Excursions

EXCURSIONS

Enjoy all Zanzibar with our day trips!

BEST EXCURSIONS IN ZANZIBAR

What to see in Zanzibar during your dream holiday!

Day trips in Zanzibar 

It would be wrong to travel to one of the most beautiful places in the world and to go back home without really knowing it. In Zanzibar, you only have to choose what to see. This is why Fruit & Spice Wellness Resort organized a diverse day trip program to be personalized to meet all guests’ needs.

Which day trips to do in Zanzibar

Culturally and naturally important places are very close to our resort. Kizimkazi village gives access to the dolphin point. Thanks to the tide, you can get to White Island. Close to Stone Town, a world heritage, there are many Spice Farms. And then, there are Prison Island, Jozani Forest and many other possibilities to take part to a real safari, in total safety. It is up to you!

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RELAX & FUN

How to travel in Zanzibar

The Fruit & Spice Wellness Resort’s partnership with Munsam Tours and Travels includes all types of travelling from the resort to other places included in the day trip pack or in the Africa Experience. Our guests only have to choose the day trips they like the most and book them. After booking, they only think of relax and fun. In fact, tour guides and access to the natural parks are included in the service.

ZANZIBAR

Zanzibar: what to buy?

Souvenir from Zanzibar

During the day trips, you will visit local markets as well. Please remember that outside the resort it is difficult to pay with credit cards. It is necessary to have some national cash. National currency is Tanzania shelling but American dollars are accepted as well as euros (sometimes). For more information about payments, please look at our FAQ or info pages.

Zanzibar: what to see if you love sports

Zanzibar is the ideal location for many interesting watersports. Guests can practice diving and scuba diving together with snorkeling, kite surf, kayaking, sailing and many types of fishing. Find all information in our watersports page. Alternating sport and wellness can be the key for an incredibly relaxing holiday.

EXCURSIONS

What to see in Zanzibar?

Departure: 6:30 AM • Return: 8:30/9:00 PMZanzibar’s dolphins

Dolphin point is 20 minutes away from the resort, in the Kizimkazi village. Once you spot the dolphins, you decide if you want to swim with them or look at them from the boat. In the event you don’t see any dolphin during the excursion, you have the chance to try again the next day for free. Included in the price are: beach towels, water, snorkeling equipment.

Departure: 6:30 AM • Return: 8:30/9:00 PMZanzibar’s dolphins

Dolphin point is 20 minutes away from the resort, in the Kizimkazi village. Once you spot the dolphins, you decide if you want to swim with them or look at them from the boat. In the event you don’t see any dolphin during the excursion, you have the chance to try again the next day for free. Included in the price are: beach towels, water, snorkeling equipment.

Lunch extra charge (seafood and vegetables, special needs on request)White Island

Thanks to the alternation of high and low tide, you can benefit from the beauty of White Island. A white and fine sand strip surrounded by blue water where you can stay and relax waiting for the lunch prepared by our chefs. The lunch menu will change based on the possibility given by the tide. A real temporary island.
Lunch extra charge (seafood and vegetables, special needs on request)

Departure: 9:00 AM • Return: 2:00 PMSpice Tour

Spice Farms are located all around Stone Town. Zanzibar is spices’ island. Over the centuries, it’s gained fame and wealth thanks to the trade of spices and became the capital city of the Oman Empire. It is really interesting to visit a spice plantation since they are very rich in the variety of fruits and spices cultivated: cloves, cinnamon, ginger, vanilla, citronella herb, saffron and strange fruits like Tope Tope.

Departure: 9:00 AM • Return: 8:30/9:00 PMSpice Tour

Spice Farms are located all around Stone Town. Zanzibar is spices’ island. Over the centuries, it’s gained fame and wealth thanks to the trade of spices and became the capital city of the Oman Empire. It is really interesting to visit a spice plantation since they are very rich in the variety of fruits and spices cultivated: cloves, cinnamon, ginger, vanilla, citronella herb, saffron and strange fruits like Tope Tope.

Departure: 9:00 AM • Return: 2:00 PMStone Town

Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2000, Stone Town, also known as Zanzibar City, is the cultural center of the island. The urban plan has remained the same and represents the best example of Swahili trade settlement in East Africa. From the Darajani market to the Anglican church, from the walk through the gardens to Forodhani and the shopping in Shangani, everything in this city reminds of old history.

Departure: 9:00 AM • Return: 2:00 PMPrison Island

At first, it was built to be home to a prison, but it was soon converted to lazaretto for patients suffering from yellow fever. Today, it has been turned into a resort and the island is home to a Seychelles giant turtles’ colony. The centenarian turtles are famous for their dimensions and their longevity. Before entering the structure, you can enjoy the beach surrounding the island and see the beautiful starfishes living there.

Departure: 9:00 AM • Return: 2:00 PMPrison Island

At first, it was built to be home to a prison, but it was soon converted to lazaretto for patients suffering from yellow fever. Today, it has been turned into a resort and the island is home to a Seychelles giant turtles’ colony. The centenarian turtles are famous for their dimensions and their longevity. Before entering the structure, you can enjoy the beach surrounding the island and see the beautiful starfishes living there.

Departure: 9:00 AM • Return: 12:30 AMJozani and Mangrove’s forest

If you love nature, Jozani Forest is perfect for you. Home to the Columbus Moneys (red monkeys), this forest gives a feeling of peace and magnificence. Its trees, such as Red Mahogany, Oil Palm, Pandanus and many others will make you walk looking up at their tops. After the visit, you will go to the Butterfly Center to admire the beautiful mangroves.

Safari from Zanzibar

Designed for those who are already in Zanzibar and don’t want to miss the opportunity to visit the famous Tanzania parks. Short-term safaris include visits to one or more national parks in the north such as Serengeti, Ngorongoro and depending on the time of the year Lake Manyara or Tarangire or to explore the individual southern parks such as Selous and Ruaha. Safaris take place with 4×4 suv for exclusive use (only you and your guide). In this way, while respecting the regulations of the parks, maximum freedom is allowed during the safari.

Safari from Zanzibar

Designed for those who are already in Zanzibar and don’t want to miss the opportunity to visit the famous Tanzania parks. Short-term safaris include visits to one or more national parks in the north such as Serengeti, Ngorongoro and depending on the time of the year Lake Manyara or Tarangire or to explore the individual southern parks such as Selous and Ruaha. Safaris take place with 4×4 suv for exclusive use (only you and your guide). In this way, while respecting the regulations of the parks, maximum freedom is allowed during the safari.

If you have any question about our excursions please contact our customer service which is always at your disposal.
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