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Prison Island Tour

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The trip to this island is nothing to be missed to in order to discover the reason why it has gained this alternative names since it's real name is Changuu island.


  • Opportunity to learn the real history of the Island
  • Discover the giant tortoises and other animals
  • Learn why this island has given so many names


The well known Unhabitated island. It is one of several Zanzibar small island that form the Archipelago of Zanzibar. The willingly guides are ready to annarate all this while talking to the former prison or quarantine place, mean while they will take you to the giant land tortoise to see and feed them. while enjoying this, the island has splendid small beach to enjoy and swim in the turquos Indian Ocean. On this beautiful island, spend some time exploring the area and discover the collection of over 50 tortoises that live inside the island, some of which are more than 100 years old. The second oldest tortoise in the world is found here in this beautiful island. Another main attraction during the Prison Island Tour is the historical site of the central prison of Zanzibar, from which the name of the tour derives. This was built back in 1893, but despite the fact that it has been named as a prison it was never used as a prison in reality. If you are interested in the Prison Island Tour we would like to invite you to book this tour with us. Our Prison Island Tour Zanzibar has been very popular since we started organizing it. This is because apart from being an enticing tour for different tourists, it is also a very affordable one.


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