The Island of Zanzibar also called Unguja, is a major holiday destination in Tanzania, Known for beautiful beaches that rate among the finest in the world. This archipelago is made up of several islands of Zanzibar, with the main ones being Unguja and Pemba Islands. We organize bespoke safaris to Zanzibar Island featuring swimming, snorkelling, cruising, relaxation, beach lounge and other activities, with accommodation in a luxury beach resort.

Zanzibar City and Stone Town – the world's oldest functioning Swahili city, are all located within this island. Stone Town is an old trade center & archaeological site, with mosques and winding lanes. Zanzibar Island lies about 23 miles off the coast of Tanzania, in the Indian Ocean. Speak to us, we'll arrange you a luxury safari featuring a charter flight or sea ferry to Zanzibar from Dar es Salaam.

Attractions & Activities | Things to do

There are several attractions around the Zanzibar Island, including; Stone town, Zanzibar city, Unguja & Pemba Islands, Jozani forest, and Beaches – Nungwi, Kendwa, Paje, Kiwengwa, Pingwe, Bwejuu, Matemwe and Kizimkazi, with several places to visit and things to do including; Swimming, surfing, snorkelling, deep-sea fishing, historical visits & tours, relaxing, boat cruise, beach lounges and other water sports. Speak to us today to find out more about the great attraction & offers available.

Below are Trafeka’s top 5 recommendations;

1. Visit the Local markets in Stone Town

While in Stone Town, you will visit the Darajani market to see how people make ends meet or go shopping for fruits, giant sea fish, meat and vegetables. You can join in the fish auctioning. Taking part in the fish auction is exciting as it allows you to mingle with the locals, and offers the opportunity to see rare and giant ocean creatures, while experiencing wonderful local food, great accommodation and a friendly team which sets us apart from other operators. 

2. Snorkelling, windsurfing, Parasailing and Scuba Diving

These are some of the water sports activities that you can choose to take part in while in Zanzibar. The parasailing experience is one example of a fun sport that will blow your mind as you discover beautiful aerial views of the island and its other hidden spots. Parasailing is ideal for family or couples, or you can even choose to do it alone. Our trained and experienced team will help create an unforgettable experience in Zanzibar for you.

3. Learn Swahili and discover the local culture

Swahili is perhaps the most widely spoken African language. With 98 percent of the population speaking Swahili, learning Kiswahili will conveniently enable you mingle with the locals. If you can master a few of the common words during your time on the island, you will go a long way in earning the respect and smiles of the locals. Learn Swahili faster with us in Zanzibar, our tour guides will help teach you some of the common Kiswahili words.

4. Prison Island

Prison Island, also known as Changuu Island was left unharmed until it was occupied by the Arabs in the 1860’s. The island was used as a provisional shelter for slaves before being sold abroad and for quarantine those who got sick during yellow fever epidemics. Prison Island is now a beautiful resort, offering great experiences and food.

5. Swim with Humpback Dolphins

The best place to swim with dolphins is in the small fishing village of Kizimkazi. Our trained and experienced team of professionals will ensure your adventure – swimming with Dolphins in Zanzibar is a once in a lifetime experience. 

Accommodation: Where to stay in Zanzibar Island

Are you looking for places to stay in Zanzibar Island? Contact us. We are available 24/7 to help travellers make their travel more enjoyable with our concierge and personal assistance. We'll reserve you a luxury beach hotel in Zanzibar.

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