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Best things to do in Zanzibar

Zanzibar is the home of idyllic beaches, balmy weather & warm tropical waters. An archipelago that’s renowned for its clear warm waters, coral reefs and rich marine diversity making it a perfect under-water destination for snorkelling, diving and so much more. Below, we’ve detailed the best things to do in Zanzibar including some safari activities … Read more

Currency

The Indian Ocean archipelago of Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous island in political union with Tanzania, hence the unit of currency is that of Tanzania. During a stay in Tanzania, guests will have to pay for accommodation, food, park entrance fees, activities and more upon arrival in Dar es Salaam, the main tourist hub. Understanding the … Read more

How to get to Zanzibar

Visitors arriving to the stunning island of Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous archipelago of Tanzania, will need to have an understanding of the island’s location, airport and how to get to Zanzibar. Earning itself the name of Spice Island due to its abundance of valuable spices including cinnamon and nutmeg, the archipelago is a popular honeymoon destination … Read more

Best time to visit Zanzibar

When planning a trip to east Africa, timing is important, as visiting in different seasons can impact pricing, availability and activities planned, thus knowing the best time to visit Zanzibar is imperative. Visitors from around the world are attracted to this island to relax on the incredible Zanzibar beaches, enjoying quality downtime at the numerous … Read more

Visa

To help prepare visitors for their trip to Zanzibar, we’ve detailed the key elements for Zanzibar visa, if a visa is required, how to apply and how much it costs. Table of Contents Zanzibar visa and other requirementsVisa summary by countryUseful visa contactsFAQs Zanzibar visa and other requirements A popular honeymoon destination forming part of … Read more

Vaccines

Zanzibar is a stunning semi-autonomous region and island of Tanzania, separated from the mainland by 47 miles of Indian Ocean waters and popular with newlyweds going on their honeymoon safari. Knowing which Zanzibar vaccines are required, latest health guidelines and what precautions should be taken is an important step in preparation prior to getting to … Read more