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Full Day prison Island and nakupenda paradise

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Enjoy a half-day guided tour by boat from Zanzibar to Changuu Island, also known as Prison Island, and the Nakupenda Sandbank. See tortoises, snorkel, sunbathe, and savor seafood and seasonal fruits.

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  • Feel the wind in your hair as you sail to a low-lying island carpeted in trees
  • Tuck into a fresh and delicious seafood BBQ lunch on the island's sandbank
  • Snorkel in crystal clear waters in search of coral reefs at Nakupenda Sandbank


Take a boat ride from Stone Town, straight to the illustrious historic prison of Changuu Island, known commonly as Prison Island. Explore the ancient prison ruins which were erected by the British colony of Zanzibar. Then, visit a sanctuary for Aldabra tortoises – one of the largest tortoises in the world, weighing up to 200 kilos, also known to be one of the longest-living creatures in the world. Learn about these giant land tortoises that were brought to Zanzibar from Seychelles. Also spot peacocks with large and brilliant feathers which have made them the symbol of beauty, royalty, and good fortune for Prison Island. Interact with these amazing creatures and take pictures. Wrap up your day at Nakupenda Sandbank and its crystal clear blue waters, ideal for snorkeling, sunbathing, swimming, and relaxing. Later, be treated to a fresh seafood lunch alongside seasonal tropical fruits and soft drinks.


Shared boat and private transfer Guide Fruits Seafood lunch Snorkeling equipment (mask, snorkel, fins) Life jacket Bottle of water Soda Hotel pickup and drop-off transfers are available upon request but not included

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