This tour is one of our most recommended in Zanzibar that includes the two (2) must-do activities in Stone Town; Prison Island (Quarantine Island) and Nakupenda Sandbank and you can stay at any of these places as long as you wish.
At Prison Island you will learn the history of the Island, the former Quarantine Station also you will be able to see the Animals; Aldabra giant Tortoise, dik-diks, peacocks, etc. Trees and plantations, Zanzibar doors, Prison ruins, and much more.
Nakupenda Sandbank is one of the biggest sandbanks in Zanzibar. At Nakupenda you can enjoy swimming and snorkeling, relaxing at the calmest water, the lunch Buffet that you selected (Seafood or Vegetarian), and much more.
This is a lifetime experience that you will not want to miss on your Zanzibar holiday.
|Adult||Age 8 years and above|
|Children||Age between 2 and 7 years|
|Free||Age below 2 years|
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Fries and Seafood Buffet: Lobsters, Tuna fish, Calamari, Octopus, Shrimps, etc
Fruits snacks: Watermelon, Pineapple, Bananas, Mangoes, Coconut, etc
Drinks: Bottles of water, Coca-Cola, Fanta, Sprite, Novida, etc.
Prison Island entrance fee – $4/ 10,000 TZS
Towels and Sunscreens
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On this tour we will pass by Stone Town where you will able to see some of the Popular sights; Old Fort, Forodhani Park, House of Wonders (National Museum), Zanzibar Port, State House, etc.
Also, It is where we will take a boat to Prison Island then to Nakupenda Sandbank then later after the trip we will return back to Stone Town.
At Prison Island, you will able to See Aldabra Giant Tortoise, Peacocks, Dik-dik (species of small Antelope), Prison ruins, etc.
An interesting fact about the Aldabra Giant tortoise is that they can live for more than 200 years. The Oldest one at Prison Island is 197 years old. They are one of the world’s longest-living animals.
Prison Ruins: This is a building that was erected in 1983 to host the Central Prison of Zanzibar. The Jail construction Started in 1893, In the same year, They had been a Cholera Epidemic in Egypt, and shortly afterward Bubonic Plague in Bombay. Since Zanzibar was the Main East African Port, Authorities decided That the Prison and other Erected Buildings were to keep in readiness as a Quarantine Station to proper control measures for vessels and their passengers to avoid the risk of an Epidemic in the Zanzibar Archipelago.
Nakupenda is a Swahili word that means “I love you”, this Sandbank was named Nakupenda and it is located nearby Stone Town.
On this trip, we will visit Nakupend Sandbank after the Prison Island tour where you will relax, swim and do Snorkeling. It is one of the best beaches in Zanzibar.
Also, we will have a buffet based on your choice which is either Seafood Buffett or Vegetarian that will be fresh prepared at the Sandbank.
After Nakupenda Sandbank we will return back to Stone Town with a boat then we will drop you back at your Hotel/ Accommodation.