Zanzibar
The beaches of Zanzibar
No visit to Zanzibar is complete without some time on the beach. The island has some of the most picturesque beaches imaginable and there are more than 25 beaches! Long stretches of palm fringed, white sands with the warm waters of the Indian Ocean make this, the perfect place to relax after a safari. The dilemma for those visiting Zanzibar is ...
Stone Town
Since the Arab traders first arrived in  as early as the 8th century, Zanzibar has been famous for the slave trading, the spices and for being the base-camp and origin of many British expeditions in the 19th century. It's from Stone Town that in 1857 Richard Francis Burton and John Hanning Speke started their expedition to the ...
Jozani-Chakwa Bay National Park
Jozani forest lies about 35 km south-east of Stone Town in the south of the Island and lies between the Chwaka Bay in the north and Uzi Bay. Jozani was officially declared a forest reserve in 1960 and until recently only the forest was gazetted. The conservation area has been expanded in 1984 to a gazetted area ...
Prison Island (Changuu Island)
In the 1860s, the desolate island was given to two Arabs by the Sultan Seyyid Majid. They used it as a detention centre for rebel slaves. In 1893, after Zanzibar became a British Protectorate, General Sir Lloyd William Mathews bought Changuu Island for the Zanzibar Government from its former Arab owners with the objective of building a ...
The dolpins of Kizimkazi - Menai Bay Conservation Area
Menai Bay was gazetted in 1998 and is a conservation area with a sea-turtle breeding area, several coral reefs, an abundance of marine life and dense mangrove forests. It is also famous for its humpback and bottle-nose dolphins. The conservation area includes Fumba peninsula and several small islands. 
Chumbe Island Coral Park
Chumbe Island  is a nature reserve and a marine protected area that encloses one of the richest coral gardens in the world. From the beginning, the island recruited local fishermen from adjacent villages. It’s important that they support the nature conservation and  benefit from the project. They are trained as rangers and  ...


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