you will enjoy a
comfortable journey through the African bush, with the chance to see elephants,
giraffes, lions, buffalo, zebra, and even the elusive leopard.
At midday, you will stop for a picnic lunch in a shady spot with a nearby waterhole,
providing the perfect opportunity to watch animals in their natural environment.
After lunch, you will continue your game drive, and then take a flight back to
Would you like to follow in the footsteps of Tanzania’s wild animals while traversing the most interesting area of Tanzania in an off-road vehicle? 3 Days Big Five Safari From Zanzibar is at your fingertips! Marvel at the flora and fauna from Tanzania.
As part of this trip, we will visit as many as 3 National Parks in just 3 days! With a bit of luck, we can see all the big five of Africa whose representatives are: the African savanna elephant, lion, African buffalo, leopard and black rhinoceros
3 Days Big Five Safari From Zanzibar via Arusha will combine Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Manyara National Park and Tarangire National Park.
Manyara National Park
Manyara National Park derived its name from a plant called Euphorbia Tirucalli, known as Emanyara in Maasai Language. The Maasai used this plant to cover their bomas (hedges). The park is perhaps most renowned for its famous tree-climbing lions. You can see a variety of habitats and diverse animals and birds.
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park is a national park in Tanzania’s Manyara Region. The name of the park originates from the Tarangire River that crosses the park. The Tarangire River is the primary source of fresh water for wild animals in the Tarangire Ecosystem during the annual dry season.
Nungwi Village is located on the north coast of Zanzibar, there is a white sandy beach which is very conductive for swimming and beach relaxation. You will have a chance to visit the beaches and villages on the northern edge of Zanzibar on a half-day tour to Nungwi Beach where you’ll have free time to explore and play. You will also visit the aquariums, turtles sanctuaries, Nungwi Fish Market, and a place where traditional dhows are built.
Visit the dhow building capital of Zanzibar
Visit & Swim at Mnarani Natural Aquarium (Turtle Sanctuary)
Relax on a broad beach lined with palm trees
Ideal choice for families
Option to book a range of watersports
What You Can Expect
Nungwi Cultural Village Tour mainly focuses on Cultural village visit of the Nungwi Village, sight seeing and free time to relax at the white sand beach of the north. The best time to visit is in the early morning when the fish market is in full swing – depending on the catch the previous night you might see Tuna, King Fish, Dorado and a variety of other large fish for sale. In the mornings local fishermen (and women) wade out to the edge of the coral reef to catch a number of different small sea creatures including squid, octopus, puffer fish and the occasional ray – their catch will be sold at the fish market throughout the day.
At Nungwi there are number of very interesting things to see and do including, the natural aquarium in which is a home endangered sea turtles and a variety of fish. The aquarium itself is a natural formation carved out from the coral bedrock by the erosion of millions of waves crashing against the shore. The depth of the water rises and falls with the tides providing a natural environment for its inhabitants.
While watching the white sails of the Dhows go by, you might wonder how these impressive boats are made. The Nungwi Boat Yard is a riveting (if you’ll pardon the pun) experience where you’ll meet the ship yard owner and learn how the dhows are built; from the sourcing of the wood to the joints used and how they are launched.
Please note that the boat building tour is only available as part of the Nungwi Village Tour. Please also be aware that the village is the home and workplace of the local population and we ask you to respect their privacy – it is always best to ask before taking pictures. At the end of the walk you can either relax on the sandy beaches or go swimming in the natural sea. Lunch and refreshments are arranged there to taste local delicacies or international food.
Warmly welcome to join our Zanzibar traditional cooking class, with originality from our ancestors, all the cooking tools are copied from our old times when our grandparents enjoyed good days with food around coastal of Zanzibar. Cooking class with vegetable and spices harvesting in the farm will give you insight of uses of spices in the food and also as medicines! The lessons are extremely informative and full of learning and practical time.
Hands-on cooking lessons
Suitable for individuals and groups
Each session is followed by lunch or dinner
Introduction to local spices grown on the Island
Walking tour of Zanzibar spice farms and plantations
Designed for those who want to create delicious Swahili meals
Learn about spices, local herbs, origins and the medicinal uses
What You Can Expect
Take a tour with your chef through Darajani for market tour and learn on our culture of buying, after shopping we will a private transfer to Dole village in the central part of Zanzibar for the spice tour. A guided walking tour passes through villages and spice plantations to harvest some of ingredients with the Chef, and back to the class where we will cook together three courses, and dessert. A walk through the farms as spice farms workers climbs trees, seek out specific plants and cuts off various barks, letting you see, feel and taste everything. You will be decorated with palm-leaf accessories such as ties, rings, bracelets and glasses. At the Spice farms you will have an opportunity to taste some of the exotic fruits of Zanzibar.
At the end of the hands-on cooking session, we sit down around and enjoy the 4-course meal together. our program runs throughout the year and can be joined by people of all ages. Our cooking classes are divided into two parts , cooking class and harvesting of organic vegetables and cooking class with spice tour. Duration 3 – 4 hours, it takes place once each day.
Discover the spices that thrive in Zanzibar’s villages and plantations on a walking tour that’s an aromatic immersion in the island’s rural life. Join a guide for a walk through local farms, see workers climb into the spice trees, sample spices and fruits fresh from the field, and learn the history of Zanzibar’s spice trade. This Zanzibar spice farm tour includes pickup and drop-off in Zanzibar, with both morning and afternoon departures available.
Walking tour of Zanzibar spice farms and plantations
Cooking class option in the spice farm is available on request
Get a glimpse of local life by exploring on foot
See spice and fruit cultivation
Tasty tropical fruits & spices
Learn about Zanzibar history and culture
Perfect time to shop for spices
What You Can Expect
The history of Zanzibar would be incomplete without the cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, pepper and many other spices which are essential ingredient in a Zanzibari’s everyday life, it is the island’s connection to spices and herbs. Zanzibar and Spice is a romantic entanglement that dates back to the 16th century. Apart from being an important commodity on the trade routes. They can be seen in the plantations just outside Zanzibar town, this is also a fantastic opportunity to see the countryside and rural areas of Zanzibar and also connect with local people.
This guided walking tour passes through villages and spice plantations, a walk through the farms as spice farms workers climbs trees, seek out specific plants and cuts off various barks, letting you see, feel and taste everything. You will be decorated with palm-leaf accessories such as ties, rings, bracelets and glasses. At the Spice farms you will have an opportunity to taste some of the exotic fruits of Zanzibar. At the Spice farms is the best place to buy fresh spices directly from the source.
Mafia Island is part of Tanzania’s Mafia Archipelago, in the Indian Ocean. Large swaths of the island’s southern coastline and surrounding waters are protected by the Mafia Island Marine Park. Within the park are many coral reefs, home to wildlife such as whale sharks and sea turtles.
Mafia Island is very small. If you are staying in Kilindoni, everything is within walking distance. In the center are the main road and a market. From here, the airport is 5 minutes (walk), the port 5 minutes, and a swimmable beach 15 minutes, with all restaurants and bars (there aren’t many!) sitting in between.
Despite 3 Days 2 Nights Mafia Island, it’s possible for a One-day trip safari from Zanzibar Island by Flight, this departs from Zanzibar to Mafia from 07:00 at Zanzibar Airport.
In the south, beaches include secluded Ras Kisimani, just across from Bwejuu Island. Popular Utende Beach edges onto Chole Bay.