Events in Tanzania

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Tanzania

Prison Island: Private Half-Day Tour

34 Reviews
Tours Culture & history Activities Good for groups Water activities Reseller exclusions Nature & adventure Outdoor activities Rentals

Discover Prison Island on this 3-hour guided tour. Play with tortoises, swim or snorkel, and relax on the beach. Your qualified guide will help you and give you a detailed explanation of the history of the island.

Highlights

  • Enjoy your trip to the historical Prison Island
  • Discover the fascinating stories of the buildings
  • Go snorkeling and find the precious tortoises

Description

This private guided half day tour can begin any time from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Meet your well-trained guide and boatman as your board your steam-engine wooden boat. Head to the prestigious island and enjoy the 30-minute journey.  Listen to the history of the island and discover the past centuries through the historical buildings, which have served many purposes over the years including a prison, chapel, and hiding place for slaves after the abolition.  Enjoy a swim or snorkel around the colorful coral rocks and turquoise waters. Play with giant tortoises and you may take photographs with these old precious creatures. If you do not have much experience or confidence in the water, you will be provided with a life jacket. 

Includes

Return transportation from your accommodation in Stone Town Snorkeling gear Life jackets Guide, boat, and conservation fee Government taxes

Important Information

  • Do not forget your swimwear and sandals

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

Gallery

Book Now Prison Island: Private Half-Day Tour

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

Mini Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for Tanzania.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

500+ trusted car hire partners globally

Create & Share your own Guide to Tanzania with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section

Lists

We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Tanzania is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations