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Zanzibar: Half Day Trip on Nakupenda with Prison Island

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The half-day trip to Prison Island and Nakupenda Island offers a thrilling adventure, visiting the 1893-built prison and a large tortoise colony imported from the Seychelles with an average weight ..


  • Discover Romantic and Lover Island
  • Get Chance for Great Memory
  • Explore Full life-time Experience and Sea adventure


This half-day trip to Prison Island and Nakupenda Island is a thrilling adventure that takes you from the shores of Stone Town to the beautiful beach of Prison Island. The prison, now owned by a hotel, was built in 1893 to house violent prisoners and sick people. The island is home to a large colony of relax under the warm sun before returning to Stone Town imported from the Seychelles in the late 19th century, with an average weight of 200 kg and many over 150 years old. The island is also home to a colony of beautiful peacocks. During the trip, you can enjoy marine life as you snorkel around the coral fringes of Prison Island or relax under the warm sun before returning to Stone Town. Nakupenda Island, also known as Romantic and Lover Island, is one of many beaches in Zanzibar with clear blue water and pure white sands. The waters are ideal for swimming and snorkeling, and in the morning, you may spot dolphins in the water. Nakupenda Island Beach is located on the Island of Unguja, Zanzibar, close to Stone Town. The scenery of Nakupenda Island is similar to the Caribbean landscapes but much more exotic and natural. This tour offers a full life-time experience and sea adventure, leaving you with a great memory of the beautiful islands of Zanzibar.


Hotel pickup and drop-off Entry tickets Nakupenda and Prison island Snacks (fresh fruits) Lunch (if option selected)

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