From the rich cultural cuisine to the calm pristine beaches, Zanzibar has a lot to offer for everyone! Whether you’re a sports enthusiast or a wildlife enthusiast, you’ll find your favorite activity to do in Zanzibar. Here are some of the amazing day tour activities in Zanzibar that you can choose from:
This bustling UNESCO proclaimed, alley filled town at the heart of Zanzibar City has a lot of exciting activities to offer, apart from its wonderful sightings! Don’t forget to visit Forodhani Gardens Food Market to get a taste of the rich local cuisine! It’s right next to the sea so the view and the ambience are both amazing! You should also check out the Darajani Market for the fish auction that takes place every morning!
Visit the Slave Chambers to see how brutally slaves were treated and given up for auction. The museum is funded by UNESCO!
Don’t forget to take a Spice Tour while you’re in Zanzibar. Zanzibar is also known as the Spice Islands owing to the many spices that are grown here. In the spice tour, you’ll get to taste several spices and you’ll also get to know about their history! How interesting, right?
These are just a few of the many activities you can do in Stone Town!
This forest is the only national park in Zanzibar. It’s filled with tall trees and the most interesting thing about the trees is that they all contain therapeutic chemicals in them that are usually extracted for medicinal purposes! The forest contains picturesque and unique species of butterflies, birds and is home to the endemic, and endangered Red Colobus Monkey.It’s a beautiful forest that’s definitely worth a visit.
The Rock Restaurant is so-named because it’s built on top of a rock, surrounded by water of the Indian Ocean on all sides. You can reach it by boat from Pingwe Beach. It’s an excellent place for seafood and it’s one of the most romantic dining places in Zanzibar. The service is also pretty amazing and guests are always welcomed with a warm smile!
At Kizimkazi, you can book a tour and swim with the dolphins that wander near the coast of Kizimkazi. Humpback dolphins are pretty common in the area. Dolphins are pretty social, so you might even get a chance to play with them! The trip also includes a visit to the Kizimkazi Mosque, which is one of the oldest mosques in East Africa.
A Safari Blue tour is a day full of fun and adventurous water-filled activities. It includes a one-day tour where you can boat in the calm and clean water around Zanzibar Island, stopping only to feast on a rich cuisine and enjoy fun water sports!
So, what are you waiting for? Head over to Zanzibar and enjoy these day tour activities!
While you’re there, you might also want to give Tanzania a visit! There’s immense economic potential of tourism in Tanzania!