Prison Island Tour

Tour Overview

The tour offers nature, history and adventure combined in a relaxing, enjoying the beautiful and nice beach, feeding giant Aldabra tortoise and colored fish and corals for snorkeling in the channel of the Indian Ocean, on this small isle just off the Stone Town it is launched from the city and involves a 30 minutes motorized boat ride to the “Prison” island. The British First Minister of Zanzibar, Lloyd Mathews, purchased the island in 1893 and constructed a prison complex there. No prisoners were ever housed on the island and instead it became a quarantine station for yellow fever cases.

Tour Highlights

  • Experience the giant Aldabra tortoise 
  • Relaxing, enjoying the beautiful and nice beach
  • Enjoy the view of Zanzibar stone town
  • Snorkeling trip and enjoy the Colored fish
  • See the old prison that is never used

Price Includes

  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Services of Experienced Professional Tour guide
  • Service Entrance Fees
  • Mineral water
  • Pick up and drop off from your Hotel (Around stone town)

Price Excludes

  • Any Expenses of a personal nature

Frequently Asked Question(s)

What to wear for this tour?

This tour takes palace at the center of zanzibar, which is well crowded with people as well as other tourists, so it is advised to wear your nice ordinary clothes

How do i pay for this tour?

You can pay directly by booking with our tripadvisor listing, click here or you could pay with cash on the day of the tour

What are other things could i do apart from this?

You could do luxuary spice farm tour, or spice farm tour or safari blue trip