Tanzania

Zanzibar

Things to do in Zanzibar

Our recommended experiences and activities

Relax on a paradise island
Zanzibar

Relax on a paradise island

Finish your safari with a few days on the beach at historical Zanzibar, or one of Tanzania’s many lesser-known islands.

Explore the stunning architecture of Stone Town
Zanzibar

Explore the stunning architecture of Stone Town

Zanzibar’s Stone Island is a tangle of narrow streets, overhanging balconies and building battered by ocean winds. Marvel at its architectural flair, from spikes designed to fend off elephants to lavish Arab-style mansions.

Immerse yourself in Zanzibari culture at Darajani Market
Zanzibar

Immerse yourself in Zanzibari culture at Darajani Market

Zanzibar’s premier market is a hive of activity, offering everything from nose-tingling fresh spices and iced fish to the latest mobile phone. Head here for a taste of daily life in Zanzibar.

Zanzibar trips

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