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PRISON ISLAND TOUR


Start Time
09:00am

Duration
3-4hrs

Type
Half Day tour

PRISON ISLAND BOAT TRIP-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.

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


prison island tour
prison island tour
prison island tour

INCLUDES

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

EXCLUDES

  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Guide tip

TOUR LOCATION

Frequent Asked Questions (FAQs)

We normally start our tour at Forodhani Park, but we can also pick you up at any Hotel around Stone Town if your Hotel is outside Stone Town We can also arrange a transfer for you, and the tour end at the starting point.
Since we offer a tranfer service we can arrange that for you from airport to your hotel and vice versa.
Yes,since this is the day tour you can combine this with one of these tours Spice Tour or Stone town city tour OR both of these tours.


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